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Coastal Waters Forecast for Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
248 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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

PZZ100-180700-
248 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.Synopsis for the northern and central Washington coastal and
inland waters...Onshore flow will ease across the region tonight.
Another strong frontal system will affect the area on Wednesday
with gales expected over most waters. Onshore flow will prevail
Thursday and Friday with swells reaching 20 feet. A second strong
frontal system will reach the area Saturday.

$$

PZZ150-153-156-180700-
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-
248 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW wind to 10 kt becoming SE 15 to 25 kt after
midnight then rising to 25 to 35 kt late. Combined seas 7 to 10
feet at 10 seconds. A chance of rain after midnight.
.WED...S wind 25 to 35 kt. Combined seas 7 to 10 ft with a
dominant period of 10 seconds building to 10 to 13 ft with a
dominant period of 7 seconds in the afternoon. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 25 to 35 kt becoming S 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Combined seas 12 to 15 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds subsiding to 10 to 11 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds after midnight. Rain.
.THU...S wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SW 5 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 13 ft at 11 seconds
building to 20 ft at 15 seconds in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming W after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 22 ft at 17 seconds subsiding to
20 ft at 17 seconds after midnight.
.FRI...NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 18 ft at 16 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SE 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft building to 2 to 4 ft. W swell 15
ft at 14 seconds.
.SAT...SE wind 25 to 35 kt becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas
12 to 15 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
13 ft.

$$

PZZ170-173-176-180700-
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-
248 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW wind to 10 kt becoming S 15 to 25 kt after
midnight then rising to 25 to 35 kt late. Combined seas 8 to 10
feet at 10 seconds. Rain likely after midnight.
.WED...S wind 25 to 35 kt becoming SW 30 to 40 kt in the
afternoon. Combined seas 9 to 11 ft with a dominant period of 10
seconds building to 13 to 16 ft with a dominant period of 8
seconds in the afternoon. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 25 to 35 kt easing to 20 to 30 kt after
midnight. Combined seas 13 to 16 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds subsiding to 11 to 13 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds after midnight. Rain in the evening then a chance of
rain after midnight.
.THU...SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 17 ft at 12 seconds building to
23 ft at 15 seconds in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
24 ft at 17 seconds subsiding to 22 ft at 17 seconds after
midnight.
.FRI...NW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SW 5 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less in the
afternoon. W swell 20 ft at 16 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SE 20 to 30 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft building to 3 to 5 ft after
midnight. W swell 16 ft at 14 seconds.
.SAT...SE wind 25 to 35 kt becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas
14 to 17 ft.
.SUN...W wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 14 ft.

$$

PZZ130-180700-
West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
248 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SW wind to 10 kt becoming S 5 to 15 kt after midnight
then rising to 15 to 25 kt late. Wind waves 2 ft or less building
to 2 to 4 ft late. W swell 9 ft at 10 seconds. A chance of rain
after midnight.
.WED...SE wind 15 to 25 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 6 ft at 9 seconds. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft. SW swell 9
ft at 10 seconds. Rain.
.THU...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 11 ft
at 11 seconds building to 18 ft at 15 seconds in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
20 ft at 17 seconds subsiding to 18 ft at 17 seconds after
midnight.
.FRI...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 16 ft
at 16 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind to 10 kt becoming E 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 ft or less building to 1 to 3 ft after
midnight. W swell 13 ft at 14 seconds.
.SAT...E wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SW. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W
swell 9 ft building to SW 11 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming W to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or
less. W swell 12 ft.

$$

PZZ131-180700-
Central U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
248 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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

.TONIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SE 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less after
midnight.
.WED...SE wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 10 to 20 kt becoming variable to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less after
midnight. Rain in the evening then rain likely after midnight.
.THU...Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.FRI...W wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind to 10 kt becoming E 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 ft or less building to 1 to 3 ft after
midnight.
.SAT...E wind 20 to 30 kt becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft.

$$

PZZ132-180700-
East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
248 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SE 5 to 15 kt after
midnight then rising to 25 to 35 kt late. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft
subsiding to 2 ft or less after midnight then building to 4 to 6
ft late.
.WED...SE wind 25 to 35 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Rain in
the evening then rain likely after midnight.
.THU...SE wind 5 to 15 kt in the morning becoming light. Wind
waves 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...S wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...W wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SE 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 to 30 kt becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft.
.SUN...SE wind to 10 kt becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 ft
or less building to 1 to 3 ft.

$$

PZZ134-180700-
Admiralty Inlet-
248 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 to 25 kt early becoming variable wind 5 to
15 kt. Wind becoming SE 25 to 35 kt late. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft
subsiding to 2 ft or less then building to 4 to 6 ft late.
.WED...S wind 25 to 35 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. Rain likely.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft. Rain in
the evening then rain likely after midnight.
.THU...S wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE wind to 10 kt becoming S 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.FRI...Variable wind to 10 kt becoming NW 5 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...Light wind becoming SE 5 to 15 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.SAT...SE wind 10 to 20 kt becoming S to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less.
.SUN...S wind to 10 kt becoming variable. Wind waves 1 ft or
less.

$$

PZZ133-180700-
Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands-
248 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt after
midnight then becoming SE 25 to 35 kt late. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft
subsiding to 2 ft or less then building to 4 to 6 ft late.
.WED...SE wind 25 to 35 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 20 to 30 kt becoming SE 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft after
midnight. Rain in the evening then rain likely after midnight.
.THU...SE wind 10 to 20 kt becoming S 5 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.FRI...SW wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SE 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 to 30 kt becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft.
.SUN...S wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft.

$$

PZZ135-180700-
Puget Sound and Hood Canal-
248 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt early easing to 5 to 15 kt. Except
NW wind 5 to 15 kt north part becoming S after midnight. Wind
waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.WED...S wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 25 to 35 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft building to 4 to 6 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 25 to 35 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft after
midnight. Rain.
.THU...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SE after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less.
.SAT...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.SUN...SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.

$$

PZZ110-180700-
Grays Harbor Bar-
248 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT
THIS EVENING...

Combined seas 10 ft subsiding to 8 to 9 ft after midnight tonight.
Bar conditions rough becoming moderate after midnight. Maximum
ebb currents will occur around 345 PM today and 4 AM tonight.

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