Barking Dog Report: Coastal Flooding and Wind Advisory

Here come the wind and waves! As I write this, 7:00 am, we have the following warnings issued by NOAA:

Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm today.

Wind Advisory until 4:00 pm today.

Special Weather Statement until 2:00 pm: Rainfall and high winds today will lead to increased threat of landslides in Western Washington.

High tide is 12.10 feet at 9:05 this morning.

Puget Sound and Hood Canal-Marine Forecast
244 AM PST Tue Nov 9 2021


S wind 25 to 35 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. A chance of rain in the morning then rain in the afternoon.

S wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft after
midnight. Showers and a slight chance of tstms in the evening
then a slight chance of rain after midnight.

Current screenshot from Wind Alert

Even though high tide is two hours away, we already have some splash coming over the seawall. Even though the Marine Forecast (published at 2:44 am) says winds from the south, it’s coming from the southwest (as what Wind Alert is showing).

Stay safe!

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