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FZPN24 KWNM 261027
OFFN09

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
327 AM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

CONDITIONS GIVEN REPRESENT THE HIGHEST WITHIN THAT PERIOD.

...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...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.

CANADIAN BORDER TO 45N

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT
EARLY. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY
IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

45N TO POINT SAINT GEORGE

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
6 TO 10 FT. HIGHEST CONDITIONS SE.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT WITHIN 60 NM
OF THE COAST TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.



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