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FZPN24 KWNM 160435
OFFN09

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Washington and Oregon waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
835 PM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

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 high pressure ridge will build E over the region
tonight before beginning to weaken on Sat, as a warm front moves
across the N waters late Sat. The ridge will continue to weaken
Sat night across the waters as a cold front approaches the NW
portion. The cold front will slowly move SE across the waters Sun
and Sun night before becoming nearly stationary by Mon morning.
The front will lift N over the area as a warm front Mon and Mon
night. Low pressure will strengthen and move into the Washington
waters Mon night while pulling a strong cold front into the
waters. The low will move N of the region Tue and the front will
move SE across the waters Tue then pass S of the region early Tue
night. Strong high pres will build in from the W and NW Wed and
Wed night.

Canadian border to 45N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TONIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft. Chance of rain.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. Chance
of rain.
.SUN...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Chance of
rain.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON...SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.WED...N winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.

45N to Point Saint George

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.MON...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.



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