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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS56 KSEW

FZUS56 KSEW 250439
CWFSEW

Coastal Waters Forecast for Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
839 PM PST Wed Feb 24 2021

Inland waters of western Washington and the northern and central
Washington coastal waters including the Olympic Coast National
Marine Sanctuary

PZZ100-251345-
839 PM PST Wed Feb 24 2021

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...A vigorous frontal system will move through the area
tonight and Thursday, producing hazardous winds and seas across
offshore and inland waters through Friday. Conditions gradually
improving this weekend.



PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-251345-
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-
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-
839 PM PST Wed Feb 24 2021

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING


TONIGHT
S wind 20 to 30 kt becoming SW 30 to 40 kt after
midnight. Combined seas 9 to 12 ft with a dominant period of
13 seconds. A chance of rain in the evening then rain after
midnight. 

THU
W wind 25 to 35 kt rising to 30 to 40 kt in the afternoon.
Combined seas 11 to 14 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds
building to 15 to 18 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds in
the afternoon. A chance of showers. 

THU NIGHT
NW wind 30 to 40 kt easing to 25 to 35 kt after
midnight. Combined seas 21 to 24 ft with a dominant period of
13 seconds building to 24 to 27 ft with a dominant period of
15 seconds after midnight. A chance of showers. 

FRI
NW wind 30 to 35 kt easing to 20 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Combined seas 21 to 24 ft with a dominant period of 15
seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell
19 ft at 12 seconds.

SAT
NW wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft in the
afternoon. NW swell 17 ft at 12 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. NW swell
11 ft at 12 seconds. 

SUN
SW wind 5 to 15 kt rising to 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft. NW swell 8 ft.

MON
NW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 9 ft.



PZZ130-251345-
West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
839 PM PST Wed Feb 24 2021

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
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 after
midnight. W swell 8 ft at 13 seconds. A chance of rain in the
evening then rain after midnight.

THU
W wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 9 ft at
7 seconds building to 13 ft at 10 seconds in the afternoon. A
chance of showers. 

THU NIGHT
W wind 25 to 35 kt. Combined seas 18 to 21 ft with a
dominant period of 14 seconds. A chance of showers. 

FRI
NW wind 25 to 35 kt becoming 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Combined seas 18 to 20 ft with a dominant period of 14 seconds.

FRI NIGHT
NW wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft after
midnight. W swell 15 ft at 12 seconds.

SAT
NW wind to 10 kt in the morning becoming light. Wind waves
1 ft or less. W swell 11 ft at 12 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
SW wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. W swell
8 ft at 12 seconds. 

SUN
S wind to 10 kt becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or
less. W swell 6 ft. 

MON
W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 ft.



PZZ131-251345-
Central U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
839 PM PST Wed Feb 24 2021

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
E wind to 10 kt becoming N 20 to 30 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 1 ft or less building to 3 to 5 ft after midnight. A
chance of rain in the evening then rain likely after midnight. 

THU
W wind 20 to 30 kt rising to 25 to 35 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 3 to 5 ft building to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon. A
chance of showers.

THU NIGHT
W wind 30 to 40 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. A chance
of showers. 

FRI
W wind 25 to 35 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. 

FRI NIGHT
W wind 10 to 20 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.

SAT
W wind to 10 kt in the morning becoming light. Wind waves
1 ft or less.

SAT NIGHT
Light wind becoming variable to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 ft or less.

SUN
Variable wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. 

MON
W wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.  



PZZ132-251345-
East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
839 PM PST Wed Feb 24 2021

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON


TONIGHT
SE wind 10 to 20 kt becoming S 25 to 35 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft building to 4 to 6 ft after
midnight. Rain likely after midnight. 

THU
SW wind 25 to 35 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. A chance of
rain in the morning then a slight chance of showers in the
afternoon. 

THU NIGHT
W wind 30 to 40 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. A chance
of showers. 

FRI
W wind 25 to 35 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. 

FRI NIGHT
W wind 10 to 20 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.

SAT
NW wind to 10 kt in the morning becoming light. Wind waves
1 ft or less.

SAT NIGHT
Light wind becoming S to 10 kt after midnight. Wind
waves 1 ft or less.

SUN
S wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. 

MON
W wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.  



PZZ134-251345-
Admiralty Inlet-
839 PM PST Wed Feb 24 2021

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING


TONIGHT
SE wind 15 to 25 kt becoming S 30 to 40 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft building to 5 to 7 ft after
midnight. A chance of rain after midnight. 

THU
S wind 25 to 35 kt becoming W 20 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft in the
afternoon. Rain likely in the morning then a chance of showers
and a slight chance of tstms in the afternoon. 

THU NIGHT
W wind 25 to 35 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. A chance
of showers in the evening then showers likely after midnight. 

FRI
W wind 25 to 35 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. 

FRI NIGHT
Variable wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. 

SAT
NW wind to 10 kt in the morning becoming light. Wind waves
1 ft or less in the morning becoming less than 1 ft. 

SAT NIGHT
Light wind becoming SE to 10 kt after midnight. Wind
waves less than 1 ft becoming 1 ft or less after midnight. 

SUN
S wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. 

MON
Variable wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.  



PZZ133-251345-
Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands-
839 PM PST Wed Feb 24 2021

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING


TONIGHT
SE wind 10 to 20 kt becoming S 25 to 35 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft building to 4 to 6 ft after
midnight. A chance of rain in the evening then rain likely after
midnight. 

THU
SW wind 25 to 35 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. Rain likely in
the morning then a slight chance of showers in the afternoon. 

THU NIGHT
W wind 25 to 35 kt easing to 20 to 30 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft subsiding to 3 to 5 ft after
midnight. A chance of showers.

FRI
NW wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. 

FRI NIGHT
W wind 10 to 20 kt becoming NW 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. 

SAT
NW wind to 10 kt in the morning becoming light. Wind waves
1 ft or less.

SAT NIGHT
Light wind becoming SE to 10 kt after midnight. Wind
waves less 1 ft or less.

SUN
SE wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. 

MON
SW wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.  



PZZ135-251345-
Puget Sound and Hood Canal-
839 PM PST Wed Feb 24 2021

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON


TONIGHT
S wind 5 to 15 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less building to 3 to 5 ft after
midnight. Rain likely after midnight. 

THU
S wind 20 to 30 kt becoming SW 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft in the
afternoon. Rain likely in the morning then a chance of showers
and a slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.

THU NIGHT
SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Showers
likely in the evening then showers after midnight. 

FRI
W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. 

FRI NIGHT
Variable wind 5 to 15 kt becoming to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. 

SAT
Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft. 

SAT NIGHT
Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft. 

SUN
S wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. 

MON
SW wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.  



PZZ110-251345-
Grays Harbor Bar-
839 PM PST Wed Feb 24 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

Combined seas 8 to 9 feet, building to 10 to 13 feet Thursday
morning. Bar conditions moderate, becoming rough Thursday morning.
Maximum ebb currents will be around 300 AM tonight and 330 PM
Thursday afternoon. The Thursday afternoon ebb will be strong.



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