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Coastal Waters Forecast for Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
816 PM PDT Wed May 23 2018

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

PZZ100-241230-
816 PM PDT Wed May 23 2018

.Synopsis for the northern and central Washington coastal and
inland waters...Strong onshore flow will give westerly gales to
the central and eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca tonight and small
craft advisory conditions to portions of the northern inland
waters and Admiralty Inlet near the strait. High pres will remain
offshore Thursday through Sunday, with lower pres east of the
Cascades, for continuing onshore flow through the period.

$$

PZZ150-241230-
Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island Out 10 Nm-
816 PM PDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 7 ft
at 11 seconds. Patchy fog.
.THU...SW wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell 6 ft at
11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NW to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 6 ft at 11 seconds.
.FRI...NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 ft at 10 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
5 ft at 10 seconds.
.SAT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SW to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 5 ft at 9 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell 4 ft at 14
seconds.
.SUN...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 6 ft.
.MON...NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft. W swell 6 ft.

$$

PZZ153-241230-
Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville Out 10 Nm-
816 PM PDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
7 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog.
.THU...NW wind to 10 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves
1 ft or less. W swell 6 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 6
ft at 11 seconds.
.FRI...NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 ft at 10 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 15 to 20 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 ft at 10 seconds.
.SAT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming W to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 ft at 9 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
4 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 6 ft.
.MON...NW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 ft.

$$

PZZ156-241230-
Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater Out 10 Nm-
816 PM PDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 7 ft
at 12 seconds. Patchy fog.
.THU...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 6 ft at
11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 ft at 11 seconds.
.FRI...NW wind 5 to 15 kt rising to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 ft at 10 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 5
ft at 10 seconds.
.SAT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 5 ft at
9 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell
4 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft. W swell 5 ft.
.MON...NW wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to
4 ft. W swell 7 ft.

$$

PZZ170-241230-
Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island 10 To 60 Nm-
816 PM PDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 7 ft
at 12 seconds. Patchy fog.
.THU...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 7 ft at
11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 ft at 11 seconds.
.FRI...NW wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 6 ft at
10 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 20 to 25 kt easing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 5 ft at 10 seconds.
.SAT...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 6 ft at
9 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind to 10 kt becoming NW after midnight. Wind
waves 1 ft. W swell 5 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 7 ft.
.MON...NW wind 5 to 15 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 1 to
2 ft building to 2 to 4 ft. W swell 7 ft.

$$

PZZ173-241230-
Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville 10 To 60 Nm-
816 PM PDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 7 ft
at 12 seconds. Patchy fog.
.THU...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 7 ft at
11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 ft at 11 seconds.
.FRI...NW wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 6 ft at
10 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell
5 ft at 10 seconds.
.SAT...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 6 ft at
9 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind to 10 kt becoming NW after midnight. Wind
waves 1 ft. W swell 5 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 7 ft.
.MON...NW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 ft.

$$

PZZ176-241230-
Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater 10 To
60 Nm-
816 PM PDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 7 ft
at 11 seconds. Patchy fog.
.THU...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 7 ft at
11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 6
ft at 11 seconds.
.FRI...NW wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 6 ft at
10 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell
6 ft at 10 seconds.
.SAT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 6 ft at
9 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell
5 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 6 ft.
.MON...NW wind 5 to 15 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2
ft building to 2 to 4 ft. W swell 7 ft.

$$

PZZ130-241230-
West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
816 PM PDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
7 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog.
.THU...Light wind becoming NW 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves less than 1 ft becoming 1 to 3 ft in the afternoon. W swell
6 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 ft at 11 seconds.
.FRI...W 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 5 ft at 10 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 5 ft at 10 seconds.
.SAT...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 ft
at 9 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
4 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 ft.
.MON...W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft. W swell 6 ft.

$$

PZZ131-241230-
Central U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
816 PM PDT Wed May 23 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...W wind 30 to 40 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...W wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to
4 ft.
.MON...W wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to
4 ft.

$$

PZZ132-241230-
East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
816 PM PDT Wed May 23 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...W wind 30 to 40 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...W wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 25 to 35 kt easing to 20 to 30 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to
4 ft.
.MON...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.

$$

PZZ134-241230-
Admiralty Inlet-
816 PM PDT Wed May 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PDT TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 to 30 kt becoming NW 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 5 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft after
midnight.
.THU...Light wind becoming variable to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.FRI...Variable wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NW in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NW in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.SUN...Variable wind to 10 kt becoming NW 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves
1 ft or less building to 1 to 3 ft.
.MON...NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft.

$$

PZZ133-241230-
Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands-
816 PM PDT Wed May 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 5 ft. Highest
winds and seas near the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
.THU...S 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.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 5 to 15 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 ft
or less building to 2 to 4 ft.
.MON...W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 ft
or less building to 2 to 4 ft.

$$

PZZ135-241230-
Puget Sound and Hood Canal-
816 PM PDT Wed May 23 2018

.TONIGHT...SW Wind 5 to 15 kt, except N wind 5 to 15 kt north of
Seattle until midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.THU...SW wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind to 10 kt becoming SE after midnight. Wind
waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...S wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind to 10 kt becoming SE after midnight. Wind
waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT...Variable wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind to 10 kt in the evening becoming light. Wind
waves 1 ft or less.
.SUN...Light wind becoming N to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...N wind to 10 kt becoming NE. Wind waves 1 ft or less.

$$

PZZ110-241230-
Grays Harbor Bar-
816 PM PDT Wed May 23 2018

Combined seas 5 to 7 ft. Bar conditions light to moderate.
Maximum ebb currents will occur around 115 AM and 130 PM
Thursday.

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