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FZPN35 KWBC 261010
OFFN35

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
310 AM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS FROM 60 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

CONDITIONS GIVEN REPRESENT THE HIGHEST WITHIN THAT PERIOD.

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.

.SYNOPSIS FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS...A COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE W AND NW EARLY TODAY...CROSS THE WATERS THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...AND THEN DISSIPATE S OF THE AREA TUE. A
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD E TOWARD THE WATERS TUE AND TUE NIGHT
AS A LOW PRES TROUGH INTENSIFIES ALONG THE OREGON COAST. THE
TROUGH AND HIGH WILL BOTH WEAKEN WED INTO WED NIGHT AS A WEAK LOW
PRES SYSTEM APPROACHES THE REGION FROM THE NW. THE WEAK LOW PRES
SYSTEM WILL SLOWLY CROSS THE NRN PORTION THU INTO FRI...AND THEN
MOVE TOWARD THE WASHINGTON COAST FRI NIGHT.

CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE LOOKOUT

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO NW LATE. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND PATCHY FOG. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...WINDS BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...WINDS BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

CAPE LOOKOUT TO POINT ST. GEORGE

.TODAY AND TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

.FORECASTER MILLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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