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Coastal Waters Forecast for Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
548 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

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

PZZ100-232200-
548 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...A vigorous frontal system will bring rain and wind to all waters
Wednesday. Additional systems will follow through the rest of the
week and this weekend, bringing periods of breezy winds and
unsettled seas.

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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-
548 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S wind 25 to 35 kt rising to 30 to 40 kt in the
afternoon. Combined seas 12 to 15 ft with a dominant period of
10 seconds. Rain in the morning then showers and a slight chance
of tstms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 14
ft at 13 seconds. Showers and a slight chance of tstms.
.THU...SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 16 ft
at 14 seconds. A slight chance of tstms in the morning. Showers.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming S 20 to 30 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 15 ft at 14 seconds.
.FRI...SW wind 25 to 35 kt becoming W 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Combined seas 14 to 17 ft with a dominant period of
14 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SW to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 13 ft at 14 seconds.
.SAT...SW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3
ft. W swell 9 ft building to 11 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
10 ft.

$$

PZZ130-232200-
West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
548 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PDT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...E wind 25 to 35 kt becoming SE 15 to 25 kt later this
morning. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft later this
morning. SW swell 8 ft at 10 seconds. Rain in the morning then
showers and a slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 10
ft at 12 seconds building to SW 12 ft at 15 seconds after
midnight. Showers and a slight chance of tstms.
.THU...SW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 12 ft at 13 seconds. Showers and a
slight chance of tstms.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
12 ft at 14 seconds.
.FRI...SE wind 15 to 25 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 11 ft at 14 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. W swell
10 ft at 14 seconds.
.SAT...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 8 ft
subsiding to 5 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 ft.


$$

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Central U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
548 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

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

.TODAY...E wind 20 to 30 kt becoming SE 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...N wind 15 to 25 kt becoming variable 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less after
midnight. Showers and a slight chance of tstms.
.THU...Variable wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Showers.
.THU NIGHT...Variable wind to 10 kt becoming SE 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.FRI...SE wind 15 to 25 kt becoming W 25 to 35 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft building to 4 to 6 ft in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less after
midnight.
.SAT...Variable wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.SUN...SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.

$$

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East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
548 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE wind 25 to 35 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 25 to 35 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less after
midnight. Showers. A slight chance of tstms after midnight.
.THU...SE wind 5 to 15 kt becoming to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. Showers.
.THU NIGHT...E wind to 10 kt becoming SE 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 ft or less building to 2 to 4 ft after
midnight.
.FRI...SE wind 25 to 35 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Wind
waves 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SW to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less after
midnight.
.SAT...S wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...SW wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.

$$

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Admiralty Inlet-
548 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE wind 25 to 35 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 25 to 35 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft after
midnight. Showers.
.THU...S wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less in the afternoon.
Showers. A slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.FRI...S wind 20 to 30 kt becoming SW 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable wind 5 to 15 kt in the evening becoming
light. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.SAT...SE wind to 10 kt becoming light. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...S wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.

$$

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Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands-
548 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE wind 25 to 35 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 25 to 35 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft after
midnight. Showers and a slight chance of tstms.
.THU...S wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Showers and a slight chance of tstms.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SE 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 25 to 35 kt becoming SW 20 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less after
midnight.
.SAT...S wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...S wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.

$$

PZZ135-232200-
Puget Sound and Hood Canal-
548 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...S wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Showers. A
slight chance of tstms after midnight.
.THU...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Showers. A
slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.SAT...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.SUN...S wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.

$$

PZZ110-232200-
Grays Harbor Bar-
548 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

Combined seas 10 to 12 ft. Bar conditions rough. Maximum ebb
currents will occur around 1000 AM and 1030 PM Wednesday.

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