Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
900 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

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900 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...MODERATE SOUTHERLY GRADIENTS WILL PREVAIL TONIGHT.
A WARM FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS ON SAT AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...PRECEDED BY A PERIOD OF STRONG SE GRADIENTS. ANOTHER
FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS ON SUNDAY...FOLLOWED BY A PUSH OF SW
GRADIENTS ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY NIGHT. MODERATE
SOUTHERLY GRADIENTS WILL PREVAIL MON AND TUE.

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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-
900 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 11 FT AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE
MORNING... THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 10 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT
11 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 10
FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.
.WED...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT. W SWELL 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 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-
900 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 13 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 13 FT AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE
MORNING... THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 13 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND TO 10 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 2 OR 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL
12 FT AT 12 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. W SWELL 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 10 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT. W SWELL 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 9 FT.

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WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
900 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

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

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CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
900 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...E WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT.

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EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
900 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SE 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. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND TO 10 KT...RISING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.

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ADMIRALTY INLET-
900 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE 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 AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING SE TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS.

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NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
900 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.

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PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
900 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SAT...S 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. A CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.

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GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
900 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. BAR CONDITIONS ROUGH. MAXIMUM EBB
CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 800 AM AND 815 PM SAT.

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