Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
WHUS76 KSEW 201716
MWWSEW

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
916 AM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

PZZ135-210130-
/O.CAN.KSEW.SC.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-180120T1800Z/
/O.UPG.KSEW.GL.A.0005.180121T0600Z-180121T1800Z/
/O.EXB.KSEW.GL.W.0007.180121T0600Z-180121T1800Z/
Puget Sound and Hood Canal-
916 AM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM PST
SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ENDED...

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a Gale
Warning...which is in effect from 10 PM this evening to 10 AM PST
Sunday. The Gale Watch is no longer in effect.

* WIND...South wind 25 to 35 knots.

* WIND WAVES...4 to 6 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.

&&

$$

PZZ130-210130-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-180121T0200Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0007.180121T0200Z-180121T1700Z/
West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
916 AM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST THIS
EVENING...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM
PST SUNDAY...

* WIND...Southeast wind rising to 25 to 35 knots this evening.

* SEAS...West swell 10 to 12 feet at 13 seconds today. Combined
  seas building overnight to 13 to 15 feet with a dominant period
  of 12 seconds.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels
should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

PZZ131-210130-
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0007.180121T0200Z-180121T1800Z/
Central U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
916 AM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM
PST SUNDAY...

* WIND...Southeast to east 30 to 40 knots later tonight through
  Sunday morning.

* WIND WAVES...5 to 7 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.

&&

$$

PZZ133-134-210130-
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0007.180121T0200Z-180121T1800Z/
Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands-
Admiralty Inlet-
916 AM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM
PST SUNDAY...

* WIND...Southeast 30 to 45 knots.

* WIND WAVES...5 to 8 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.

&&

$$

PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-210130-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-180121T0200Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.SR.W.0001.180121T0200Z-180121T1700Z/
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-
916 AM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST THIS
EVENING...
...STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM
PST SUNDAY...

* WIND...South 20 to 30 knots this afternoon. South wind rising to
  40 to 50 knots tonight into Sunday morning.

* SEAS...West swell 14 feet at 13 seconds today. Combined seas
  building late tonight and Sunday to 16 to 21 feet with a
  dominant period of 12 seconds.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Storm Warning means winds of 48 to 63 knots are imminent or
occurring. Recreational boaters should remain in port, or take
shelter until winds and waves subside. Commercial vessels should
prepare for very strong winds and dangerous sea conditions, and
consider remaining in port or taking shelter in port until winds
and waves subside.

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

PZZ132-210130-
/O.CON.KSEW.SR.W.0001.180121T0200Z-180121T1800Z/
East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
916 AM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

...STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM PST SUNDAY...

* WIND...Southeast wind rising to 40 to 50 knots tonight and
  Sunday morning.

* WIND WAVES...6 to 9 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Storm Warning means winds of 48 to 63 knots are imminent or
occurring. Recreational boaters should remain in port, or take
shelter until winds and waves subside. Commercial vessels should
prepare for very strong winds and dangerous sea conditions, and
consider remaining in port or taking shelter in port until winds
and waves subside.

&&

$$

PZZ110-210130-
/O.CON.KSEW.RB.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-180121T2300Z/
Grays Harbor Bar-
916 AM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
3 PM PST SUNDAY...

* COMBINED SEAS...10 to 12 feet through this evening, then rising
  to 13 to 15 feet after midnight tonight.

* BAR CONDITION...Rough through this evening. Bar conditions
  becoming severe late tonight.

* FIRST EBB...Around 615 PM PST this evening.

* SECOND EBB...Around 700 AM PST on Sunday morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory for rough bar means that wave conditions
are expected to be hazardous to small craft in or near harbor
entrances.

&&

$$


www.weather.gov/seattle


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.