Strong Wind, Waves and High Tides

Our next high tide is an 11.36 at 4:10 pm.

The Puget Sound Marine Forecast has recently been updated:

PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
839 AM PDT SAT NOV 2 2013

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING

TODAY
SW WIND 30 TO 40 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
SW WIND 25 TO 35 KT…EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT…SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY…THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

Seattle City Forecast:

…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING…

TODAY…WINDY. RAIN AT TIMES IN THE MORNING…THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WIND 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

TONIGHT…WINDY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING…THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WIND 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH BECOMING WEST 10 TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT

National Weather Service Wind Advisory:

Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
326 AM PDT SAT NOV 2 2013

WAZ504-505-508-509-512-022300-
/O.CON.KSEW.WI.Y.0013.131102T1500Z-131103T0300Z/
SOUTHWEST INTERIOR-EAST PUGET SOUND LOWLANDS-
SEATTLE/BREMERTON AREA-TACOMA AREA-LOWER CHEHALIS VALLEY AREA-
326 AM PDT SAT NOV 2 2013

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM
PDT THIS EVENING...

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS...SEATTLE...BREMERTON...TACOMA...
  OLYMPIA...CHEHALIS...ELMA.

* TIMING...THIS MORNING THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING. THE STRONGEST
  WINDS WILL LIKELY BE IN THE LATE MORNING OR AFTERNOON.

* WIND...SOUTH 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH...BECOMING
  SOUTHWEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...WINDS THIS STRONG CAN SNAP SMALL TREE BRANCHES...
  TOPPLE SMALL OR SHALLOW ROOTED TREES...AND CAUSE LOCAL POWER
  OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH
AND/OR GUSTS OF 45 TO 57 MPH ARE LIKELY.

 

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