Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
303 PM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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

PZZ100-040715-
303 PM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...WEAKENING HIGH PRES OFF THE WASHINGTON COAST AND
LOWER PRES INLAND WILL RESULT IN LIGHT ONSHORE FLOW TONIGHT. A
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA ON MON...RESULTING IN
STRENGTHENING ONSHORE FLOW. A TROUGH WILL FOLLOW ON TUE...THEREBY
KEEPING THE FLOW ONSHORE.

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PZZ150-153-156-040715-
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-
303 PM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS. W SWELL 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WIND 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT 10
SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL
BUILDING TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
SUBSIDING TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. 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-
303 PM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6
FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7
FT AT 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
BUILDING TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING. W SWELL 11 FT AT 12
SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
SUBSIDING TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 4 FT.

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PZZ130-040715-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
303 PM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 FT
AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 FT AT
10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
BUILDING TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
SUBSIDING TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3
FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 2 FT.

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PZZ131-040715-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
303 PM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...W WIND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT BY NOON. WIND WAVES BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ132-040715-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
303 PM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT AFTER NOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED AND WED NIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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ADMIRALTY INLET-
303 PM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...NW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS.
.MON...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS.
.TUE NIGHT THROUGH WED NIGHT...NW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT
OR LESS.
.THU AND FRI...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ133-040715-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
303 PM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WIND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT BY NOON. WIND WAVES BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ135-040715-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
303 PM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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

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PZZ110-040715-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
303 PM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

COMBINED SEAS 2 TO 5 FT. BAR CONDITIONS LIGHT. THE MAXIMUM EBB
CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 515 PM TODAY AND 530 AM MON. THE MON
MORNING MAXIMUM EBB WILL BE STRONG.

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