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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
216 PM PST SUN DEC 21 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.

PZZ898-221230-
216 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS...A STATIONARY FRONT
OVER THE SRN WATERS WILL GRADUALLY LIFT N LATER TONIGHT AND MON. DEVELOPING
LOW PRES W OF THE AREA WILL MOVE NE AND PASS TO THE NW OF THE AREA
MON WHILE LIFTING THE WARM FRONT N OF THE AREA MON NIGHT. AN
ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SLOWLY SE THROUGH THE AREA LATE
MON NIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT...THEN PASS S OF THE AREA WED. A HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD E OVER THE REGION WED NIGHT THROUGH THU
...THEN MOVE OVER THE AREA LATE THU NIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT.

$$

PZZ800-221230-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
216 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO
13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG LATE. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14
FT. AREAS OF FOG EARLY. CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 17 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 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...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.

$$

PZZ900-221230-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
216 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SE AND INCREASING TO 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO
25 KT LATE. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ805-221230-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
216 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LATE. SEAS
12 TO 14 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 12 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO
NW 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ905-221230-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
216 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE.
SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING S TO SE AND INCREASING
TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT. AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8
FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ810-221230-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
216 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
12 TO 14 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE LATE. SEAS
11 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 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 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9
FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ910-221230-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
216 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG LATE. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8
TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ815-221230-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
216 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 12 TO 14 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE. SEAS 11
TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ915-221230-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
216 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 12 TO 14 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS LATE.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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