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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
306 PM PDT THU APR 17 2014

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

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306 PM PDT THU APR 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...A COLD FRONT ABOUT 35 NM OFFSHORE WILL MOVE
ONSHORE THIS AFTERNOON AND ACROSS THE INLAND WATERS LATE TODAY.
EXPECT WESTERLY WINDS TO RISE TO GALE FORCE OVER PARTS OF THE
STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA BEHIND THE FRONT. A 1020 MB HIGH ALONG
THE COAST AND LOWER PRES E OF THE CASCADES WILL RESULT IN LIGHT
ONSHORE FLOW ON FRI. EXPECT A STRONG COLD FRONT TO IMPACT THE
REGION ON SATURDAY...FOLLOWED BY A WEAKER SYSTEM LATE SUNDAY.

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PZZ150-181015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
306 PM PDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING LATE. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8
FT...SUBSIDING. W SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 11 FT AT
10 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT...EASING IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING. W SWELL SUBSIDING TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
LESS THAN 1 FT...BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11
SECONDS.
.SAT...SE WIND RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING S IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 10
SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
BUILDING TO 18 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1
TO 4 FT. W SWELL 19 FT AT 16 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 15 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING. W SWELL 14 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 12 FT.
.TUE...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 11 FT.

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PZZ153-181015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
306 PM PDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING LATE. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6
FT...SUBSIDING. W SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 11 FT AT
10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
SUBSIDING TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...SE WIND RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING S IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 11
SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9
FT AT 11 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 18 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WIND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4
FT. W SWELL 19 FT AT 16 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 15 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING. W SWELL 14 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 12 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 11 FT.

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PZZ156-181015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
306 PM PDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING.
W SWELL 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...S WIND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING. W SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS...
BUILDING TO 17 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 18 FT
AT 16 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 15 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 14 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 10 TO
12 FT.
.TUE...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 11 FT.

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WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM-
306 PM PDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING LATE. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8
FT...SUBSIDING. W SWELL 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1
TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING. W SWELL SUBSIDING TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT
11 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING. W SWELL 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS...
BUILDING TO 20 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT. W SWELL 21 FT AT 16 SECONDS...SUBSIDING
TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING. W SWELL 16 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 11 TO
13 FT.
.TUE...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 12 FT.

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PZZ130-181015-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
306 PM PDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. W
SWELL 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT BY LATE MORNING.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING. W SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...SE WIND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT
11 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 16 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 17 FT AT 17 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
12 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL SUBSIDING
TO 9 FT.
.TUE...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 FT.

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PZZ131-181015-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
306 PM PDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 TO 40 KT...EASING LATE. WIND WAVES BUILDING
TO 6 TO 8 FT THIS EVENING...THEN SUBSIDING LATE. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING AFTER NOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6
FT...SUBSIDING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS.
.SAT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ132-181015-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
306 PM PDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT...EASING LATE. WIND WAVES BUILDING
TO 6 TO 8 FT...THEN SUBSIDING LATE. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2
TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING.
.SUN...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

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ADMIRALTY INLET-
306 PM PDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT EARLY...THEN NW 15 TO 25 KT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT BY
LATE MORNING. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING.
.FRI NIGHT...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ133-181015-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
306 PM PDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS...
DECREASING AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3
FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS.
.SAT...E WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ135-181015-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
306 PM PDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT
OVER THE N SOUND BY LATE THIS EVENING. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...
EXCEPT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS OVER THE N SOUND. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT N TO 10 KT OVER THE N SOUND.
WIND BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT OVER THE ENTIRE AREA IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT
OR LESS.
.SAT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON AND TUE...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ110-181015-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
306 PM PDT THU APR 17 2014

COMBINED SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT. BAR CONDITIONS BECOMING
MODERATE. THE MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 645 PM
TODAY AND 7 AM FRI. THE FRI MORNING MAXIMUM EBB WILL BE STRONG.

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