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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
155 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

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.

PZZ898-122230-
155 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS...A COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE E TOWARD THE COAST BY THIS AFTERNOON AND WEAKEN. 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 AS
THE HIGH WEAKENS. LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP AND APPROACH FROM THE W
AND SW TUE NIGHT.

$$

PZZ800-122230-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
155 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 13 TO 14 FT. WIDESPREAD
RAIN EARLY...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5
TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT. RAIN EARLY...THEN SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO
11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ900-122230-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
155 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W AND DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20
KT...THEN BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SUN AND SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 10 TO
13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT...THEN E 10 TO 20
KT LATE. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ805-122230-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
155 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 14 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN EARLY...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 13 TO 14 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT...THEN INCREASING TO S TO SW
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14
FT. RAIN.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT AND MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ905-122230-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
155 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ810-122230-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
155 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
13 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 9 FT.
.MON AND MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ910-122230-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
155 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 14 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING SW
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO
14 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 9 TO
10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ815-122230-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
155 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 13 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT...THEN SW 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
9 TO 13 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9
FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N TO NE.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ915-122230-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
155 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 14 TO 15 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER MILLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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