Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
857 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

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

PZZ100-090200-
857 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW WILL PREVAIL FOR GALE FORCE
WINDS ACROSS THE EAST WIND PRONE WATERS THROUGH THIS EVENING.
EXPECT A WARM OR OCCLUDED FRONT TO MOVE N ACROSS THE AREA LATE
TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY FRI. THIS WILL CAUSE THE FLOW TO BECOME
SOUTHERLY ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA. ONSHORE FLOW WILL PREVAIL ON
SATURDAY.

$$

PZZ150-090200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
857 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...E WIND 35 TO 45 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 9 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 TO 40 KT...EASING TO 25 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 9 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
11 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3
FT OR LESS. W SWELL BUILDING TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. RAIN TAPERING
OFF TO SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 11
TO 13 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W
SWELL 13 TO 16 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 8
FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

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PZZ153-090200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
857 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 7 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS. W SWELL 4 FT
AT 12 SECONDS... BUILDING TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W
SWELL BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. RAIN TAPERING OFF TO
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
BUILDING TO 13 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W
SWELL 14 TO 16 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 8
FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 4 FT.

$$

PZZ156-090200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
857 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 8 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 4
FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL BUILDING
TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. RAIN TAPERING OFF TO SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
BUILDING TO 12 TO 14 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 14 TO 17
FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL SUBSIDING TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.

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PZZ170-173-176-090200-
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-
857 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 9 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING SE 25 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
11 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
BUILDING TO 9 TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS. RAIN TAPERING OFF TO SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 7
FT. W SWELL BUILDING TO 14 TO 16 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 18 TO 21 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
14 TO 17 FT AT 12 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 8
FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6
FT.

$$

PZZ130-090200-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
857 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...E WIND 35 TO 45 KT...EASING TO 30 TO 40 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
13 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 TO 40 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 8 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
11 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. RAIN TAPERING OFF TO SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
BUILDING TO 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3
FT OR LESS. W SWELL 13 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
SUBSIDING TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 3 FT.

$$

PZZ131-090200-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
857 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN...MIXED WITH
SNOW...TAPERING OFF TO SHOWERS BY MIDDAY.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3
FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.

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PZZ132-090200-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
857 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.TODAY...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN MIXED
WITH SNOW EARLY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2
TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING LATE. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4
FT...SUBSIDING.
.SUN AND MON...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.0 KT.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ134-090200-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
857 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PST THIS EVENING
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE THIS
EVENING. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN
A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN MIXED WITH SNOW EARLY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN AND MON...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ133-090200-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
857 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NE WIND 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY.
.FRI...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN MIXED WITH
SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING AND BECOMING W LATE. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND RISING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES BUILDING
TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN AND MON...N WIND 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ135-090200-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
857 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN
AND SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WIND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FT. RAIN TAPERING OFF TO SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT OR LESS.
.SUN AND MON...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ110-090200-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
857 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

COMBINED SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT TONIGHT. BAR
CONDITIONS LIGHT. THE MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 1130
AM TODAY AND 1130 PM TONIGHT.

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