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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
300 PM PST MON DEC 5 2016

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

PZZ100-060645-
300 PM PST MON DEC 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND INLAND
WATERS...A WEAK SURFACE LOW OVER THE NORTH WA COAST THIS AFTERNOON
WILL DRIFT SLOWLY SOUTH TO A POSITION ALONG THE NORTH OREGON COAST
EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. A SURFACE RIDGE OVER BRITISH COLUMBIA WILL
CONTINUE BUILDING TONIGHT...SHIFTING THE SURFACE WINDS TO E TO NE
OVER THE REGION. STRONG NORTHEAST FLOW FROM THE FRASER VALLEY WILL
DEVELOP TONIGHT THEN SPREAD ACROSS THE NORTH INLAND WATERS LATER
TONIGHT THEN WEAKEN TUESDAY AFTERNOON. A STRONG PACIFIC FRONTAL
SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE AREA WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.

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PZZ150-153-060645-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
300 PM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM
PST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM PST THIS EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT
12 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W
SWELL 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 30 TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 9 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 14 SECONDS.
.THU...E WIND 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING SE 25 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
13 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. SW SWELL
10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 13 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT...BUILDING TO 11 FT.

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PZZ156-060645-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
300 PM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM
PST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS
SUBSIDING TO 9 FT LATE THIS EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
12 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND TO 10 KT...RISING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.WED...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 5 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SW SWELL 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 14 FT... SUBSIDING TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.

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PZZ170-173-176-060645-
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 PST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM
PST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM PST THIS EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 11 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 11 FT AT
12 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS...
SUBSIDING TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT...RISING TO 30 TO 40 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 12 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
11 SECONDS.
.THU...E WIND 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING SE 25 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 15 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
9 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. SW SWELL
13 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 14 FT...SUBSIDING TO
10 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.

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PZZ130-060645-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
300 PM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM PST THIS EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT
12 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 30 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 7 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
14 SECONDS.
.THU...E WIND 35 TO 40 KT...EASING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 9 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. N SWELL 8 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. SW SWELL 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO
7 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT...BUILDING TO 10 FT.

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PZZ131-060645-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
300 PM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM PST THIS EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WED...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WIND 30 TO 40 KT...EASING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

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PZZ132-060645-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
300 PM PST MON DEC 5 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.

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PZZ134-060645-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
300 PM PST MON DEC 5 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 10 KT OR LESS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...NE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ133-060645-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
300 PM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WIND 25 TO 35 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT
OR LESS...BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.

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PZZ135-060645-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
300 PM PST MON DEC 5 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NE WIND TO 10 KT...RISING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ110-060645-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
300 PM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 12 FT TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT TUESDAY AFTERNOON. BAR CONDITIONS
ROUGH THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING MAXIMUM
EBB CURRENTS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 8 PM TONIGHT
AND 9 AM TUESDAY MORNING.

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