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Coastal Waters Forecast for Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
237 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

Inland waters of western Washington and the northern and central
Washington coastal waters including the Olympic Coast National
Marine Sanctuary

PZZ100-221945-
237 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

.Synopsis for the northern and central Washington coastal and
inland waters...Moderate southerly onshore flow will ease today
into this evening. A warm front will move east through the waters
on Tuesday giving strong east to southeast pressure gradients
with gales over the coastal waters and gales possible at the East
Entrance to the Strait of Juan de Fuca. A couple of small but
vigorous lows will move into Vancouver Island Wednesday into
Wednesday night. Another strong front and associated low will
affect the waters Friday night.

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PZZ150-153-156-221945-
Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island Out 10 Nm-
Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville Out 10 Nm-
Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater Out 10 Nm-
237 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less in the
afternoon. W swell 15 ft at 13 seconds subsiding to 13 ft at
13 seconds in the afternoon. Showers in the morning then showers
likely in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SE 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less building to 3 to 5 ft after
midnight. W swell 12 ft at 12 seconds subsiding to 10 ft at
11 seconds after midnight. A chance of showers in the evening
then rain likely after midnight.
.TUE...SE wind 25 to 35 kt. Combined seas 11 to 14 ft with a
dominant period of 11 seconds. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. SW swell
14 ft at 11 seconds subsiding to 12 ft at 11 seconds after
midnight.
.WED...S wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. SW swell 11 ft
at 10 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 20 to 25 kt rising to 25 to 30 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft building to 7 to 9 ft after
midnight. SW swell 12 ft at 10 seconds.
.THU...SW wind 20 to 30 kt becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves
7 to 9 ft subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. W swell 18 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SE 25 to 35 kt. Combined seas
10 to 13 ft.

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PZZ170-173-176-221945-
Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island 10 To 60 Nm-
Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville 10 To 60 Nm-
Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater 10 To
60 Nm-
237 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W wind 20 to 25 kt becoming SW 5 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 to 2 ft in the
afternoon. W swell 16 ft at 13 seconds subsiding to 14 ft at 13
seconds in the afternoon. A chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...S wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SE 20 to 30 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft building to 5 to 7 ft after
midnight. W swell 11 ft at 11 seconds. A chance of showers in the
evening then rain after midnight.
.TUE...SE wind 30 to 40 kt becoming S 25 to 35 kt in the
afternoon. Combined seas 12 to 15 ft with a dominant period of
11 seconds building to 15 to 18 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds in the afternoon. Rain in the morning then rain likely
in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. SW swell
14 ft at 11 seconds.
.WED...S wind 15 to 20 kt rising to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft building to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon. SW
swell 11 ft at 10 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 25 to 35 kt. Combined seas 14 to 17 ft with a
dominant period of 10 seconds.
.THU...SW wind 25 to 35 kt becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas
20 to 23 ft subsiding to 18 to 19 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming S 30 to 40 kt. Combined seas
11 to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ130-221945-
West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
237 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 to 2 ft in the
afternoon. W swell 14 ft at 13 seconds subsiding to 12 ft at
13 seconds in the afternoon. Showers in the morning then showers
likely in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S wind to 10 kt becoming E 10 to 20 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 1 ft or less building to 1 to 3 ft after midnight. W
swell 11 ft at 12 seconds subsiding to 9 ft at 11 seconds after
midnight. A chance of showers in the evening then a chance of
rain after midnight.
.TUE...E wind 25 to 35 kt easing to 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Combined seas 8 to 10 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. SW
swell 11 ft at 11 seconds.
.WED...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. SW swell 9 ft at
10 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 10 ft at 10 seconds.
.THU...S wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 to
4 ft subsiding to 1 to 2 ft. W swell 15 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SE 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves
2 ft or less building to 3 to 5 ft. W swell 11 ft subsiding to
8 ft.

$$

PZZ131-221945-
Central U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
237 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TODAY...SW wind 10 to 20 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less in the
afternoon. Showers likely in the morning then a chance of showers
in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind to 10 kt becoming E 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. A slight chance of showers in
the evening. A slight chance of rain after midnight.
.TUE...E wind 15 to 25 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Rain likely.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SE to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less after
midnight.
.WED...Variable wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...Variable wind to 10 kt becoming SE 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 ft or less building to 1 to 3 ft after
midnight.
.THU...SE wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves
2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.FRI...SW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SE 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves
2 to 4 ft.

$$

PZZ132-221945-
East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
237 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Showers
likely in the morning then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SE wind to 10 kt rising to 10 to 20 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 1 ft or less building to 1 to 3 ft after midnight. A
slight chance of showers in the evening.
.TUE...SE wind 20 to 30 kt. Gale force winds are possible. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. Rain likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 20 to 25 kt easing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...SE wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SE 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less building to 2 to 4 ft after
midnight.
.THU...SE wind 20 to 30 kt becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SE 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves
2 ft or less building to 3 to 5 ft.

$$

PZZ134-221945-
Admiralty Inlet-
237 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TODAY...S wind 10 to 20 kt easing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less in the afternoon.
Showers in the morning then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. A slight
chance of showers in the evening.
.TUE...SE wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Rain in the
morning then rain likely in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 15 to 25 kt becoming 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...SE wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 15 to 20 kt becoming SE 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...S wind 20 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to
4 ft.
.FRI...S wind to 10 kt becoming SE 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 1 ft
or less building to 2 to 4 ft.

$$

PZZ133-221945-
Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands-
237 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TODAY...S wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SW 5 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Showers in the morning then a
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S wind to 10 kt becoming SE 5 to 15 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. A slight chance of showers in the
evening.
.TUE...E wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SE 20 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Rain likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 15 to 25 kt becoming 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...SE wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SE 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less building to 2 to 4 ft after
midnight.
.THU...SE wind 20 to 30 kt becoming S 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...S wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SE 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 2 ft
or less building to 3 to 5 ft.

$$

PZZ135-221945-
Puget Sound and Hood Canal-
237 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...S wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less in the
afternoon. Showers in the morning then a chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S wind to 10 kt becoming SE after midnight. Wind waves
1 ft or less. A slight chance of showers in the evening. A slight
chance of rain after midnight.
.TUE...SE wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.WED...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.THU...S wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to
4 ft.
.FRI...S wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft.

$$

PZZ110-221945-
Grays Harbor Bar-
237 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

Combined seas 15 to 17 ft early this morning subsiding to 10 to 12
feet this evening, then rising to 13 to 15 feet Tuesday morning.
Bar conditions severe early this morning with breakers, then rough
late this morning through tonight. Bar conditions becoming severe
again Tuesday morning. Maximum ebb currents will occur around 745
AM PST and 745 PM PST today.

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