Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
855 AM PDT TUE APR 25 2017

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

PZZ100-260100-
855 AM PDT TUE APR 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...A RIDGE OF HIGHER PRES IS OVER WESTERN WASHINGTON TODAY. A
WEAKENING PACIFIC FRONTAL SYSTEM ABOUT 450 NM OFFSHORE  EARLY
THIS MORNING TO APPROACH THE COAST THIS AFTERNOON AND MOVE
INLAND TONIGHT. STRONG ONSHORE FLOW BEHIND THE FRONT WED INTO THU
 SHOULD EASE BY FRI AS HIGHER PRES BUILDS OVER THE REGION.

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PZZ150-153-156-260100-
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-
855 AM PDT TUE APR 25 2017

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

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 6
FT AT 9 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4
TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. RAIN
LIKELY IN THE MORNING THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 4 FT.

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PZZ170-173-176-260100-
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-
855 AM PDT TUE APR 25 2017

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

.TODAY...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 6 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
4 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL 8 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
RAIN.
.WED...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT
11 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 7 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.

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WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
855 AM PDT TUE APR 25 2017

.TODAY...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL 5 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING W BY MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
9 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W
SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING S. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 5 FT.

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CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
855 AM PDT TUE APR 25 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 OR 2 FT. RAIN.
.WED...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.

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PZZ132-260100-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
855 AM PDT TUE APR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT EASING TO 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.

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ADMIRALTY INLET-
855 AM PDT TUE APR 25 2017

.TODAY...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT RISING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. RAIN
LIKELY.
.WED...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 2 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.

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NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
855 AM PDT TUE APR 25 2017

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

.TODAY...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT RISING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 OR
2 FT BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN
LIKELY.
.WED...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT AND FRI...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT.

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PZZ135-260100-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
855 AM PDT TUE APR 25 2017

.TODAY...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT IN THE NORTH
PART. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT IN THE NORTH
PART. SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT IN THE SOUTH PART. WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT.
.FRI...S WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING N. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT.


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PZZ110-260100-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
855 AM PDT TUE APR 25 2017

COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT THROUGH TONIGHT. BAR CONDITIONS MODERATE.
MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 445 PM TODAY AND 5 AM WED.
THE MORNING EBB WILL BE STRONG.

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