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FZPN24 KWNM 151656
OFFN09

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Washington and Oregon waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
856 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

Conditions given represent the highest within that period.

...Please refer to Coastal Waters Forecasts (CWF) available
through NOAA Weather Radio and other means for detailed coastal
waters forecasts...

.SYNOPSIS... A high pressure ridge will build E over the region
today and tonight before beginning to weaken Sat. The ridge will
weaken Sat night across the waters as a cold front approaches the
NW portion. The cold front will slowly move SE across the waters
Sun and Sun night before becoming nearly stationary by Mon
morning. The front will lift N over the area as a warm front Mon
and Mon night. Low pressure will move into the Washington waters
Mon night while pulling a strong cold front into the waters. The
low will move N of the region Tue and the front will move SE
across the waters Tue and pass S of the region early Tue night.

Canadian border to 45N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Chance of
rain.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. Chance
of rain.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.

45N to Point Saint George

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.


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