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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
226 PM PDT WED JUL 27 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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226 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS WILL
GIVE MODERATE TO STRONG NORTHWESTERLY FLOW OVER THE COASTAL WATERS
THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT. THE NORTHWEST FLOW WILL INCREASE FRIDAY
THROUGH SATURDAY GIVING NEAR-GALE TO GALE NORTHWESTERLY WINDS TO
THE OUTER COASTAL WATERS. THE OFFSHORE RIDGE COMBINED WITH LOWER
PRESSURE INLAND WILL GIVE LIGHT ONSHORE FLOW TO THE INLAND
WATERS. THE ONSHORE PRESSURE GRADIENTS WILL INCREASE FRIDAY INTO
SATURDAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVES ACROSS THE REGION.

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PZZ150-280630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
226 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
7 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT
AT 7 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W
SWELL 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT
9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 FT.
.MON...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 4 FT.

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PZZ153-280630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
226 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 FT
AT 7 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW 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. W SWELL 6 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WIND TO 10 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
8 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT AT
9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 9 FT...BECOMING W 5 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5
FT.

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PZZ156-280630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
226 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5
FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT AT
7 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
6 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NW
SWELL 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
7 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT
AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT.

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PZZ170-280630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
226 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 6
FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT
AT 7 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. W SWELL 8
FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT
AT 8 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT...RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 13 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 14 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 25 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 9 FT. NW SWELL
11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 10
FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
226 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6
FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT
AT 7 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL
8 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT AT
8 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT...RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 13 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 14 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 9 FT. NW SWELL
11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 10
FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM-
226 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6
FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT AT
7 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
8 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT
AT 8 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL
9 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL 11 FT
AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL
11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 10
FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT.

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WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
226 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TONIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.THU...SW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WIND TO 10 KT...RISING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W
SWELL 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...W 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. W
SWELL 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 FT.

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CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
226 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

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

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. 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...W WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...W 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.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

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PZZ132-280630-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
226 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

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

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING W TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING W TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

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ADMIRALTY INLET-
226 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING NW TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING NW TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING NW TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN
1 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

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NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
226 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SW WIND TO 10 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ135-280630-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
226 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TONIGHT...N WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING N TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING N TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING NW TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS.

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GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
226 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 6 FT TONIGHT AND 6 TO 7 FEET ON THU. BAR
CONDITIONS MAINLY LIGHT TONIGHT AND MAINLY MODERATE ON THURSDAY.
HIGHEST WAVES AROUND MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS
WILL OCCUR AROUND MIDNIGHT TONIGHT AND 1230 PM THU.

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