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

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Translated Sun Aug 30 09:13:02 PDT 2015


Synopsis: for the Northern and Central Washington coastal and inland waters — low level onshore flow will continue today. A weak frontal system will move by to the North on Monday. Another weak system will reach the area on Tuesday followed by yet another weak system on Wednesday.

East entrance U. S. Waters Strait of Juan de Fuca 9:00 AM PDT Sun Aug 30 2015
Small Craft Advisory in effect from late tonight through Monday morning —
Today — Southeast wind to 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the morning — then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
Tonight — Southeast wind to 10 knots — becoming 15 to 25 knots after midnight. Wind waves 1 feet or less — building to 2 to 4 feet after midnight. A chance of rain in the evening — then rain likely after midnight.
Mon — Southeast wind 15 to 25 knots — becoming to 10 knots in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 ft. Showers likely in the morning — then showers in the afternoon.
Mon night — light wind — becoming South to 10 knots after midnight. Wind waves 1 feet or less.
Tue — light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.
Tue night — West wind 5 to 15 knots — becoming South to 10 knots after midnight. Wind waves 2 feet or less.
Wed — South wind 5 to 15 knots — becoming West. Wind waves 2 feet or less.
Thu — Southeast wind to 10 knots — becoming West 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 feet or less.

Admiralty Inlet 9:00 AM PDT Sun Aug 30 2015
Small Craft Advisory in effect from late tonight through Monday morning —
Today — South wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Showers and a chance of thunderstorms in the morning — then showers likely in the afternoon.
Tonight — Southeast wind 10 to 20 knots — becoming 15 to 25 knots after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. A chance of rain in the evening — then rain likely after midnight.
Mon — Southeast wind 15 to 25 knots — easing to 5 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 feet — subsiding to 2 feet or less in the afternoon. Showers likely in the morning — then showers in the afternoon.
Mon night — South wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 feet or less.
Tue — South wind to 10 knots — becoming variable in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 feet or less.
Tue night — Northwest wind to 10 knots in the evening — becoming light. Wind waves 1 feet or less.
Wed — variable wind 5 to 15 knots — becoming light. Wind waves 2 feet or less.
Thu — light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.

Northern inland waters including the San Juan islands 9:00 AM PDT Sun Aug 30 2015
Small Craft Advisory in effect from late tonight through Monday morning —
Today — Southeast wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Showers and a chance of thunderstorms in the morning — then showers likely in the afternoon.
Tonight — Southwest wind 10 to 20 knots — becoming Southeast 15 to 25 knots after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Rain likely in the evening — then rain after midnight.
Mon — South wind 15 to 25 knots — easing to 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Showers.
Mon night — South wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 feet or less.
Tue — South wind 5 to 15 knots — becoming Southwest 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
Tue night — Southwest wind 10 to 20 knots — becoming South to 10 knots after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 feet — subsiding to 1 feet or less after midnight.
Wed and Thursday — Southwest wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 feet or less.


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   URGENT marine weather message National Weather Service Seattle WA 3:02 AM PDT Sun Aug 30 2015

Puget Sound — especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.



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