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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
836 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

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

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836 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC AND LOW
PRESSURE INLAND WILL LEAD TO ONSHORE FLOW...PEAKING THIS EVENING
AND AGAIN FRIDAY EVENING. A TURN TO MORE NORTHERLY ONSHORE FLOW
IS EXPECTED ON SATURDAY. NORTHERLY OFFSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED ON
SUNDAY.

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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-
836 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

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

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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-
836 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

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

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WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
836 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

.TONIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7
FT AT 13 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WIND TO 10 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W
SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT...BECOMING 1 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...E WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 7 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS...BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.

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CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
836 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PDT FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

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EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
836 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PDT FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING NW TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

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ADMIRALTY INLET-
836 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS.

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NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
836 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...E WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2
FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.

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PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
836 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WIND TO 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS.
.TUE...SW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
836 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT LATE TONIGHT.
BAR CONDITIONS MODERATE...BECOMING LIGHT LATE TONIGHT. THE MAXIMUM
EBB CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 945 PM THIS EVENING AND 10 AM ON
FRIDAY MORNING.

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