Western Washington Watches and Warnings

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


WHUS76 KSEW 010959
MWWSEW

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
259 AM PDT WED APR 1 2015

PZZ110-011800-
/O.EXT.KSEW.RB.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-150402T1200Z/
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
259 AM PDT WED APR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* BAR CONDITIONS...MODERATE BECOMING ROUGH DURING EBB CURRENTS.

* COMBINED SEAS...9 FT...BUILDING TO 10 OR 11 FT DURING EBBS.

* FIRST EBB...330 AM WEDNESDAY.

* SECOND EBB...345 PM WEDNESDAY.

* THIRD EBB...415 AM THURSDAY.

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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PZZ131-132-011800- /O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0054.000000T0000Z-150402T1200Z/ CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA- EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA- 259 AM PDT WED APR 1 2015

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

* WIND AND WAVES...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KT THROUGH TONIGHT...EXCEPT EASING TO 10 TO 20 FOR SEVERAL HOURS THIS AFTERNOON. 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.

&&

$$

WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SEATTLE





WHUS76 KSEW 010447
MWWSEW

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
947 PM PDT TUE MAR 31 2015

PZZ133>135-010600-
/O.CAN.KSEW.SC.Y.0054.000000T0000Z-150401T0600Z/
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
ADMIRALTY INLET-PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
947 PM PDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ENDED...

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PZZ110-011300- /O.CON.KSEW.RB.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-150402T0100Z/ GRAYS HARBOR BAR- 947 PM PDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* BAR CONDITIONS...ROUGH DURING EBB CURRENTS...OTHERWISE MODERATE.

* COMBINED SEAS...9 FEET...EXCEPT BUILDING TO 11 FEET DURING EBB CURRENTS.

* FIRST EBB...330 AM WEDNESDAY.

* SECOND EBB...345 PM WEDNESDAY.

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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PZZ131-132-011200- /O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0054.000000T0000Z-150401T1200Z/ CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA- EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA- 947 PM PDT TUE MAR 31 2015

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

* WIND AND WAVES...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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


WWUS46 KSEW 010352
WSWSEW

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
852 PM PDT TUE MAR 31 2015

WAZ569-011200-
/O.EXA.KSEW.WW.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-150401T1200Z/
WEST SLOPES SOUTH CENTRAL CASCADES AND PASSES-
852 PM PDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT WEDNESDAY.

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...WHITE PASS...PARADISE ON MOUNT RAINIER.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE WEST SLOPES OF THE CASCADES IN PIERCE AND LEWIS COUNTIES THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW LEVEL...SNOW LEVEL AROUND 3000 FT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 9 INCHES OF SNOW.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW IS ISSUED WHEN 6 TO 11 INCHES IS LIKELY TO FALL IN 12 HOURS. FOR ROAD CONDITIONS OR TRAVEL ALERTS...CALL 5-1-1 OR 1-800-695-7623...OR VISIT WWW.WSDOT.WA.GOV.

&&

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WAZ568-011200- /O.CON.KSEW.WW.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-150401T1200Z/ WEST SLOPES NORTH CENTRAL CASCADES AND PASSES- 852 PM PDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...STEVENS PASS...SNOQUALMIE PASS.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE WEST SLOPES OF THE CASCADES IN SNOHOMISH AND KING COUNTIES THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW LEVEL...SNOW LEVEL AROUND 3000 FT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 9 INCHES OF SNOWFALL WITH HEAVIER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE IN THE CONVERGENCE ZONE.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW IS ISSUED WHEN 6 TO 11 INCHES IS LIKELY TO FALL IN 12 HOURS. FOR ROAD CONDITIONS OR TRAVEL ALERTS...CALL 5-1-1 OR 1-800-695-7623...OR VISIT WWW.WSDOT.WA.GOV.

&&

$$


WHUS76 KSEW 312155
MWWSEW

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
255 PM PDT TUE MAR 31 2015

PZZ130-312300-
/O.CAN.KSEW.SC.Y.0051.000000T0000Z-150401T0000Z/
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
255 PM PDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

WINDS WILL REMAIN BELOW 21 KNOTS.

$$

PZZ131-132-010600- /O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-150401T0400Z/ /O.EXB.KSEW.SC.Y.0054.150401T0400Z-150401T1200Z/ CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA- EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA- 255 PM PDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM PDT WEDNESDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES...WEST WIND 25 TO 35 KNOTS AND GUSTY THIS EVENING EASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS LATE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ150-153-156-010300- /O.EXB.KSEW.SW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-150401T0300Z/ 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- 255 PM PDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* SEAS...WEST SWELL 9 TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING THIS EVENING.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ110-010600- /O.EXT.KSEW.RB.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-150402T0100Z/ GRAYS HARBOR BAR- 255 PM PDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* BAR CONDITIONS...ROUGH DURING EBB CURRENTS...OTHERWISE MODERATE.

* COMBINED SEAS...9 FEET...EXCEPT BUILDING TO 11 FEET DURING EBB CURRENTS.

* FIRST EBB...300 PM TODAY.

* SECOND EBB...330 AM WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* THIRD EBB...345 PM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

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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PZZ170-173-176-010300- /O.EXT.KSEW.SW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-150401T0300Z/ 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- 255 PM PDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* SEAS...WEST SWELL 9 TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING THIS EVENING.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ133>135-010600- /O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0054.000000T0000Z-150401T0600Z/ NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS- ADMIRALTY INLET-PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL- 255 PM PDT TUE MAR 31 2015

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

* WIND AND WAVES...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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





WWUS46 KSEW 312150
WSWSEW

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
250 PM PDT TUE MAR 31 2015

WAZ568-011200-
/O.CON.KSEW.WW.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-150401T1200Z/
WEST SLOPES NORTH CENTRAL CASCADES AND PASSES-
250 PM PDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...STEVENS PASS.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE WEST SLOPES OF THE CASCADES IN SNOHOMISH AND KING COUNTIES THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW LEVEL...SNOW LEVEL AROUND 4000 FEET...LOWERING TO AROUND 3000 FT TONIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 9 INCHES OF SNOWFALL WITH HEAVIER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE IN THE CONVERGENCE ZONE. EXPECT LESSER AMOUNTS AT SNOQUALMIE PASS WITH 1 TO 3 INCHES POSSIBLE THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW IS ISSUED WHEN 6 TO 11 INCHES IS LIKELY TO FALL IN 12 HOURS. FOR ROAD CONDITIONS OR TRAVEL ALERTS...CALL 5-1-1 OR 1-800-695-7623...OR VISIT WWW.WSDOT.WA.GOV.

&&

$$


WHUS76 KSEW 311604
MWWSEW

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
904 AM PDT TUE MAR 31 2015

PZZ170-173-176-010000-
/O.CAN.KSEW.SC.Y.0051.000000T0000Z-150331T1900Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.SW.Y.0007.150331T1604Z-150401T0000Z/
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-
904 AM PDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

* SEAS...WEST SWELL 10 FEET TODAY.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ150-153-156-311715- /O.CAN.KSEW.SC.Y.0051.000000T0000Z-150331T1900Z/ 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- 904 AM PDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ENDED...

WINDS WILL REMAIN BELOW 21 KNOTS.

$$

PZZ131-132-010015- /O.EXT.KSEW.GL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-150401T0400Z/ CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA- EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA- 904 AM PDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* WIND AND WAVES...WEST WIND 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS...RISING TO WEST 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 45 KNOTS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY THIS EVENING. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.

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.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ110-010015- /O.EXT.KSEW.RB.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-150401T1200Z/ GRAYS HARBOR BAR- 904 AM PDT TUE MAR 31 2015

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

* BAR CONDITIONS...ROUGH DURING EBB CURRENTS...OTHERWISE MODERATE.

* COMBINED SEAS...9 FEET...EXCEPT BUILDING TO 11 FEET DURING EBB CURRENTS.

* FIRST EBB...300 PM TODAY.

* SECOND EBB...330 AM WEDNESDAY MORNING.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ130-010000- /O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0051.000000T0000Z-150401T0000Z/ WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA- 904 AM PDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

* WIND AND WAVES...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. WEST SWELL 9 FEET AT 13 SECONDS.

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>135-010015- /O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0054.000000T0000Z-150401T0600Z/ NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS- ADMIRALTY INLET-PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL- 904 AM PDT TUE MAR 31 2015

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

* WIND AND WAVES...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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


WWUS46 KSEW 311523
WSWSEW

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
823 AM PDT TUE MAR 31 2015

WAZ568-010000-
/O.NEW.KSEW.WW.Y.0006.150331T1523Z-150401T1200Z/
WEST SLOPES NORTH CENTRAL CASCADES AND PASSES-
823 AM PDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT WEDNESDAY.

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...STEVENS PASS.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE WEST SLOPES OF THE CASCADES IN SNOHOMISH AND KING COUNTIES THROUGH LATE TONIGHT. THE PUGET SOUND CONVERGENCE ZONE MAY PRODUCE HEAVY SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MOUNTAINS.

* SNOW LEVEL...SNOW LEVEL AROUND 4000 FEET...LOWERING TO AROUND 3000 FT TONIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 10 INCHES OF SNOWFALL WITH HEAVIER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE IN THE CONVERGENCE ZONE...INCLUDING STEVENS PASS. EXPECT LESSER AMOUNTS AT SNOQUALMIE PASS WITH 1 TO 3 INCHES POSSIBLE THROUGH TONIGHT.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW IS ISSUED WHEN 6 TO 11 INCHES IS LIKELY TO FALL IN 12 HOURS. FOR ROAD CONDITIONS OR TRAVEL ALERTS...CALL 5-1-1 OR 1-800-695-7623...OR VISIT WWW.WSDOT.WA.GOV.

&&

$$