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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
900 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

INLAND WATERS OF WESTERN WASHINGTON AND THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
WASHINGTON COASTAL WATERS INCLUDING THE OLYMPIC COAST NATIONAL
MARINE SANCTUARY

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900 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND INLAND
WATERS...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA TODAY WITH STRONG
ONSHORE FLOW BEHIND IT. ONSHORE FLOW WILL PERSIST THURSDAY. A RIDGE
OF HIGH PRES WILL GIVE LIGHTER WINDS FRIDAY. ANOTHER FRONT WILL
ARRIVE SATURDAY.

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PZZ150-300015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
900 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 13 FT AT 15 SECONDS SUBSIDING TO 11 FT
AT 15 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 OR 3 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 10
FT AT 14 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT
13 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WIND TO 10 KT RISING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 FT
AT 13 SECONDS BUILDING TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT.
W SWELL 7 FT BUILDING TO 11 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 13 FT.

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PZZ153-300015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
900 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 15 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE
MORNING THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 OR 3 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 10
FT AT 14 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT
13 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...SE WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 OR 2 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 FT
AT 13 SECONDS BUILDING TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 OR 2
FT. W SWELL 7 FT BUILDING TO 11 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 13 FT.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
900 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 OR 3 FT. W SWELL 13 FT AT 15
SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 10 FT
AT 14 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT EASING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...LIGHT WIND BECOMING S TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS BUILDING TO 7 FT AT
13 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT. W SWELL
7 FT BUILDING TO 11 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 13 FT.

$$

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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-
900 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 13 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
RAIN IN THE MORNING THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 11 FT
AT 14 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 13
SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING W TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WIND TO 10 KT RISING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 OR 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3
FT. W SWELL 9 FT BUILDING TO 13 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4
FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 14 FT.

$$

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WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
900 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING THEN
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 13
SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 FT AT 13
SECONDS.
.FRI...S WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 FT
OR LESS. W SWELL 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5
FT AT 13 SECONDS BUILDING TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 7 FT BUILDING TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 12 FT.

$$

PZZ131-300015-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
900 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...W WIND TO 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1
FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 4
FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 5
FT.

$$

PZZ132-300015-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
900 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE MORNING THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...LIGHT WIND BECOMING SE TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

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ADMIRALTY INLET-
900 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE MORNING THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...LIGHT WIND BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS.
.SUN...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 4
FT.

$$

PZZ133-300015-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
900 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN IN THE
MORNING THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...LIGHT WIND BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ135-300015-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
900 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN
THE MORNING THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SE TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING N TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1
TO 3 FT.

$$

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GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
900 AM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. BAR CONDITIONS ROUGH. MAXIMUM EBB
CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 630 PM TODAY AND 645 AM FRIDAY. THE
FRIDAY MORNING EBB WILL BE VERY STRONG.

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