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Coastal Waters Forecast for Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island 10 To 60 Nm (PZZ170) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island 10 To 60 Nm (PZZ170)
Issued by: National Weather Service Seattle, WA
Last Update: 253 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017




Tonight: SW wind 25 to 35 kt easing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Combined seas 13 to 16 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds. Rain in the evening then showers likely after midnight.

Thu: SW wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less in the afternoon. W swell 20 ft at 12 seconds building to 25 ft at 15 seconds in the afternoon. Showers and a slight chance of tstms.

Thu Night: SW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 23 ft at 17 seconds subsiding to 21 ft at 17 seconds after midnight. Showers and a slight chance of tstms.

Fri: NW wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 18 ft at 15 seconds.

Fri Night: SW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SE 10 to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less building to 1 to 3 ft after midnight. W swell 14 ft at 14 seconds.

Sat: SE wind 25 to 30 kt becoming S 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. W swell 13 ft at 13 seconds.

Sat Night: SW wind 25 to 30 kt easing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Wind waves 7 to 8 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft after midnight. SW swell 16 ft at 11 seconds.

Sun: SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 14 ft.

Mon: SW wind to 10 kt becoming SE. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 15 ft subsiding to 13 ft.



Zone Forecast: Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island 10 To 60 Nm (PZZ170)

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