...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
330 AM PST Sat Feb 16 2019
.Synopsis for the northern and central Washington coastal and
inland waters...A 1010 mb surface low will consolidate off the
north Washington coast later today, then drift southward. The
combination of southerly winds to 25 kt and westerly swell of 12
to 14 feet at 14 seconds supports a small craft advisory for the
coastal waters through tonight. High pressure will build to nearly
1040 mb over southern British Columbia late tonight and Sunday.
Northeasterly Fraser outflow will increase with gale force winds
expected. A gale watch was issued for the late tonight through
Sunday evening period in the northern waters.
NW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 13 ft at 12 seconds. A chance of showers.
NW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming N to NE 10 to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft. W swell 12 ft at 11 seconds. A chance of showers in the evening then a slight chance of showers after midnight.
NE wind 10 to 20 kt building to 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon, except to 30 kt near the west entrance to the strait. wind waves 1 to 3 ft building to 3 to 6 ft. W swell 9 ft at 10 seconds.
E wind 15 to 25 kt becoming NE 5 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less. W swell 9 ft at 15 seconds.
E wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 ft at 15 seconds.
W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming N after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 7 ft at 15 seconds.
NW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 9 ft building to 11 ft.
NW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming N. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 12 ft building to NW 16 ft.