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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
1120 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

UPDATED HEADLINES CENTRAL AND EAST STRAIT.

INLAND WATERS OF WESTERN WASHINGTON AND THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
WASHINGTON COASTAL WATERS INCLUDING THE OLYMPIC COAST NATIONAL
MARINE SANCTUARY

PZZ100-211200-
850 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND INLAND
WATERS...ONSHORE FLOW WILL STRENGTHEN TONIGHT AS LOW PRES OVER
WESTERN WASHINGTON MOVES E OF THE CASCADES...THEN INCREASE FURTHER
ON TUE AND TUE NIGHT AS A WEAK COLD FRONT MOVES INLAND. ANOTHER WEAK
COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE FORECAST AREA THU AND THU NIGHT...WITH A
STRONGER FRONTAL SYSTEM REACHING THE AREA SAT.

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PZZ150-211200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
850 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 12
SECONDS...BUILDING TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 12
FT AT 10 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 10
SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.

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PZZ153-211200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
850 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 12
SECONDS...BUILDING TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 9 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 12
FT AT 10 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3
FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 10
SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.


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PZZ156-211200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
850 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 13
SECONDS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 9 FT
AT 13 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 12
FT AT 10 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 10
SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.

$$

PZZ170-211200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
850 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 12
SECONDS...BUILDING TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 14 FT AT 9
SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT
AT 11 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 13 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.

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PZZ173-211200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
850 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 12
SECONDS...BUILDING TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 14 FT AT
9 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT
AT 11 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 13 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.

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PZZ176-211200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM-
850 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 12
SECONDS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 25 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL
10 FT AT 12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 14 FT AT
9 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT
AT 11 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 13 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.

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PZZ130-211200-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
850 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE
AND PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.

$$

PZZ131-211200-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
1120 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG.
PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT...RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ132-211200-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
1120 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE
AND FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT...RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.

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PZZ134-211200-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
850 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ133-211200-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
850 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.

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PZZ135-211200-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
850 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT...RISING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.WED...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ110-211200-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
850 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

COMBINED SEAS 7 FT...EXCEPT BUILDING TO 9 FT DURING THE VERY STRONG
EBB CURRENT TUE MORNING. BAR CONDITIONS MODERATE. MAXIMUM EBB
CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 7 AM TUESDAY MORNING AND 730 PM TUESDAY
EVENING.

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