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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
316 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 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.

PZZ898-282215-
316 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS...HIGH PRES WILL BUILD
OVER THE AREA TODAY...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 INTO
SUN AS LOW PRES FORMS WELL SW OF THE WATERS. THE LOW WILL MOVE NE
THROUGH THE NW WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO MON. THE LOW WILL PULL A
TRAILING COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE AREA MON INTO MON NIGHT. A WEAK
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W MON NIGHT INTO TUE. A LOW
PRES TROUGH WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS TUE NIGHT INTO WED. HIGH
PRES WILL REBUILD OVER THE AREA LATER WED INTO WED NIGHT.

$$

PZZ800-282215-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
316 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT
EARLY. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN EARLY.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO
13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ900-282215-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
316 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. WIDESPREAD
RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10
TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ805-282215-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
316 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

$$

PZZ905-282215-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
316 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. WIDESPREAD
RAIN EARLY.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14
FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
11 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO
11 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ810-282215-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
316 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT EARLY.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
10 TO 11 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10
TO 11 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO
11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS
10 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ910-282215-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
316 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO
13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...WINDS BACKING TO S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W 15
TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12
FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ815-282215-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
316 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LESS THAN 10 KT
EARLY...THEN BECOMING N TO NW. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11
FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS BUILDING TO
11 TO 14 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ915-282215-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
316 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
9 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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