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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KSEW 230956
CWFSEW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
300 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

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

PZZ100-231715-
300 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND INLAND
WATERS...LOWER PRES OVER BRITISH COLUMBIA AND HIGHER PRES OVER CA
WILL RESULT IN SOUTHERLY FLOW TODAY. THE FLOW WILL BECOME EASTERLY
ON FRI DUE TO A SURFACE LOW APPROACHING FROM THE SW. THIS LOW WILL
DEEPEN TO 988 MB OFF THE OREGON COAST SAT THEN MOVE NE THROUGH THE
INLAND WATERS SAT NIGHT. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN BEHIND THE
LOW SUN.  



PZZ150-231715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
300 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...

TODAY
SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT
12 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS. 

TONIGHT
S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. 

FRI
SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. 

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

SAT
E WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 30 TO 40 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. 

SAT NIGHT
S WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. SW SWELL 13 FT AT 10 SECONDS. 

SUN
W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5
FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 FT.

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



PZZ153-231715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
300 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...

TODAY
SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT
12 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS. 

TONIGHT
SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 OR 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. 

FRI
SE WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 11
SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. 

FRI NIGHT
NE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2
FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. 

SAT
E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. 

SAT NIGHT
S WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. SW SWELL 13 FT AT 11 SECONDS. 

SUN
W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4
FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 FT.

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



PZZ156-231715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
300 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...

TODAY
SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS. 

TONIGHT
S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. 

FRI
E WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
11 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE AFTERNOON. 

FRI NIGHT
E WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. 

SAT
SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. 

SAT NIGHT
S WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. SW SWELL 13 FT AT 11 SECONDS. 

SUN
W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5
FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 FT.

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



PZZ170-173-176-231715-
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-
300 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...

TODAY
SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS. 

TONIGHT
S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. 

FRI
SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11
SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. 

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

SAT
E WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 30 TO 40 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS. 

SAT NIGHT
S WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 30 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 14 TO 15 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS. 

SUN
W WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT. 

MON
SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.  



PZZ130-231715-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
300 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

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

TONIGHT
SW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. 

FRI
SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET. W SWELL 6 FT AT 11
SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. 

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

SAT
E WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5
FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS. 

SAT NIGHT
E WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS. 

SUN
W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO
7 FT. 

MON
S WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT
OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT...BECOMING SW.  



PZZ131-231715-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
300 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON PDT TODAY THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...

TODAY
VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS
AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS.

TONIGHT
VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING LIGHT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY. 

FRI
E WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING. 

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

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

SAT NIGHT
E WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. 

SUN
W WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6
FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT. 

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



PZZ132-231715-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
300 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON PDT TODAY THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...

TODAY
S WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

FRI
SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. 

FRI NIGHT
NE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. 

SAT
NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 4 FT. 

SAT NIGHT
SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. 

SUN
SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. 

MON
SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS.  



PZZ134-231715-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
300 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF TSTMS.

TONIGHT
VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY. 

FRI
SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. 

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

SAT
N WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. 

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

SUN
S WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT. 

MON
SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.  



PZZ133-231715-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
300 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

FRI
E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. 

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

SAT
NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. 

SAT NIGHT
SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. 

SUN
SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. 

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



PZZ135-231715-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
300 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS AND A
CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

FRI
NE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. 

FRI NIGHT
N WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2
FT OR LESS. 

SAT
N WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2
FT OR LESS. 

SAT NIGHT
S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. 

SUN
SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3
FT.

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



PZZ110-231715-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
300 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

COMBINED SEAS 10 OR 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 8 OR 9 FT TONIGHT. BAR
CONDITIONS ROUGH...BECOMING MODERATE TONIGHT. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS
WILL OCCUR AROUND 445 AM AND 5 PM TODAY. THE AFTERNOON MAXIMUM EBB
WILL BE STRONG.



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