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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KSEW 020349
CWFSEW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
849 PM PDT MON SEP 1 2014

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

PZZ100-021300-
849 PM PDT MON SEP 1 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND INLAND
WATERS...A VIGOROUS SYSTEM MOVING INTO AREA WATERS TUESDAY WILL BRING A
PERIOD OF STRONG NORTHWESTERLY WINDS OVER THE COASTAL WATERS AND
STRONG ONSHORE FLOW THROUGH THE STRAIT LATER TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND
OVERNIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION BY THU. 



PZZ150-153-156-021300-
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-
849 PM PDT MON SEP 1 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

TONIGHT
W WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. 

TUE
NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN 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. W SWELL 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. 

WED
NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. 

WED NIGHT
NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. 

THU
NE WIND 10 KT...BECOMING NW TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. 

THU NIGHT
NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. 

FRI
N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT. 

SAT
NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.  



PZZ170-173-176-021300-
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-
849 PM PDT MON SEP 1 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

TONIGHT
NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. 

TUE
W WIND 5 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.

TUE NIGHT
NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 FT AT 8 SECONDS. 

WED
NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT AT
9 SECONDS. 

WED NIGHT
NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. 

THU
N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT
8 SECONDS. 

THU NIGHT
NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. 

FRI
N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT. 

SAT
NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.  



PZZ130-021300-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
849 PM PDT MON SEP 1 2014

TONIGHT
W WIND 10 TO 20 KT...EASING TO TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. 

TUE
SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. 

TUE NIGHT
W WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. 

WED
W WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. 

WED NIGHT
NW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. 

THU
LIGHT WIND...BECOMING E TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. 

THU NIGHT
LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT
AT 8 SECONDS. 

FRI
SE WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 FT. 

SAT
W WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. S SWELL 4 FT.  



PZZ131-021300-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
849 PM PDT MON SEP 1 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PDT TUESDAY

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT...

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

TUE
W WIND 15 TO 25 KT EARLY...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.

TUE NIGHT
W WIND 25 TO 35 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. 

WED
W WIND 10 TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. 

WED NIGHT
LIGHT WIND...BECOMING W TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. 

THU
SE WIND 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 FT
OR LESS. 

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

FRI
SW WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. 

SAT
W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.    



PZZ132-021300-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
849 PM PDT MON SEP 1 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PDT TUESDAY

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT...

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

TUE
W WIND 15 TO 25 KT EARLY...BECOMING SW TO 10 KT. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.

TUE NIGHT
W WIND 25 TO 35 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. 

WED
W WIND 10 TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. 

WED NIGHT
LIGHT WIND...BECOMING W TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. 

THU
NW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. 

THU NIGHT
W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. 

FRI
W WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. 

SAT
W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.   



PZZ134-021300-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
849 PM PDT MON SEP 1 2014

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

TUE
NW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. 

TUE NIGHT
NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

WED
SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. 

WED NIGHT
LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. 

THU
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 

THU NIGHT
NW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

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



PZZ133-021300-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
849 PM PDT MON SEP 1 2014

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

TUE
SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...
THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. 

TUE NIGHT
SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

WED
W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 F TOR LESS.

WED NIGHT
SW WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. 

THU
NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. 

THU NIGHT
NW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

FRI
NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. 

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



PZZ135-021300-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
849 PM PDT MON SEP 1 2014

TONIGHT
NW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. 

TUE
NE WIND 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 FT
OR LESS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. 

TUE NIGHT
SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. 

WED
S WIND 5 TO 15 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. 

WED NIGHT
LIGHT WIND...BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. 

THU
N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. 

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

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

SAT
N WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.  



PZZ110-021300-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
849 PM PDT MON SEP 1 2014

COMBINED SEAS 4 OR 5 FT. BAR CONDITIONS LIGHT. MAXIMUM EBB
CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 945 PM TONIGHT AND 1015 AM TUESDAY.



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