Offshore Forecast
Issued by NWS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
FZPN24 KWNM 182317
OFFN09

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
317 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

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 STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E OF THE AREA EARLY
THIS EVENING. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BRIEFLY BUILD INTO THE
SE WATERS FRI. A STRONG WARM FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS
LATE FRI NIGHT INTO SAT...TO BE FOLLOWED BY A COLD FRONT SAT
NIGHT WHICH WILL STALL AND WEAKEN OVER THE CENTRAL AND SRN
PORTIONS SUN INTO MON NIGHT. ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
OVER THE REGION SUN NIGHT INTO MON NIGHT...THEN PERSIST THROUGH
TUE NIGHT.

CANADIAN BORDER TO 45N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
11 TO 19 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 24 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 24 FT. RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 17 TO 25 FT. AREAS OF FOG
AND RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

45N TO POINT SAINT GEORGE

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 16 TO 23 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 22 FT. AREAS OF FOG
AND RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.