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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
900 AM 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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900 AM PDT THU APR 28 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND INLAND
WATERS...THE EASTWARD PASSAGE OF A FRONT WILL ENHANCE ONSHORE FLOW
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A TURN TO MORE NORTHERLY ONSHORE FLOW IS
EXPECTED ON FRIDAY AND 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-
900 AM PDT THU APR 28 2016

.TODAY...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W 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...SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 9 FT AT
12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL
11 FT AT 10 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...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 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-
900 AM PDT THU APR 28 2016

.TODAY...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.
.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...W 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 LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
9 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W
SWELL 7 FT.

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

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W 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 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. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 9 FT AT 9
SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 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 10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...W 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 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...E WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 6 FT.
.MON...E WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 6 FT.

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

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

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

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

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

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

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ADMIRALTY INLET-
900 AM PDT THU APR 28 2016

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.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...BECOMING TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS.
.MON...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING SE TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS.

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NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
900 AM PDT THU APR 28 2016

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

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PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
900 AM PDT THU APR 28 2016

.TODAY...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING S TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...NE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
900 AM PDT THU APR 28 2016

COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 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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