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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
906 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

INLAND WATERS OF WESTERN WASHINGTON AND THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
WASHINGTON COASTAL WATERS INCLUDING THE OLYMPIC COAST NATIONAL
MARINE SANCTUARY

PZZ100-220215-
906 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...A SURFACE LOW WILL MOVE FROM CENTRAL OREGON TO
NORTHWEST MONTANA TODAY...CAUSING GRADIENTS OVER THE WATERS TO
SHIFT FROM NORTHERLY TO WESTERLY. WEAKER ONSHORE FLOW WILL
CONTINUE ON WED TO THE SOUTH OF A WEAK SURFACE LOW THAT WILL BE
SLIDING DOWN THE WEST COAST OF VANCOUVER ISLAND. THAT SURFACE LOW
WILL MOVE SOUTH THROUGH THE WASHINGTON COASTAL WATERS ON WED NIGHT
AND THU WHILE DISSIPATING. MODERATE OFFSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED ON
FRI.

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PZZ150-153-156-220215-
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-
906 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7
FT AT 13 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.THU...E WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.

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PZZ170-173-176-220215-
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-
906 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT
13 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT
9 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL
7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING N. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W
SWELL 7 FT.

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PZZ130-220215-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
906 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM PST
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W
SWELL 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.THU...SE WIND TO 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS IN THE MORNING BECOMING LESS THAN 1 FT. W SWELL 5 FT
AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT EASING TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 FT.

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PZZ131-220215-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
906 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON PST TODAY THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW 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.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING E TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ132-220215-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
906 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON PST TODAY THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SE TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N WIND TO 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS IN THE MORNING BECOMING LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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ADMIRALTY INLET-
906 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

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

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PZZ133-220215-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
906 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...E WIND TO 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING N TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ135-220215-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
906 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE MORNING... THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING... THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PZZ110-220215-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
906 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. BAR CONDITIONS MODERATE. MAXIMUM EBB
CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 100 PM TODAY AND 130 AM ON WEDNESDAY.

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