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Coastal Waters Forecast for Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
900 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

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

PZZ100-260115-
900 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

.Synopsis for the northern and central Washington coastal and inland
waters...Strong onshore flow will continue today as a front moves
inland. Gale force winds are likely on the coast and in the Strait of
Juan de Fuca with small craft advisory winds elsewhere. Weak high
pres will bring lighter winds on Monday. The next front will arrive
on Tuesday followed by a stronger system on Wednesday.

$$

PZZ150-260115-
Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island Out 10 Nm-
900 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W wind 30 to 35 kt becoming 25 to 35 kt in the afternoon.
Combined seas 14 to 17 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds. Rain
in the morning then showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 or 2 ft. W swell 13 ft at 13
seconds. Showers likely in the evening then a chance of showers
after midnight.
.MON...NW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming W to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 14 ft at 14 seconds subsiding to 12 ft
at 14 seconds. A chance of showers in the morning then a slight
chance of rain in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind to 10 kt rising to 10 to 20 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 10 ft at 13 seconds.
.TUE...SW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming W 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 8 ft at 12 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S after midnight. Wind waves
1 or 2 ft. NW swell 8 ft at 11 seconds.
.WED...S wind 15 to 25 kt becoming E 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5
ft building to 4 to 7 ft. NW swell 8 ft building to SW 12 ft.
.THU...SW wind 20 to 30 kt becoming S 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 7
ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft. W swell 11 ft.

$$

PZZ153-260115-
Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville Out 10 Nm-
900 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W wind 25 to 30 kt becoming 25 to 35 kt in the afternoon.
Combined seas 12 to 14 ft with a dominant period of 13 seconds
building to 14 to 17 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds. Rain
in the morning then showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft. W swell 13 ft at 13
seconds. Showers in the evening then a chance of showers after
midnight.
.MON...NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SE to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 or 2 ft. W swell 13 ft at 14 seconds. A chance of
showers in the morning then a slight chance of rain in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...W wind to 10 kt becoming SW after midnight. Wind waves
1 ft. W swell 10 ft at 13 seconds.
.TUE...S wind 10 to 20 kt becoming W 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 8 ft at 12 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind to 10 kt becoming S after midnight. Wind waves
1 ft. NW swell 8 ft at 11 seconds.
.WED...SE wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. NW swell 8 ft
building to SW 12 ft.
.THU...S wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 7
ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft. W swell 11 ft.

$$

PZZ156-260115-
Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater Out 10 Nm-
900 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W wind 25 to 30 kt becoming 25 to 35 kt in the afternoon.
Combined seas 13 to 16 ft with a dominant period of 12 seconds. Rain
in the morning then showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 14 ft
at 13 seconds. Showers in the evening then showers likely after
midnight.
.MON...W wind 10 to 20 kt becoming S to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 13 ft at 14 seconds. Showers likely in the
morning then a slight chance of rain in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...W wind to 10 kt becoming SW 5 to 15 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 1 or 2 ft. NW swell 11 ft at 13 seconds.
.TUE...S wind 10 to 20 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves 1
to 3 ft. NW swell 8 ft at 12 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind to 10 kt becoming S after midnight. Wind waves 1
ft. NW swell 8 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED...SE wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. NW swell 8 ft
building to SW 12 ft.
.THU...SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5
ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft. W swell 11 ft.

$$

PZZ170-173-176-260115-
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 PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W wind 30 to 40 kt easing to 25 to 35 kt in the afternoon.
Combined seas 14 to 16 ft with a dominant period of 12 seconds
building to 17 to 20 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds. Rain
in the morning then showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 4 to 7 ft subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 17 ft at 13
seconds. Showers likely in the evening then a chance of showers
after midnight.
.MON...NW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 17 ft at
14 seconds subsiding to 15 ft at 14 seconds. A chance of showers in
the morning then a slight chance of rain in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SW 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 14 ft at 13 seconds
subsiding to 12 ft at 13 seconds after midnight.
.TUE...SW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming NW 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. NW swell 10 ft at 12 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S after midnight. Wind waves
1 or 2 ft. NW swell 9 ft at 11 seconds.
.WED...S wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. NW swell 10 ft.
.THU...W wind 20 to 30 kt becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 7
ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft. W swell 14 ft.

$$

PZZ130-260115-
West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
900 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW wind 25 to 35 kt. Combined seas 10 to 12 ft with a
dominant period of 8 seconds building to 13 to 14 ft with a dominant
period of 11 seconds. Rain in the morning then 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 11 ft at 13 seconds. Showers likely
in the evening then a chance of showers after midnight.
.MON...W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Wind waves 2
ft or less. W swell 10 ft at 14 seconds. A chance of showers in the
morning then a slight chance of rain in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 8
ft at 13 seconds.
.TUE...S wind 10 to 20 kt becoming W 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 ft at 12 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S to 10 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 ft at 11 seconds.
.WED...SE wind 15 to 25 kt becoming E 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 2 to 5
ft. W swell 6 ft building to SW 9 ft.
.THU...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 9 ft.

$$

PZZ131-260115-
Central U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
900 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W wind 25 to 35 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. Rain in the
morning then showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 1 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON...W wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 1 to 3 ft. A chance of showers in the morning then a slight
chance of rain in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.TUE...SE wind 5 to 15 kt becoming W 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less building to 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt becoming variable to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less.
.WED...E wind 15 to 25 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 2 to 5
ft.
.THU...E wind 15 to 25 kt becoming W. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.

$$

PZZ132-260115-
East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
900 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W wind 25 to 35 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. Rain likely in
the morning then showers likely in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 1 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. A chance of
showers in the morning then a slight chance of rain in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S to 10 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.TUE...SE wind 10 to 20 kt becoming S 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SE to 10 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less.
.WED...SE wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...SE wind 15 to 25 kt becoming S 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 2 to 5
ft.

$$

PZZ134-260115-
Admiralty Inlet-
900 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PST THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 to 5 ft. Rain likely in the morning then showers likely
in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming S 5 to 15 kt in the evening.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less. A chance of showers
in the evening then a slight chance of showers after midnight.
.MON...SE wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. A chance of showers in the morning then a slight
chance of rain in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...Light wind becoming S to 10 kt after midnight. Wind
waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.WED...SE wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...SE wind 15 to 25 kt becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 4
ft.

$$

PZZ133-260115-
Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands-
900 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PST THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Rain likely in
the morning then showers likely in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt in the evening.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON...S wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. A chance of showers
in the morning then a slight chance of rain in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.TUE...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming S 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.WED...SE wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...SE wind 15 to 25 kt becoming S 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 2 to 5
ft.

$$

PZZ135-260115-
Puget Sound and Hood Canal-
900 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW wind 15 to 25 kt, except NW wind 15 to 25 kt north part
in the morning. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Rain in the morning then
showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. A chance of
showers.
.MON...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. A slight chance
of showers in the morning then a slight chance of rain in the
afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.TUE...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.WED...SE wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.THU...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.

$$

PZZ110-260115-
Grays Harbor Bar-
900 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

Combined seas 12 to 14 ft. Bar conditions rough. Maximum ebb
currents will occur around 1230 PM this afternoon and 115 AM
tonight.

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