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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
245 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

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

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245 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...A SURFACE TROUGH ALONG THE COAST WILL MOVE INLAND
THIS EVENING. ASSOCIATED STRONG LOW LEVEL ONSHORE FLOW SHOULD
EASE. A PACIFIC FRONTAL SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ONSHORE
THURSDAY NIGHT WILL POTENTIAL GALE FORCE WINDS ALONG THE COAST.
WEAK HIGHER PRES IS FORECAST TO BUILD OVER THE REGION SATURDAY.
THE NEXT PACIFIC FRONTAL SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH THE
REGION SUNDAY NIGHT.

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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-
245 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SE 25 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
11 SECONDS. RAIN DEVELOPING BY AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 30 TO 40 KT BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 12 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. SW SWELL 8 FT AT
9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. SW
SWELL 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING W TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 9 FT.

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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-
245 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 7
FT AT 13 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SE 30 TO 40 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10
SECONDS BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10
SECONDS. RAIN DEVELOPING BY NOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 30 TO 40 KT BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 14 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. SW SWELL 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.
.MON...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W
SWELL 11 FT.

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WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
245 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.THU...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 6 FT AT 8
SECONDS. RAIN DEVELOPING BY AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL
7 FT AT 8 SECONDS BUILDING TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS LATE. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT
11 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SE TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 6 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT.

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CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
245 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...E 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. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...E WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.
.MON...E WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS.

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EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
245 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THU...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 30 TO 40 KT EASING TO 25 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...NE WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS.

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ADMIRALTY INLET-
245 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

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

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NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
245 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING NE TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS.
.MON...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

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PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
245 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT BEFORE
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...LIGHT WIND BECOMING SW TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
245 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. BAR CONDITIONS MODERATE. MAXIMUM EBB
CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 2 AM AND 2 PM THURSDAY.

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