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

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Translated Wed Oct 22 04:13:05 PDT 2014


Synopsis: for the Northern and Central Washington coastal and inland waters — a 995 millibars mb surface low over Central Vancouver Island will weaken and move NE. The associated front will push through the waters this morning. Another deep low pressure system is expected to affect the waters late Friday and Saturday.

East entrance U. S. Waters Strait of Juan de Fuca 300 AM PDT Wednesday Oct 22 2014
 Gale Warning in effect until 11 AM PDT this morning —
Today — Southeast wind 35 to 45 knots — easing to 25 to 35 knots during the morning — then 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Wind waves 6 to 8 feet — subsiding to 1 to 3 feet by afternoon. Rain.
Tonight — Northwest wind 5 to 15 knots — becoming South 10 to 20 knots after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. A chance of rain.
Thu — East wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 feet or less. Showers.
Thu night — South wind 5 to 15 knots — becoming Southeast 10 to 20 knots after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
Fri — South wind 10 knots — becoming East in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 feet or less.
Fri night — East wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 feet or less.
Sat — Southeast wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
Sun — West wind 25 to 35 knots — easing to 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 feet — subsiding to 1 to 3 ft.

Admiralty Inlet 300 AM PDT Wednesday Oct 22 2014
 Gale Warning in effect until 11 AM PDT this morning —
Today — South wind 25 to 35 knots — easing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Wind waves 4 to 6 feet — subsiding to 2 to 3 feet in the afternoon. Rain.
Tonight — South wind 10 to 20 knots — rising to 15 to 25 knots after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Rain likely.
Thu — Southwest wind 10 to 20 knots — becoming South 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Showers.
Thu night — South wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
Fri — South wind 10 to 15 knots — becoming light in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 feet or less.
Fri night — light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.
Sat — South wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
Sun — Southwest wind 10 to 20 knots — becoming variable to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 feet — subsiding to 1 feet or less.

Northern inland waters including the San Juan islands 300 AM PDT Wednesday Oct 22 2014
 Gale Warning in effect until 11 AM PDT this morning —
Today — South wind 35 to 45 knots — easing to 25 to 35 knots during the morning — then 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Wind waves 6 to 8 feet — subsiding to 1 to 3 feet by afternoon. Rain.
Tonight — South wind 10 to 20 knots — rising to 15 to 25 knots after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Rain in the evening — then rain likely after midnight.
Thu — South wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 feet or less. Showers.
Thu night — Southeast wind 5 to 15 knots — becoming South 10 to 20 knots after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
Fri — Southeast wind 5 to 15 knots — becoming East to 10 knots in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 feet or less.
Fri night — Northeast wind to 10 knots — becoming East 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 feet or less.
Sat — Southeast wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
Sun — Southwest wind 25 to 35 knots — easing to 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 feet — subsiding to 1 to 3 ft.


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   URGENT marine weather message National Weather Service Seattle WA 1137 PM PDT Tuesday Oct 21 2014

Puget Sound — avoid navigating in these conditions.



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