Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
846 PM PDT THU MAR 23 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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846 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...A VIGOROUS FRONT OVER THE COASTAL WATERS THIS
EVENING WILL MOVE ACROSS WESTERN WASHINGTON TONIGHT. A TROUGH WILL
FOLLOW THE FRONT ON FRIDAY. WEAK HIGH PRES WILL MOVE OVER THE
REGION SATURDAY. THE NEXT FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH THE
AREA SUNDAY NIGHT...WITH ANOTHER FRONT APPROACHING ON TUESDAY.

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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-
846 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM PDT FRIDAY THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 14 TO 17 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...S 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. SW SWELL
13 FT AT 10 SECONDS BUILDING TO 15 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL
14 FT AT 11 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 12 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...SE 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 9
FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE 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. SW SWELL
14 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W
SWELL 14 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 15 FT.

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WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
846 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL
10 FT AT 9 SECONDS BUILDING TO 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. SW
SWELL 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING THEN SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 11 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...LIGHT WIND BECOMING E TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SW SWELL 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...E WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 11 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 12 FT.

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CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
846 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PDT FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...E WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SE TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...LIGHT WIND BECOMING E TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...NE WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT
OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

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EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
846 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM PDT FRIDAY THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN
LIKELY.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE MORNING THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...LIGHT WIND BECOMING E TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...N WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

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ADMIRALTY INLET-
846 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...S 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. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE MORNING THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON...LIGHT WIND BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. WIND 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...LIGHT WIND BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. WIND 2 FT OR LESS.

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NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
846 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM PDT FRIDAY THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN LIKELY
IN THE EVENING THEN RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE MORNING THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...LIGHT WIND BECOMING E TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...N WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SE. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ135-241300-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
846 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN
THE MORNING THEN SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WIND TO 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...LIGHT WIND BECOMING VARIABLE TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS.
.TUE...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

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GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
846 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

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

COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. BAR CONDITIONS ROUGH. MAXIMUM EBB
CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 245 AM AND 3 PM FRIDAY.

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