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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
300 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

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

PZZ100-251730-
300 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND INLAND
WATERS...WINDS WILL EASE TODAY WITH WEAK HIGH PRES OVER THE REGION.
A DISSIPATING FRONT WILL MOVE SLOWLY E ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS
LATE TONIGHT AND FRI. ANOTHER FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH FROM THE NW ON
SAT...FOLLOWED BY ONSHORE FLOW. NORTHERLY OFFSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP
SUN AND MON AS HIGH PRES MOVES S THROUGH BRITISH COLUMBIA.

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PZZ150-251730-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
300 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

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

.TODAY...NW 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. W SWELL 13
FT AT 11 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1
TO 2 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 13 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.

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PZZ153-251730-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
300 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

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

.TODAY...NW 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. W SWELL 14
FT AT 12 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
1 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11
SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1
TO 2 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2
FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 13 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.

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PZZ156-251730-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
300 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

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

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 14 FT AT 12 SECONDS...
SUBSIDING TO 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11
SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2
FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2
FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 13 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.

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PZZ170-251730-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
300 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

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

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 14
FT AT 11 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3
FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 25 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL
13 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 15 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.

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PZZ173-251730-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
300 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

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

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 15
FT AT 11 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11
SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 25 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL
13 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 15 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.

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PZZ176-251730-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM-
300 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

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

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 15
FT AT 11 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT
11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 25 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL
13 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 15 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.

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PZZ130-251730-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
300 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT
11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT AT
11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
2 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 14
SECONDS.
.SUN...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.
.MON...E WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.

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PZZ131-251730-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
300 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE TO 10 KT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS.
.SAT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ132-251730-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
300 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS.
.SAT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

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PZZ134-251730-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
300 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
AFTERNOON SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...NE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ133-251730-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
300 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ135-251730-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
300 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
AFTERNOON SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...NE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ110-251730-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
300 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 13 FT THROUGH THIS EVENING...THEN SUBSIDING TO 8
TO 9 FT TONIGHT. BAR CONDITIONS ROUGH THROUGH THIS EVENING...WITH
BREAKERS LIKELY DURING EBB CURRENTS...THEN BECOMING MODERATE.
MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 645 AM AND 645 PM TODAY. THE
EVENING EBB WILL BE STRONG.

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