Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
302 PM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

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

PZZ100-040715-
302 PM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...A WEAK SURFACE LOW WILL MOVE SOUTH ALONG THE OUTER
COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT...BRINGING WEAK NORTHERLY FLOW TO THE
COASTAL WATERS AND OFFSHORE FLOW TO THE STRAIT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
FOR THUNDERSTORMS REMAINS IN PLACE TONIGHT. NORTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL
RETURN TO THE COASTAL WATERS AND ONSHORE FLOW FRIDAY AFTERNOON AS
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS BACK INTO THE OFFSHORE WATERS DURING THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

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PZZ150-153-156-040715-
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-
302 PM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 9
SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
4 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND TO 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT. SW SWELL 6
FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.MON...E WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT. SW
SWELL 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND TO 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
SW SWELL 4 FT.

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PZZ170-173-176-040715-
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-
302 PM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT
AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
4 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT
11 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL
4 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL
6 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL 5 FT.
.TUE...S WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SW SWELL
4 FT.

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PZZ130-040715-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
302 PM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE EVENING.
.FRI...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3
FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SW SWELL 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WIND TO 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SW SWELL 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SW SWELL
5 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.MON...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS. SW SWELL 5 FT.
.TUE...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING W TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT...
BECOMING 1 FT OR LESS. SW SWELL 4 FT.

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PZZ131-040715-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
302 PM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...SE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ132-040715-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
302 PM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT.WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ134-040715-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
302 PM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING... BECOMING LIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 1O TO 20 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING NW TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS.
.TUE...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING NW TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS.

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PZZ133-040715-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
302 PM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE EVENING.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW 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 AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ135-040715-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
302 PM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING N TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING N TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ110-040715-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
302 PM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 915
PM THIS EVENING AND 930 AM FRIDAY MORNING. THE EVENING EBB WILL BE
STRONG. BAR CONDITIONS MODERATE.

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