"Translated" Straight of Juan de Fuca area forecast discussion.

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Translated Mon Mar 30 09:13:02 PDT 2015


Synopsis: for the Northern and Central Washington coastal and inland waters — a surface ridge over Western WA will weaken this morning as an approaching cold front moves into the coastal waters. The front will move inland this evening — followed by strong onshore flow later tonight and Tuesday. Onshore flow will weaken Wednesday and Thursday as a ridge builds over the region. A weak front will probably reach the area Friday.

East entrance U. S. Waters Strait of Juan de Fuca 900 AM PDT Monday Mar 30 2015
Small Craft Advisory in effect through this evening —
 Gale Warning in effect from this evening through Tuesday afternoon —
Today — Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots early — rising to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves building to 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain.
Tonight — West wind 15 to 25 knots — rising to 25 to 35 knots late in the evening. Wind waves 2 to 4 feet — building to 4 to 6 ft. Rain.
Tue — West wind 25 to 35 knots — easing to 15 to 25 knots late. Wind waves 4 to 6 feet — subsiding to 2 to 4 ft. Showers likely. A chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tue night — West wind 20 to 25 knots — easing to 10 to 20 knots after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 4 feet — subsiding to 1 to 3 ft.
Wed — West wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 feet or less.
Wed night — West wind 15 to 25 knots — easing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 feet — subsiding to 1 to 2 ft.
Thu — West wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 feet or less.
Fri — Southeast wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.

Admiralty Inlet 900 AM PDT Monday Mar 30 2015
Small Craft Advisory in effect through Tuesday evening —
Today — South wind 10 to 15 knots early — rising to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves building to 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain in the afternoon.
Tonight — South wind 15 to 25 knots — becoming Northwest after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Rain.
Tue — Northwest wind 20 to 30 knots — easing to 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Showers. A chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tue night — Northwest wind 15 to 25 knots — becoming variable to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 feet — subsiding to 1 feet or less.
Wed — light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.
Wed night — variable wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 feet or less.
Thu — Northwest wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 feet or less.
Fri — South wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.

Northern inland waters including the San Juan islands 900 AM PDT Monday Mar 30 2015
Small Craft Advisory in effect through Tuesday evening —
Today — Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots early — rising to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves building to 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain.
Tonight — Southwest wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Rain.
Tue — Southwest wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Showers likely. A chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tue night — Southwest wind 15 to 25 knots — easing to 10 to 20 knots after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
Wed — Southwest wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 feet or less.
Wed night — Southwest wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
Thu — Southwest wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 feet or less.
Fri — Southeast wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.


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   URGENT marine weather message National Weather Service Seattle WA 849 AM PDT Monday Mar 30 2015

Puget Sound — avoid navigating in these conditions.



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