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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
237 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

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

PZZ100-080745-
237 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...EASTERLY OFFSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE TO
STRENGTHEN UNTIL MID-DAY THURSDAY. A WARM FRONT WILL PUSH
NORTHWARD THROUGH THE WATERS ON THU NIGHT...BRINGING A SHIFT TO
MORE SOUTHERLY WINDS. A RAPIDLY WEAKENING 1005 MB LOW CENTER WILL
PASS EASTWARD THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS ON FRI NIGHT. A BROAD AND
WEAK EAST-WEST ALIGNED SURFACE TROUGH WILL THEN LINGER ACROSS THE
WATERS THIS WEEKEND. NORTHEAST AND EAST GRADIENTS WILL INCREASE
AROUND MONDAY.

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PZZ150-080745-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
237 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM PST THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 TO 30 KT...RISING TO 30 TO 40 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 9 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 14
SECONDS.
.THU...E WIND 30 TO 40 KT...RISING TO 35 TO 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 35 TO 45 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. S SWELL 8 FT AT
8 SECONDS...BUILDING TO SW 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...NE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT. W SWELL 13 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 11
SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 3 FT.

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PZZ153-080745-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
237 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM PST THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 4 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.THU...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 8 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 9 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS...
BUILDING TO 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 13 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 14 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 FT.

$$

PZZ156-080745-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
237 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM PST THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.
.THU...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 9 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 10 FT
AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS...
BUILDING TO 15 FT AT 14 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 16 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
W SWELL 4 FT.

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PZZ170-173-176-080745-
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-
237 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM PST THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 TO 30 KT...RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
14 SECONDS.
.THU...E WIND 30 TO 40 KT...RISING TO 35 TO 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 12 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT.
COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 13 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS. RAIN
LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. SW SWELL 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 15 FT AT 13 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 17 FT AT
13 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W
SWELL 16 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ130-080745-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
237 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 7 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 14 SECONDS.
.THU...E WIND 30 TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 35 TO 45 KT...EASING TO 30 TO 40 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 9 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
13 SECONDS. RAIN AND SNOW.
.FRI...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. S SWELL 6 FT AT
8 SECONDS...BUILDING TO SW 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 11 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 11 FT AT
13 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SUN...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN
1 FT...BECOMING 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. W SWELL 3 FT.

$$

PZZ131-080745-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
237 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT...RISING TO 30 TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 30 TO 40 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT
OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

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PZZ132-080745-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
237 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ134-080745-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
237 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING NW TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS.
.MON...N WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ133-080745-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
237 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.

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PZZ135-080745-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
237 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...N WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...NE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ110-080745-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
237 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT THROUGH THURSDAY. BAR CONDITIONS LIGHT.
MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 1015 PM THIS EVENING AND
1130 AM ON THURSDAY.

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