...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
812 PM PST Fri Jan 18 2019
.Synopsis for the northern and central Washington coastal and
inland waters...A 975 mb low west of the Washington offshore
waters will slowly fill as it moves northward toward Haida Gwaii.
Its associated frontal system will move across the waters tonight.
Strong pressure gradients produced by this front will give gales
to most of the Washington waters with small craft advisory
conditions to Puget Sound and Hood Canal and the western entrance
to the Strait. Strong onshore flow behind the front on Saturday
will weaken Saturday night. Weak high pressure will move across
the waters Sunday and Monday. A weaker frontal system will affect
the waters on Tuesday.
SE wind 10 to 20 kt becoming S 20 to 30 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft building to 3 to 5 ft after midnight. Rain.
SW wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. A chance of showers.
S wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers.
N wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
N wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
N wind 10 to 20 kt becoming variable to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less in the afternoon.
S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
SW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming light. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft becoming less than 1 ft.