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FZPN24 KWNM 161709
OFFN09

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Washington and Oregon waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
909 AM PST Sat Dec 16 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 across the region will begin
to weaken today, as a warm front moves across the N waters late
today. The ridge will continue to weaken tonight 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 MON NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Chance of
rain with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.SUN...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft. Chance of rain.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft. Chance
of rain.
.MON...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.TUE...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.

45N to Point Saint George

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.MON...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.



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