Skip Navigation Links weather.gov 
NOAA logo-Select to go to the NOAA homepage NDBC Title GraphicClick to go to NDBC home page   Select to go to the NWS homepage
Home News Organization
 
 
    
    Station List

 Observations
    Mobile Access
    Obs via Google Maps
    Classic Maps
         Recent
         Historical
         DART®
         Oil & Gas ADCP
    Obs Search
    Ship Obs Report
    Gliders
    BuoyCAMs Image indicating link to BuoyCAMs page
    TAO
    DODS
    OceanSITES
    HF Radar
    OSMC
    Dial-A-Buoy
    RSS Feeds Image indicating link to RSS feed access page
    Obs Web Widget
    Email Access

 Station Status
    NDBC Maintenance
    NDBC Platforms
    Partner Platforms

 Program Info
    Facebook Logo
    NDBC on Facebook
    About NDBC
     Met/Ocean
          Moored Buoy
          C-MAN
    TAO
    DART®
    VOS
    CSP
    IOOS® Program
    IOOS® DAC

 Publications
    NDBC DQC Handbook
    Hurricane Data Plots
    Mariners Weather
      Log

    Observing
      Handbook No. 1


 Science Education

 FAQ
 Media Inquiries
 Contact Us
 Visitor Information
 Links
 
USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.

NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KSEW 040348
CWFSEW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
848 PM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

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

PZZ100-041300-
848 PM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...A WEAK SURFACE LOW WILL MOVE SOUTH ALONG THE
OUTER COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT...BRINGING WEAK NORTHERLY FLOW TO THE
COASTAL WATERS AND OFFSHORE FLOW TO THE STRAIT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
FOR THUNDERSTORMS REMAINS IN PLACE TONIGHT. NORTHWESTERLY WINDS
WILL RETURN TO THE COASTAL WATERS AND ONSHORE FLOW FRIDAY
AFTERNOON AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS BACK INTO THE OFFSHORE WATERS
DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.



PZZ150-153-156-041300-
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-
848 PM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

TONIGHT
SW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 

FRI
E WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

SAT
NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT
11 SECONDS. 

SAT NIGHT
W WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL 4 FT AT 17 SECONDS.

SUN
W WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS.

SUN NIGHT
NW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SW SWELL
6 FT AT 17 SECONDS. 

MON
E WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SW
SWELL 5 FT.

TUE
SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS. SW SWELL 4 FT.  



PZZ170-173-176-041300-
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-
848 PM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

TONIGHT
NW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
1 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.

FRI
NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
4 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

SAT
NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT
11 SECONDS. 

SAT NIGHT
W WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 4 FT AT 18 SECONDS.

SUN
W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL 5 FT AT
18 SECONDS.

SUN NIGHT
NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL 6 FT AT 19 SECONDS.

MON
NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT. SW SWELL 5 FT.

TUE
S WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 1 FT. SW SWELL 4
FT.



PZZ130-041300-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
848 PM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

TONIGHT
SE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE EVENING. 

FRI
E WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. 

FRI NIGHT
NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

SAT
LIGHT WIND...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

SAT NIGHT
W WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SW SWELL 4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. 

SUN
SW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SW SWELL 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. 

SUN NIGHT
W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SW SWELL
5 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

MON
LIGHT WIND...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS. SW SWELL 5 FT.

TUE
LIGHT WIND...BECOMING W TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
SW SWELL 4 FT.



PZZ131-041300-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
848 PM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

TONIGHT
VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 

FRI
NE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS. 

FRI NIGHT
SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. 

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

SAT NIGHT
W WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. 

SUN
VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. 

SUN NIGHT
W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 

MON
LIGHT WIND...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN
1 FT...BECOMING 1 TO 3 FT. 

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



PZZ132-041300-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
848 PM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

TONIGHT
NW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 

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

FRI NIGHT
W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. 

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

SAT NIGHT
W WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. 

SUN
SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON. 

SUN NIGHT
W WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. 

MON
LIGHT WIND...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN
1 FT...BECOMING 1 TO 3 FT. 

TUE
SW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.



PZZ134-041300-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
848 PM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

TONIGHT
NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING.

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

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

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

SAT NIGHT
NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO LESS THAN 1 FT.

SUN
SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. 

MON
LIGHT WIND...BECOMING NW TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS.

TUE
LIGHT WIND...BECOMING NW TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS.



PZZ133-041300-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
848 PM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

TONIGHT
N WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. 

FRI
NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. 

FRI NIGHT
NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. 

SAT
NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. 

SAT NIGHT
SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. 

SUN
SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON. 

SUN NIGHT
NW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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

TUE
S WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.  



PZZ135-041300-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
848 PM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

TONIGHT
N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING.

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

FRI NIGHT
N WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. 

SAT
SW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS. 

SAT NIGHT
NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. 

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

SUN NIGHT
NW WIND TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. 

MON
LIGHT WIND...BECOMING N TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

TUE
LIGHT WIND...BECOMING N TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.



PZZ110-041300-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
848 PM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 915
PM THIS EVENING AND 930 AM FRIDAY MORNING. THE EVENING EBB WILL BE
STRONG. BAR CONDITIONS MODERATE.



WWW.WEATHER.GOV