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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
218 PM 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.

PZZ898-021030-
218 PM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE
OVER THE WATERS WILL MOVE INLAND TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE W THIS EVENING AND THEN CROSS THE WATERS LATE
TONIGHT INTO MON WHILE WEAKENING. THE FRONT WILL STALL JUST S OF
THE WATERS MON NIGHT THEN RETURN N AS A WARM FRONT LATER TUE INTO
THU 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
INTO THE WATERS THU AND THU NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL WEAKEN AS IT
APPROACHES THE COAST FRI AS ANOTHER LOW PASSES TO THE W OF THE
WATERS WHILE PUSHING ANOTHER COLD FRONT E TOWARD THE WATERS FRI
AND FRI NIGHT.

$$

PZZ800-021030-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
218 PM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

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

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE EARLY...
THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUE...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 21 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 17 FT.

$$

PZZ900-021030-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
218 PM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

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

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. RAIN.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
10 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 10 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16
FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
12 TO 15 FT.

$$

PZZ805-021030-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
218 PM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

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

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT
EARLY...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. AREAS OF
FOG EARLY. CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 19 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 16 TO 25 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
16 TO 24 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 15 TO 18 FT.

$$

PZZ905-021030-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
218 PM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

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

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
10 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 8 TO
9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING
S. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.

$$

PZZ810-021030-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
218 PM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

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

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT
EARLY...THEN BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT EARLY...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT. AREAS OF FOG EARLY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 20 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 18 TO 25 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO
24 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 15 TO 18
FT.

$$

PZZ910-021030-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
218 PM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

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

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. AREAS OF RAIN AND FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
10 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...S 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...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 10
FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN
BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN
BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS BECOMING 15 TO 18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
15 TO 20 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT.

$$

PZZ815-021030-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
218 PM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

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

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT
EARLY...THEN BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
AREAS OF RAIN AND FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 10 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING E TO NE
5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 10 TO 16 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 16 TO 20 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 18 TO 25 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
17 TO 23 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 15 TO 18
FT.

$$

PZZ915-021030-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
218 PM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

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

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. AREAS OF RAIN AND FOG AND SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
9 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO NE.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 8 TO
9 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 11
FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 15 TO 18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 22 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO
20 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 18 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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