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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
210 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

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.

PZZ898-202300-
210 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS...A STRONG FRONT WILL
CROSS THE WATERS TODAY. A STRONG LOW WILL WEAKEN AS IT MOVES E
AND APPROACHES THE WASHINGTON WATERS TONIGHT INTO SAT...THEN MOVE
OFF TO THE NW SAT NIGHT. ANOTHER STRONG LOW WILL MOVE N OVER THE
WATERS SAT NIGHT INTO SUN...THEN DRIFT SE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS
SUN NIGHT AND MON WHILE WEAKENING. THE LOW WILL PULL A STRONG COLD
FRONT OVER THE WATERS SAT NIGHT AND SUN. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS LATE MON NIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E AND APPROACH THE REGION LATE TUE NIGHT.

$$

PZZ800-202300-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
210 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 15 TO 19 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 22 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN BECOMING SE
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO
13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ900-202300-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
210 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 14 TO 18 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 15 TO 22 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN BECOMING SE. SEAS
14 TO 24 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING E TO NE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO
8 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ805-202300-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
210 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 15 TO 20 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 24 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 18 TO 24 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 30 TO
40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
14 TO 22 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ905-202300-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
210 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 15 TO 19 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 17 TO 25
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 20 TO 27 FT...SUBSIDING TO 16 TO 20 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 30 TO
40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 16 TO 26 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING
E. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO
16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO
8 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ810-202300-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
210 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 16 TO 21 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS BECOMING 16 TO
26 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 18 TO
26 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE AND
INCREASING TO 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
17 TO 24 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
12 TO 19 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ910-202300-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
210 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
17 TO 26 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
21 TO 28 FT...SUBSIDING TO 18 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 40 TO
50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...BECOMING S 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
18 TO 26 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO
6 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ815-202300-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
210 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 17 TO 21 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW.
SEAS BECOMING 17 TO 27 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 21 TO 30 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SE 40 TO
50 KT. SEAS 17 TO 26 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 19 TO 24 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS 14 TO
26 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 19 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ915-202300-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
210 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 17 TO 28 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 20 TO 33 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
19 TO 32 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 50 TO
60 KT. SEAS 16 TO 28 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING S 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 20 TO
25 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
17 TO 24 FT...BUILDING TO 18 TO 32 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 31 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 20 FT...SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 6 TO
11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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