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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
855 AM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

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

PZZ100-260100-
855 AM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...A WEAK RIDGE OVER WESTERN WASHINGTON TODAY WITH
LIGHT ONSHORE FLOW WILL MOVE EAST OF THE CASCADES TONIGHT. A
PACIFIC FRONTAL SYSTEM ABOUT 350 NM OFFSHORE IS EXPECTED TO
APPROACH THE COAST TONIGHT WITH OFFSHORE FLOW DEVELOPING. THE
FRONT WILL MOVE ASHORE LATE SUNDAY. THE NEXT FRONTAL SYSTEM IS
FORECAST TO ARRIVE TUESDAY WITH ANOTHER ON WEDNESDAY.

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PZZ150-153-156-260100-
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-
855 AM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW TO 10 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
6 FT AT 11 SECONDS BUILDING TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS LATE.
.MON...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 FT
AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. W SWELL 12 FT BUILDING TO 14 FT.
.WED...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W
SWELL 10 FT.

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PZZ170-173-176-260100-
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-
855 AM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM
PDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
10 FT AT 10 SECONDS SUBSIDING TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS THIS AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8
FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT
AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 14 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 13 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.

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PZZ130-260100-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
855 AM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. SHOWERS ENDING.
.TONIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT
12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS
BUILDING TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS LATE.
.MON...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT
AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 11
FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TUE...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 11 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.

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PZZ131-260100-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
855 AM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING THEN RAIN
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...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.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING E TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT EASING TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ132-260100-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
855 AM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN DEVELOPING BY AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.

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PZZ134-260100-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
855 AM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING NW THIS AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS ENDING.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE 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. RAIN DEVELOPING BY
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE 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.
.MON...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE AND WED...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ133-260100-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
855 AM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN DEVELOPING BY AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE 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.
.MON...SE WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ135-260100-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
855 AM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN
DEVELOPING BY AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.

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PZZ110-260100-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
855 AM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. BAR CONDITIONS MODERATE. THE MAXIMUM EBB
CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 345 PM THIS AFTERNOON AND 415 AM
SUNDAY.

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