Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
917 AM PST TUE FEB 28 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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917 AM PST TUE FEB 28 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...ONSHORE FLOW WILL INCREASE TODAY AS A FRONTAL SYSTEM
APPROACHES THE REGION FROM THE NORTHWEST. A WEAK WARM FRONT WILL
BRUSH THE AREA ON WEDNESDAY. A STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH
THE AREA THURSDAY THEN MOVE INLAND LATE THURSDAY NIGHT OR FRIDAY
MORNING.


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PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-010230-
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-
917 AM PST TUE FEB 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.THU...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.


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PZZ130-010230-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
917 AM PST TUE FEB 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT
AT 12 SECONDS BUILDING TO 8 FT AT 7 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.WED...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON. W
SWELL 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.THU...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.
.SAT...S WIND TO 10 KT RISING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.

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PZZ131-010230-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
917 AM PST TUE FEB 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...W WIND TO 10 KT..INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT BY LATE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS INCREASING TO 2 TO 4 FT BY
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED...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.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...LIGHT WIND BECOMING VARIABLE TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT BECOMING 1 FT OR LESS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SW LATE. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4
FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING VARIABLE TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ132-010230-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
917 AM PST TUE FEB 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT BY LATE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...INCREASING TO 2 TO 4 FT BY
LATE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND TO 10 KT RISING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.

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PZZ134-010230-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
917 AM PST TUE FEB 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...LIGHT WIND BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS..INCREASING TO 2 TO 3 FT BY LATE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS IN THE MORNING BECOMING LESS THAN 1 FT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...LIGHT WIND BECOMING SE TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT BECOMING 1 FT OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.

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PZZ133-010230-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
917 AM PST TUE FEB 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT BY LATE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...INCREASING TO 2 TO 4 FT BY
LATE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

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PZZ135-010230-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
917 AM PST TUE FEB 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND TO 10 KT RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...INCREASING TO 2 TO 3 FT BY LATE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ110-010230-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
917 AM PST TUE FEB 28 2017

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

COMBINED SEAS 9 OR 10 FT THROUGH THIS EVENING. BAR CONDITIONS MOSTLY
ROUGH. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 545 PM TODAY AND
615 AM WEDNESDAY. THE EBB CURRENTS WILL BE STRONG.

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