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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
900 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

PZZ100-210130-
900 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND INLAND
WATERS...A STRONG FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION THROUGH
TONIGHT. STRONG ONSHORE FLOW SUNDAY WILL EASE BY MONDAY. ANOTHER
FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA LATE MONDAY OR TUESDAY.

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PZZ150-210130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
900 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 TO 35 KT EASING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 20 TO 21 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 17 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 17 FT AT 15
SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 15 FT AT 13
SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 14 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON...N WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 OR 2 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 12 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.TUE...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NW 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT. W SWELL 12 FT BUILDING TO 14 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 OR 2
FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 12 FT SUBSIDING TO 10 FT.

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PZZ153-210130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
900 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 20 TO 21 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 17 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 17 FT AT 15
SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 OR 3 FT. W SWELL 15 FT AT 13
SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1
TO 3 FT. W SWELL 14 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON...E WIND TO 10 KT .BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 12 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4
FT SUBSIDING TO 1 OR 2 FT. W SWELL 12 FT BUILDING TO 14 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 12 FT
SUBSIDING TO 10 FT.

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PZZ156-210130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
900 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 20 TO 21 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 17 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 17 FT
AT 15 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN...W WIND 20 TO 25 KT EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 15 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 14 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON...NE WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1
FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3
FT. W SWELL 12 FT BUILDING TO 14 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 12 FT
SUBSIDING TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ170-210130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
900 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 20 TO 21 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 17 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 17 FT
AT 15 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN...W WIND 25 TO 30 KT EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 15 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 25 KT EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 14 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 12 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.TUE...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 12 FT
BUILDING TO 14 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 12 FT
SUBSIDING TO 10 FT.

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PZZ173-210130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
900 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 20 TO 21 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 17 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 17 FT
AT 15 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 15 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 14 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 20 KT RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 OR 3 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 12 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.TUE...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT. W SWELL 12 FT BUILDING TO 14 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3
FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 12 FT SUBSIDING TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ176-210130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM-
900 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 20 TO 21 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 17 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 17 FT AT 15 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN...W WIND 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 15 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 14 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 12
FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TUE...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 OR 2 FT. W SWELL 12 FT BUILDING TO 14 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 OR 3
FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 12 FT SUBSIDING TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ130-210130-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
900 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 17 TO 18 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 17 SECONDS.
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 15 FT AT 15 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 11 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1
FT OR LESS. W SWELL 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT RISING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
1 OR 2 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TUE...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
9 FT BUILDING TO 12 FT.
.WED...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 12 FT
SUBSIDING TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ131-210130-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
900 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...E WIND 30 TO 40 KT EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. STRONGEST WINDS AND
HIGHEST WAVES EAST PART. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 5 FT.
.MON...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING E 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND TO 10 KT RISING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ132-210130-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
900 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE WIND 30 TO 40 KT EASING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...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.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND TO 10 KT RISING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4
FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...W 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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PZZ134-210130-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
900 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1
TO 3 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...LIGHT WIND BECOMING SE TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING VARIABLE TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1
TO 3 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...NW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2
FT OR LESS.

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PZZ133-210130-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
900 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE WIND 30 TO 40 KT EASING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2
FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING W TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...NW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.

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PZZ135-210130-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
900 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

.TODAY...S 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.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING LIGHT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...LIGHT WIND BECOMING SE TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ110-210130-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
900 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

COMBINED SEAS 16 TO 20 FEET. BAR CONDITIONS SEVERE WITH BREAKERS
COVERING THE BAR. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 315 PM
TODAY AND 345 AM SUNDAY. THE AFTERNOON EBB WILL BE STRONG.

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