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Coastal Waters Forecast for Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
228 AM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

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

PZZ100-211930-
228 AM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

.Synopsis for the northern and central Washington coastal and
inland waters...A strong cold front will move east across the
waters this morning. The front is being preceded by storm force
winds over the coastal waters and at the East Entrance to the
Strait of Juan de Fuca. The remaining waters will see gales ahead
of the front. Weaker southerly onshore flow will then follow from
this afternoon through Monday morning. A warm front on Tuesday
will give strong east to southeast gradients with gales likely
over the coastal waters. Beyond Tuesday, a series of fronts will
continue to bring active weather to the waters through the week
ahead.

$$

PZZ150-153-156-211930-
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-
228 AM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...S wind 35 to 45 kt with frequent gusts to 55 kt becoming
SW 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 18 to 21 ft with a
dominant period of 12 seconds. Rain in the morning then showers
and a slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
16 ft at 14 seconds. Showers. A slight chance of tstms in the
evening.
.MON...SW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 14 ft at 13 seconds. Showers.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
11 ft at 12 seconds.
.TUE...SE wind 15 to 25 kt rising to 25 to 35 kt in the
afternoon. Combined seas 9 to 12 ft with a dominant period of
11 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 20 to 25 kt becoming S 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. SW swell 11 ft at 10 seconds.
.WED...S wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft building to 3 to 5 ft. SW swell 11 ft.
.THU...S wind 20 to 30 kt becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves
5 to 7 ft subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. SW swell 15 ft.

$$

PZZ170-173-176-211930-
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-
228 AM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SW wind 40 to 50 kt easing to 20 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Combined seas 21 to 24 ft with a dominant period of
12 seconds. Rain in the morning then showers and a slight chance
of tstms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 to 30 kt becoming 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft subsiding to 3 to 4 ft after
midnight. W swell 17 ft at 14 seconds. Showers. A slight chance
of tstms in the evening.
.MON...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 16 ft at 13 seconds subsiding to 14 ft at 13 seconds in the
afternoon. Showers likely in the morning then a chance of showers
in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft building to 2 to 4 ft after
midnight. W swell 11 ft at 11 seconds.
.TUE...SE wind 25 to 30 kt becoming S 25 to 35 kt in the
afternoon. Combined seas 10 to 12 ft with a dominant period of
11 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
12 ft at 10 seconds.
.WED...S wind 15 to 25 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to
5 ft building to 5 to 7 ft. W swell 11 ft building to SW 13 ft.
.THU...SW wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 to
7 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft. SW swell 20 ft becoming W 16 ft.

$$

PZZ130-211930-
West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
228 AM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...S wind 30 to 40 kt becoming SW 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Combined seas 15 to 17 ft with a dominant period of
12 seconds. Rain in the morning then showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
14 ft at 14 seconds. Showers.
.MON...SW 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. W
swell 14 ft at 13 seconds subsiding to 12 ft at 13 seconds in the
afternoon. Showers.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. W swell
10 ft at 11 seconds.
.TUE...E wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 8 ft at
11 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 15 to 20 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. SW swell 9 ft at 10 seconds.
.WED...SE wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft. SW swell 8 ft.
.THU...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. SW swell 10 ft
building to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ131-211930-
Central U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
228 AM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SE wind 35 to 45 kt becoming SW 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft in the
afternoon. Rain in the morning then showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 5 to 15 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less building to 2 to 4 ft after
midnight. Showers likely in the evening then a chance of showers
after midnight.
.MON...SW wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less in the afternoon.
Showers likely in the morning then a chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...Light wind becoming SE to 10 kt after midnight. Wind
waves less than 1 ft becoming 1 ft or less after midnight.
.TUE...E wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft building to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 20 to 30 kt becoming SE 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SE wind 5 to 15 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 ft
or less building to 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...SE wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SW. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.

$$

PZZ132-211930-
East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
228 AM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST TODAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 35 to 45 kt with gusts near 60 kt easing to
15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft subsiding to 2
to 4 ft late in the afternoon. Rain in the morning then showers
in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less after
midnight. Showers likely in the evening then a chance of showers
after midnight.
.MON...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Showers likely
in the morning then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.TUE...SE wind 15 to 20 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft building to 3 to 5 ft in the
afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SE wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...SE wind 20 to 30 kt becoming S 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft.

$$

PZZ134-211930-
Admiralty Inlet-
228 AM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST TODAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 30 to 40 kt becoming S 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft by late
afternoon. Rain in the morning then showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Showers likely in the evening
then a chance of showers after midnight.
.MON...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 likely.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.TUE...SE wind 5 to 15 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less building to 2 to 4 ft in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...SE wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...S wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to
5 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft.

$$

PZZ133-211930-
Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands-
228 AM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST TODAY...

.TODAY...SE wind 35 to 45 kt easing to S 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft by late
afternoon. Rain in the morning then showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Showers
likely in the evening then a chance of showers after midnight.
.MON...S wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Showers likely.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.TUE...E wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SE 20 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft building to 3 to 5 ft in the
afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SE wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to
4 ft.
.THU...SE wind 20 to 30 kt becoming S 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft.

$$

PZZ135-211930-
Puget Sound and Hood Canal-
228 AM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...S wind 25 to 35 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft in the
afternoon. Highest winds and seas north part this morning. Rain
in the morning then showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Showers
likely.
.MON...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 likely.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.TUE...SE wind to 10 kt rising to 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.WED...S wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.THU...S wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to
5 ft.

$$

PZZ110-211930-
Grays Harbor Bar-
228 AM PST Sun Jan 21 2018

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

Combined seas 15 to 17 ft subsiding to 12 to 14 ft tonight. Bar
conditions severe. Breakers will cover the bar at times this
morning. Maximum ebb currents will occur around 700 AM and 700 PM
PST today.

$$

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