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Coastal Waters Forecast for Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
929 AM PST Sun Dec 17 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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929 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.Synopsis for the northern and central Washington coastal and inland
waters...A warm front will stall over the area today. Another strong
front will cross the waters Tuesday. Offshore flow will develop
Wednesday and continue into Thursday.

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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-
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-
929 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

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

.TODAY...SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 10 ft at
11 seconds. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming W  midnight. Wind waves 3 to
5 ft. W swell 10 ft at 12 seconds. Rain.
.MON...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 8 ft at
11 seconds. A slight chance of showers in the morning then a
chance of rain in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 10 to 20 kt becoming S 25 to 35 kt after
midnight. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft with a dominant period of
15 seconds.
.TUE...S wind 25 to 35 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Combined
seas 12 to 15 ft with a dominant period of 14 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 20 to 30 kt becoming NW 25 to 35 kt after
midnight. Combined seas 11 to 14 ft with a dominant period of
14 seconds.
.WED...NW wind 20 to 30 kt becoming NE 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves
6 to 8 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less. W swell 13 ft.
.THU...E wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. NW swell 8 ft.

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West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
929 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

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

.TODAY...SW wind 5 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. W swell 8 ft at 11 seconds. Rain.
.TONIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 9 ft
at 12 seconds. Rain.
.MON...W wind 5 to 15 kt easing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 8 ft at 11 seconds. A slight chance
of showers in the morning then a slight chance of rain in the
afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 5 to 15 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft building to 3 to 5 ft after
midnight. W swell 7 ft at 14 seconds.
.TUE...E wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SW 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 8 ft at 14 seconds
building to 10 ft at 14 seconds in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 10 to 20 kt becoming E to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less after
midnight. W swell 9 ft at 14 seconds.
.WED...N wind to 10 kt becoming light. Wind waves 1 ft or less. W
swell 10 ft subsiding to 8 ft.
.THU...Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft. W swell 6 ft.

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Central U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
929 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...Variable wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming W 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Rain.
.MON...W 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 in the afternoon.
A chance of showers in the morning then a slight chance of rain
in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...E 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.
.TUE...NE wind 10 to 20 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Wind
waves 1 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming NE to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less after
midnight.
.WED...NW wind to 10 kt becoming light. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.

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East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
929 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SE wind 15 to 25 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 to 5 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 20 to 30 kt becoming W after midnight. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft. Rain.
.MON...W 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 in the afternoon.
A chance of showers in the morning then a chance of rain in the
afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.TUE...SE wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt becoming N to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less after
midnight.
.WED...NW wind to 10 kt becoming light. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.

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Admiralty Inlet-
929 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

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

.TODAY...SE wind 5 to 25 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt this afternoon.
Wind waves 2 to 5 ft. Rain likely.
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 to 30 kt, easing late. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft
subsiding late. Rain.
.MON...NW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming variable to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less in the
afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning then a chance of
rain in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind to 10 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.TUE...S wind 15 to 20 kt rising to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SE to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.WED...Variable wind to 10 kt becoming light. Wind waves 1 ft or
less.
.THU...Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.

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Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands-
929 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT 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. Rain.
.MON...W wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. A chance of showers in the morning then a
slight chance of rain in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind to 10 kt becoming NE 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 ft or less building to 1 to 3 ft after
midnight.
.TUE...SE wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming N to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less after
midnight.
.WED...NW wind to 10 kt becoming light. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.

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Puget Sound and Hood Canal-
929 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

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

.TODAY...S wind 15 to 25 kt becoming southwest 20 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 5 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 5 ft. Rain.
.MON...SE wind 10 to 20 kt easing to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 1 to 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less in the afternoon. Rain
in the morning then rain likely in the afternoon.
.MON NIGHT...Variable wind to 10 kt becoming S after midnight.
Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming S 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...Variable wind to 10 kt becoming light. Wind waves 1 ft or
less.
.THU...Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.

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Grays Harbor Bar-
929 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

Combined seas 4 to 6 ft, building to 7 to 9 ft during the ebbs. Bar
conditions light, becoming moderate during the ebbs. Maximum ebb
currents will occur around 4 pm today and 430 am. The afternoon ebb
will be strong.

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