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Coastal Waters Forecast for Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
850 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

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

PZZ100-150200-
850 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

.Synopsis for the northern and central Washington coastal and
inland waters...High pressure east of the Cascades will gradually
weaken through tonight. A cold front will move through the waters
late tonight through Friday morning. A warm front will move
through the waters late Saturday night through Sunday.


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PZZ150-153-156-150200-
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-
850 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

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

.TODAY...E wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 ft at 15 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SE wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. W swell 7
ft at 14 seconds. Rain likely after midnight.
.FRI...S wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NW 15 to 25 kt in the morning.
Wind waves 2 ft or less building to 3 to 5 ft in the morning. W
swell 7 ft at 13 seconds. Rain likely in the morning then a slight
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 9 ft at 12 seconds.
.SAT...W wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SW to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less in the afternoon.
W swell 6 ft at 12 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6
ft at 11 seconds.
.SUN...SW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves
1 to 3 ft. W swell 9 ft.
.MON...N wind to 10 kt becoming S 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or
less. W swell 8 ft.

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PZZ170-173-176-150200-
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-
850 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

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

.TODAY...E wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 8 ft at
15 seconds.
.TONIGHT...S wind to 10 kt becoming SW 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 8 ft at 14 seconds. A
chance of rain in the evening then rain likely after midnight.
.FRI...NW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 8 ft at
13 seconds. A chance of rain in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 9
ft at 12 seconds.
.SAT...W wind 15 to 20 kt becoming SW 5 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 ft at 12 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 ft at 11 seconds
building to 9 ft at 11 seconds after midnight.
.SUN...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 9 ft.
.MON...NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft. W swell 8 ft.

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PZZ130-150200-
West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
850 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...SE wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 ft at 15 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SE wind to 10 kt becoming SW after midnight. Wind
waves 1 ft or less. W swell 7 ft at 14 seconds. Rain likely after
midnight.
.FRI...NW wind to 10 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 ft or less building to 2 to 4 ft in the afternoon. W
swell 6 ft at 12 seconds. A chance of rain in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming W 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less after
midnight. W swell 8 ft at 11 seconds.
.SAT...W wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SW to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less in the afternoon.
W swell 5 ft at 11 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
5 ft at 11 seconds.
.SUN...SW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NW to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft
or less. W swell 8 ft.
.MON...Light wind becoming S to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. W
swell 7 ft.

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PZZ131-150200-
Central U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
850 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...E wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...SE wind to 10 kt becoming W after midnight. Wind waves
1 ft or less. Rain likely after midnight.
.FRI...SW wind to 10 kt becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 ft or less building to 2 to 3 ft in the afternoon.
Rain likely in the morning then a chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW 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.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.SUN...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.MON...W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming variable to 10 kt. Wind waves
2 ft or less.

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PZZ132-150200-
East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
850 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind to 10 kt becoming SW after midnight. Wind
waves 1 ft or less. A chance of rain after midnight.
.FRI...S wind to 10 kt becoming W 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 ft or less building to 1 to 3 ft in the afternoon.
Rain in the morning then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SE to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 5 to 15 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less building to 2 to 4 ft after
midnight.
.SUN...SE wind 15 to 25 kt becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 to
4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.MON...W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SE. Wind waves 2 ft or less.

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PZZ134-150200-
Admiralty Inlet-
850 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. A chance of
rain after midnight.
.FRI...Variable wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Rain in
the morning then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SW after midnight. Wind
waves 1 to 3 ft.
.SAT...S wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.SUN...S wind 10 to 20 kt becoming variable to 10 kt. Wind waves
1 to 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less.
.MON...NW wind to 10 kt becoming SE. Wind waves 1 ft or less.

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PZZ133-150200-
Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands-
850 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...NE wind to 10 kt in the morning becoming light. Wind
waves 1 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...S wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. Rain likely
after midnight.
.FRI...S wind 5 to 15 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves
2 ft or less. Rain in the morning then a chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.SAT...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 5 to 15 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft building to 2 to 4 ft after
midnight.
.SUN...SE wind 15 to 25 kt becoming W to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 to
4 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less.
.MON...NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SE to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft
or less.

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PZZ135-150200-
Puget Sound and Hood Canal-
850 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...NW wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. Areas of fog
in the morning south of Seattle.
.TONIGHT...Light wind becoming S to 10 kt after midnight. Wind
waves 1 ft or less. A slight chance of rain after midnight.
.FRI...SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Rain in the
morning then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.SAT...S wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.SUN...S wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 to
4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.MON...NE wind to 10 kt becoming light. Wind waves 1 ft or less.


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PZZ110-150200-
Grays Harbor Bar-
850 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

Combined seas 4 to 6 ft, except building to 7 or 8 feet around
maximum ebb currents. Bar conditions light, except becoming
moderate around maximum ebb currents. Maximum ebb currents will
occur around 200 PM today and 245 AM Friday. The Friday morning
ebb will be strong.

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