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

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Translated Sun Mar 1 09:13:05 PST 2015


Synopsis: for the Northern and Central Washington coastal and inland waters — a weak surface trough will remain over Western WA today producing weak winds. A weak weather system will move South across the region tonight — bringing a brief period of moderate North winds to the coastal waters. A surface ridge will build over Southern British Columbia Monday night bringing moderate to strong North to Northeast offshore flow through Tuesday.

East entrance U. S. Waters Strait of Juan de Fuca 900 AM PST Sun Mar 1 2015
Today — Southeast wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 feet or less.
Tonight — Northwest wind 10 to 20 knots — becoming North to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 feet — subsiding to 1 feet or less after midnight. A chance of rain.
Mon — North wind 10 to 20 knots — becoming Northwest 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 feet — building to 2 to 4 ft.
Mon night — North wind 15 to 25 knots — becoming Northeast 20 to 30 knots after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
Tue — North wind 5 to 15 knots in the morning — becoming light. Wind waves 2 feet or less.
Tue night — Northwest wind to 10 knots in the evening — becoming light. Wind waves 1 feet or less.
Wed — Southeast wind to 10 knots — becoming SW. Wind waves 1 feet or less.
Thu — light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.

Admiralty Inlet 900 AM PST Sun Mar 1 2015
Today — Southeast wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 feet or less.
Tonight — Northwest wind 10 to 20 knots — becoming North to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. A chance of rain after midnight.
Mon — Northwest wind 5 to 15 knots — rising to 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 feet or less — building to 2 to 4 feet in the afternoon.
Mon night — North wind 15 to 25 knots — easing to 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 feet — subsiding to 2 feet or less after midnight.
Tue — North wind 5 to 15 knots — becoming light in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 feet or less.
Tue night — Northwest wind to 10 knots — becoming light after midnight. Wind waves 1 feet or less.
Wed — light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.
Thu — light wind — becoming Northeast to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 feet or less.

Northern inland waters including the San Juan islands 900 AM PST Sun Mar 1 2015
Today — South wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 feet or less.
Tonight — Northwest wind 5 to 15 knots — becoming North to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 feet or less. A chance of rain.
Mon — North wind 10 to 20 knots — rising to 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
Mon night — North wind 15 to 25 knots — becoming Northeast 20 to 30 knots after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
Tue — Northeast wind 15 to 25 knots — becoming East 5 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 feet — subsiding to 2 feet or less in the afternoon.
Tue night — Northwest wind to 10 knots — becoming Southeast after midnight. Wind waves 1 feet or less.
Wed — Southeast wind to 10 knots — becoming E. Wind waves 1 feet or less.
Thu — East wind to 10 knots — becoming light. Wind waves 1 feet or less.


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   URGENT marine weather message National Weather Service Seattle WA 848 AM PST Sun Mar 1 2015

Puget Sound — avoid navigating in these conditions.



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