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Coastal Waters Forecast for Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
258 PM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

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

PZZ100-210800-
258 PM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

.Synopsis for the northern and central Washington coastal and
inland waters...A strong cold front will move east across the waters
early Sunday morning, preceded by storm force winds over the
coastal waters and the East Entrance to the Strait. The remaining
waters will see gales late tonight into Sunday morning. Weaker
southerly onshore flow will then follow from Sunday afternoon
through Monday morning. A warm front on Tuesday will cause east to
southeast gradients to become strong. Beyond Tuesday, a series of
fronts will continue to bring active weather to the waters
through the week ahead.

$$

PZZ150-153-156-210800-
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-
258 PM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PST THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S wind 25 to 35 kt rising to 40 to 50 kt after
midnight. Combined seas 11 to 13 ft with a dominant period of 12
seconds building to 15 to 17 ft with a dominant period of 11
seconds after midnight. Rain.
.SUN...S wind 35 to 50 kt becoming SW 15 to 25 kt late in the
morning. Combined seas 18 to 21 ft with a dominant period of 12
seconds. Rain in the morning then showers and a slight chance of
tstms in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
15 ft at 13 seconds. A slight chance of tstms in the evening.
Showers.
.MON...SW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 14 ft at 13 seconds subsiding to
12 ft at 13 seconds in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
12 ft at 12 seconds subsiding to 10 ft at 11 seconds after
midnight.
.TUE...SE wind 15 to 25 kt rising to 25 to 35 kt in the
afternoon. Combined seas 8 to 10 ft with a dominant period of
12 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 20 to 25 kt becoming S 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. SW swell 10 ft at 11 seconds.
.WED...S wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft building to 3 to 5 ft. SW swell 10 ft.
.THU...S wind 20 to 30 kt becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves
4 to 6 ft. SW swell 14 ft.

$$

PZZ170-173-176-210800-
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-
258 PM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PST THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S wind 30 to 40 kt rising to 40 to 50 kt late this
evening. Combined seas 13 to 16 ft with a dominant period of 12
seconds building to 16 to 19 ft with a dominant period of 11
seconds after midnight. Rain.
.SUN...S wind 40 to 50 kt becoming SW 20 to 30 kt late in the
morning. Combined seas 19 to 22 ft with a dominant period of 12
seconds. Rain in the morning then showers and a slight chance of
tstms in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 25 to 30 kt easing to 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 17 ft at 13 seconds. A
slight chance of tstms in the evening. Showers.
.MON...SW wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 15 ft at 13 seconds subsiding to
13 ft at 13 seconds in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 11 ft at 11 seconds.
.TUE...SE wind 25 to 30 kt becoming 25 to 35 kt in the afternoon.
Combined seas 9 to 11 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
11 ft at 14 seconds.
.WED...S wind 15 to 20 kt becoming 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft building to 3 to 5 ft. W swell 10 ft building to SW 12 ft.
.THU...SW wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to
6 ft subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. S swell 20 ft becoming W.

$$

PZZ130-210800-
West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
258 PM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PST THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 to 30 kt rising to 30 to 40 kt late this
evening. Combined seas 9 to 10 ft with a dominant period of 12
seconds building to 13 to 15 ft with a dominant period of 11
seconds after midnight. Rain in the evening then rain likely after
midnight.
.SUN...S wind 25 to 35 kt becoming SW 15 to 25 kt late in the
morning. Combined seas 16 to 17 ft with a dominant period of 12
seconds. Rain in the morning then showers in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
13 ft at 13 seconds. Showers.
.MON...SW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 13 ft at 13 seconds subsiding to
11 ft at 13 seconds in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. W swell
11 ft at 12 seconds subsiding to 9 ft at 11 seconds after
midnight.
.TUE...E wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 7 ft at
11 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 15 to 20 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. SW swell 8 ft at 10 seconds.
.WED...SE wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft. SW swell 7 ft.
.THU...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. SW swell 10 ft
building to 13 ft.

$$

PZZ131-210800-
Central U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
258 PM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PST THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...E wind 20 to 30 kt rising to 25 to 35 kt late this
evening. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. A chance of rain.
.SUN...SE wind 35 to 45 kt becoming SW 15 to 25 kt by late
morning. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft. Rain in the
morning then showers likely in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON...SW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Light wind becoming SE to 10 kt after midnight. Wind
waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE...E wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft building to 3 to 5 ft in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 20 to 30 kt becoming SE 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SE wind 5 to 15 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 ft
or less building to 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...SE wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SW. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.

$$

PZZ132-210800-
East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
258 PM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PST THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 to 35 kt rising to 40 to 50 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft building to 6 to 9 ft after
midnight. A chance of rain.
.SUN...SE wind 40 to 50 kt easing to 20 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 6 to 9 ft subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. A chance
of rain in the morning then showers likely in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less after
midnight. A chance of showers.
.MON...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.TUE...SE wind 15 to 20 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft building to 3 to 5 ft in the
afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SE wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...SE wind 20 to 30 kt becoming S 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft.

$$

PZZ134-210800-
Admiralty Inlet-
258 PM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PST THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 to 30 kt rising to 25 to 35 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. A chance of rain.
.SUN...SE wind 30 to 40 kt becoming S 20 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. Rain in
the morning then showers likely in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.MON...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.TUE...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.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...SE wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...S wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to
5 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft.

$$

PZZ133-210800-
Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands-
258 PM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PST THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 to 35 kt rising to 35 to 45 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft building to 6 to 8 ft after
midnight. A chance of rain.
.SUN...SE wind 35 to 45 kt easing to 20 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. Rain in
the morning then showers likely in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Showers
likely.
.MON...S wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.TUE...E wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SE 20 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft building to 3 to 5 ft in the
afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SE wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to
4 ft.
.THU...SE wind 20 to 30 kt becoming S 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft.

$$

PZZ135-210800-
Puget Sound and Hood Canal-
258 PM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM PST THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Rain likely in the evening then a
chance of rain after midnight.
.SUN...S 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.
Rain in the morning then showers in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Showers
likely in the evening then a chance of showers after midnight.
.MON...S 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.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.TUE...SE wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.WED...S wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.THU...S wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to
5 ft.

$$

PZZ110-210800-
Grays Harbor Bar-
258 PM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

Combined seas 10 to 12 ft, building to 13 to 15 ft after midnight
tonight, then 15 to 17 ft on Sunday. Bar conditions rough this
evening, becoming severe late tonight with breakers covering the
bar. Maximum ebb currents will occur around 615 PM today and 700
AM on Sunday.

$$

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