Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
253 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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

PZZ100-281900-
253 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...THE SOUTHERN END OF A FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE WASHINGTON COASTAL WATERS DURING THE DAY TODAY. EXPECT
A WARM FRONT TO MOVE ACROSS THE AREA LATE TONIGHT...FOLLOWED BY A
COLD FRONT ON WED. HIGH PRES OFFSHORE WITH LOWER PRES INLAND WILL
RESULT IN WESTERLY FLOW ON THU.

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PZZ150-153-156-281900-
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-
253 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 11 TO
12 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 11
TO 12 FT AT 16 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
RAIN.
.WED...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W
SWELL 7 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS. RAIN TAPERING OFF TO SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.FRI AND SAT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
5 TO 7 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-
253 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 12 TO
14 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 12
TO 13 FT AT 16 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 11 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
RAIN.
.WED...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W
SWELL 9 TO 11 FT AT 15 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 9 FT. RAIN
TAPERING OFF TO SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING LATE. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING. W SWELL 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8
FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8
FT.

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WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
253 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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

.TODAY...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING LATE. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4
FT...SUBSIDING LATE. W SWELL 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 11 FT AT 16 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 9 FT AT
15 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
1 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 15 SECONDS. RAIN TAPERING OFF TO
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7
FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
13 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6
FT.

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PZZ131-281900-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
253 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
RAIN.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN TAPERING OFF TO
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ132-281900-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
253 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES 2 TO 5 FT.
RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT...
SUBSIDING LATE.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

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ADMIRALTY INLET-
253 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT LATE. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING LATE. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ133-281900-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
253 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING S. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN
TAPERING OFF TO SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING LATE. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4
FT...SUBSIDING.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ135-281900-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
253 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 5 FT. RAIN TAPERING
OFF TO SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING LATE. WIND WAVES 1 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

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GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
253 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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

COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT TONIGHT.
BAR CONDITIONS ROUGH...BECOMING MODERATE TONIGHT. BREAKERS
POSSIBLE DURING THE STRONG EBBS TODAY. THE MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS
WILL OCCUR AROUND 530 AM AND 545 PM TODAY.

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