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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
912 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

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.

PZZ898-281630-
912 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS...HIGH PRES WILL BUILD
IN BEHIND A DEPARTING COLD FRONT TONIGHT INTO SAT...PERSIST
THROUGH SUN ACROSS THE SE WATERS...THEN DRIFT SE OF THE WATERS SUN
NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH LATE SAT AND STALL NEAR
THE FAR NW WATERS SAT NIGHT INTO SUN AS LOW PRES FORMS WELL SW OF
THE WATERS. THE LOW WILL MOVE NE THROUGH THE NW WATERS SUN NIGHT
INTO MON. THE LOW WILL PULL A TRAILING COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE
AREA MON INTO MON NIGHT. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM
THE W MON NIGHT INTO TUE. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE
WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED. HIGH PRES WILL REBUILD OVER THE AREA
LATER WED INTO WED NIGHT.

$$

PZZ800-281630-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
912 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BACKING TO S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. WIDESPREAD
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
10 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ900-281630-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
912 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 14 FT. WIDESPREAD
RAIN AND FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT FAR NW PORTION
DIMINISHING TO W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 15 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S...EXCEPT OVER NW PORTION
BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT W PORTION BECOMING W TO
NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT THROUGHOUT...THEN BECOMING W
TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO
11 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING NW 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ805-281630-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
912 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BACKING TO S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO NW 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.WED...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ905-281630-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
912 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
10 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12
FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ810-281630-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
912 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BACKING TO S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO
11 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO NW 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9 TO 12 FT.
.WED...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO
14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11
FT.

$$

PZZ910-281630-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
912 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13
FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10
TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ815-281630-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
912 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 7 TO
10 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
9 TO 11 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO NW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO SW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO
14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ915-281630-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
912 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10
TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 8 TO 12 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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