Western Washington Watches and Warnings

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Today's and yesterday's warnings in reverse chronological order.


WHUS76 KSEW 230332
MWWSEW

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
832 PM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

PZZ130-132-135-150-153-156-231145-
/O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0080.000000T0000Z-140423T1200Z/
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
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-
832 PM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH WIND WAVES 2 TO 5 FT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

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PZZ133-134-231145- /O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0082.000000T0000Z-140423T1200Z/ NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS- ADMIRALTY INLET- 832 PM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* SOUTHERLY WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH 2 TO 4 FOOT WIND WAVES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

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PZZ170-173-176-231145- /O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0080.000000T0000Z-140423T1200Z/ WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM- WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM- WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM- 832 PM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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WGUS86 KSEW 222337
FLSSEW

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
437 PM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

FLOOD BULLETIN NO. 36

WAC061-242345-
/O.CON.KSEW.FA.W.0003.000000T0000Z-140424T2345Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SNOHOMISH-
437 PM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 445 PM PDT THURSDAY FOR NORTH CENTRAL SNOHOMISH COUNTY...

* FLOOD WARNING FOR THE NORTH FORK STILLAGUAMISH RIVER EAST OF THE STATE ROUTE 530 SLIDE IN NORTH CENTRAL SNOHOMISH COUNTY...

* UNTIL 445 PM PDT APRIL 24.

* FLOODING CONTINUES ON THE NORTH FORK OF THE STILLAGUAMISH RIVER UPSTREAM OF THE SR 530 SLIDE DUE TO DEBRIS FROM THE STATE ROUTE 530 SLIDE PARTIALLY BLOCKING THE RIVER AND THE RESULTING POOLING OF WATER BEHIND THE DEBRIS DAM. WE WILL BE UPDATING THE FLOOD WARNING ON A DAY TO DAY BASIS.

* SHOWERS WILL PASS THROUGH THE OSO AREA THIS EVENING WITH HEAVIER PRECIPITATION FALLING WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. UP TO 1 INCH OF RAIN MAY FALL OVER THIS PERIOD WHICH MAY RESULT IN 0.5 TO 1 FOOT RISES ON THE NORTH FORK OF THE STILLAGUAMISH RIVER FROM NEAR ARLINGTON EASTWARD TO THE SLIDE.

* AT 430 PM PDT TUESDAY...THE NORTH FORK OF THE STILLAGUAMISH RIVER NEAR ARLINGTON WAS AT 4.8 FEET OR 3100 CFS. THE NORTH FORK OF THE STILLAGUAMISH NEAR OSO WAS AT 216.7 FEET...OR 2115 CFS.

* AT 430 PM PDT MONDAY...THE ELEVATION OF THE SLIDE POOL TO THE EAST OF THE SR 530 LANDSLIDE WAS 282.7 FEET. THERE CONTINUES TO BE A GREAT AMOUNT OF UNCERTAINTY IN THE FORECAST POOL ELEVATION DUE IN PART TO LIMITED KNOWLEDGE OF HOW MUCH WATER THE NEW STREAM CHANNEL THROUGH THE SLIDE DEBRIS WILL BE ABLE TO CONVEY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IMMINENT. MOST FLOOD RELATED DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS WATER COVERED BRIDGES...DIPS...OR LOW WATER CROSSINGS. NEVER TRY TO CROSS A FLOWING STREAM...EVEN A SMALL ONE...ON FOOT. TO ESCAPE RISING WATER MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 4825 12181 4829 12185 4829 12177 4829 12166 4824 12165 4826 12174

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WHUS76 KSEW 222210
MWWSEW

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
310 PM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

PZZ133-134-230600-
/O.NEW.KSEW.SC.Y.0082.140422T2210Z-140423T0600Z/
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
310 PM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* SOUTHERLY WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH 2 TO 4 FOOT WIND WAVES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

PZZ130-132-135-230600- /O.EXA.KSEW.SC.Y.0080.000000T0000Z-140423T0600Z/ WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA- EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA- PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL- 310 PM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* SOUTHERLY WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

PZZ150-153-156-230600- /O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0080.000000T0000Z-140423T0600Z/ 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- 310 PM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

PZZ170-173-176-230615- /O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0080.000000T0000Z-140423T1200Z/ WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM- WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM- WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM- 310 PM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SEATTLE


WHUS76 KSEW 221537
MWWSEW

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
837 AM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

PZZ131-132-221800-
/O.NEW.KSEW.SC.Y.0081.140422T1537Z-140422T1800Z/
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
837 AM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING.

* WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH 2 TO 4 FOOT WIND WAVES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

PZZ170-173-176-222345- /O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0080.000000T0000Z-140423T1200Z/ WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM- WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM- WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM- 837 AM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

PZZ150-153-156-222345- /O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0080.000000T0000Z-140423T0600Z/ 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- 837 AM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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WHUS76 KSEW 220937
MWWSEW

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
237 AM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-221745-
/O.EXT.KSEW.SW.Y.0019.000000T0000Z-140422T1500Z/
/O.EXB.KSEW.SC.Y.0080.140422T1500Z-140423T0600Z/
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-
WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM-
237 AM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* SEAS...WESTERLY SWELL 10 TO 12 FEET AT 13 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 8 O 9 FEET AT 12 SECONDS DURING THE MORNING.

* WIND AND WAVES...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED. REMEMBER... BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

$$

PZZ110-221500- /O.EXT.KSEW.RB.Y.0019.000000T0000Z-140422T1500Z/ GRAYS HARBOR BAR- 237 AM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

* BAR CONDITION...ROUGH.

* COMBINED SEAS...10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 8 FEET THIS MORNING.

* FIRST EBB...1100 AM THIS MORNING.

* SECOND EBB...MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR MEANS THAT WAVE CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT IN OR NEAR HARBOR ENTRANCES.

&&

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PZZ131-132-221500- /O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0080.000000T0000Z-140422T1500Z/ CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA- EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA- 237 AM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

* WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS...EASING DURING THE MORNING. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING THIS MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

PZZ133-134-221500- /O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0080.000000T0000Z-140422T1500Z/ NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS- ADMIRALTY INLET- 237 AM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

* SW WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS N PART AND NW WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS S PART. S WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS S PORTION OF ADMIRALTY INLET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SEATTLE


WHUS76 KSEW 220339
MWWSEW

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
839 PM PDT MON APR 21 2014

PZZ110-220900-
/O.CON.KSEW.RB.Y.0019.000000T0000Z-140422T0900Z/
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
839 PM PDT MON APR 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT TUESDAY...

* BAR CONDITION...ROUGH.

* COMBINED SEAS...10 FEET TONIGHT SUBSIDING TO 8 FEET TUESDAY.

* FIRST EBB...1045 PM TONIGHT.

* SECOND EBB...11 AM TUESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR MEANS THAT WAVE CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT IN OR NEAR HARBOR ENTRANCES.

&&

$$

PZZ131-132-221145- /O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0080.000000T0000Z-140422T1500Z/ CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA- EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA- 839 PM PDT MON APR 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PDT TUESDAY...

* WEST WIND RISING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH 3 TO 5 FOOT WIND WAVES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

PZZ133-134-221145- /O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0080.000000T0000Z-140422T1500Z/ NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS- ADMIRALTY INLET- 839 PM PDT MON APR 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PDT TUESDAY...

* WESTERLY WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH 2 TO 4 FOOT WIND WAVES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-221145- /O.CON.KSEW.SW.Y.0019.000000T0000Z-140422T1200Z/ 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- WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM- WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM- WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM- 839 PM PDT MON APR 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT TUESDAY...

* SEAS...WESTERLY SWELL 10 TO 12 FEET AT 13 SECONDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED. REMEMBER... BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

$$

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