Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
300 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

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

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300 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND INLAND
WATERS...HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHEAST PACIFIC WILL MAINTAIN
VARYING DEGREES OF ONSHORE FLOW ACROSS THE WASHINGTON WATERS THROUGH
THE WEEKEND. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY OR GALE STRENGTH WEST WINDS ARE
LIKELY AT TIMES IN THE STRAIT THROUGH AT LEAST FRI...MAINLY DURING
THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. ONSHORE FLOW WEAKENS BY MON.

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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-
300 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT
AT 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT
AT 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS...
SUBSIDING TO 6 FT AT 7 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5
FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.SAT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NW
SWELL 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SW SWELL 4
FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT. W SWELL 4 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-
300 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT
AT 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT
AT 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT AT 7 SECONDS...
SUBSIDING TO 6 FT AT 7 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5
FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.SAT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 7
SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SW SWELL 4
FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 FT.

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WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
300 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT
AT 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5
FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.SAT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SW SWELL
3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 3 FT.
.MON...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 FT.

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CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
300 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...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 IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 TO 40 KT...EASING TO 25 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...W WIND TO 10 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

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EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
300 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 30 TO 40 KT...EASING TO 25 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...W WIND TO 10 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

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ADMIRALTY INLET-
300 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S WIND TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT N PART...OTHERWISE S WIND 5 TO 15
KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT N PART...OTHERWISE 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS.

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NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
300 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. HIGHEST WIND
AND WAVES S PART. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI 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.
.SAT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

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PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
300 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT N OF SEATTLE...OTHERWISE SW WIND 10
TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON N PART.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT N PART...OTHERWISE SW 5 TO 15 KT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT N PART...OTHERWISE 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING N TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
300 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

COMBINED SEAS 5 OR 6 FT. BAR CONDITIONS LIGHT. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS
WILL OCCUR AROUND 745 AM AND 830 PM TODAY.

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