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Coastal Waters Forecast for Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
249 PM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

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

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249 PM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

.Synopsis for the northern and central Washington coastal and
inland waters...Moderate northerly flow will ease this evening
and turn southerly tonight, as a weak ridge moves southeast across
the waters. A frontal system will move southeast across the
region Friday afternoon and night. A more vigorous system will
move across the area Saturday night and Sunday with gales
possible. A weaker front will arrive 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-
249 PM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...N wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SE 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 ft at 17 seconds.
.FRI...SW wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 7 ft at
15 seconds. A chance of rain in the morning then rain in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. W swell
10 ft at 11 seconds. Rain likely in the evening then rain after
midnight.
.SAT...NW wind 25 to 30 kt easing to 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft subsiding to 3 to 5 ft in the
afternoon. NW swell 17 ft at 10 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SW 25 to 30 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft building to 4 to 6 ft after
midnight. NW swell 15 ft at 12 seconds subsiding to 12 ft at
13 seconds after midnight.
.SUN...W wind 30 to 35 kt easing to 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Combined seas 15 to 18 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt becoming NW 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft after
midnight. NW swell 19 ft at 13 seconds.
.MON...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. NW swell 16 ft
subsiding to 14 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves
2 to 4 ft. NW swell 12 ft subsiding to 9 ft.

$$

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West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
249 PM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. W swell 5 ft
at 17 seconds.
.FRI...S wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SW 20 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 6 ft at 15 seconds. Rain
likely in the morning then rain in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 6 ft at 14 seconds
building to 9 ft at 10 seconds after midnight. Rain.
.SAT...NW wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 12 ft at 11 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SW 20 to 30 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft building to 3 to 5 ft after
midnight. W swell 9 ft at 12 seconds.
.SUN...W wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 13 ft at 9 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 10 to 20 kt becoming NW to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft after midnight.
W swell 15 ft at 13 seconds.
.MON...Light wind becoming SW to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
W swell 10 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft. W swell 8 ft subsiding to 6 ft.

$$

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Central U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
249 PM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NE wind to 10 kt becoming variable after midnight.
Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...S wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 to 4 ft. A slight chance of rain in the morning then rain
in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain in the evening
then rain after midnight.
.SAT...W wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...W wind 25 to 35 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less after
midnight.
.MON...NE wind to 10 kt becoming variable. Wind waves 1 ft or
less.
.TUE...SW 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-
249 PM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N wind 10 to 20 kt easing to 10 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less after midnight.
.FRI...S wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SE 20 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. A slight chance of snow in the
morning then rain likely in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming W 20 to 30 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. A chance of rain in the evening
then rain after midnight.
.SAT...W wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SE after midnight. Wind
waves 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...W wind 25 to 35 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less after
midnight.
.MON...N wind to 10 kt becoming S. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.

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Admiralty Inlet-
249 PM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TONIGHT...N wind 10 to 20 kt becoming NE to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less after
midnight.
.FRI...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. A
chance of snow in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less after
midnight. A chance of rain in the evening then rain likely after
midnight.
.SAT...W wind 10 to 20 kt becoming NW 5 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Variable wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S 15 to 25 kt
after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less building to 2 to 4 ft
after midnight.
.SUN...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.MON...Light wind becoming S to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE...S wind 5 to 15 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 ft
or less building to 2 to 4 ft.

$$

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Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands-
249 PM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N wind 15 to 25 kt becoming E 5 to 15 kt this evening.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less after midnight.
.FRI...SE wind 15 to 25 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. A slight chance of snow in the
morning then snow likely in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 20 to 30 kt becoming SW 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Rain likely in the evening then
rain after midnight.
.SAT...NW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming S after midnight. Wind
waves 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming W 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less after midnight.
.MON...E wind to 10 kt becoming SE. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE...S wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.

$$

PZZ135-230800-
Puget Sound and Hood Canal-
249 PM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TONIGHT...N wind 10 to 20 kt becoming S 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.FRI...S wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Snow likely in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Rain
likely in the evening then rain after midnight.
.SAT...Variable wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 5 to 15 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less building to 3 to 5 ft after
midnight.
.SUN...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.MON...Light wind becoming S to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE...S wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft.

$$

PZZ110-230800-
Grays Harbor Bar-
249 PM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

Combined seas 6 to 8 ft. Bar conditions moderate. Maximum ebb
currents will occur around 9 PM today and 10 AM Friday.

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