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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
236 AM 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.

PZZ898-272300-
236 AM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS...A WEAKENING COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY INTO TONIGHT. HIGH PRES
WILL BUILD IN BEHIND THE 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 AS LOW PRES FORMS WELL SW OF THE WATERS. THE
LOW PRES AREA WILL MOVE RAPIDLY NE AND INTENSIFY WHILE PASSING
JUST NW AND N OF THE REGION EARLY MON. THE LOW WILL PULL A
TRAILING COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE AREA MON. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W LATE MON AND MON NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH
WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS TUE. HIGH PRES WILL REBUILD OVER THE
AREA TUE NIGHT.

$$

PZZ800-272300-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
236 AM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 8 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 19
FT.

$$

PZZ900-272300-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
236 AM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE
OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10
FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11
TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW
30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 20 FT.

$$

PZZ805-272300-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
236 AM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT EARLY. SEAS 8 TO
9 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE
OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11
TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 16 FT.

$$

PZZ905-272300-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
236 AM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE
OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO
15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 19 FT.

$$

PZZ810-272300-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
236 AM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT EARLY...THEN BECOMING
W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO S 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO SW 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10
TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ910-272300-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
236 AM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
11 TO 13 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.

$$

PZZ815-272300-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
236 AM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT EARLY...THEN
BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW
10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
10 TO 11 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12
FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ915-272300-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
236 AM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT EARLY. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 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 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13
FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14
FT.

$$

.FORECASTER MUSONDA. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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