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FZPN24 KWNM 121634
OFFN09

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
834 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

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 LOW PRES TROUGH WILL CROSS THE WATERS LATER TODAY
INTO TONIGHT AS HIGH PRES BUILDS TO THE S OF THE REGION. A WARM
FRONT WILL MOVE E AND NE ACROSS THE REGION SAT INTO SAT NIGHT. A
SECOND WEAK WARM FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS SUN...FOLLOWED BY A
WEAK COLD FRONT STALLING AS IT REACHES THE NW PORTION SUN NIGHT.
THE FRONT WILL RETURN N AS A WARM FRONT MON AS HIGH PRES BUILDS
INTO THE SE PORTION AND LOW PRES PASSES WELL TO THE NW OF THE
WATERS. ANOTHER WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS MON
NIGHT INTO TUE. LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP AND APPROACH FROM THE W AND
SW TUE NIGHT.

CANADIAN BORDER TO 45N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

45N TO POINT SAINT GEORGE

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.



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