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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
749 PM PST WED DEC 17 2014

WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS-
INNER WATERS FROM  60 NM TO 150 NM OFFSHORE.
OUTER WATERS FROM 150 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

PZZ898-181715-
749 PM PST WED DEC 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS...A STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH THE WATERS TONIGHT...AND MOVE ACROSS THE AREA THU
INTO THU NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD NE INTO THE SE
WATERS FRI AS ANOTHER FRONTAL SYSTEM APPROACHES. A STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE OVER THE WATERS LATE FRI NIGHT INTO SAT...THEN STALL
OVER THE CENTRAL PORTION SAT NIGHT INTO MON WHILE SLOWLY
WEAKENING. ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION
MON INTO MON NIGHT...BEFORE WEAK LOW PRES MOVES OVER THE WATERS
LATE MON NIGHT.

$$

PZZ800-181715-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
749 PM PST WED DEC 17 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO S
TO SW 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 22 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT
LATE. SEAS 19 TO 22 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT UP TO 35 KT SE PORTION
EARLY. SEAS 16 TO 19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 13 TO 14 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ900-181715-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
749 PM PST WED DEC 17 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT LATE.
SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO SW 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT...
BUILDING TO 13 TO 21 FT LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 16 TO 25 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT...THEN BECOMING SW
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 19 TO 22 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 21 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS
13 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE
LATE. SEAS 13 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ805-181715-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
749 PM PST WED DEC 17 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 22 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS 19 TO 21 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 17 TO 19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 16 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 14 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 13 TO 14 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS 12 TO
13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E LATE.
SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ905-181715-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
749 PM PST WED DEC 17 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 11 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 21
FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 16 TO 25 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS 19 TO 22 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS
17 TO 19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 16 TO 20 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 14 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 13 TO 14 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS 12 TO
14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ810-181715-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
749 PM PST WED DEC 17 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN LATE.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 21 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS 19 TO 21 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 17 TO
19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 17 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO
10 KT LATE. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ910-181715-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
749 PM PST WED DEC 17 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 16 TO 23 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 19 TO 22 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 18 TO 19
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 16 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
14 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.MON...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS
12 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ815-181715-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
749 PM PST WED DEC 17 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 16 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 21 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS 18 TO 21 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 16 TO 18 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ915-181715-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
749 PM PST WED DEC 17 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 23 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 18 TO 21
FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS
17 TO 19 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS
12 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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