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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
217 PM PST MON DEC 22 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.

PZZ898-231200-
217 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS...DEVELOPING LOW PRES
W OF THE AREA WILL MOVE NE AND LIFT A WARM FRONT OVR THE WATERS
TONIGHT...THEN N OF THE AREA LATER TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE SLOWLY SE THROUGH THE AREA LATER TONIGHT INTO TUE
NIGHT...THEN PASS QUICKLY S OF THE AREA WED. LOW PRES DEVELOPS
ALONG THE FRONT ON TUE NIGHT AND MOVES E AND INLAND EARLY WED. A
STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD E INTO THE AREA LATE WED AND WED
NIGHT...THEN MOVE E AND SETTLE W OF REGION THU AND THU
NIGHT...BECOMING WEAKER FRI AND FRI NIGHT. LOW PRES WILL MOVE SE
AND APPROACH THE NRN WATERS FRI NIGHT...THEN MOVE INTO THE WATERS
SAT...AND INLAND SAT NIGHT. STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD E INTO THE
WATERS SAT AND SAT NIGHT.

$$

PZZ800-231200-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS LATE.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 18 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO
9 TO 16 FT LATE.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 20 FT.

$$

PZZ900-231200-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 20 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS
BUILDING TO 16 TO 20 FT.

$$

PZZ805-231200-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS
LATE.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 16 TO 20 FT.

$$

PZZ905-231200-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS
11 TO 13 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN EARLY IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG.
CHANCE OF RAIN LATE. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS
EARLY. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9
TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 16 TO 20 FT.

$$

PZZ810-231200-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO
12 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
11 TO 12 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 19 FT.

$$

PZZ910-231200-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE OF RAIN LATE. VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN EARLY. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 18 FT.

$$

PZZ815-231200-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO
16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 25 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10
FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT LATE.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.

$$

PZZ915-231200-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS
EARLY. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...N WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO
30 KT LATE. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. SCATTERED SHOWERS
LATE.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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