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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
805 AM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

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.

PZZ898-180515-
805 AM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS...A strong cold front
will cross the waters today into tonight. An area of low
pressure will move S off Vancouver island, then continue S along
the Washington coast tonight and move inland near the Washington
and Oregon border Sun. A low pressure trough along the coast of
Vancouver island will weaken Sun night into Mon. A very weak
trough will persist along the Washington and Oregon coast Mon
night and Tue. Another cold front will approach the area from the
NW Tue night, then rapidly pass SE across the waters Wed into
Wed night.

$$

PZZ800-180515-
Cape Flattery to Cape Shoalwater between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
805 AM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to 18 to 24 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming N 30 to 40 kt. Seas 16 to 28
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
subsiding to 14 to 24 ft.
.MON...N winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 10 to 17 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 10 ft.
.TUE...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas becoming 6 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
5 to 7 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft,
building to 8 to 14 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming N to NW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas building to 12 to 20 ft.

$$

PZZ900-180515-
Cape Flattery to Cape Shoalwater between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
805 AM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 13 to 20 ft. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to 19 to 25 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 35 to 50 kt. Seas building to 21 to 29 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas subsiding to 14 to 27 ft.
.MON...N winds diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 11 to
18 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds diminishing to 15 to 20 kt, then becoming NW 10
to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 10 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt, then becoming NW 25
to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft, building to 9 to 16 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 15 to 21
ft.

$$

PZZ805-180515-
Cape Shoalwater to Cape Lookout between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
805 AM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W winds 25 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to
18 ft. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 16 to 23 ft.
Chance of rain.
.SUN...NW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to 21 to 28 ft. Scattered
showers.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 30 to 40 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
becoming 16 to 27 ft.
.MON...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 12 to 20 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 7
to 12 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds diminishing to less than 10 kt. Seas subsiding
to 6 to 8 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas 6 to 7 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds increasing to 10 to 15 kt, then becoming W 20
to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft, building to 7 to 12 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to 11 to 19 ft.

$$

PZZ905-180515-
Cape Shoalwater to Cape Lookout between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
805 AM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...W winds 25 to 30 kt, increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to
19 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to 17 to 23 ft.
Chance of rain.
.SUN...NW winds 40 to 50 kt, becoming N to NW 40 to 45 kt. Seas
building to 22 to 29 ft. Scattered showers.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas becoming 18 to 28 ft.
.MON...N winds becoming 25 to 35 kt, then diminishing to 20 to 30
kt. Seas subsiding to 12 to 20 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 12
ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N to NW winds diminishing to less than 10 kt, then
becoming W to NW. Seas subsiding to 6 to 7 ft.
.WED...W winds increasing to 10 to 20 kt, then becoming W to NW 20
to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft, building to 7 to 13 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds increasing to 30 to 35 kt. Seas building to 12
to 21 ft.

$$

PZZ810-180515-
Cape Lookout to Florence, OR between 60 nm and 150 nm offshore-
805 AM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to
15 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming NW 30 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 14 to 20 ft. Chance of rain.
.SUN...NW winds increasing to 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to 19 to 28
ft. Scattered showers.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 20 to 28 ft. Scattered
showers.
.MON...N winds diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas subsiding to 13 to
22 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 8
to 13 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas subsiding to 7 to
9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 7 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9
ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to 11 to 18 ft.

$$

PZZ910-180515-
Cape Lookout to Florence, OR between 150 nm and 250 nm offshore-
805 AM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming W to NW 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10
to 16 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 30 to 35 kt. Seas building to 15 to 20 ft.
Chance of rain.
.SUN...NW winds increasing to 35 to 45 kt. Seas building to 19 to 28
ft. Scattered showers.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 21 to 28 ft.
.MON...N winds becoming 30 to 35 kt, then diminishing to 20 to 30
kt. Seas subsiding to 13 to 22 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to 9 to 13 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...W winds increasing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds increasing to 25 to 30 kt. Seas building to 11
to 19 ft.

$$

PZZ815-180515-
Florence, OR to Point St. George between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
805 AM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 11 to 18 ft.
Chance of rain.
.SUN...NW winds increasing to 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 14 to 26
ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt, becoming N. Seas building to 21
to 28 ft. Scattered showers.
.MON...N winds 30 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
subsiding to 14 to 24 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 9 to 16 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 7 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8
ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds increasing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas building
to 10 to 16 ft.

$$

PZZ915-180515-
Florence, OR to Point St. George between 150 nm and 250 nm
offshore-
805 AM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt. Seas
building to 11 to 18 ft. Chance of rain.
.SUN...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 15 to 27 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas becoming 21 to 28 ft.
Scattered showers.
.MON...N winds 30 to 35 kt, diminishing to 25 to 30 kt. Seas
subsiding to 14 to 24 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt. Seas
subsiding to 10 to 16 ft.
.TUE...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 10 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to
8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 10 to 16 ft.

$$

.Forecaster Musonda. Ocean Prediction Center.



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