Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
859 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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

PZZ100-241300-
859 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...A 1040 MB HIGH CENTERED OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS
ALONG WITH LOWER PRES E OF THE CASCADES WILL RESULT IN STRONG
ONSHORE OR WESTERLY FLOW OVERNIGHT. THE OFFSHORE HIGH WILL
GRADUALLY WEAKEN THROUGH FRI. THEREFORE, EXPECT THE ONSHORE FLOW
TO WEAKEN WITH TIME.

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PZZ150-241300-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
859 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 8
TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 10 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WIND 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4
FT.

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PZZ153-241300-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
859 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6
TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 11 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WIND 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 FT
AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4
FT.

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PZZ156-241300-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
859 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8
FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
11 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WIND 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5
FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4
FT.

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PZZ170-173-176-241300-
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-
859 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 8
TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 11 OR 12 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT...
SUBSIDING. NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2
TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING. NW SWELL SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT AT 10
SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 8
FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WIND 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5
TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4
FT.

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PZZ130-241300-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
859 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 30 KT BY MIDNIGHT.
COMBINED SEAS 10 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS.
.WED...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
11 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT
9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT...SUBSIDING. W SWELL 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WIND 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
5 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 FT.

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PZZ131-241300-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
859 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 TO 40 KT...WITH GUSTS TO 50 KNOTS UNTIL LATE
THIS EVENING...EASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI THROUGH SAT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ132-241300-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
859 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 TO 40 KT...WITH GUSTS TO 50 KT UNTIL LATE
THIS EVENING...EASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT...
SUBSIDING.
.WED...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING LATE. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4
FT...SUBSIDING.
.THU...W WIND 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT AND SAT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ134-241300-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
859 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT BY NOON. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2
FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NW WIND 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT AND SUN...NW WIND 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ133-241300-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
859 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 TO 35 KT...EASING OVERNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3
TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING.
.WED...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING LATE. WIND WAVES 1 TO 4
FT...SUBSIDING.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...W WIND 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WIND 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ135-241300-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
859 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 TO 35 KT...EXCEPT SW 15 TO 25 KNOT OVER THE
S SOUND. WIND EASING AND BECOMING VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS.
.SAT...NW WIND 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...N WIND 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ110-241300-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
859 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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

COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FT ON WEDNESDAY. BAR
CONDITIONS MODERATE...BECOMING ROUGH ON WED. THE MAXIMUM EBB
CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 4 AM AND 415 PM WED. THE WED MORNING
EBB WILL BE VERY STRONG.

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