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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
735 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.

PZZ898-210545-
735 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.

$$

PZZ800-210545-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
735 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 18 TO 23 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 18
FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO
SE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14
TO 19 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 10 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6
TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ900-210545-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
735 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 19 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 15 TO
23 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 16 TO 23
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...WINDS INCREASING TO E 30 TO 40 KT...THEN BECOMING SE. SEAS
BUILDING TO 15 TO 25 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO E TO NE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 20 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N 5
TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10
TO 16 FT.

$$

PZZ805-210545-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
735 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
16 TO 20 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 16 TO 25 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 19 TO 25 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 KT...BECOMING SE 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 20 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 23 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
14 TO 20 FT.
.MON...WINDS SHIFTING TO E TO NE 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO
NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 18 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ905-210545-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
735 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 16 TO 19 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 16 TO 26 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 21 TO 28 FT...THEN SUBSIDING TO 17 TO
21 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN
BECOMING E TO SE 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 19 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 27 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING E
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 21 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 11 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...WINDS SHIFTING TO W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO
SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO
14 FT.

$$

PZZ810-210545-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
735 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 17 TO 19 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS BECOMING 17 TO 27
FT.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING TO W 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 20 TO 27 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 40 TO 50 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 17 TO 23 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 18 TO 25
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SE 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 17 TO 21 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE. SEAS BECOMING 13 TO 20 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10
TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ910-210545-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
735 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
17 TO 23 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 18 TO 29 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 19 TO
29 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO S TO SE 15 TO 25 KT...THEN
BECOMING E TO SE 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 15 TO 23 FT.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING TO S 45 TO 55 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 30
TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 19 TO 27 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 15 TO 21 FT.
.MON...WINDS SHIFTING TO N TO NE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 13 TO
20 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING NW
10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7
TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ815-210545-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
735 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 18 TO 22 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 18 TO 30 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 22 TO 31 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO S 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING SE
40 TO 55 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 18 TO 24 FT.
.SUN...WINDS DIMINISHING TO S TO SW 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS BECOMING 20 TO
25 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 18 TO 24 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15
TO 27 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 20 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ915-210545-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
735 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 18 TO
29 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 21 TO 34 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 20 TO
33 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO SE 30 TO 40 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
SW 50 TO 60 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 16 TO 24 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 35 TO 50 KT...THEN BECOMING S 30 TO
35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 21 TO 26 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING TO W TO SW 30 TO 40 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO NW 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BECOMING 18 TO 25 FT...THEN
BUILDING TO 18 TO 33 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING TO N 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 32 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO
NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 21 FT...THEN SUBSIDING TO 10 TO
15 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER MUSONDA. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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