Western Washington Watches and Warnings

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


WHUS46 KSEW 201226
CFWSEW

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
426 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

WAZ516-517-210000-
/O.CON.KSEW.SU.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-141221T0000Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.CF.Y.0006.141220T1600Z-141220T2100Z/
NORTH COAST-CENTRAL COAST-
426 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 1 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

* HIGH SURF WILL MAKE IT DANGEROUS TO FISH OR OBSERVE THE SURF TODAY. SNEAKER WAVES COULD SURPRISE UNWARY BEACH WALKERS. WAVES MIGHT BREAK ON JETTIES AND BREAKWATERS. WAVES WILL RUN UP HIGH ON THE BEACHES AND SOME EROSION IS POSSIBLE.

* TIDAL OVERFLOW IS LIKELY LATE THIS MORNING AND A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT. HIGH TIDE ALONG THE COAST TODAY WILL BE FROM AROUND 10 AM TIL NOON. DUE TO LOW PRESSURE OVER THE REGION TIDAL ANOMALIES EARLY THIS MORNING WERE AROUND 1.8 FEET AT 4 AM. ADDING THAT ANOMALY TO THE TIDE TABLE PREDICTION GIVES A HIGH TIDE AT WESTPORT LATE THIS MORNING NEAR 12 FEET AND FOR LA PUSH AROUND 11 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION. THE COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

&&

$$

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SEATTLE





WWUS76 KSEW 201204
NPWSEW

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
404 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

WAZ516-517-201700-
/O.CON.KSEW.HW.W.0013.000000T0000Z-141220T1700Z/
NORTH COAST-CENTRAL COAST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEAH BAY...LA PUSH...FORKS...HOQUIAM...
ABERDEEN...WESTPORT...OCEAN SHORES
404 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST THIS MORNING FOR THE NORTH AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COAST...

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...LA PUSH...FORKS...PACIFIC BEACH... OCEAN SHORES...WESTPORT...HOQUIAM.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL PEAK EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN EASE BY LATE MORNING.

* WIND...SOUTHEAST WIND 25 TO 40 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 50 MPH...SHIFTING SOUTHWEST THIS MORNING AND EASING TO 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS CAN KNOCK DOWN TREE LIMBS AND WEAK TREES...AND CAUSE POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS THAT A HAZARDOUS WIND EVENT IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.

&&

$$

WAZ001-503-510-202000- /O.CON.KSEW.HW.W.0013.000000T0000Z-141220T2000Z/ SAN JUAN COUNTY-WESTERN WHATCOM COUNTY-ADMIRALTY INLET AREA- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FRIDAY HARBOR...BELLINGHAM...BLAINE... LYNDEN...PORT TOWNSEND...PORT LUDLOW 404 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST TODAY FOR PARTS OF THE NORTH INTERIOR OF WESTERN WASHINGTON...

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS...BELLINGHAM... BIRCH BAY...LUMMI ISLAND...WHIDBEY ISLAND AND THE PORT TOWNSEND AREA.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL PEAK DURING THE EARLY MORNING...THEN BEGIN EASING LATE THIS MORNING.

* WIND...SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 40 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 55 MPH.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS CAN KNOCK DOWN TREE LIMBS AND WEAK TREES...AND CAUSE POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS THAT A HAZARDOUS WIND EVENT IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.

&&

$$

WAZ506-202000- /O.CON.KSEW.WI.Y.0028.000000T0000Z-141220T2000Z/ WESTERN SKAGIT COUNTY- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOUNT VERNON...ANACORTES... SEDRO-WOOLLEY...BURLINGTON 404 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST TODAY FOR WESTERN SKAGIT COUNTY...

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...MAINLY THE WESTERN ISLANDS OF SKAGIT COUNTY...INCLUDING FIDALGO ISLAND AND CYPRESS ISLAND.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL PEAK THIS MORNING...THEN EASE LATE THIS MORNING.

* WIND...SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 35 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS MAY CAUSE POWER OUTAGES AND KNOCK DOWN TREE LIMBS AND SMALL AND WEAK TREES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH AND/OR GUSTS OF 45 TO 57 MPH ARE LIKELY.

&&

$$


WWUS46 KSEW 201204
WSWSEW

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
404 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

WAZ567>569-210000-
/O.CON.KSEW.WW.Y.0029.000000T0000Z-141221T0000Z/
CASCADES OF WHATCOM AND SKAGIT COUNTIES-
CASCADES OF SNOHOMISH AND KING COUNTIES-
CASCADES OF PIERCE AND LEWIS COUNTIES-
404 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON FOR THE WEST SLOPES OF THE WASHINGTON CASCADES...

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...WHITE PASS...PARADISE...SNOQUALMIE PASS...STEVENS PASS...MOUNT BAKER.

* TIMING...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...THIS MORNING THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVELS WILL START OUT NEAR 3000 FEET...RISING TO 4500 FEET TO 6500 FEET FROM SNOQUALMIE PASS SOUTHWARD BY MIDDAY. RISING TO 5500 FEET FROM STEVENS PASS NORTHWARD BY LATE AFTERNOON.

* ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 11 INCHES WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS AT PARADISE AND ON MOUNT BAKER.

* MAIN IMPACT...BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES. USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FOR ROAD CONDITIONS OR TRAVEL ALERTS...CALL 5-1-1 OR 1-800-695- 7623...OR VISIT WWW.WSDOT.WA.GOV.

&&

$$

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SEATTLE


WHUS46 KSEW 201003
CFWSEW

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
203 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

WAZ516-517-210000-
/O.CON.KSEW.SU.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-141221T0000Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.CF.Y.0006.141220T1600Z-141220T2100Z/
NORTH COAST-CENTRAL COAST-
203 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 1 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

LARGE WAVES AT HIGH TIDE WILL PRODUCE MINOR COASTAL FLOODING THIS MORNING. THE BIG WAVES WILL ALSO MAKE IT DANGEROUS TO FISH OR OBSERVE THE SURF AND SNEAKER WAVES COULD SURPRISE UNWARY BEACH WALKERS. THE WAVES WILL RUN UP HIGH ON THE BEACHES AND SOME EROSION IS POSSIBLE. WAVES MIGHT BREAK ON JETTIES AND BREAKWATERS TODAY.

* TIDE TABLE HIGH TIDE AT WESTPORT IS 10.2 FEET AT 1052 AM AND AT LA PUSH IS 9.2 FEET AT 1028 AM. WIND AND LOW PRESSURE WILL LIKELY MAKE THE ACTUAL OBSERVED TIDE UP TO A FOOT HIGHER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION.

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

&&

$$

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SEATTLE


WGUS66 KSEW 200808
FFASEW

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
1208 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

WAC009-027-031-033-041-045-053-057-061-067-073-210000-
/O.CON.KSEW.FA.A.0015.141221T0000Z-141222T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CLALLAM-GRAYS HARBOR-JEFFERSON-KING-LEWIS-MASON-PIERCE-SKAGIT-
SNOHOMISH-THURSTON-WHATCOM-
1208 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF WESTERN WASHINGTON...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES... GRAYS HARBOR...CLALLAM...JEFFERSON...SKAGIT... WHATCOM...KING...LEWIS...MASON...PIERCE...SNOHOMISH...THURSTON.

* FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT

* HEAVY RAIN IS FORECAST OVER WESTERN WASHINGTON TODAY AND SUNDAY...ESPECIALLY IN THE MOUNTAINS. STRONG SOUTH FLOW ALOFT WILL BRING HEAVY RAIN AT TIMES TO THE COAST AND OLYMPICS TODAY. HEAVY RAIN WILL SPREAD OVER THE CASCADES LATE THIS AFTERNOON AS STRONG WESTERLY FLOW ALOFT DEVELOPS. MODELS CURRENTLY TAPER RAIN OVER THE OLYMPICS ON SUNDAY BUT KEEP HEAVY RAIN GOING IN THE CASCADES INTO SUNDAY EVENING...ESPECIALLY OVER THE CASCADES FROM ABOUT KING COUNTY SOUTH. THE TOTAL MODEL RAINFALL OVER ABOUT 48 HOURS FROM THIS MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT AMOUNTS TO AROUND THREE TO SIX INCHES OVER THE OLYMPICS AND CENTRAL CASCADES WITH A NINE-INCH BULLS-EYE OVER MOUNT RAINIER. RAINFALL OVER THE LOWLANDS WILL GENERALLY BE AN INCH OR LESS AS THE WESTERLY FLOW CAUSES A RAIN SHADOW EAST OF THE OLYMPICS.

* THESE RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE ENOUGH TO CAUSE FLOODING. AT THIS TIME THE RIVERS MOST LIKELY TO FLOOD ARE THE ONES FLOWING OFF THE CASCADES OF KING...PIERCE...AND LEWIS COUNTIES...AS WELL AS THE UNUSUALLY FLOOD-PRONE SKOKOMISH RIVER IN MASON COUNTY. ANY FLOODING WOULD LIKELY BEGIN SATURDAY NIGHT ON THE OLYMPICS AND SUNDAY FOR THE CASCADES...WITH CRESTS SUNDAY NIGHT OR MONDAY. THE EXACT POSITION OF THE STREAM OF MOISTURE IS UNCERTAIN SO THIS OUTLOOK COVERS THE ENTIRE OLYMPIC PENINSULA AND ALL OF THE CASCADES RIVERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR FLOODING BUT FLOODING IS NOT IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AND BE READY TO ACT QUICKLY IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED OR A WARNING IS ISSUED.

&&

$$


WWUS76 KSEW 192353
NPWSEW

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
353 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

WAZ516-517-201300-
/O.UPG.KSEW.HW.A.0010.141220T0800Z-141221T0800Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.HW.W.0013.141220T0800Z-141220T1700Z/
NORTH COAST-CENTRAL COAST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEAH BAY...LA PUSH...FORKS...HOQUIAM...
ABERDEEN...WESTPORT...OCEAN SHORES
353 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM PST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM PST SATURDAY. THE HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...LA PUSH...FORKS...PACIFIC BEACH...OCEAN SHORES...WESTPORT...HOQUIAM.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL RISE TONIGHT...PEAKING EARLY SATURDAY MORNING...THEN EASING.

* WIND...SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WIND 25 TO 40 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 55 TO 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS...WINDS THIS STRONG CAN TOPPLE LARGE TREES. POWER OUTAGES ARE LIKELY AND MAY BE WIDESPREAD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS THAT A HAZARDOUS WIND EVENT IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.

&&

$$

WAZ001-503-510-201300- /O.UPG.KSEW.HW.A.0010.141220T0800Z-141221T0800Z/ /O.NEW.KSEW.HW.W.0013.141220T0800Z-141220T2000Z/ SAN JUAN COUNTY-WESTERN WHATCOM COUNTY-ADMIRALTY INLET AREA- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FRIDAY HARBOR...BELLINGHAM...BLAINE... LYNDEN...PORT TOWNSEND...PORT LUDLOW 353 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON PST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON PST SATURDAY. THE HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS...BELLINGHAM...FERNDALE...WHIDBEY ISLAND AND THE PORT TOWNSEND AREA.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL RISE TONIGHT...PEAKING SATURDAY MORNING...THEN DIMINISH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* WIND...SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WIND 25 TO 40 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 55 TO 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS...WINDS THIS STRONG CAN TOPPLE LARGE TREES. POWER OUTAGES ARE LIKELY AND MAY BE WIDESPREAD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS THAT A HAZARDOUS WIND EVENT IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.

&&

$$

WAZ506-201300- /O.UPG.KSEW.HW.A.0010.141220T0800Z-141221T0800Z/ /O.NEW.KSEW.WI.Y.0028.141220T0800Z-141220T2000Z/ WESTERN SKAGIT COUNTY- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOUNT VERNON...ANACORTES... SEDRO-WOOLLEY...BURLINGTON 353 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON PST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON PST SATURDAY. THE HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...WESTERN SKAGIT COUNTY.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL RISE TONIGHT...PEAKING ON SATURDAY...THEN EASING SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* WIND...SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 35 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS MAY CAUSE POWER OUTAGES AND KNOCK DOWN TREE LIMBS AND SMALL AND WEAK TREES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH AND/OR GUSTS OF 45 TO 57 MPH ARE LIKELY.

&&

$$





WWUS46 KSEW 192352
WSWSEW

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
352 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

WAZ567>569-201300-
/O.NEW.KSEW.WW.Y.0029.141220T1200Z-141221T0000Z/
CASCADES OF WHATCOM AND SKAGIT COUNTIES-
CASCADES OF SNOHOMISH AND KING COUNTIES-
CASCADES OF PIERCE AND LEWIS COUNTIES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARBLEMOUNT...CONCRETE...
SNOQUALMIE PASS...DARRINGTON...INDEX...RANDLE...PACKWOOD...
ASHFORD...MORTON
352 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 4 PM PST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 4 PM PST SATURDAY.

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...WHITE PASS...MOUNT RAINIER PARADISE...SNOQUALMIE PASS...STEVENS PASS...MOUNT BAKER.

* TIMING...EXPECT SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH SNOW LEVELS NEAR 3000 TO 4000 FEET. WARMER AIR WILL MOVE INLAND LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON WITH SNOW LEVELS RISING TO 5000 TO 6000 FEET AND SNOW CHANGING OVER TO RAIN IN THE PASSES.

* ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 11 INCHES.

* MAIN IMPACT...BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES. USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FOR ROAD CONDITIONS OR TRAVEL ALERTS...CALL 5-1-1 OR 1-800-695-7623...OR VISIT WWW.WSDOT.WA.GOV.

&&

$$


WHUS76 KSEW 192253
MWWSEW

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
253 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

PZZ134-200700-
/O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0279.000000T0000Z-141222T0000Z/
/O.CAN.KSEW.GL.W.0100.141220T0800Z-141221T0800Z/
ADMIRALTY INLET-
253 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST SUNDAY...

...GALE WARNING IS CANCELLED...

* WIND AND WAVES...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH 3 TO 5 FOOT WIND WAVES. SEE THE FORECAST FOR DETAILS.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ130-150-153-156-170-173-176-200700- /O.CAN.KSEW.SC.Y.0279.000000T0000Z-141220T0800Z/ /O.EXT.KSEW.GL.W.0100.141219T2253Z-141221T0600Z/ WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA- 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- 253 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST SATURDAY...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ENDED...

* WIND AND SEAS...SOUTH WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 22 FEET. SEE THE FORECAST FOR DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

PZZ132-133-200700- /O.CAN.KSEW.SC.Y.0279.000000T0000Z-141220T0800Z/ /O.EXT.KSEW.GL.W.0100.141219T2253Z-141221T0000Z/ EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA- NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS- 253 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST SATURDAY...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ENDED...

* WIND AND SEAS...SOUTHEAST WIND RISING TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS LATER TONIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. SEE THE FORECAST FOR DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

PZZ131-200700- /O.EXB.KSEW.SC.Y.0279.141220T0600Z-141220T1800Z/ CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA- 253 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM PST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM PST SATURDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES...EAST WIND 15 TO 30 KNOTS WITH 2 TO 5 FOOT WIND WAVES. SEE THE FORECAST FOR DETAILS.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ135-200700- /O.EXB.KSEW.SC.Y.0279.000000T0000Z-141222T0000Z/ PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL- 253 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST SUNDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 30 KNOTS WITH 2 TO 5 FOOT WIND WAVES. SEE THE FORECAST FOR DETAILS.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ110-200700- /O.CON.KSEW.RB.Y.0041.000000T0000Z-141221T0500Z/ GRAYS HARBOR BAR- 253 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST SATURDAY...

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

&&

$$

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SEATTLE


WHUS46 KSEW 192145
CFWSEW

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
145 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

WAZ516-517-201200-
/O.UPG.KSEW.CF.A.0004.141220T1400Z-141221T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.CF.Y.0006.141220T1600Z-141220T2100Z/
/O.EXT.KSEW.SU.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-141221T0000Z/
NORTH COAST-CENTRAL COAST-
145 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST SATURDAY...

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 1 PM PST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 1 PM PST SATURDAY. THE COASTAL FLOOD WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...LARGE ENERGETIC WAVES WILL MOVE ONTO THE WASHINGTON COAST FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. THE LARGE SWELL WILL COMBINE WITH A HIGH TIDE TO PRODUCE MINOR COASTAL FLOODING AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...HIGH SURF WILL MAKE IT DANGEROUS TO FISH OR OBSERVE WAVES FROM ROCKS FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. SNEAKER WAVES COULD SURPRISE UNWARY BEACH WALKERS. SIGNIFICANT WAVE RUN UP ON BEACHES IS LIKELY AND SOME BEACH EROSION IS POSSIBLE. DURING THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE ON SATURDAY MORNING THE COMBINATION OF HIGH TIDE AND LARGE WAVES COULD SEND SOME WAVES OVER JETTIES AND OTHER STRUCTURES. MINOR FLOODING OF LOW AREAS NEAR THE COAST IS POSSIBLE. SEVERAL INCHES OF WATER COULD COLLECT IN STREETS IN DOWNTOWN WESTPORT.

* PREDICTED TIDE...THE TIDE TABLE HIGH TIDE AT WESTPORT IS 10.2 FEET AT 1052 AM SATURDAY. THE TIDE TABLE HIGH TIDE AT LA PUSH IS 9.2 FEET AT 1028 AM SATURDAY. WIND AND PRESSURE WILL LIKELY MAKE THE ACTUAL HIGH TIDE AT EACH SPOT ONE HALF TO ONE FOOT HIGHER.

* SEAS...18 TO 21 FEET FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING. SEAS OF THIS HEIGHT GENERALLY CAUSE PROBLEMS ONLY ON BEACH AREAS. HOWEVER DURING THE HIGH TIDE SATURDAY MORNING THERE COULD BE ADDITIONAL MINOR FLOODING AS WAVES CRASH OVER LEVEES AND OTHER STRUCTURES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION.

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

&&

$$

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SEATTLE


WGUS66 KSEW 192034 AAA
FFASEW

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
1234 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

WAC009-027-031-033-041-045-053-057-061-067-073-200845-
/O.EXT.KSEW.FA.A.0015.141221T0000Z-141222T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CLALLAM-GRAYS HARBOR-JEFFERSON-KING-LEWIS-MASON-PIERCE-SKAGIT-
SNOHOMISH-THURSTON-WHATCOM-
1234 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

* PORTIONS OF WESTERN WASHINGTON...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES... GRAYS HARBOR...CLALLAM...JEFFERSON...SKAGIT... WHATCOM...KING...LEWIS...MASON...PIERCE...SNOHOMISH...THURSTON.

* FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT

* HEAVY RAIN IS FORECAST OVER WESTERN WASHINGTON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...ESPECIALLY IN THE MOUNTAINS. STRONG WESTERLY FLOW ALOFT WILL BRING HEAVY RAIN AT TIMES TO THE COAST AND OLYMPICS ON SATURDAY. HEAVY RAIN WILL SPREAD INTO THE CASCADES SATURDAY AFTERNOON. MODELS CURRENTLY TAPER RAIN OVER THE OLYMPICS ON SUNDAY BUT KEEP HEAVY RAIN GOING IN THE CASCADES THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...ESPECIALLY OVER THE CASCADES FROM ABOUT KING COUNTY SOUTH. THE TOTAL MODEL RAINFALL OVER ABOUT 48 HOURS FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT AMOUNTS TO AROUND THREE TO SIX INCHES OVER THE OLYMPICS AND CENTRAL CASCADES WITH A NINE- INCH BULLS-EYE OVER MOUNT RAINIER. RAINFALL OVER THE LOWLANDS WILL GENERALLY BE AN INCH OR LESS AS THE WESTERLY FLOW CAUSES A RAINSHADOW EAST OF THE OLYMPICS.

* THESE RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE ENOUGH TO CAUSE FLOODING. AT THIS TIME THE RIVERS MOST LIKELY TO FLOOD ARE THE ONES FLOWING OFF THE CASCADES OF KING...PIERCE...AND LEWIS COUNTIES...AS WELL AS THE UNUSUALLY FLOOD-PRONE SKOKOMISH RIVER IN MASON COUNTY. ANY FLOODING WOULD LIKELY BEGIN SATURDAY NIGHT ON THE OLYMPICS AND SUNDAY FOR THE CASCADES...WITH CRESTS SUNDAY NIGHT OR MONDAY. THE EXACT POSITION OF THE STREAM OF MOISTURE IS UNCERTAIN SO THIS OUTLOOK COVERS THE ENTIRE OLYMPIC PENINSULA AND ALL OF THE CASCADES RIVERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR FLOODING BUT FLOODING IS NOT IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AND BE READY TO ACT QUICKLY IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED OR A WARNING IS ISSUED.

&&

$$


WGUS66 KSEW 191939
FFASEW

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
1139 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

WAC009-027-031-033-041-045-053-057-061-067-073-200830-
/O.NEW.KSEW.FA.A.0015.141220T0000Z-141222T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CLALLAM-GRAYS HARBOR-JEFFERSON-KING-LEWIS-MASON-PIERCE-SKAGIT-
SNOHOMISH-THURSTON-WHATCOM-
1139 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN WASHINGTON...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES... GRAYS HARBOR...CLALLAM...JEFFERSON... SKAGIT...WHATCOM...KING...LEWIS...MASON...PIERCE...SNOHOMISH... THURSTON.

* FROM 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT

* HEAVY RAIN IS FORECAST OVER WESTERN WASHINGTON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...ESPECIALLY IN THE MOUNTAINS. STRONG WESTERLY FLOW ALOFT WILL BRING HEAVY RAIN AT TIMES TO THE COAST AND OLYMPICS ON SATURDAY. HEAVY RAIN WILL SPREAD INTO THE CASCADES SATURDAY AFTERNOON. MODELS CURRENTLY TAPER RAIN OVER THE OLYMPICS ON SUNDAY BUT KEEP HEAVY RAIN GOING IN THE CASCADES THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...ESPECIALLY OVER THE CASCADES FROM ABOUT KING COUNTY SOUTH. THE TOTAL MODEL RAINFALL OVER ABOUT 48 HOURS FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT AMOUNTS TO AROUND THREE TO SIX INCHES OVER THE OLYMPICS AND CENTRAL CASCADES WITH A NINE- INCH BULLS-EYE OVER MOUNT RAINIER. RAINFALL OVER THE LOWLANDS WILL GENERALLY BE AN INCH OR LESS AS THE WESTERLY FLOW CAUSES A RAINSHADOW EAST OF THE OLYMPICS.

* THESE RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE ENOUGH TO CAUSE FLOODING. AT THIS TIME THE RIVERS MOST LIKELY TO FLOOD ARE THE ONES FLOWING OFF THE CASCADES OF KING...PIERCE...AND LEWIS COUNTIES...AS WELL AS THE UNUSUALLY FLOOD-PRONE SKOKOMISH RIVER IN MASON COUNTY. ANY FLOODING WOULD LIKELY BEGIN SATURDAY NIGHT ON THE OLYMPICS AND SUNDAY FOR THE CASCADES...WITH CRESTS SUNDAY NIGHT OR MONDAY. THE EXACT POSITION OF THE STREAM OF MOISTURE IS UNCERTAIN SO THIS OUTLOOK COVERS THE ENTIRE OLYMPIC PENINSULA AND ALL OF THE CASCADES RIVERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR FLOODING BUT FLOODING IS NOT IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AND BE READY TO ACT QUICKLY IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED OR A WARNING IS ISSUED.

&&

$$

JBB


WHUS76 KSEW 191652
MWWSEW

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
852 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-200100-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0279.000000T0000Z-141220T0800Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0100.141220T0800Z-141221T0800Z/
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-
852 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT PST SATURDAY NIGHT...

* WIND AND SEAS...SOUTHWEST WIND 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 25 TO 35 KT LATER TONIGHT AND SOUTH 30 TO 40 KNOTS ON SATURDAY. SEAS BUILDING TO 22 FEET TONIGHT. SEE THE FORECAST FOR DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

PZZ130-132>134-200100- /O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0279.000000T0000Z-141220T0800Z/ /O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0100.141220T0800Z-141221T0800Z/ WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA- EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA- NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS- ADMIRALTY INLET- 852 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT PST SATURDAY NIGHT...

* WIND AND WAVES...SOUTHEAST WIND RISING TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS LATER TONIGHT AND SOUTHEAST WIND 30 TO 40 KNOTS ON SATURDAY. WIND WAVES 3 OR 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET SATURDAY. SEE THE FORECAST FOR DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

PZZ110-200100- /O.CON.KSEW.RB.Y.0041.000000T0000Z-141221T0500Z/ GRAYS HARBOR BAR- 852 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST SATURDAY...

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.

&&

$$

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SEATTLE


WWUS76 KSEW 191149
NPWSEW

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
349 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

WAZ516-517-200000-
/O.NEW.KSEW.HW.A.0010.141220T0800Z-141221T0800Z/
NORTH COAST-CENTRAL COAST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEAH BAY...LA PUSH...FORKS...HOQUIAM...
ABERDEEN...WESTPORT...OCEAN SHORES
349 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...NEAH BAY...LA PUSH...FORKS...PACIFIC BEACH...OCEAN SHORES...WESTPORT...HOQUIAM...AND THE OCEAN BEACHES

* TIMING...WINDS WILL RISE TONIGHT...PEAKING ON SATURDAY...THEN DIMINISH SATURDAY NIGHT.

* WIND...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 40 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 45 TO 55 MPH.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS MAY CAUSE POWER OUTAGES AND KNOCK DOWN TREE LIMBS AND SMALL AND WEAK TREES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A DAMAGING WIND EVENT.

&&

$$

WAZ001-503-506-510-200000- /O.NEW.KSEW.HW.A.0010.141220T0800Z-141221T0800Z/ SAN JUAN COUNTY-WESTERN WHATCOM COUNTY-WESTERN SKAGIT COUNTY- ADMIRALTY INLET AREA- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FRIDAY HARBOR...BELLINGHAM...BLAINE... LYNDEN...MOUNT VERNON...ANACORTES...SEDRO-WOOLLEY...BURLINGTON... PORT TOWNSEND...PORT LUDLOW 349 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS. COASTAL WHATCOM COUNTY INCLUDING BIRCH BAY...SANDY SHORES...BELLINGHAM...AND LUMMI ISLAND. THE COASTAL ISLANDS OF SKAGIT COUNTY...INCLUDING CYPRESS AND FIDALGO ISLAND. WHIDBEY ISLAND AND THE PORT TOWNSEND AREA.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL RISE TONIGHT...PEAKING ON SATURDAY...THEN DIMINISH SATURDAY NIGHT.

* WIND...SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 40 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 45 TO 55 MPH.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS MAY CAUSE POWER OUTAGES AND KNOCK DOWN TREE LIMBS AND SMALL AND WEAK TREES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A DAMAGING WIND EVENT.

&&

$$


WHUS76 KSEW 191034
MWWSEW

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
234 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-192315-
/O.CAN.KSEW.GL.W.0099.000000T0000Z-141219T1200Z/
/O.EXB.KSEW.SC.Y.0279.000000T0000Z-141220T0800Z/
/O.UPG.KSEW.GL.A.0051.141220T0600Z-141221T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.GL.W.0100.141220T0800Z-141221T0800Z/
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-
234 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT PST SATURDAY NIGHT...

* WIND AND SEAS...SOUTHWEST WIND 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 25 TO 35 KT LATER TONIGHT AND SOUTH 30 TO 40 KNOTS ON SATURDAY. SEAS BUILDING TO 22 FEET TONIGHT. SEE THE FORECAST FOR DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

PZZ132-192315- /O.CAN.KSEW.GL.W.0099.000000T0000Z-141219T1200Z/ /O.EXB.KSEW.SC.Y.0279.000000T0000Z-141220T0800Z/ /O.UPG.KSEW.GL.A.0051.141220T0600Z-141221T0000Z/ /O.NEW.KSEW.GL.W.0100.141220T0800Z-141221T0800Z/ EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA- 234 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT PST SATURDAY NIGHT...

* WIND AND WAVES...SOUTHEAST WIND RISING TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS LATER TONIGHT AND SOUTHEAST WIND 30 TO 40 KNOTS ON SATURDAY. WIND WAVES 3 OR 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET SATURDAY. SEE THE FORECAST FOR DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

PZZ131-135-191145- /O.CAN.KSEW.SC.Y.0279.000000T0000Z-141219T1200Z/ CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA- PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL- 234 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

WINDS WILL EASE TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS BEFORE DAYBREAK.

$$

PZZ130-133-192315- /O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0279.000000T0000Z-141220T0800Z/ /O.UPG.KSEW.GL.A.0051.141220T0600Z-141221T0000Z/ /O.NEW.KSEW.GL.W.0100.141220T0800Z-141221T0800Z/ WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA- NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS- 234 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT PST SATURDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A GALE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT PST SATURDAY NIGHT.

* WIND AND WAVES...SOUTHEAST WIND RISING TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET LATER TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. SEE THE FORECAST FOR DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

PZZ134-192315- /O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0279.000000T0000Z-141220T0800Z/ /O.NEW.KSEW.GL.W.0100.141220T0800Z-141221T0800Z/ ADMIRALTY INLET- 234 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT PST SATURDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A GALE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT PST SATURDAY NIGHT.

* WIND AND WAVES...SOUTHEAST WIND RISING TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET LATER TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. SEE THE FORECAST FOR DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

PZZ110-192315- /O.CON.KSEW.RB.Y.0041.000000T0000Z-141221T0500Z/ GRAYS HARBOR BAR- 234 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH TO SEVERE BAR CONDITIONS REMAINS IN EFFECT...

COMBINED SEAS 12 FT BUILDING TO 17 FT TONIGHT. BAR CONDITIONS ROUGH...BECOMING SEVERE WITH BREAKERS COVERING THE BAR BY TONIGHT. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 230 PM TODAY AND 3 AM SAT. THE AFTERNOON EBB WILL BE STRONG.

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.

&&

$$

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SEATTLE


WWUS46 KSEW 190456
WSWSEW

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
856 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

WAZ567>569-191400-
/O.CON.KSEW.WW.Y.0028.000000T0000Z-141219T1400Z/
CASCADES OF WHATCOM AND SKAGIT COUNTIES-
CASCADES OF SNOHOMISH AND KING COUNTIES-
CASCADES OF PIERCE AND LEWIS COUNTIES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARBLEMOUNT...CONCRETE...
SNOQUALMIE PASS...DARRINGTON...INDEX...RANDLE...PACKWOOD...
ASHFORD...MORTON
856 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST FRIDAY...

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...MOUNT BAKER...STEVENS PASS...CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN...MOUNT RAINIER AND PARADISE.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES TONIGHT. EXPECT SNOW TO TAPER TO SNOW SHOWERS FRIDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 10 INCHES...HEAVIEST ABOVE 5000 FEET.

* MAIN IMPACT...TRAVEL THROUGH THE HIGHER PASSES AND ON HIGHER MOUNTAIN HIGHWAYS WILL REQUIRE EXTRA CAUTION THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES. USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. FOR ROAD CONDITIONS OR TRAVEL ALERTS... CALL 5-1-1 OR 1-800-695-7623...OR VISIT WWW.WSDOT.WA.GOV.

&&

$$

WAZ513-191400- /O.CON.KSEW.WW.Y.0028.000000T0000Z-141219T1400Z/ OLYMPICS- 856 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST FRIDAY...

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...HURRICANE RIDGE.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE AND BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES. SNOW WILL TAPER TO SNOW SHOWERS FRIDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES...MAINLY ABOVE 5000 FEET.

* MAIN IMPACT...HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES. USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. FOR ROAD CONDITIONS OR TRAVEL ALERTS... CALL 5-1-1 OR 1-800-695-7623...OR VISIT WWW.WSDOT.WA.GOV.

&&

$$


WHUS46 KSEW 190452
CFWSEW

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
852 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

WAZ516-517-200030-
/O.CON.KSEW.SU.Y.0006.141219T1800Z-141220T1400Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.CF.A.0004.141220T1400Z-141221T0000Z/
NORTH COAST-CENTRAL COAST-
852 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO 6 AM PST SATURDAY...

...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...LARGE ENERGETIC WAVES WILL MOVE ONTO THE WASHINGTON COAST MIDDAY FRIDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY. THE HIGH SWELL MAY COMBINE WITH A HIGH TIDE TO PRODUCE SOME COASTAL FLOODING MIDDAY SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...HIGH SURF WILL MAKE IT EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TO FISH OR OBSERVE WAVES FROM ROCKS FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY. SIGNIFICANT WAVE RUN UP ON BEACHES IS LIKELY..,AND BEACH EROSION IS POSSIBLE. LOW LYING COASTAL COMMUNITIES SUCH AS WESTPORT...OCEAN SHORES AND LA PUSH MAY SEE SOME FLOODING AROUND THE SATURDAY HIGH TIDE.

* TIME OF HIGH TIDE...AROUND 11 AM PST SATURDAY ON THE CENTRAL AND NORTH WASHINGTON COAST.

* PREDICTED TIDE...AT NEAH BAY THE PREDICTED HIGH TIDE IS AROUND 10.5 FEET. THE TIDE TABLE PREDICTION IS AROUND 9.2 FEET. TIDAL ANOMALIES WILL LIKELY BE HIGHER THAN THIS DUE TO BREAKING WAVE ACTION AND TIDAL ANOMALIES WILL BE SIMILAR ALONG THE ENTIRE COASTLINE OF NORTH AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON.

* SEAS...23 TO 25 FEET FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND FRIDAY NIGHT AND 20 TO 22 FEET ON SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION.

A COASTAL FLOOD WATCH MEANS FLOODING OR BEACH EROSION WILL OCCUR IF WEATHER CONDITIONS DEVELOP AS PREDICTED. RESIDENTS AND LOCAL OFFICIALS SHOULD MONITOR THE SITUATION CLOSELY AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION IF A WARNING IS ISSUED.

&&

$$

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SEATTLE


WWUS76 KSEW 190038
NPWSEW

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
438 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

WAZ001-503-510-190800-
/O.CON.KSEW.WI.Y.0027.000000T0000Z-141219T0800Z/
SAN JUAN COUNTY-WESTERN WHATCOM COUNTY-ADMIRALTY INLET AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FRIDAY HARBOR...BELLINGHAM...BLAINE...
LYNDEN...PORT TOWNSEND...PORT LUDLOW
438 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...PORT TOWNSEND...THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS INCLUDING FRIDAY HARBOR...WHIDBEY ISLAND INCLUDING OAK HARBOR...BELLINGHAM...AND MARIETTA.

* TIMING...SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL BECOME STRONG AT TIMES THIS EVENING. WINDS WILL EASE AFTER MIDNIGHT.

* WIND...SOUTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...WINDS THIS STRONG CAN BREAK TREE BRANCHES AND CAUSE LOCAL POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH AND/OR GUSTS OF 45 TO 57 MPH ARE LIKELY.

&&

$$

WEATHER.GOV/SEATTLE MERCER