Small Craft Advisory and Special Weather Statement for Sunday

It looks like we could be in for blustery weather today with a small craft advisory in effect through Monday afternoon.

The National Weather Service has released this Special Statement:

..WINDY AROUND THE GREATER PUGET SOUND REGION THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING…

NORTH WINDS WILL INCREASE AROUND THE PUGET SOUND REGION THIS
AFTERNOON AS A STRONG UPPER LEVEL TROUGH MOVES SOUTH ACROSS THE
AREA. THE STRONGEST NORTH WINDS WILL BE NEAR THE SHORELINE AREAS
AROUND PUGET SOUND…REACHING SPEEDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
40 MPH. AWAY FROM THE SHORELINES WINDS WILL GENERALLY BE
WEAKER…MAINLY IN THE 10 TO 20 MPH RANGE WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH
POSSIBLE. THE NORTH WINDS WILL BEGIN EASING THIS EVENING.

THE WINDY CONDITIONS MAY KNOCK SMALL BRANCHES AND POSSIBLY LARGER
LIMBS OFF OF TREES…PARTICULARLY THOSE THAT STILL HAVE THEIR
LEAVES. LOCAL POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

This is from the Seattle City Forecast:

REST OF TODAY…WINDY. RAIN AT TIMES IN THE MORNING…THEN PARTLY SUNNY IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. LIGHT WIND BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT…WINDY THIS EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 40S. NORTH WIND 15 TO 30 MPH EASING BEFORE MIDNIGHT.

MONDAY…SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. NORTH WIND 10 TO 20 MPH.

Marine Forecast:

S WIND TO 10 KT…BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS…BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

And let’s not forget our local tides:

10/27 Sun 05:06 AM 2.09 L
10/27 Sun 12:37 PM 10.45 H
10/27 Sun 07:35 PM 5.46 L
10/28 Mon 12:07 AM 7.46 H
10/28 Mon 06:08 AM 2.75 L
10/28 Mon 01:24 PM 10.52 H
10/28 Mon 08:19 PM 4.57 L

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