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FZPN35 KWBC 261611
OFFN35

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
911 AM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

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 HIGH PRES RIDGE
ACROSS THE SE WATERS WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN TODAY AND TONIGHT. A
WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS FRI INTO FRI
NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN BEHIND THE FRONT LATE FRI INTO
SAT...PERSIST THROUGH SUN ACROSS THE SE WATERS...THEN DRIFT E OF
THE WATERS SUN NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH LATE SAT
AND STALL ACROSS THE FAR NW WATERS SAT NIGHT AS LOW PRES FORMS SW
OF THE WATERS. THE LOW PRES AREA WILL PASS N OF THE REGION EARLY
MON WHILE STRENGTHENING...AND PULL A TRAILING COLD FRONT E ACROSS
THE AREA MON. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W
LATE MON AND MON NIGHT.

CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE LOOKOUT

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.

CAPE LOOKOUT TO POINT ST. GEORGE

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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