Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
305 AM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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

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305 AM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL STRENGTHEN TODAY AS AN
UPPER LEVEL TROUGH APPROACHES THE AREA. STRONG...GALE FORCE WINDS
ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP IN THE STRAIT...ADMIRALTY INLET AND THE
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WINDS AND SEAS ALL
OTHER WATERS. ONSHORE FLOW WILL WEAKEN BY WEDNESDAY MORNING.
MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK.

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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-
305 AM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...NW 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. NW
SWELL 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU...LIGHT WIND BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6
FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5
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-
305 AM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
8 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT
AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT.

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WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
305 AM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON PDT TODAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6
FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8
FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
9 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 FT.


$$

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CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
305 AM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT RISING TO 30 TO 40 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 35 TO 45 KT EASING TO 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...W 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.
.THU...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W 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.
.FRI...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.


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EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
305 AM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT RISING TO 30 TO 40 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG
IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 35 TO 45 KT EASING TO 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W 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.
.THU...LIGHT WIND BECOMING W TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...W 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.
.FRI...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.


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ADMIRALTY INLET-
305 AM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 TO 35 KT EASING TO 20 TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW 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.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...LIGHT WIND BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...N WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
305 AM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 TO 35 KT BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PZZ135-231900-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
305 AM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...LIGHT WIND BECOMING N TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WIND TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...N WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...LIGHT WIND BECOMING N TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.


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GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
305 AM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 8 OR 9 FT DURING MAXIMUM EBB
CURRENTS. BAR CONDITIONS MODERATE. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS WILL
OCCUR AROUND 3 AM THIS MORNING...330 PM THIS AFTERNOON...AND 4 AM
WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE EBB CURRENT TUESDAY MORNING WILL BE
STRONG...AND THE WEDNESDAY MORNING EBB CURRENT WILL BE VERY
STRONG.

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