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Coastal Waters Forecast for Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
257 AM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

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

PZZ100-212000-
257 AM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

.Synopsis for the northern and central Washington coastal and
inland waters...A strong warm front will move north through the
waters this afternoon. Gale force winds are likely on the coast
and at the west entrance ahead of the front, with small craft
advisory strength winds elsewhere around the strait, the Northern
Inland Waters, and Admiralty Inlet. Strong south to southeast flow
will continue Wednesday through next weekend as a series of fronts
and low pressure systems move through the waters or by to the
west. Each of the system has the potential to produce gale force
winds over portions of the waters.

$$

PZZ150-212000-
Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island Out 10 Nm-
257 AM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...E wind 30 to 40 kt becoming SE 25 to 35 kt in the
afternoon. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft with a dominant period of
9 seconds. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 to 25 kt becoming 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. SW swell 11 ft at 10 seconds
building to 13 ft at 11 seconds after midnight. Rain.
.WED...S wind 20 to 30 kt rising to 25 to 35 kt in the afternoon.
Combined seas 11 to 14 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
Rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 7 to 9 ft subsiding to 4 to 6 ft after
midnight. SW swell 13 ft at 11 seconds.
.THU...SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. SW swell 11 ft
at 11 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding
to 1 to 2 ft after midnight. SW swell 10 ft at 10 seconds.
.FRI...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. SW swell 10 ft
subsiding to 8 ft.
.SAT...E wind 10 to 20 kt becoming S 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft building to 3 to 5 ft. W swell 8 ft building to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ153-212000-
Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville Out 10 Nm-
257 AM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...E wind 20 to 30 kt becoming SE 25 to 35 kt in the
afternoon. Combined seas 6 to 9 ft with a dominant period of
9 seconds. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. SW swell
12 ft at 11 seconds. Rain.
.WED...SE wind 15 to 25 kt becoming S 25 to 35 kt in the
afternoon. Combined seas 11 to 14 ft with a dominant period of
11 seconds. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 25 to 35 kt easing to 20 to 30 kt after
midnight. Combined seas 13 to 16 ft with a dominant period of
11 seconds.
.THU...SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. SW swell 11 ft
at 11 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less after
midnight. SW swell 10 ft at 10 seconds.
.FRI...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. SW swell 10 ft
subsiding to 8 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 15 to 25 kt becoming S. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W
swell 7 ft building to 11 ft.

$$

PZZ156-212000-
Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater Out 10 Nm-
257 AM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...E wind 20 to 30 kt becoming SE 25 to 35 kt in the
afternoon. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft with a dominant period of
9 seconds. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 to 30 kt becoming 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 7 to 9 ft subsiding to 3 to 5 ft after
midnight. SW swell 13 ft at 11 seconds. Rain.
.WED...S wind 15 to 25 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 3 to 5 ft building to 6 to 8 ft in the afternoon. SW
swell 11 ft at 11 seconds. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 25 to 30 kt becoming 20 to 30 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft. SW swell 13 ft at 11 seconds.
.THU...SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. SW swell 11 ft
at 11 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 20 to 25 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft subsiding to 1 to 2 ft after
midnight. SW swell 10 ft at 10 seconds.
.FRI...S wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SE 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves
2 to 4 ft. SW swell 10 ft becoming W 7 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 10 to 20 kt becoming S 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves
1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 ft building to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ170-173-176-212000-
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-
257 AM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE wind 30 to 40 kt. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft with a
dominant period of 9 seconds building to 11 to 14 ft with a
dominant period of 7 seconds in the afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 to 30 kt becoming 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 7 to 9 ft subsiding to 4 to 6 ft after
midnight. S swell 17 ft at 10 seconds becoming SW 15 ft at
11 seconds after midnight. Rain likely.
.WED...S wind 25 to 30 kt becoming 25 to 35 kt in the afternoon.
Combined seas 14 to 17 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
Rain likely.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft. SW swell
16 ft at 11 seconds subsiding to 14 ft at 11 seconds after
midnight.
.THU...SW wind 20 to 25 kt becoming 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 4 to 6 ft building to 6 to 8 ft in the afternoon. SW
swell 12 ft at 11 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 20 to 30 kt becoming SW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft subsiding to 2 to 3 ft after
midnight. SW swell 13 ft at 10 seconds.
.FRI...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. SW swell 11 ft
subsiding to 9 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SW. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W
swell 9 ft building to 13 ft.

$$

PZZ130-212000-
West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
257 AM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...E wind 25 to 35 kt. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft with a
dominant period of 8 seconds building to 7 to 10 ft with a
dominant period of 8 seconds in the afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. SW swell 8 ft at 9 seconds
building to 10 ft at 11 seconds after midnight. Rain.
.WED...E wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. SW swell 9 ft at
11 seconds. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 15 to 25 kt becoming S 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. SW swell 12 ft at 11 seconds.
.THU...SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. SW swell 10 ft
at 11 seconds.
.THU 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.
.FRI...SE wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. SW swell 9 ft
subsiding to 7 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 ft
building to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ131-212000-
Central U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
257 AM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

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

.TODAY...E wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind to 10 kt becoming E after midnight. Wind waves
1 ft or less. Rain likely.
.WED...E wind to 10 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 ft or less building to 2 to 4 ft in the afternoon.
Rain likely.
.WED NIGHT...E wind 15 to 25 kt becoming NE to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less after
midnight.
.THU...W 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 in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.FRI...Variable wind to 10 kt becoming E 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves
1 ft or less building to 1 to 3 ft.
.SAT...E wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.

$$

PZZ132-212000-
East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
257 AM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON PST TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...E wind 5 to 15 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less building to 3 to 5 ft in the
afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Rain likely.
.WED...SE wind 15 to 25 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...S wind to 10 kt becoming W 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 ft or less building to 2 to 4 ft in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...SE wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.

$$

PZZ134-212000-
Admiralty Inlet-
257 AM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON PST TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SE wind 5 to 15 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Rain likely.
.WED...SE wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. A chance of
rain.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.THU...S wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NW in the afternoon. Wind waves
2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SE to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.FRI...S wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SE to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less.
.SAT...SE wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft.

$$

PZZ133-212000-
Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands-
257 AM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON PST TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...E wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Rain.
.WED...SE wind 15 to 25 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Rain likely.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...S wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SW 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft.
.SAT...E wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SE 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft.

$$

PZZ135-212000-
Puget Sound and Hood Canal-
257 AM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

.TODAY...NE wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Rain.
.WED...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Rain likely.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SE to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 to
4 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less.
.SAT...SE wind to 10 kt becoming S 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 1 ft
or less building to 2 to 4 ft.

$$

PZZ110-212000-
Grays Harbor Bar-
257 AM PST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT FROM THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

Combined seas 6 to 8 ft building to 9 to 12 feet late this
afternoon through Wednesday. Bar conditions moderate, becoming
rough late this afternoon through Wednesday. Maximum ebb currents
will occur around 6 AM and 6 PM today.

$$

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