Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
254 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

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

PZZ100-052000-
254 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...A WEAK LOW OFF VANCOUVER ISLAND WILL TRACK
SOUTHEAST ALONG THE WASHINGTON COAST TODAY. THE FLOW ACROSS
WESTERN WASHINGTON WILL TURN NORTHERLY OFFSHORE THIS EVENING AS
HIGH PRES MOVES SOUTH THROUGH BRITISH COLUMBIA. FRASER RIVER
OUTFLOW SHOULD DEVELOP TONIGHT AND WEAKEN LATE TUE THROUGH WED. A
STRONG PACIFIC FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE AREA WED AND THU.

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PZZ150-153-156-052000-
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-
254 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. W
SWELL 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 12
SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 9 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 14 SECONDS.
.THU...SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS
6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 14 FT.

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PZZ170-173-176-052000-
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-
254 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 12 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
11 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 11 FT AT
12 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS...
SUBSIDING TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS.
.THU...SE WIND 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS
10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. SW SWELL 15 FT.

$$

PZZ130-052000-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
254 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WIND TO 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. W
SWELL 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS...
SUBSIDING TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5
FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 7 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 14 SECONDS.
.THU...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS
6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 10
FT... BUILDING TO 13 FT.

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PZZ131-052000-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
254 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 20 TO 30 KT...RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ132-052000-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
254 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

.TODAY...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WED...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ134-052000-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
254 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

.TODAY...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

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PZZ133-052000-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
254 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

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

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 25 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE 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.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE 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.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ135-052000-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
254 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

.TODAY...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

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PZZ110-052000-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
254 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

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

COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 9 FT LATE THIS
EVENING. BAR CONDITIONS ROUGH WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING THE
EBB CURRENT THIS EVENING...EASING TO MODERATE LATE THIS EVENING.
MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 8 AM AND 8 PM TODAY.

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