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Coastal Waters Forecast for Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
315 PM PST Sun DEC 17 2017...updated

Inland waters of western Washington and the northern and central
Washington coastal waters including the Olympic Coast National
Marine Sanctuary

PZZ100-180700-
315 PM PST Sun DEC 17 2017...updated

.Synopsis for the northern and central Washington coastal and
inland waters...A warm front will remain stalled over the waters
through Monday. Surface low pressure will strengthen and move across
the waters Tuesday. Gales will be possible in some waters,
especially the coast. Offshore flow will develop Wednesday and
continue into Thursday.

$$

PZZ150-180700-
Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island Out 10 Nm-
315 PM PST Sun DEC 17 2017...updated

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

.TONIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to
2 to 4 ft after midnight. W swell 10 ft at 12 seconds. Rain.
.MON...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 9 ft at
11 seconds. A slight chance of rain in the morning then a chance
of rain in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...E wind to 10 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 ft building to 3 to 5 ft after midnight. W
swell 8 ft at 14 seconds. Rain.
.TUE...SE wind 15 to 25 kt becoming NW 5 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 1 to 2 ft in the
afternoon. W swell 9 ft at 14 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt becoming NW 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 1 to 2 ft after
midnight. W swell 10 ft at 14 seconds building to 12 ft at
13 seconds after midnight.
.WED...N wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NE to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 11 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...E wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell 10 ft at
12 seconds.
.THU...SE wind to 10 kt becoming SW. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell
8 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 10 ft
subsiding to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ153-180700-
Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville Out 10 Nm-
315 PM PST Sun DEC 17 2017...updated

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

.TONIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
10 ft at 12 seconds. Rain.
.MON...NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming N to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 9 ft at 11 seconds. A chance of
rain.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SE 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less building to 3 to 5 ft after
midnight. W swell 8 ft at 15 seconds. Rain.
.TUE...S wind 20 to 30 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves
5 to 7 ft. W swell 10 ft at 15 seconds building to 12 ft at
14 seconds in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less. W swell 12
ft at 13 seconds.
.WED...N wind 5 to 15 kt becoming to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 12 ft at 11 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind to 10 kt becoming E after midnight. Wind
waves 1 ft or less. W swell 10 ft at 12 seconds.
.THU...SE wind to 10 kt becoming SW. Wind waves 1 ft or less. W
swell 8 ft.
.FRI...N wind to 10 kt becoming NE 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or
less. W swell 10 ft subsiding to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ156-180700-
Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater Out 10 Nm-
315 PM PST Sun DEC 17 2017...updated

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

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 9 ft
at 12 seconds. Rain.
.MON...NW wind 5 to 15 kt easing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 9 ft at 11 seconds. Rain likely.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft building to 3 to 5 ft after
midnight. W swell 8 ft at 15 seconds. Rain.
.TUE...SW wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. W swell 11 ft
at 15 seconds building to 14 ft at 13 seconds in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
13 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED...NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming N to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 12 ft at 11 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind to 10 kt becoming E after midnight. Wind
waves 1 ft. W swell 11 ft at 12 seconds.
.THU...E wind to 10 kt becoming NE. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell
8 ft.
.FRI...N wind to 10 kt becoming NE 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to
2 ft. W swell 9 ft.

$$

PZZ170-180700-
Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island 10 To 60 Nm-
315 PM PST Sun DEC 17 2017...updated

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

.TONIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 10 ft
at 12 seconds. Rain.
.MON...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 9 ft at
11 seconds. A slight chance of rain in the morning then a chance
of rain in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 5 to 15 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft building to 3 to 5 ft after
midnight. W swell 9 ft at 15 seconds. Rain.
.TUE...SE wind 15 to 25 kt becoming NW in the afternoon. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft. W swell 11 ft at 14 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 20 to 30 kt becoming N 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft subsiding to 3 to 5 ft after
midnight. W swell 13 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED...N wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 1 to 2 ft in the afternoon. W
swell 13 ft at 11 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell
11 ft at 11 seconds.
.THU...SE wind to 10 kt becoming W. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell
9 ft.
.FRI...N wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NE 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft. W swell 12 ft subsiding to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ173-180700-
Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville 10 To 60 Nm-
315 PM PST Sun DEC 17 2017...updated

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

.TONIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
10 ft at 12 seconds. Rain.
.MON...NW wind 5 to 15 kt easing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 9 ft at 11 seconds. A slight chance of
rain in the morning then a chance of rain in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SE 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft building to 3 to 5 ft after
midnight. W swell 9 ft at 15 seconds. Rain.
.TUE...S wind 20 to 30 kt becoming NW in the afternoon. Wind waves 5
to 7 ft subsiding to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon. W swell 12 ft at 14
seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 20 to 30 kt becoming NW 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft subsiding to 3 to 5 ft after
midnight. W swell 13 ft at 14 seconds building to 15 ft at
12 seconds after midnight.
.WED...N wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft in the afternoon. W
swell 14 ft at 11 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell
12 ft at 11 seconds.
.THU...SE wind to 10 kt becoming W. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell
9 ft.
.FRI...N wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NE 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft. W swell 12 ft subsiding to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ176-180700-
Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater 10 To
60 Nm-
315 PM PST Sun DEC 17 2017...updated

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

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming W after midnight. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft. W swell 10 ft at 12 seconds. Rain.
.MON...NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming N in the afternoon. Wind waves
1 to 2 ft. W swell 9 ft at 11 seconds. A chance of rain in the
morning then rain likely in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft building to 3 to 5 ft after
midnight. W swell 9 ft at 15 seconds. Rain.
.TUE...S wind 20 to 30 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves 5
to 7 ft. W swell 12 ft at 15 seconds building to 14 ft at 13 seconds
in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 20 to 30 kt becoming NW. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. W
swell 15 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED...NW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming N 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft in the
afternoon. W swell 15 ft at 11 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NE to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 12 ft at 12 seconds.
.THU...SE wind to 10 kt becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to
2 ft. W swell 9 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 11 ft.

$$

PZZ130-180700-
West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
315 PM PST Sun DEC 17 2017...updated

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

.TONIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 9 ft at
12 seconds. Rain.
.MON...W wind 5 to 15 kt easing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 8 ft at 11 seconds. A slight chance
of rain.
.MON NIGHT...E wind to 10 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 ft or less building to 2 to 4 ft after
midnight. W swell 7 ft at 14 seconds. Rain.
.TUE...E wind 10 to 20 kt becoming NW 5 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 8 ft at 14 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NE after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 9 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED...N wind to 10 kt in the morning becoming light. Wind waves
1 ft or less. W swell 9 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft. W swell 8 ft
at 12 seconds.
.THU...Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft. W swell 6 ft.
.FRI...Light wind becoming NE to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. W
swell 8 ft subsiding to 6 ft.

$$

PZZ131-180700-
Central U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
315 PM PST Sun DEC 17 2017...updated

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM PST THIS EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...W wind rising to 15 to 25 kt by late in the evening. Wind
waves building to 2 to 4 ft. Rain.
.MON...W wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less in the afternoon.
A chance of rain in the morning then a slight chance of rain in
the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind to 10 kt becoming E 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 ft or less building to 2 to 4 ft after
midnight. Rain.
.TUE...E wind 5 to 15 kt becoming N in the afternoon. Wind waves
2 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 5 to 15 kt in the evening becoming light.
Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.WED...NW wind to 10 kt becoming NE in the afternoon. Wind waves
1 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...NE wind to 10 kt in the evening becoming light. Wind
waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...NE wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.

$$

PZZ132-180700-
East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
315 PM PST Sun DEC 17 2017...updated

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Rain.
.MON...W wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less in the afternoon.
A chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind to 10 kt becoming E 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Rain.
.TUE...SE wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NW after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less.
.WED...NW wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind to 10 kt in the evening becoming light. Wind
waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...N wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.

$$

PZZ134-180700-
Admiralty Inlet-
315 PM PST Sun DEC 17 2017...updated

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

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Rain.
.MON...Variable wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. A
chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. Rain.
.TUE...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable wind to 10 kt in the evening becoming
light. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.WED...NW wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind to 10 kt in the evening becoming light. Wind
waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.

$$

PZZ133-180700-
Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands-
315 PM PST Sun DEC 17 2017...updated

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

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SW after midnight. Wind waves
2 to 4 ft. Rain.
.MON...W wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. A chance of rain in the morning then a
slight chance of rain in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind to 10 kt becoming E 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Rain.
.TUE...E wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SE 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NE after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less.
.WED...N wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...N wind to 10 kt in the evening becoming light. Wind
waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...N wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.

$$

PZZ135-180700-
Puget Sound and Hood Canal-
315 PM PST Sun DEC 17 2017...updated

...GALE WARNING UNTIL MIDNIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 25 to 35 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 4 TO 6 ft easing to 2 to 4 ft. Rain.
.MON...SE wind 10 to 20 kt easing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 1 to 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less in the afternoon. Rain
likely.
.MON NIGHT...S wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. Rain.
.TUE...S wind 15 to 25 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.WED...Variable wind to 10 kt becoming N in the afternoon. Wind
waves 1 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.
.THU...Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.
.FRI...Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.

$$

PZZ110-180700-
Grays Harbor Bar-
315 PM PST Sun DEC 17 2017...updated

Combined seas 6 or 7 feet, building to 7 to 9 ft during the ebbs.
Bar conditions moderate. Maximum ebb currents will occur around 4 pm
today and 430 am. The afternoon ebb will be strong.

$$

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