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Coastal Waters Forecast for Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
245 AM PDT Tue Aug 16 2022

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

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245 AM PDT Tue Aug 16 2022

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...Varying degrees of onshore flow is expected for the next several
days with high pressure offshore and lower pressure inland.
Westerly winds will strengthen down the Strait late this week,
with winds also increasing over the Coastal Waters around mid-week.


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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-
245 AM PDT Tue Aug 16 2022

.TODAY...N wind to 10 kt becoming NW 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 ft at 8 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3
ft at 8 seconds.
.WED...N wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NW 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 ft at 9 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 ft at 9 seconds.
.THU...NW wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell 4 ft at 8
seconds.
.THU NIGHT...W wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell 4 ft at 8
seconds.
.FRI...W wind to 10 kt becoming NW. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell 4
ft.
.SAT...W wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell 3 ft.

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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-
245 AM PDT Tue Aug 16 2022

.TODAY...SE wind to 10 kt becoming NW in the afternoon. Wind
waves 1 ft. W swell 3 ft at 8 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming N after midnight. Wind
waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 3 ft at 8 seconds building to 5 ft at 8
seconds after midnight.
.WED...NW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 ft at
9 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4
ft at 9 seconds.
.THU...NW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 ft at
8 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 4 ft at 8 seconds.
.FRI...NW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft. W swell 4 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 3 ft.

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West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
245 AM PDT Tue Aug 16 2022

.TODAY...W wind to 10 kt becoming NW 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 2 ft at 8 seconds.
.TONIGHT...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
2 ft at 6 seconds.
.WED...Light wind becoming NW to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 1 ft or less. W swell 3 ft at 9 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...W wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. W swell
3 ft at 9 seconds.
.THU...Light wind becoming W to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 1 ft or less. W swell 4 ft at 9 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
4 ft at 9 seconds.
.FRI...W wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. W swell 4 ft.
.SAT...Light wind becoming W 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
W swell 3 ft.

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Central U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
245 AM PDT Tue Aug 16 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...W wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt by mid-morning.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...W wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.WED...NW wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...Light wind becoming E 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W wind 15 to 25 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to
5 ft.
.SAT...Light wind becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves less than
1 ft becoming 2 to 4 ft.

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East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
245 AM PDT Tue Aug 16 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...W wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt by mid-morning.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...W wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.WED...W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NW to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.THU...W wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...Light wind becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves less than
1 ft becoming 2 to 4 ft.

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Admiralty Inlet-
245 AM PDT Tue Aug 16 2022

.TODAY...S wind 5 to 15 kt becoming N in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.WED...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming to 10 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.THU...NW wind to 10 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind to 10 kt becoming W 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 ft or less building to 2 to 4 ft after
midnight.
.FRI...SE wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NW 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2
to 4 ft.
.SAT...Light wind becoming N to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.

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Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands-
245 AM PDT Tue Aug 16 2022

.TODAY...S wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SW to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SW after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less.
.WED...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...W wind to 10 kt becoming NW 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.THU...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...W wind to 10 kt becoming SW 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 ft or less building to 2 to 4 ft after
midnight.
.FRI...S wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to
4 ft.
.SAT...Light wind becoming S 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.


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Puget Sound and Hood Canal-
245 AM PDT Tue Aug 16 2022

.TODAY...S wind to 10 kt becoming N in the afternoon. Wind waves
1 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...N wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NE after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less.
.WED...N wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NE to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.THU...N wind to 10 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 5 to 15 kt becoming variable to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.FRI...S wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NW. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.SAT...Light wind becoming N to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.

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Grays Harbor Bar-
245 AM PDT Tue Aug 16 2022

Combined seas 2 to 4 ft. Bar conditions light. Maximum ebb
currents will occur around 815 AM and 9 PM Tuesday.

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