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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
815 AM PST SUN FEB 1 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.

PZZ898-020430-
815 AM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS...A WEAK COLD FRONT
OVER THE WATERS WILL PASS E OF THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON. A HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA TODAY AND MOVE INLAND TONIGHT.
A SECOND WEAK COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS LATE TONIGHT AND
MON. THE FRONT WILL STALL JUST S OF THE WATERS MON NIGHT THEN
RETURN N AS A WARM FRONT TUE AND TUE NIGHT AS A LARGE AREA OF LOW
PRES APPROACHES FROM THE SW. THE LOW PRES AREA WILL REMAIN W OF
THE WATERS WHILE PUSHING A COLD FRONT E TOWARD THE WATERS THU AND
THU NIGHT.

$$

PZZ800-020430-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
815 AM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 9 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
9 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 9 TO
10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 20 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 20 FT.

$$

PZZ900-020430-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
815 AM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 13
FT. AREAS OF RAIN.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
10 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 10
FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 25 TO
30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12
TO 20 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 15 TO
18 FT.

$$

PZZ805-020430-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
815 AM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 9 TO
10 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO
22 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 22 FT.

$$

PZZ905-020430-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
815 AM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT...THEN 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
9 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
9 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 10
FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15
FT.
.THU...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO
21 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 15
TO 19 FT.

$$

PZZ810-020430-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
815 AM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY. AREAS OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
9 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO
11 FT.
.THU...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO
22 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT.

$$

PZZ910-020430-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
815 AM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 7 TO
10 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. AREAS OF
FOG AND SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
9 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7
TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO
21 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 15
TO 19 FT.

$$

PZZ815-020430-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
815 AM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY. AREAS OF FOG AND SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO
10 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S TO SW
5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
13 FT.
.THU...S WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO
22 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 23 FT.

$$

PZZ915-020430-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
815 AM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT. AREAS OF RAIN EARLY. AREAS OF FOG...SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO
11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 21 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 15
TO 19 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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