Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
300 PM PDT THU MAR 23 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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300 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND INLAND
WATERS...A VIGOROUS FRONT OVER THE COASTAL WATERS THIS EVENING WILL
SHIFT THROUGH THE INLAND WATERS LATER TONIGHT. ONSHORE SHORE FLOW
WILL PREVAIL BEHIND THE FRONT FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT. WEAK SURFACE
HIGH PRESSURE WILL SHIFT OVER THE AREA SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT.
ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE WATERS SUNDAY INTO EARLY
NEXT WEEK.

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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-
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-
300 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 30 TO 40 KT BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 14 TO 17 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
10 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. SW
SWELL 13 FT AT 10 SECONDS BUILDING TO 15 FT AT 10 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
SW SWELL 14 FT AT 11 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 12 FT AT
13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 11 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL
9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SW SWELL 14 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 14 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 15 FT.

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WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
300 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 9 FT
AT 9 SECONDS BUILDING TO 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SW
SWELL 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING THEN SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL 12
FT AT 11 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 11 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING E. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...LIGHT WIND BECOMING E TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SW SWELL 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 11 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 12 FT.

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CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
300 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...E WIND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT EARLY THIS EVENING. WIND
WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN AT TIMES.
.FRI...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SE. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...LIGHT WIND BECOMING E TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...NE WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT
OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

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EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
300 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6
FT. RAIN AT TIMES.
.FRI...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE MORNING THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...LIGHT WIND BECOMING SE TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...NE WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT
OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING S. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

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ADMIRALTY INLET-
300 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN AT TIMES.
.FRI...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT EXCEPT NW WIND N PART AT TIMES. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.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.
.SUN NIGHT...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...LIGHT WIND BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. WIND 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...LIGHT WIND BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. WIND 2 FT OR LESS.

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NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
300 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S LATE. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6
FT. RAIN AT TIMES.
.FRI...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE MORNING THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...LIGHT WIND BECOMING SE TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...N WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SE. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

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PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
300 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. HIGHEST
WIND AND WAVES N PART. RAIN IN THE EVENING THEN SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN
LIKELY IN THE MORNING THEN SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 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 IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...LIGHT WIND BECOMING VARIABLE TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS.
.TUE...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

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GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
300 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH GRAYS HARBOR BAR THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

 COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 12 FT THIS EVENING
THROUGH FRIDAY. BAR CONDITIONS BECOMING MOSTLY ROUGH. MAXIMUM EBB
CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 245 AM AND 3 PM FRIDAY.

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