862  
FZUS56 KSEW 091639  
CWFSEW  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA  
839 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2022  
 
INLAND WATERS OF WESTERN WASHINGTON AND THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL  
WASHINGTON COASTAL WATERS INCLUDING THE OLYMPIC COAST NATIONAL  
MARINE SANCTUARY  
 
PZZ100-100145-  
839 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2022  
 
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND  
INLAND WATERS...ANOTHER VIGOROUS FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH  
THE AREA LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT, BRINGING STORM FORCE WINDS AND  
WIND GUSTS TO THE COASTAL WATERS AND THROUGH THE STRAIT OF JUAN DE  
FUCA, WITH GALE FORCE WINDS LIKELY OVER THE NORTHERN INLAND  
WATERS AND ADMIRALTY INLET. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY EASE THROUGH THE  
DAY SATURDAY, WITH WEAK HIGH PRESSURE THEN EXPECTED TO PRODUCE  
QUIETER CONDITIONS THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.  
 

 
 
PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-100145-  
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 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2022  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST TODAY
 
 
...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON PST TODAY THROUGH THIS  
EVENING...  
   
TODAY
 
SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT RISING TO 30 TO 40 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 12 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF  
12 SECONDS BUILDING TO 13 TO 16 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF  
12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING THEN  
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
SE WIND 35 TO 45 KT EASING TO 25 TO 35 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 14 TO 17 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF  
12 SECONDS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 13 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF  
11 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN IN THE EVENING THEN RAIN LIKELY  
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SAT
 
S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT  
12 SECONDS BUILDING TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN  
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN  
IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 14 FT AT 14 SECONDS.    
SUN
 
S WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES  
1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL  
10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.    
MON
 
N WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING E. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W  
SWELL 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 FT.    
TUE
 
SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO  
3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ130-100145-  
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-  
839 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2022  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST TODAY
 
 
...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON PST TODAY THROUGH LATE  
TONIGHT...  
   
TODAY
 
SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE  
MORNING THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
E WIND 30 TO 40 KT EASING TO 25 TO 35 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF  
12 SECONDS. RAIN.    
SAT
 
E WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SW  
SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.    
SUN
 
SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 FT  
AT 13 SECONDS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.    
MON
 
E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT  
SUBSIDING TO 4 FT.    
TUE
 
E WIND 5 TO 15 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 3 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ131-100145-  
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-  
839 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2022  
 
...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON PST TODAY THROUGH LATE  
TONIGHT...  
   
TODAY
 
E WIND 5 TO 15 KT RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING THEN A CHANCE  
OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
E WIND 30 TO 40 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN IN THE  
EVENING THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SAT
 
E WIND 25 TO 35 KT EASING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING THEN RAIN IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING W TO 10 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
SUN
 
E WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.    
SUN NIGHT
 
E WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.    
MON
 
E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.    
TUE
 
E WIND 5 TO 15 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT  
OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ132-100145-  
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-  
839 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2022  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST TODAY
 
 
...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON PST TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY  
MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE  
MORNING THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT RISING TO 30 TO 40 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN IN THE EVENING THEN RAIN  
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SAT
 
SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT EASING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING THEN  
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
SUN
 
NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.    
MON
 
N WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING E TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO  
3 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS.    
TUE
 
SE WIND TO 10 KT RISING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR  
LESS BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ134-100145-  
ADMIRALTY INLET-  
839 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2022  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST TODAY
 
 
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON PST TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY  
MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
S WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SE 20 TO 30 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN.    
SAT
 
SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.    
SUN
 
LIGHT WIND BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND  
WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT BECOMING 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.    
MON
 
NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT  
BECOMING LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TUE
 
SE WIND TO 10 KT RISING TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR  
LESS.  
 

 
 
PZZ133-100145-  
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-  
839 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2022  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST TODAY
 
 
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON PST TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY  
MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE  
MORNING THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
E WIND 25 TO 35 KT BECOMING SE 30 TO 40 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. RAIN.    
SAT
 
SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT EASING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.    
SUN
 
E WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES  
2 TO 4 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.    
MON
 
NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO  
4 FT.    
TUE
 
E WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO  
3 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ135-100145-  
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-  
839 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2022  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN.    
SAT
 
S WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
RAIN.    
SAT NIGHT
 
S WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.    
SUN
 
SW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.    
MON
 
N WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS  
BECOMING LESS THAN 1 FT.    
TUE
 
E WIND TO 10 KT RISING TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR  
LESS.  
 

 
 
PZZ110-100145-  
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-  
839 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2022  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 12 FEET EASING TO 7 TO 9 FEET THIS EVENING.  
BAR CONDITIONS ROUGH BECOMING MODERATE THIS EVENING. MAXIMUM EBB  
CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 5 PM THIS EVENING AND 545 AM SATURDAY  
MORNING. THE EVENING EBB WILL BE STRONG.  
 

 
 
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