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

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Translated Sat Oct 25 04:13:02 PDT 2014


Synopsis: for the Northern and Central Washington coastal and inland waters — a 995 millibars low associated with an approaching cold front will move Northeast across the coastal waters today. A 990 millibars low will move Northeast across Astoria this afternoon and Puget Sound late this afternoon — with strong West to Southwest flow behind it. A surface ridge will gradually build inland tonight and Sunday. Another vigorous frontal system will affect the area Monday and Tuesday.

East entrance U. S. Waters Strait of Juan de Fuca 300 AM PDT Saturday Oct 25 2014
Small Craft Advisory in effect from 9 AM PDT this morning through this afternoon —
 Gale Warning in effect from this afternoon through late tonight —
Today — East wind 5 to 15 knots — becoming Southeast 20 to 30 knots in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 feet or less — building to 3 to 5 feet in the afternoon. Rain.
Tonight — West wind 30 to 40 knots — easing to 25 to 35 knots after midnight. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. Rain.
Sun — Southwest wind 10 to 20 knots — becoming 5 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Showers likely.
Sun night — West wind 10 to 20 knots — becoming 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
Mon — Southeast wind 5 to 15 knots — becoming 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
Mon night — Southeast wind 15 to 25 knots — rising to 30 to 40 knots after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 feet — building to 5 to 7 feet after midnight.
Tue — Southeast wind 20 to 30 knots — easing to 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 feet — subsiding to 2 feet or less.
Wed — South wind to 10 knots — becoming SE. Wind waves 1 feet or less.

Admiralty Inlet 300 AM PDT Saturday Oct 25 2014
Small Craft Advisory in effect from 9 AM PDT this morning through late tonight —
Today — variable wind to 10 knots — becoming Southeast 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 feet or less — building to 2 to 4 feet in the afternoon. Rain.
Tonight — West wind 15 to 30 knots with the strongest winds North part. Wind becoming Southwest 15 to 25 knots after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Rain.
Sun — South wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 feet or less. Showers likely.
Sun night — variable wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 feet or less.
Mon — Southeast wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 feet or less.
Mon night — Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots — becoming South 15 to 25 knots after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 2 feet — building to 2 to 4 feet after midnight.
Tue — South wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
Wed — Southeast wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 feet or less.

Northern inland waters including the San Juan islands 300 AM PDT Saturday Oct 25 2014
Small Craft Advisory in effect from 9 AM PDT this morning through late tonight —
Today — Northeast wind 5 to 15 knots — becoming Southeast 20 to 30 knots in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 feet or less — building to 3 to 5 feet in the afternoon. Rain.
Tonight — Southwest wind 20 to 30 knots South of the San Juans and Northwest wind 15 to 30 knots North of the San Juans. Wind becoming West 20 to 30 knots after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 5 ft. Rain.
Sun — Southwest wind 10 to 20 knots — becoming 5 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Showers likely.
Sun night — Southwest wind to 10 knots — becoming South after midnight. Wind waves 1 feet or less.
Mon — Southeast wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 feet or less.
Mon night — Southeast wind 15 to 25 knots — rising to 30 to 40 knots after midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 feet — building to 5 to 7 feet after midnight.
Tue — South wind 25 to 35 knots — easing to 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 feet — subsiding to 1 to 3 ft.
Wed — South wind 5 to 15 knots — becoming Southeast to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 feet or less.


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   URGENT marine weather message National Weather Service Seattle WA 259 AM PDT Saturday Oct 25 2014

Puget Sound — avoid navigating in these conditions.



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