Wind Advisory this Afternoon

2:20 pm update:  it looks like the wind advisory has been cancelled.   Here's the current forecast on NWS:

Tonight: Showers likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Breezy, with a southwest wind between 14 and 24 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for our area starting at noon and ending at 9:00 tonight.

* WINDS…RISING FROM THE SOUTH OR SOUTHWEST AT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 45 MPH.

* TIMING…WINDS WILL KICK UP BEHIND A FRONT THAT WILL SWEEP
  ACROSS THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON. LOOK FOR WINDS TO GRADUALLY DIMINISH THIS EVENING

Upcoming tides for today are:

  • 7.85 at 11:19 a.m.
  • 1.6 at 5.44 p.m.  

Luckily this isn't taking place last week when tides were much higher!

Puget Sound Marine forecast:

…SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT…

TODAY…VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT MID AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN.

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