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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
857 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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857 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...A COLD FRONT ABOUT 130 NM OFFSHORE WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON. EXPECT WESTERLY WINDS TO RISE
TO GALE FORCE OVER PARTS OF THE STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA BEHIND
THE FRONT. A 1019 MB HIGH ALONG THE WASHINGTON COAST AND LOWER
PRES E OF THE CASCADES WILL RESULT IN LIGHT ONSHORE FLOW ON FRI.
EXPECT A STRONG COLD FRONT TO IMPACT THE REGION ON SATURDAY.

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PZZ150-180400-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
857 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TODAY...S WIND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11
SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT...SUBSIDING. W SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING SE 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...SE WIND RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING S. WIND
WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
BUILDING TO 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 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
SUBSIDING TO 10 FT.

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PZZ153-180400-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
857 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TODAY...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 FT
AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING SE 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...SE WIND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING S. WIND
WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
BUILDING TO 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 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
SUBSIDING TO 9 FT.

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PZZ156-180400-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
857 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TODAY...SW WIND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 3
TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. W SWELL 6 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...S WIND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
BUILDING TO 11 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 15 FT.
.MON...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
SUBSIDING TO 9 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-
857 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W THIS AFTERNOON. 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. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8
TO 10 FT AT 10 OR 11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT
13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
BUILDING TO 13 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 16 TO
19 FT.
.MON...SW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 11 TO
13 FT.

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

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

.TODAY...SE WIND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING W IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 11
SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING. W SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT...EASING IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1
TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING. W SWELL 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...SE WIND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...WIND BECOMING SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3
FT. W SWELL BUILDING TO 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 13 FT.
.MON...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL SUBSIDING
TO 8 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT...EASING LATE. WIND WAVES BUILDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT...THEN SUBSIDING AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2
TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS.
.SAT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3
FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ132-180400-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
857 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING SW IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT...EASING LATE. WIND WAVES BUILDING
TO 6 TO 8 FT...THEN SUBSIDING LATE. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3
TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS.
.SAT...SE WIND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WIND BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ134-180400-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
857 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TODAY...S WIND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 2
TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT EARLY...THEN NW 20 TO 30 KT.
WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING.
.FRI NIGHT...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ133-180400-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
857 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TODAY...SE WIND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING S IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...EASING IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS.
.SAT...SE WIND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 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...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ135-180400-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
857 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING SW IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT
OVER THE N SOUND THIS EVENING. WIND BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT
OVER THE ENTIRE AREA LATE. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND TO 10 KT. 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 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
857 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

COMBINED SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT. BAR CONDITIONS MODERATE. THE
MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 645 PM TODAY AND 7 AM FRI.
THE FRI MORNING MAXIMUM EBB WILL BE STRONG.

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