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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KSEW 222159
CWFSEW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
259 PM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

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

PZZ100-231000-
259 PM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT OVER THE PUGET SOUND WILL
MOVE E OF THE CASCADES LATER THIS EVENING. MEANWHILE...LOWER PRES
OVER BRITISH COLUMBIA AND HIGHER PRES OVER CA WILL RESULT IN
SOUTHERLY FLOW THROUGH THU. THE FLOW WILL BECOME EASTERLY ON FRI
DUE TO A SURFACE LOW APPROACHING FROM THE SW. THIS LOW WILL DEEPEN
TO 987 MB OFF THE OREGON COAST. EXPECT IT TO WEAKEN TO 990 MB AS
IT MOVES ACROSS THE WASHINGTON COASTAL WATERS ON SATURDAY.



PZZ150-153-156-231000-
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-
259 PM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

TONIGHT
SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
11 FT AT 13 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 10 FT. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
TSTMS.

THU
S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 FT AT
12 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS. 

THU NIGHT
S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS.

FRI
SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 11 OR 12 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5
FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

SAT
E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 25 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4
TO 6 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

SAT NIGHT
SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 12 TO 14 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.

SUN
W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 8 TO 10
FT.

MON
SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7
FT.



PZZ170-173-176-231000-
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-
259 PM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

TONIGHT
SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 13 FT
AT 13 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 11 FT. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS.

THU
SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS.

THU NIGHT
SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
9 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS.

FRI
LIGHT WIND...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN
1 FT...BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5
FT. W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

SAT
E WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS.

SAT NIGHT
S WIND 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS BUILDING TO 13
TO 15 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS.

SUN
W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.

MON
SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.



PZZ130-231000-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
259 PM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

TONIGHT
SW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 FT
AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS. 

THU
SW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 FT AT
12 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS.

THU NIGHT
S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7
FT AT 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS.

FRI
LIGHT WIND...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

SAT
E WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. W
SWELL 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

SAT NIGHT
E WIND 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 11 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS.

SUN
W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
10 FT.

MON
SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.



PZZ131-231000-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
259 PM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

TONIGHT
VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS
LIKELY.

THU
VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS AND
A CHANCE OF TSTMS. 

THU NIGHT
LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

FRI
LIGHT WIND...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS.

FRI NIGHT
NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

SAT
NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

SAT NIGHT
E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. WIND
WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.

SUN
W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

MON
VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.



PZZ132-231000-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
259 PM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

TONIGHT
S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS
LIKELY.

THU
SE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS AND A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.

THU NIGHT
LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

FRI
NE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

FRI NIGHT
N WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

SAT
NE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

SAT NIGHT
E WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. WIND
WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT.

SUN
SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

MON
SE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.  



PZZ134-231000-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
259 PM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

TONIGHT
SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS
LIKELY.

THU
S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS AND A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.

THU NIGHT
S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS
LIKELY.

FRI
LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. 

FRI NIGHT AND SAT
LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. 

SAT NIGHT
S WIND RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES BUILDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT.

SUN
S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

MON
SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.  



PZZ133-231000-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
259 PM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

TONIGHT
SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS.

THU
SE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS AND A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.

THU NIGHT
S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS
LIKELY.

FRI
SE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

FRI NIGHT
LIGHT WIND...BECOMING NE 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS.

SAT
NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

SAT NIGHT
SE WIND RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES BUILDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT.

SUN
S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

MON
SE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.  



PZZ135-231000-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
259 PM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

TONIGHT
S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS.

THU
S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS AND A
CHANCE OF TSTMS. 

THU NIGHT
S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS
LIKELY. 

FRI
S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

FRI NIGHT AND SAT
LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

SAT NIGHT
S WIND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT.

SUN
SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

MON
S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.  



PZZ110-231000-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
259 PM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT THU MORNING.
BAR CONDITIONS ROUGH...BECOMING MODERATE THU MORNING. THE MAXIMUM
EBB CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 445 AM AND 5 PM PM. THE AFTERNOON
MAXIMUM EBB WILL BE STRONG.



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