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Coastal Waters Forecast for Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
847 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

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

PZZ100-180100-
847 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.Synopsis for the northern and central Washington coastal and
inland waters...A front will continue to move inland today with
strong onshore flow over the region. A stronger frontal system
will affect the area on Wednesday with gales expected over most
waters. Onshore flow will prevail Thursday and Friday with swells
reaching 20 feet. A third strong frontal system will reach the
area Saturday.

$$

PZZ150-180100-
Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island Out 10 Nm-
847 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...W wind 15 to 25 kt becoming NW 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 13 ft at 11 seconds
subsiding to 11 ft at 11 seconds in the afternoon. Rain in the
morning then a chance of rain in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW wind to 10 kt becoming SE 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 ft or less building to 2 to 4 ft after
midnight. W swell 10 ft at 10 seconds subsiding to 8 ft at
10 seconds after midnight. A chance of rain after midnight.
.WED...SE wind 30 to 40 kt becoming SW 25 to 35 kt in the
afternoon. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds building to 11 to 14 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds in the afternoon. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming S 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft after
midnight. SW swell 11 ft at 10 seconds.
.THU...SW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 13 ft
at 11 seconds building to 20 ft at 14 seconds in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
22 ft at 17 seconds.
.FRI...W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W
swell 18 ft subsiding to 14 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 25 to 35 kt becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Combined seas
10 to 13 ft.

$$

PZZ153-180100-
Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville Out 10 Nm-
847 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...W wind 20 to 30 kt becoming NW 5 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less in the
afternoon. W swell 11 ft at 11 seconds. Rain in the morning then a
chance of rain in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW wind to 10 kt becoming SE 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 ft or less building to 2 to 4 ft after
midnight. W swell 10 ft at 10 seconds subsiding to 8 ft at
10 seconds after midnight. A chance of rain after midnight.
.WED...SE wind 25 to 35 kt becoming S 30 to 40 kt in the
afternoon. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds building to 12 to 14 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds in the afternoon. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft after
midnight. W swell 13 ft at 10 seconds subsiding to 11 ft at 10
seconds after midnight.
.THU...SW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 13 ft
at 11 seconds building to 19 ft at 15 seconds in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
22 ft at 18 seconds.
.FRI...NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W
swell 18 ft subsiding to 14 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 25 to 35 kt becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Combined seas
10 to 13 ft.

$$

PZZ156-180100-
Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater Out 10 Nm-
847 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...SW wind 20 to 30 kt becoming NW 5 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less in the
afternoon. W swell 10 ft at 11 seconds. Rain in the morning then a
chance of rain in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW wind to 10 kt becoming SE 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 ft or less building to 1 to 3 ft after
midnight. W swell 10 ft at 11 seconds subsiding to 8 ft at
10 seconds after midnight. A slight chance of rain after
midnight.
.WED...S wind 25 to 35 kt rising to 30 to 40 kt in the afternoon.
Combined seas 7 to 10 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds
building to 12 to 13 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds in
the afternoon. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 25 to 35 kt becoming SW 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Combined seas 13 to 15 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds subsiding to 10 to 12 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds after midnight.
.THU...SW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 12 ft
at 11 seconds building to 18 ft at 15 seconds in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 21 ft at 18 seconds.
.FRI...W wind 10 to 20 kt becoming S 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft. W swell 18 ft subsiding to 15 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 to 30 kt becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves
4 to 6 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft. W swell 11 ft building to
14 ft.

$$

PZZ170-180100-
Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island 10 To 60 Nm-
847 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...NW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 12 ft
at 10 seconds. Rain in the morning then a slight chance of rain
in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W wind to 10 kt becoming S 20 to 30 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 2 ft or less building to 4 to 6 ft after midnight. W
swell 9 ft at 10 seconds. A chance of rain after midnight.
.WED...S wind 30 to 40 kt becoming SW 25 to 35 kt in the
afternoon. Combined seas 10 to 12 ft with a dominant period of 10
seconds building to 13 to 15 ft with a dominant period of 10
seconds in the afternoon. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming 20 to 30 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. SW swell 12 ft at 10 seconds.
.THU...SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 18 ft
at 11 seconds building to 24 ft at 15 seconds in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming W 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 24 ft at 17 seconds.
.FRI...NW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming S 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft. W swell 19 ft subsiding to 15 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 25 to 35 kt becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas
11 to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ173-180100-
Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville 10 To 60 Nm-
847 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...W wind 20 to 30 kt becoming NW 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft in the
afternoon. W swell 12 ft at 11 seconds. Rain in the morning then
a slight chance of rain in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW wind to 10 kt becoming S 20 to 30 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 ft or less building to 4 to 6 ft after
midnight. W swell 9 ft at 10 seconds. A chance of rain after
midnight.
.WED...S wind 30 to 40 kt. Combined seas 9 to 12 ft with a
dominant period of 10 seconds building to 14 to 15 ft with a
dominant period of 10 seconds in the afternoon. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming 20 to 30 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. W swell 13 ft at 10 seconds.
.THU...SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 17 ft
at 11 seconds building to 24 ft at 15 seconds in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming W 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 24 ft at 18 seconds.
.FRI...NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SW. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W
swell 20 ft subsiding to 15 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 25 to 35 kt becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas
12 to 15 ft.

$$

PZZ176-180100-
Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater 10 To
60 Nm-
847 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...W wind 20 to 30 kt becoming NW 5 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less in the
afternoon. W swell 12 ft at 11 seconds. Rain in the morning then a
slight chance of rain in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...N wind to 10 kt becoming S 15 to 25 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 1 ft or less building to 3 to 5 ft after midnight. W
swell 9 ft at 10 seconds. A chance of rain after midnight.
.WED...S wind 30 to 40 kt becoming SW 35 to 40 kt in the
afternoon. Combined seas 9 to 11 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds building to 13 to 15 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds in the afternoon. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. W swell
13 ft at 10 seconds.
.THU...SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 16 ft
at 11 seconds building to 23 ft at 15 seconds in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 24 ft at 18 seconds.
.FRI...W wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 20 ft
subsiding to 16 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 25 to 35 kt becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas
14 to 17 ft.

$$

PZZ130-180100-
West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
847 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 6 ft at
10 seconds. Rain in the morning then a chance of rain in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW wind to 10 kt becoming S 5 to 15 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 9 ft at 10 seconds. A chance of
rain after midnight.
.WED...SE wind 20 to 30 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 6 ft at 10 seconds building to 10 ft at
10 seconds in the afternoon. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. SW swell
10 ft at 10 seconds.
.THU...S wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 12 ft at 11 seconds building to
18 ft at 14 seconds in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SW to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 20 ft at 17 seconds.
.FRI...W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SW to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or
less. W swell 16 ft subsiding to 12 ft.
.SAT...E wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves
2 to 4 ft. W swell 9 ft.

$$

PZZ131-180100-
Central U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
847 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PDT UNTIL MIDNIGHT
PDT TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W wind 25 to 35 kt. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. Rain in the
morning then a chance of rain in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt becoming E 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less after
midnight. A slight chance of rain after midnight.
.WED...E wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...W wind to 10 kt becoming E after midnight. Wind
waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...E wind to 10 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves 1
ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...W wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.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.
.SAT...E wind 20 to 30 kt becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to
5 ft.

$$

PZZ132-180100-
East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
847 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PDT UNTIL MIDNIGHT
PDT TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S wind 20 to 30 kt becoming W 25 to 35 kt late in the
morning. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. Rain in the morning then a chance
of rain in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SE 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less after
midnight.
.WED...SE wind 30 to 40 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.THU...SE wind 5 to 15 kt in the morning becoming light. Wind
waves 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...Light wind becoming SE 5 to 15 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.FRI...SW wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to
4 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to
5 ft.

$$

PZZ134-180100-
Admiralty Inlet-
847 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S wind 15 to 25 kt becoming NW 20 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 5 ft. Rain likely in the morning then
a chance of rain in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SE 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.WED...S wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...S wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 5 to 15 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less building to 2 to 4 ft after
midnight.
.FRI...S wind 10 to 20 kt easing to variable to 10 kt. Wind waves
1 to 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less.
.SAT...SE wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft.

$$

PZZ133-180100-
Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands-
847 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S wind 20 to 30 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. Rain in the morning then a chance of rain in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...W wind 10 to 20 kt becoming S 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.WED...SE wind 25 to 35 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SE 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...SE wind 10 to 20 kt becoming S 5 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.FRI...S wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to
5 ft.

$$

PZZ135-180100-
Puget Sound and Hood Canal-
847 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind becoming SW 15 to 25 kt S part
and NW 10 to 20 kt N part in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 5 ft.
Rain in the morning then rain likely in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Variable wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S after midnight.
Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.WED...S 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.
Rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...S wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.SAT...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.

$$

PZZ110-180100-
Grays Harbor Bar-
847 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM PDT
THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...

Combined seas 6 to 8 feet building to 10 ft this afternoon. Bar
conditions moderate becoming rough this afternoon. Maximum ebb
currents will occur around 345 PM today and 4 AM tonight.

$$

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