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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
730 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

Washington and Oregon waters-
Inner waters from  60 nm to 150 nm offshore.
Outer waters from 150 nm to 250 nm offshore.

Seas given as significant wave height, which is the average
height of the highest 1/3 of the waves. Individual waves may be
more than twice the significant wave height.

PZZ800-181645-
Cape Flattery to Cape Shoalwater between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
730 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 17 to 22 ft. Chance of rain.
.FRI...S to SW winds diminishing to 15 to 20 kt, then becoming S to
SE 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 15 to 19 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds increasing to 35 to 45 kt, then becoming
S to SW 35 to 50 kt. Seas 15 to 18 ft, building to 18 to 26 ft. Rain
with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...SW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to 23 to 34 ft. Chance of
rain.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming
S to SW less than 10 kt. Seas subsiding to 14 to 23 ft.
.SUN...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 8 ft.
.MON...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Winds increasing to S 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft,
building to 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 10 kt. Seas 8 to
13 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 20 to 30 kt.
Seas building to 11 to 15 ft.

$$


Gale Warning


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
824 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

PZZ250-255-270-275-181730-
/O.CAN.KPQR.GL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-190118T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KPQR.SC.Y.0004.190118T0424Z-190118T1800Z/
/O.CON.KPQR.GL.W.0005.190118T1800Z-190119T1400Z/
Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR out
10 NM-Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 NM-
Waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR from 10 to
60 NM-Waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR from 10 to 60 NM-
824 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS AND HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 10 AM PST FRIDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO 6 AM PST
SATURDAY...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Small Craft
Advisory, which is in effect until 10 AM PST Friday.

* WINDS...South wind increasing to 25 to 35 knots with gusts up
  to 45 knots Friday morning and continuing through early Saturday
  morning. Gale force wind develops in the southwest outer waters
  mid to late Friday morning and then spreads north and into the
  inner waters by early afternoon.

* SEAS...Combined seas 20 to 25 feet through late evening.
  Highest wave heights will be over the waters from Cascade Head
  to Florence. Seas ease to 17 to 20 feet overnight, but are
  expected to exceed 20 feet again late Friday and continue
  Saturday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
813 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

PZZ131>133-181215-
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-190118T1200Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.A.0004.190119T0000Z-190120T0000Z/
Central U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands-
813 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST FRIDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

* WIND...East to southeast 25 to 35 kt tonight, easing Friday,
  then possibly rising to 25 to 40 kt Friday night.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.

A Gale Watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased, but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
813 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

PZZ130-150-153-156-170-173-176-181215-
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-190118T1200Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.A.0004.190119T0000Z-190120T0000Z/
West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island Out 10 Nm-
Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville Out 10 Nm-
Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater Out 10 Nm-
Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island 10 To 60 Nm-
Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville 10 To 60 Nm-
Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater 10 To
60 Nm-
813 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST FRIDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

* WIND...Southerly 25 to 40 kt tonight, easing Friday, then
  possibly rising to 30 to 45 kt Friday night.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.

A Gale Watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased, but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

&&

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
730 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

Washington and Oregon waters-
Inner waters from  60 nm to 150 nm offshore.
Outer waters from 150 nm to 250 nm offshore.

Seas given as significant wave height, which is the average
height of the highest 1/3 of the waves. Individual waves may be
more than twice the significant wave height.

PZZ805-181645-
Cape Shoalwater to Cape Lookout between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
730 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 20 to 25 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S to SE 30 to 40 kt. Seas
subsiding to 16 to 20 ft. Rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming SW 30 to 40 kt. Seas
becoming 16 to 25 ft. Chance of rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SAT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
building to 20 to 29 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to 10 kt. Seas
subsiding to 13 to 21 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 8
to 13 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to NE winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 9 ft.
.MON...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas
6 to 9 ft.
.TUE...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 10 to 14 ft.

$$


Winter Weather Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
325 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

WAZ567>569-181345-
/O.CON.KSEW.WW.Y.0008.190118T0000Z-190118T2000Z/
Cascades of Whatcom and Skagit Counties-
Cascades of Snohomish and King Counties-
Cascades of Pierce and Lewis Counties-
including Stevens Pass and Paradise
325 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST
FRIDAY ABOVE 3500 FEET...

* WHAT...Snow expected above 3500 feet. Total snow accumulations
  of generally 6 to 12 inches, with locally higher amount near
  15 inches possible. The highest accumulations are expected at
  Paradise on Mount Rainier.

* WHERE...Cascade mountains and valleys of Whatcom and Skagit
  Counties, including the Mount Baker Ski Area, the Cascade
  mountains of Snohomish and King Counties, including Stevens
  Pass, and the Cascade mountains of Pierce and Lewis Counties,
  including the Crystal Mountain Ski Area and Paradise on Mount
  Rainier.

* WHEN...From 4 PM this afternoon to noon PST Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult due to
  snow covered roadways.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads
and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

For the latest road conditions in Washington state, call 5 1 1.

&&

$$

www.weather.gov/seattle

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
954 AM PST Thu Jan 17 2019


WAZ019-181200-
/O.CON.KPQR.WW.Y.0006.190117T2200Z-190118T1200Z/
South Washington Cascades-
Including the city of Mount St. Helens
954 AM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 4 AM PST FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of up to 7
  inches expected.

* WHERE...South Washington Cascades above 4000 feet.

* WHEN...From 2 PM this afternoon to 4 AM PST Friday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads
and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$


High Surf Advisory


Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Seattle WA
525 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

WAZ516-517-180930-
/O.NEW.KSEW.SU.Y.0002.190118T0125Z-190118T1200Z/
North Coast-Central Coast-
525 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a High Surf
Advisory, which is in effect until 4 AM PST Friday.

* WAVES AND/OR SURF...20 feet with a dominant period of 16
  seconds.

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...Westport, Ocean Shores, Taholah, La
  Push.

* TIMING...Surf will build to around 20 feet this evening then
  will diminish late tonight.

* IMPACTS...Surf tonight will produce localized beach erosion and
  dangerous conditions on the beaches.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area, producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions.

&&

$$


www.weather.gov/seattle


Small Craft Advisory For Rough Bar


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
824 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

PZZ210-181730-
/O.CON.KPQR.RB.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-190119T0000Z/
Columbia River Bar-
824 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST FRIDAY...

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS...Seas 17 to 20 feet, easing to 12 to 14 feet
  Friday afternoon.

* FIRST EBB...Around 2 AM Friday. Seas to 22 feet with breakers
  likely.

* SECOND EBB...Strong ebb around 230 PM Friday. Seas to 18 feet
  with breakers likely.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory for rough bar means that wave conditions
are expected to be hazardous to small craft in or near harbor
entrances.

&&

$$


http://www.weather.gov/portland

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
813 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

PZZ110-181215-
/O.CON.KSEW.RB.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-190120T0000Z/
Grays Harbor Bar-
813 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
4 PM PST SATURDAY...

* COMBINED SEAS...12 to 14 ft, except 14 to 16 ft during ebbs.

* BAR CONDITION...rough, except severe around the ebbs.

* FIRST EBB...2 AM Friday.

* SECOND EBB...215 PM Friday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory for rough bar means that wave conditions
are expected to be hazardous to small craft in or near harbor
entrances.

&&

$$


www.weather.gov/seattle


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
824 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

PZZ250-255-270-275-181730-
/O.CAN.KPQR.GL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-190118T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KPQR.SC.Y.0004.190118T0424Z-190118T1800Z/
/O.CON.KPQR.GL.W.0005.190118T1800Z-190119T1400Z/
Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR out
10 NM-Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 NM-
Waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR from 10 to
60 NM-Waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR from 10 to 60 NM-
824 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS AND HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 10 AM PST FRIDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO 6 AM PST
SATURDAY...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Small Craft
Advisory, which is in effect until 10 AM PST Friday.

* WINDS...South wind increasing to 25 to 35 knots with gusts up
  to 45 knots Friday morning and continuing through early Saturday
  morning. Gale force wind develops in the southwest outer waters
  mid to late Friday morning and then spreads north and into the
  inner waters by early afternoon.

* SEAS...Combined seas 20 to 25 feet through late evening.
  Highest wave heights will be over the waters from Cascade Head
  to Florence. Seas ease to 17 to 20 feet overnight, but are
  expected to exceed 20 feet again late Friday and continue
  Saturday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
813 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

PZZ134-135-181215-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-190119T0000Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.A.0004.190119T0000Z-190120T0000Z/
Admiralty Inlet-Puget Sound and Hood Canal-
813 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST FRIDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

* WIND...Southerly 15 to 30 kt tonight, possibly rising to 25 to
  35 kt Friday night.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

A Gale Watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased, but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

&&

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
1133 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

WAZ001-503-506-507-510-516-517-181200-
/O.CON.KSEW.WI.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-190118T1200Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.HW.A.0002.190119T0000Z-190119T1800Z/
San Juan County-Western Whatcom County-Western Skagit County-
Everett and Vicinity-Admiralty Inlet Area-North Coast-
Central Coast-
1133 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST FRIDAY...
...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

* WIND...Southerly winds, 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph
  will develop tonight, easing Friday. Winds are expected to
  strengthen again out of the south Friday night, 25 to 40 mph
  with gusts to 55 mph.

* Timing...Windy conditions will develop tonight, easing Friday
  morning. A second, stronger storm system will cause
  strengthening winds again Friday night into Saturday morning.

* IMPACTS...Winds may snap tree branches and cause local power
  outages.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

A High Wind Watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph, or gusts of
58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts.

&&

$$

www.weather.gov/seattle


Gale Watch


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
813 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

PZZ130-150-153-156-170-173-176-181215-
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-190118T1200Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.A.0004.190119T0000Z-190120T0000Z/
West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island Out 10 Nm-
Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville Out 10 Nm-
Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater Out 10 Nm-
Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island 10 To 60 Nm-
Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville 10 To 60 Nm-
Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater 10 To
60 Nm-
813 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST FRIDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

* WIND...Southerly 25 to 40 kt tonight, easing Friday, then
  possibly rising to 30 to 45 kt Friday night.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.

A Gale Watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased, but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
813 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

PZZ131>133-181215-
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-190118T1200Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.A.0004.190119T0000Z-190120T0000Z/
Central U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands-
813 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST FRIDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

* WIND...East to southeast 25 to 35 kt tonight, easing Friday,
  then possibly rising to 25 to 40 kt Friday night.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.

A Gale Watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased, but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
813 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

PZZ134-135-181215-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-190119T0000Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.A.0004.190119T0000Z-190120T0000Z/
Admiralty Inlet-Puget Sound and Hood Canal-
813 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST FRIDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

* WIND...Southerly 15 to 30 kt tonight, possibly rising to 25 to
  35 kt Friday night.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

A Gale Watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased, but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

&&

$$


Flood Watch


Flood Watch
National Weather Service Seattle WA
110 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

WAC045-181200-
/O.NEW.KSEW.FA.A.0003.190119T0100Z-190120T1300Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Mason-
110 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a

* Flood Watch for a portion of Western Washington, including the
  following county, Mason.

* From Friday afternoon through late Saturday night

* Periods of rain will get heavier in the Olympics Friday
  afternoon and night.

* The Skokomish river could rise above flood stage Friday night or
  Saturday morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

&&

$$

www.weather.gov/seattle


High Wind Watch


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
1133 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

WAZ001-503-506-507-510-516-517-181200-
/O.CON.KSEW.WI.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-190118T1200Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.HW.A.0002.190119T0000Z-190119T1800Z/
San Juan County-Western Whatcom County-Western Skagit County-
Everett and Vicinity-Admiralty Inlet Area-North Coast-
Central Coast-
1133 PM PST Thu Jan 17 2019

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST FRIDAY...
...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

* WIND...Southerly winds, 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph
  will develop tonight, easing Friday. Winds are expected to
  strengthen again out of the south Friday night, 25 to 40 mph
  with gusts to 55 mph.

* Timing...Windy conditions will develop tonight, easing Friday
  morning. A second, stronger storm system will cause
  strengthening winds again Friday night into Saturday morning.

* IMPACTS...Winds may snap tree branches and cause local power
  outages.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

A High Wind Watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph, or gusts of
58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts.

&&

$$

www.weather.gov/seattle

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