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Coastal Waters Forecast for Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
846 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

Inland waters of western Washington and the northern and central
Washington coastal waters including the Olympic Coast National
Marine Sanctuary

PZZ100-240100-
846 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.Synopsis for the northern and central Washington coastal and
inland waters...Strong onshore flow will continue through tonight,
then weaken Thursday. High press off the coast and lower pres
east of the Cascades will maintain weaker onshore flow Friday
through the weekend.

$$

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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-
846 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...S wind to 10 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves
1 ft or less. W swell 5 ft at 10 seconds. A chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
6 ft at 11 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.THU...NW wind to 10 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Wind waves
1 ft or less. W swell 7 ft at 11 seconds. A slight chance of
showers in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
6 ft at 10 seconds.
.FRI...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 ft
at 9 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming N 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 ft at 9 seconds.
.SAT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft. W swell 4 ft.
.SUN...N wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft. W swell 5 ft.

$$

PZZ170-173-176-240100-
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-
846 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...SW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NW in the afternoon. Wind
waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 5 ft at 10 seconds. A chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 to 20 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 ft at 11 seconds. A
slight chance of showers.
.THU...NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming W to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 7 ft at 11 seconds. A slight chance
of showers in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 6
ft at 10 seconds.
.FRI...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 6 ft at
9 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 ft at 9 seconds.
.SAT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft. W swell 4 ft.
.SUN...N wind 10 to 20 kt becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves
2 to 4 ft. W swell 6 ft.

$$

PZZ130-240100-
West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
846 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...NW wind to 10 kt rising to 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 ft at 9 seconds. A chance of
showers in the morning then a slight chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 ft at 10 seconds. A slight chance
of showers.
.THU...W wind to 10 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 ft at 11 seconds. A chance of
showers in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
5 ft at 10 seconds.
.FRI...W wind to 10 kt becoming NW 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 ft at 9 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
4 ft at 9 seconds.
.SAT...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 ft.
.SUN...Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft. W swell 5 ft.

$$

PZZ131-240100-
Central U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
846 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

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

.TODAY...W wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. A slight
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W wind 25 to 35 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. A slight
chance of showers.
.THU...W wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. A slight chance
of showers in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.SUN...SE wind to 10 kt becoming W. Wind waves 1 ft or less.

$$

PZZ132-240100-
East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
846 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

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

.TODAY...W wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. A slight
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W wind 25 to 35 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. A slight
chance of showers.
.THU...W wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. A slight chance of showers in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.SAT...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.SUN...W wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.

$$

PZZ134-240100-
Admiralty Inlet-
846 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Light wind becoming S to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 1 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. A slight
chance of showers after midnight.
.THU...NW wind 10 to 20 kt easing to variable to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less in the
afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.FRI...NW wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.SAT...NW wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.

$$

PZZ133-240100-
Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands-
846 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S wind 10 to 20 kt easing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. A slight
chance of showers after midnight.
.THU...SW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming S 5 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers in
the morning.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S wind to 10 kt becoming NW in the afternoon. Wind waves
1 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less.
.SAT...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.SUN...NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft.

$$

PZZ135-240100-
Puget Sound and Hood Canal-
846 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind to 10 kt becoming NE after midnight. Wind waves
1 ft or less. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.THU...Variable wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. A slight chance of showers in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NE after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less.
.FRI...N wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind to 10 kt becoming NE after midnight. Wind
waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...N wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...N wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.

$$

PZZ110-240100-
Grays Harbor Bar-
846 AM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

Combined seas 4 or 5 ft, building to 6 ft during the strong ebb
current Thursday morning. Bar conditions light. The maximum ebb
currents will occur around 645 PM today and 7 AM Thursday.

$$

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