Western Washington Watches and Warnings

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WHUS46 KSEW 112254
CFWSEW

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Seattle WA
254 PM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

WAZ516-517-121300-
/O.NEW.KSEW.SU.Y.0005.191212T1600Z-191213T0200Z/
North Coast-Central Coast-
254 PM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 6 PM PST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Large waves with hazardous surf expected.

* WHERE...North Coast and Central Coast.

* WHEN...From 8 AM to 6 PM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Heavy surf can wash over beaches, jetties, and breakwaters unexpectedly. People can be swept off rocks and jetties and drown while observing high surf. Minor beach erosion may damage coastal properties and buildings. Higher than normal water run-up is expected on beaches and low-lying shoreline.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...There is also an enhanced threat for sneaker waves, which can unexpectedly run up much farther on the beach than expected.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches, producing rip currents, sneaker waves and beach erosion. Stay well back from the water's edge and be alert for exceptionally high waves.

Keep away from large logs on the beach. Sneaker waves can run up on the beach lifting or rolling these extremely heavy logs. People have been injured after being caught under these logs from sneaker wave action.

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WHUS76 KSEW 112244
MWWSEW

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
244 PM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-120500-
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0077.000000T0000Z-191212T0500Z/
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-
244 PM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Southeast wind 25 to 35 knots with combined seas 9 to 12 feet building to 14 to 17 feet this evening.

* WHERE...Coastal Waters from Cape Flattery to Cape Shoalwater out to 60 nm.

* WHEN...Until 9 PM PST this evening.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

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.

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PZZ132-133-120645- /O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0077.000000T0000Z-191212T0900Z/ East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca- Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands- 244 PM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM PST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Southeast winds 30 to 40 kt.

* WHERE...East Entrance U. S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca and Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands.

* WHEN...Until 1 AM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

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.

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PZZ110-120645- /O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0242.000000T0000Z-191214T1000Z/ Grays Harbor Bar- 244 PM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Seas 11 to 13 feet building to 15 feet Thursday.

* WHERE...Grays Harbor Bar.

* WHEN...Until 2 AM PST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Combined seas 11 to 13 ft building to 15 ft Thursday. Maximum ebb currents will occur around 345 PM today and 415 AM Thursday. Bar conditions rough becoming severe with breakers covering the bar. The afternoon ebb will be strong.

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.

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PZZ131-120645- /O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0241.000000T0000Z-191212T0800Z/ Central U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca- 244 PM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...

* WHAT...East wind rising to 15 to 25 kt late this afternoon and evening.

* WHERE...Central U. S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca.

* WHEN...Until midnight PST tonight.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots and/or seas 10 feet or higher are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

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PZZ130-120645- /O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0241.000000T0000Z-191213T0000Z/ West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca- 244 PM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Southeast winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 feet building to 13 feet tonight.

* WHERE...West Entrance U. S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca.

* WHEN...Until 4 PM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots and/or seas 10 feet or higher are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

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PZZ134-120645- /O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0242.000000T0000Z-191212T1200Z/ Admiralty Inlet- 244 PM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Southeast wind 20 to 30 knots.

* WHERE...Admiralty Inlet.

* WHEN...Until 4 AM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots and/or seas 10 feet or higher are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

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PZZ135-120645- /O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0242.191211T2300Z-191213T0100Z/ Puget Sound and Hood Canal- 244 PM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...South winds 15 to 25 kt tonight.

* WHERE...Puget Sound and Hood Canal.

* WHEN...From 3 PM this afternoon to 5 PM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots and/or seas 10 feet or higher are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

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For more information from the National Weather Service visit http://weather.gov/seattle


WWUS46 KSEW 112241
WSWSEW

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
241 PM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

WAZ569-121600-
/O.CON.KSEW.WS.W.0010.000000T0000Z-191213T1800Z/
Cascades of Pierce and Lewis Counties-
including Paradise
241 PM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST FRIDAY ABOVE 4000 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Accumulations of 2 to 4 feet above 4500 feet, 1 to 2 feet between 4000 to 4500 feet, and 3 to 6 inches between 3500 and 4000 feet.

* WHERE...Cascade mountains of Pierce and Lewis Counties, including the Crystal Mountain Ski Area, Paradise on Mount Rainier, and White Pass.

* WHEN...From 1 PM this afternoon to 10 AM PST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible over the mountain passes. Backcountry conditions may become dangerous.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow levels will hover between 4000 to 5000 feet Wednesday afternoon through Thursday before lowering to 3000 to 3500 feet Thursday night and Friday morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

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

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WAZ567-568-121600- /O.CON.KSEW.WS.W.0010.000000T0000Z-191213T1800Z/ Cascades of Whatcom and Skagit Counties- Cascades of Snohomish and King Counties- including Stevens Pass 241 PM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST FRIDAY ABOVE 3000 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Accumulations of 2 to 4 feet above 4500 feet, 1 to 2 feet between 3500 and 4500 feet, and 8 to 12 inches between 3000 to 3500 feet.

* WHERE...Cascade mountains of Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish, and King Counties, including the Mount Baker Ski Area and Stevens Pass. Snoqualmie Pass will see snow Wednesday evening, with rain mixing in early Thursday morning, before transitioning back to snow Thursday afternoon.

* WHEN...From 1 PM Wednesday afternoon to 10 AM PST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible over the mountain passes. Backcountry conditions may become dangerous.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow levels will hover between 3000 to 4000 feet Wednesday afternoon through Thursday before lowering to 2500 to 3500 feet Thursday night and Friday morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

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

&&

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WAZ513-121600- /O.CON.KSEW.WW.Y.0033.000000T0000Z-191213T0500Z/ Olympics- 241 PM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THURSDAY ABOVE 4000 FEET...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Accumulations 1 to 2 feet possible above 4000 feet with 4 to 8 inches between 3500 and 4000 feet.

* WHERE...Olympic mountains and valleys, including Hurricane Ridge.

* WHEN...From 10 AM this morning to 9 PM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow levels will hover between 4000 to 4500 feet Wednesday afternoon through Thursday morning before lowering to 3500 feet to 4000 feet Thursday afternoon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

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

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www.weather.gov/seattle


WWUS46 KSEW 112032
WSWSEW

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
1232 PM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

WAZ567-568-121445-
/O.CON.KSEW.WS.W.0010.191211T2100Z-191213T1800Z/
Cascades of Whatcom and Skagit Counties-
Cascades of Snohomish and King Counties-
including Stevens Pass
1232 PM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST FRIDAY ABOVE 3500 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Accumulations of 2 to 4 feet above 4500 feet, 1 to 2 feet between 3500 and 4500 feet, and 6 to 10 inches between 3000 to 3500 feet.

* WHERE...Cascade mountains of Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish, and King Counties, including the Mount Baker Ski Area and Stevens Pass. Snoqualmie Pass will see snow Wednesday afternoon and evening, with rain mixing in by early Thursday morning.

* WHEN...From 1 PM Wednesday afternoon to 10 AM PST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible over the mountain passes. Backcountry conditions may become dangerous.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow levels will hover between 3000 to 4000 feet Wednesday afternoon through Thursday before lowering to 2500 to 3500 feet Thursday night and Friday morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

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

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WAZ569-121445- /O.CON.KSEW.WS.W.0010.191211T2100Z-191213T1800Z/ Cascades of Pierce and Lewis Counties- including Paradise 1232 PM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST FRIDAY ABOVE 4000 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Accumulations of 2 to 4 feet above 4500 feet, 1 to 2 feet between 4000 to 4500 feet, and 3 to 6 inches between 3500 and 4000 feet.

* WHERE...Cascade mountains of Pierce and Lewis Counties, including the Crystal Mountain Ski Area, Paradise on Mount Rainier, and White Pass.

* WHEN...From 1 PM this afternoon to 10 AM PST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible over the mountain passes. Backcountry conditions may become dangerous.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow levels will hover between 4000 to 5000 feet Wednesday afternoon through Thursday before lowering to 3000 to 3500 feet Thursday night and Friday morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

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

&&

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WAZ513-121445- /O.CON.KSEW.WW.Y.0033.000000T0000Z-191213T0500Z/ Olympics- 1232 PM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THURSDAY ABOVE 4000 FEET...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Accumulations 1 to 2 feet possible above 4000 feet with 4 to 8 inches between 3500 and 4000 feet.

* WHERE...Olympic mountains and valleys, including Hurricane Ridge.

* WHEN...From 10 AM this morning to 9 PM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow levels will hover between 4000 to 4500 feet Wednesday afternoon through Thursday morning before lowering to 3500 feet to 4000 feet Thursday afternoon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

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

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www.weather.gov/seattle


WHUS76 KSEW 111615
MWWSEW

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
815 AM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-120015-
/O.EXT.KSEW.GL.W.0077.191211T1615Z-191212T0500Z/
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-
815 AM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Southeast wind 25 to 35 knots with combined seas 9 to 12 feet building to 14 to 17 feet this evening.

* WHERE...Coastal Waters from Cape Flattery to Cape Shoalwater out to 60 nm.

* WHEN...Until 9 PM PST this evening.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

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.

&&

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PZZ132-133-120015- /O.EXT.KSEW.GL.W.0077.191211T1615Z-191212T0900Z/ East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca- Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands- 815 AM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM PST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Southeast winds 25 to 35 kt.

* WHERE...East Entrance U. S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca and Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands.

* WHEN...Until 1 AM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

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.

&&

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PZZ110-120015- /O.EXB.KSEW.SC.Y.0242.191211T1615Z-191214T1000Z/ Grays Harbor Bar- 815 AM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Seas 7 to 9 feet building to 11 to 13 feet.

* WHERE...Grays Harbor Bar.

* WHEN...Until 2 AM PST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Combined seas 7 to 9 ft building to 11 to 13 ft this afternoon. Breakers likely during the maximum ebb currents around 345 PM today and 415 AM Thursday. Bar conditions moderate becoming rough. The afternoon ebb will be strong.

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.

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PZZ131-120015- /O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0241.191211T1615Z-191212T0800Z/ Central U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca- 815 AM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...

* WHAT...East wind rising to 15 to 25 kt late this afternoon and evening.

* WHERE...Central U. S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca.

* WHEN...Until midnight PST tonight.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots and/or seas 10 feet or higher are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

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PZZ134-120015- /O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0242.191211T1615Z-191212T1200Z/ Admiralty Inlet- 815 AM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots rising to 20 to 30 knots late this afternoon and evening.

* WHERE...Admiralty Inlet.

* WHEN...Until 4 AM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots and/or seas 10 feet or higher are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

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PZZ135-120015- /O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0242.191211T2300Z-191213T0100Z/ Puget Sound and Hood Canal- 815 AM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 PM PST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...South winds 15 to 25 kt tonight.

* WHERE...Puget Sound and Hood Canal.

* WHEN...From 3 PM this afternoon to 5 PM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots and/or seas 10 feet or higher are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

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PZZ130-120015- /O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0241.000000T0000Z-191213T0000Z/ West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca- 815 AM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Southeast winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 feet building to 13 feet tonight.

* WHERE...West Entrance U. S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca.

* WHEN...Until 4 PM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots and/or seas 10 feet or higher are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

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For more information from the National Weather Service visit http://weather.gov/seattle


WWUS46 KSEW 111102
WSWSEW

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
302 AM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

WAZ567-568-112315-
/O.UPG.KSEW.WS.A.0007.191211T2000Z-191213T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.WS.W.0010.191211T2100Z-191213T1800Z/
Cascades of Whatcom and Skagit Counties-
Cascades of Snohomish and King Counties-
including Stevens Pass
302 AM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 AM PST FRIDAY ABOVE 3500 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Accumulations of 2 to 4 feet above 4500 feet, 1 to 2 feet between 3500 and 4500 feet, and 3 to 6 inches between 3000 to 3500 feet.

* WHERE...Cascade mountains of Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish, and King Counties, including the Mount Baker Ski Area and Stevens Pass. Snoqualmie Pass may see snow by Friday morning.

* WHEN...From 1 PM this afternoon to 10 AM PST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible over the mountain passes. Backcountry conditions may become dangerous.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow levels will hover between 3500 to 4500 feet Wednesday afternoon through Thursday before lowering to 2500 to 3500 feet Thursday night and Friday morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

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

&&

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WAZ569-112315- /O.UPG.KSEW.WS.A.0007.191211T2000Z-191213T1800Z/ /O.NEW.KSEW.WS.W.0010.191211T2100Z-191213T1800Z/ Cascades of Pierce and Lewis Counties- including Paradise 302 AM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 AM PST FRIDAY ABOVE 4000 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Accumulations of 2 to 4 feet above 4500 feet, 1 to 2 feet between 4000 to 4500 feet, and 3 to 6 inches between 3500 and 4000 feet.

* WHERE...Cascade mountains of Pierce and Lewis Counties, including the Crystal Mountain Ski Area, Paradise on Mount Rainier, and White Pass.

* WHEN...From 1 PM this afternoon to 10 AM PST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible over the mountain passes. Backcountry conditions may become dangerous.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow levels will hover between 4000 to 5000 feet Wednesday afternoon through Thursday before lowering to 3000 to 3500 feet Thursday night and Friday morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

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

&&

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WAZ513-112315- /O.NEW.KSEW.WW.Y.0033.191211T1800Z-191213T0500Z/ Olympics- 302 AM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 9 PM PST THURSDAY ABOVE 4000 FEET...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Accumulations 1 to 2 feet possible above 4000 feet with 3 to 6 inches between 3500 and 4000 feet.

* WHERE...Olympic mountains and valleys, including Hurricane Ridge.

* WHEN...From 10 AM this morning to 9 PM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow levels will hover between 4000 to 4500 feet Wednesday afternoon through Thursday morning before lowering to 3500 feet to 4000 feet Thursday afternoon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

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

&&

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www.weather.gov/seattle


WHUS76 KSEW 111048
MWWSEW

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
248 AM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-111900-
/O.CAN.KSEW.SC.Y.0241.000000T0000Z-191211T1100Z/
/O.EXT.KSEW.GL.W.0077.191211T2000Z-191212T0300Z/
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-
248 AM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM PST THIS EVENING...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

* WHAT...South winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt and seas 11 to 16 feet at 15 seconds.

* WHERE...Coastal Waters from Cape Flattery to Cape Shoalwater out to 60 nm.

* WHEN...From noon today to 7 PM PST this evening.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

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.

&&

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PZZ132-133-111900- /O.UPG.KSEW.GL.A.0052.191211T2100Z-191212T0900Z/ /O.EXB.KSEW.GL.W.0077.191211T2100Z-191212T0900Z/ East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca- Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands- 248 AM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 1 AM PST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Southeast winds 25 to 40 kt.

* WHERE...East Entrance U. S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca and Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands.

* WHEN...From 1 PM this afternoon to 1 AM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

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.

&&

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PZZ131-111900- /O.EXB.KSEW.SC.Y.0241.191212T0000Z-191212T0800Z/ Central U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca- 248 AM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...

* WHAT...East winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

* WHERE...Central U. S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca.

* WHEN...From 4 PM this afternoon to midnight PST tonight.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots and/or seas 10 feet or higher are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

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PZZ135-111900- /O.EXB.KSEW.SC.Y.0242.191212T0100Z-191213T0100Z/ Puget Sound and Hood Canal- 248 AM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 PM PST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...South winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt.

* WHERE...Puget Sound and Hood Canal.

* WHEN...From 5 PM this afternoon to 5 PM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots and/or seas 10 feet or higher are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

PZZ130-111900- /O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0241.000000T0000Z-191213T0000Z/ West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca- 248 AM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Southeast winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt and seas 10 to 15 feet at 18 seconds.

* WHERE...West Entrance U. S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca.

* WHEN...Until 4 PM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots and/or seas 10 feet or higher are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

PZZ134-111900- /O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0242.191211T1800Z-191212T1200Z/ Admiralty Inlet- 248 AM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 AM PST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Southeast winds 15 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt.

* WHERE...Admiralty Inlet.

* WHEN...From 10 AM this morning to 4 AM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots and/or seas 10 feet or higher are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

For more information from the National Weather Service visit http://weather.gov/seattle


WHUS76 KSEW 110456
MWWSEW

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
856 PM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-111300-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0241.000000T0000Z-191211T1100Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0077.191211T1100Z-191212T0300Z/
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-
856 PM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST WEDNESDAY...

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 7 PM PST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT... For the Small Craft Advisory, seas 10 to 11 feet at 13 seconds. For the Gale Warning, south winds 30 to 40 kt and seas 12 to 17 feet at 15 seconds.

* WHERE...Coastal Waters from Cape Flattery to Cape Shoalwater out to 60 nm.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, until 3 AM PST Wednesday. For the Gale Warning, from 3 AM to 7 PM PST Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ130-111300- /O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0241.000000T0000Z-191212T0000Z/ West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca- 856 PM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Southeast winds 15 to 25 kt.

* WHERE...West Entrance U. S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca.

* WHEN...Until 4 PM PST Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots and/or seas 10 feet or higher are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

PZZ134-111300- /O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0242.191211T1200Z-191213T0000Z/ Admiralty Inlet- 856 PM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM WEDNESDAY TO 4 PM PST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...South winds 20 to 30 kt.

* WHERE...Admiralty Inlet.

* WHEN...From 4 AM Wednesday to 4 PM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots and/or seas 10 feet or higher are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

PZZ132-133-111300- /O.CON.KSEW.GL.A.0052.191211T2100Z-191212T0900Z/ East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca- Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands- 856 PM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Southeast winds 25 to 35 kt possible.

* WHERE...East Entrance U. S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca and Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands.

* WHEN...From Wednesday afternoon through late Wednesday night.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds can cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

For more information from the National Weather Service visit http://weather.gov/seattle


WWUS46 KSEW 102217
WSWSEW

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
217 PM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

WAZ567-568-111215-
/O.NEW.KSEW.WS.A.0007.191211T2000Z-191213T1800Z/
Cascades of Whatcom and Skagit Counties-
Cascades of Snohomish and King Counties-
including Stevens Pass
217 PM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING ABOVE 3500 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Accumulations of 3 to 6 inches between 3000 and 3500 feet, 1 to 2 feet between 3500 and 4500 feet, and 2 to 4 feet above 4500 feet. Locally higher amounts possible in the highest terrain.

* WHERE...Cascade mountains Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish, and King Counties, including the Mount Baker Ski Area and Stevens Pass. Snoqualmie Pass may see snow by Friday morning.

* WHEN...From Wednesday afternoon through Friday morning.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult over the mountain passes. Backcounty conditions may become dangerous.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow levels will hover between 4000 to 5000 feet Wednesday afternoon through Thursday before lowering to 2500 to 3500 feet Thursday night and Friday morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation. Motorists should be prepared for winter driving conditions and delays over the impacted mountain passes. Check the latest road conditions before departing.

&&

$$

WAZ569-111215- /O.NEW.KSEW.WS.A.0007.191211T2000Z-191213T1800Z/ Cascades of Pierce and Lewis Counties- including Paradise 217 PM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING ABOVE 4000 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Accumulations of 3 to 6 inches between 3500 and 4000 feet, 1 to 2 feet between 4000 and 4500 feet, and 2 to 4 feet above 4500 feet. Locally higher amounts possible in the highest terrain.

* WHERE...Cascade mountains and valleys of Pierce and Lewis Counties, including the Crystal Mountain Ski Area, Paradise on Mount Rainier, and White Pass.

* WHEN...From Wednesday afternoon through Friday morning.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult over the mountain passes. Backcounty conditions may become dangerous.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow levels will hover between 4500 to 5000 feet Wednesday afternoon through Thursday before lowering to 3000 to 3500 feet Thursday night and Friday morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation. Motorists should be prepared for winter driving conditions and delays over the impacted mountain passes. Check the latest road conditions before departing. &&

$$

Wolcott

www.weather.gov/seattle





WHUS76 KSEW 102138
MWWSEW

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
138 PM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-110545-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0241.000000T0000Z-191211T1100Z/
/O.UPG.KSEW.GL.A.0052.191211T2000Z-191212T0900Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.GL.W.0077.191211T1100Z-191212T0300Z/
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-
138 PM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST WEDNESDAY...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 7 PM PST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...For the small craft advisory westerly swell around 11 feet tonight. For the Gale Warning, south winds rising to 30 to 40 kt on Wednesday with seas 10 to 13 feet building to 14 to 17 feet Wednesday evening.

* WHERE...Coastal Waters from Cape Flattery to Cape Shoalwater out to 60 nm.

* WHEN...For the Gale Warning, from 3 AM to 7 PM PST Wednesday. For the Small Craft Advisory, until 3 AM PST Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ134-110545- /O.NEW.KSEW.SC.Y.0242.191211T1200Z-191213T0000Z/ Admiralty Inlet- 138 PM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM WEDNESDAY TO 4 PM PST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Southeast wind 15 to 30 kt.

* WHERE...Admiralty Inlet.

* WHEN...From 4 AM Wednesday to 4 PM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots and/or seas 10 feet or higher are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

PZZ130-110545- /O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0241.000000T0000Z-191212T0000Z/ West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca- 138 PM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Westerly swell 10 feet tonight. East winds 15 to 25 kt on Wednesday.

* WHERE...West Entrance U. S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca.

* WHEN...Until 4 PM PST Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots and/or seas 10 feet or higher are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

PZZ132-133-110545- /O.EXT.KSEW.GL.A.0052.191211T2100Z-191212T0900Z/ East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca- Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands- 138 PM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...GALE WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Southeast winds 25 to 35 kt.

* WHERE...East Entrance U. S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca and Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands.

* WHEN...From Wednesday afternoon through late Wednesday night.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds can cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

For more information from the National Weather Service visit http://weather.gov/seattle


WHUS76 KSEW 101904
MWWSEW

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
1104 AM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

PZZ170-173-176-110430-
/O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0241.000000T0000Z-191211T1100Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.A.0052.191211T2000Z-191212T0900Z/
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-
1104 AM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST WEDNESDAY...

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, southeast winds 15 to 25 kt today and 11 foot seas tonight. For the Gale Watch, south winds 25 to 35 kt.

* WHERE...Coastal Waters from Cape Flattery to Cape Shoalwater 10 to 60 nm.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, until 3 AM PST Wednesday. For the Gale Watch, from Wednesday afternoon through late Wednesday night.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds can cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

PZZ153-156-110430- /O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0241.000000T0000Z-191211T1100Z/ /O.CON.KSEW.GL.A.0052.191211T2000Z-191212T0900Z/ Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville Out 10 Nm- Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater Out 10 Nm- 1104 AM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST WEDNESDAY...

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, southeast winds 15 to 25 kt today and 10 foot seas tonight. For the Gale Watch, south winds 25 to 35 kt.

* WHERE...Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville Out 10 Nm and Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater Out 10 Nm.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, until 3 AM PST Wednesday. For the Gale Watch, from Wednesday afternoon through late Wednesday night.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds can cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

PZZ150-110430- /O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0241.000000T0000Z-191211T1100Z/ /O.CON.KSEW.GL.A.0052.191211T2000Z-191212T0900Z/ Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island Out 10 Nm- 1104 AM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST WEDNESDAY...

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, southeast winds 15 to 25 kt today and 11 foot seas tonight. For the Gale Watch, south winds 25 to 35 kt.

* WHERE...Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island Out 10 Nm.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, until 3 AM PST Wednesday. For the Gale Watch, from Wednesday afternoon through late Wednesday night.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds can cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

PZZ130-110430- /O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0241.000000T0000Z-191211T1100Z/ West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca- 1104 AM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...East winds 15 to 25 kt today and 10 ft swell tonight.

* WHERE...West Entrance U. S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca.

* WHEN...Until 3 AM PST Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots and/or seas 10 feet or higher are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

PZZ132-133-110430- /O.CON.KSEW.GL.A.0052.191212T0000Z-191212T0900Z/ East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca- Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands- 1104 AM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Southeast winds 25 to 35 kt.

* WHERE...East Entrance U. S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca and Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands.

* WHEN...From Wednesday afternoon through late Wednesday night.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds can cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

For more information from the National Weather Service visit http://weather.gov/seattle


WHUS76 KSEW 101046
MWWSEW

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
246 AM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

PZZ170-173-176-101900-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0241.000000T0000Z-191210T2200Z/
/O.EXT.KSEW.GL.A.0052.191211T2000Z-191212T0900Z/
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-
246 AM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

...GALE WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, southeast winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt and seas 7 to 12 feet at 15 seconds. For the Gale Watch, south winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt and seas 11 to 16 feet at 15 seconds possible.

* WHERE...Coastal Waters from Cape Flattery to Cape Shoalwater 10 to 60 nm.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, until 2 PM PST this afternoon. For the Gale Watch, from Wednesday afternoon through late Wednesday night.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds can cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ153-156-101900- /O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0241.000000T0000Z-191210T2200Z/ /O.EXT.KSEW.GL.A.0052.191211T2000Z-191212T0900Z/ Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville Out 10 Nm- Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater Out 10 Nm- 246 AM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

...GALE WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, southeast winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. For the Gale Watch, south winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt and seas 10 to 15 feet at 15 seconds possible.

* WHERE...Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville Out 10 Nm and Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater Out 10 Nm.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, until 2 PM PST this afternoon. For the Gale Watch, from Wednesday afternoon through late Wednesday night.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds can cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ150-101900- /O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0241.000000T0000Z-191210T2200Z/ /O.EXT.KSEW.GL.A.0052.191211T2000Z-191212T0900Z/ Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island Out 10 Nm- 246 AM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

...GALE WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, southeast winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. For the Gale Watch, south winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt and seas 9 to 14 feet at 15 seconds possible.

* WHERE...Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island Out 10 Nm.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, until 2 PM PST this afternoon. For the Gale Watch, from Wednesday afternoon through late Wednesday night.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds can cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ130-101900- /O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0241.000000T0000Z-191210T2200Z/ West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca- 246 AM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...East winds 15 to 25 kt.

* WHERE...West Entrance U. S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca.

* WHEN...Until 2 PM PST this afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots and/or seas 10 feet or higher are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

PZZ132-133-101900- /O.EXB.KSEW.GL.A.0052.191212T0000Z-191212T0900Z/ East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca- Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands- 246 AM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Southeast winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt possible.

* WHERE...East Entrance U. S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca and Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands.

* WHEN...From Wednesday afternoon through late Wednesday night.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds can cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

For more information from the National Weather Service visit http://weather.gov/seattle


WHUS76 KSEW 100455
MWWSEW

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
855 PM PST Mon Dec 9 2019

PZZ170-173-176-101300-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0241.000000T0000Z-191210T2200Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.A.0052.191211T1800Z-191212T0900Z/
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-
855 PM PST Mon Dec 9 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PST TUESDAY...

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, south winds 15 to 25 kt and seas 6 to 11 feet at 15 seconds. For the Gale Watch, south winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt and seas 12 to 17 feet at 15 seconds possible.

* WHERE...Coastal Waters from Cape Flattery to Cape Shoalwater 10 to 60 nm.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, until 2 PM PST Tuesday. For the Gale Watch, from Wednesday morning through late Wednesday night.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds can cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ153-156-101300- /O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0241.191210T0800Z-191210T2200Z/ /O.CON.KSEW.GL.A.0052.191211T1800Z-191212T0900Z/ Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville Out 10 Nm- Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater Out 10 Nm- 855 PM PST Mon Dec 9 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 2 PM PST TUESDAY...

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, southeast winds 15 to 25 kt. For the Gale Watch, south winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt and seas 10 to 15 feet at 15 seconds possible.

* WHERE...Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater Out 10 Nm and Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville Out 10 Nm.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, from midnight tonight to 2 PM PST Tuesday. For the Gale Watch, from Wednesday morning through late Wednesday night.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds can cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ150-101300- /O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0241.000000T0000Z-191210T2200Z/ /O.CON.KSEW.GL.A.0052.191211T1800Z-191212T0900Z/ Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island Out 10 Nm- 855 PM PST Mon Dec 9 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PST TUESDAY...

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, southeast winds 15 to 25 kt. For the Gale Watch, south winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt and seas 10 to 15 feet at 15 seconds possible.

* WHERE...Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island Out 10 Nm.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, until 2 PM PST Tuesday. For the Gale Watch, from Wednesday morning through late Wednesday night.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds can cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ130-101300- /O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0241.000000T0000Z-191210T2200Z/ West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca- 855 PM PST Mon Dec 9 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...East winds 15 to 25 kt.

* WHERE...West Entrance U. S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca.

* WHEN...Until 2 PM PST Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots and/or seas 10 feet or higher are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

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For more information from the National Weather Service visit http://weather.gov/seattle


WHUS76 KSEW 100148
MWWSEW

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
548 PM PST Mon Dec 9 2019

PZZ150-101000-
/O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0241.191210T0148Z-191210T2200Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.A.0052.191211T1800Z-191212T0900Z/
Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island Out 10 Nm-
548 PM PST Mon Dec 9 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PST TUESDAY...

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, southeast winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. For the Gale Watch, south winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt and seas 10 to 15 feet at 15 seconds possible.

* WHERE...Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island Out 10 Nm.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, until 2 PM PST Tuesday. For the Gale Watch, from Wednesday morning through late Wednesday night.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds can cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ130-101000- /O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0241.191210T0148Z-191210T2200Z/ West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca- 548 PM PST Mon Dec 9 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Southeast winds 15 to 25 kt.

* WHERE...West Entrance U. S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca.

* WHEN...Until 2 PM PST Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots and/or seas 10 feet or higher are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

PZZ170-173-176-101000- /O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0241.191210T0200Z-191210T2200Z/ /O.CON.KSEW.GL.A.0052.191211T1800Z-191212T0900Z/ 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- 548 PM PST Mon Dec 9 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PST TUESDAY...

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, south winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt and seas 6 to 11 feet at 15 seconds. For the Gale Watch, south winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt and seas 12 to 17 feet at 15 seconds possible.

* WHERE...Coastal Waters from Cape Flattery to Cape Shoalwater 10 to 60 nm.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, until 2 PM PST Tuesday. For the Gale Watch, from Wednesday morning through late Wednesday night.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds can cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ153-156-101000- /O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0241.191210T0800Z-191210T2200Z/ /O.CON.KSEW.GL.A.0052.191211T1800Z-191212T0900Z/ Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville Out 10 Nm- Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater Out 10 Nm- 548 PM PST Mon Dec 9 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 2 PM PST TUESDAY...

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, southeast winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. For the Gale Watch, south winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt and seas 10 to 15 feet at 15 seconds possible.

* WHERE...Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater Out 10 Nm and Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville Out 10 Nm.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, from midnight tonight to 2 PM PST Tuesday. For the Gale Watch, from Wednesday morning through late Wednesday night.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds can cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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.

&&

$$

For more information from the National Weather Service visit http://weather.gov/seattle