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FZPN35 KWBC 240940
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
240 AM PDT WED AUG 24 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...HIGH PRES W OF THE
WATERS WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY TODAY INTO TONIGHT WHILE
STRENGTHENING. THE HIGH WILL THEN DRIFT SW AND SLOWLY WEAKEN THU
THROUGH SUN NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL EXPAND N ALONG THE
OREGON AND WASHINGTON COASTS TODAY THROUGH FRI NIGHT...SHIFT N TO
ALONG VANCOUVER ISLAND SAT AND SAT NIGHT...THEN DISSIPATE SUN. A
WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS FROM THE NW SUN...THEN
MOVE INTO THE AREA SUN NIGHT.

CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE LOOKOUT

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

CAPE LOOKOUT TO POINT ST. GEORGE

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

.FORECASTER COLLINS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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