Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
230 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

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

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230 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND INLAND
WATERS...A SURFACE LOW WILL DEEPEN TO AROUND 973 MILLIBARS AS IT
APPROACHES 46N 137W LATE THIS AFTERNOON. AN ASSOCIATED WARM FRONT
WILL LIFT NORTHWARD ACROSS THE WATERS THIS EVENING WITH A
TRAILING COLD FRONT MOVING THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY. THE SURFACE LOW
OFFSHORE WILL GRADUALLY FILL WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY AS IT
SENDS A SERIES OF WEAKER IMPULSES ONSHORE.

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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-
230 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

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

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT
8 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT...RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT 16 SECONDS...BUILDING TO
14 FT AT 15 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
15 FT AT 13 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 13 FT AT 13 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 6 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-
230 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

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

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
8 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 14 FT AT 15
SECONDS...BUILDING TO 17 FT AT 14 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 17 FT
AT 13 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 14 FT AT 13 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
10 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 6 FT.

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WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
230 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 FT
AT 7 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 FT AT
16 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 11 FT AT 15 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU...SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT.
.SAT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING W TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 6 FT.

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CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
230 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...E WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING E TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...
THEN LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING W TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
230 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...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. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...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.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING W TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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ADMIRALTY INLET-
230 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY
IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
230 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

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

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PZZ135-231745-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
230 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.TODAY...SE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
230 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET THIS EVENING. BAR
CONDITIONS LIGHT...BECOMING MODERATE THIS EVENING. MAXIMUM EBB
CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 445 AM THIS MORNING AND 5 PM THIS
EVENING.

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