Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
300 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

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 APR 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND INLAND
WATERS...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON.
SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS BEHIND THE FRONT
TONIGHT INTO FRI. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL IMPACT THE AREA ON SAT. A
WEAKER COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE LATE SUN OR 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 APR 17 2014

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

.TODAY...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT
11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING SE TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
12 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 16 FT.
.MON...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 12 FT.

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WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM-
300 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 10 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT
13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
13 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 19 FT.
.MON...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 13 FT.

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WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
300 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TODAY...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 13 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 10 FT.

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CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
300 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SW WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
300 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TODAY...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
MORNING. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS.
.SAT...SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SW WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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ADMIRALTY INLET-
300 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TODAY...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT BEFORE
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
300 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
300 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT SEATTLE SOUTH. VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT
NORTH OF SEATTLE. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SEATTLE SOUTH...1 FT NORTH OF
SEATTLE. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS.
.SAT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT.

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GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
300 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

COMBINED SEAS 8 OR 9 FT. BAR CONDITIONS MODERATE. THE MAXIMUM EBB
CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 630 AM AND 645 PM TODAY. THE MORNING EBB
WILL BE STRONG.

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