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AGPN40 KWNM 260711
MIMPAC

MARINE WEATHER DISCUSSION FOR N PACIFIC OCEAN
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1111 PM PST SUN JAN 25 2015

.FORECAST DISCUSSION: MAJOR FEATURES/WINDS/SEAS/SIGNIFICANT
.WEATHER FOR THE NORTH PACIFIC N OF 30N AND E OF 150W.

SUMMARY...LOW PRES WILL MOVE NE AND PASS W AND NW OF THE PZ5 AREA
TODAY INTO TONITE. AN ASSOCD COLD FRONT WILL APRCH THE PZ5 AND
NRN PZ6 WTRS FROM THE W TODAY...THEN WEAKEN AS IT CROSSES THESE
AREAS TONITE INTO TUE. A TROF WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE ORE AND CALIF
COASTS THU AND THU NITE...PERSIST FRI...THEN BEGIN TO WEAKEN FRI
NITE. OTHERWISE...HI PRES RIDGING WILL PREVAIL OVER THE OFSHR WTRS
DURING THE FCST PRD.

MODELS...ALTHO THE 00Z MED RNG MDLS ARE NOT IN VRY GUD AGREEMNT
OVER THE CNTRL PAC AND GULF OF ALASKA WTRS DURING THE THU NITE
THRU FRI NITE TIMEFRAME...THEY ARE IN GUD AGREEMNT OVER THE
OFSHR/CSTL WTRS FOR THE ENTIRE FCST PRD. SINCE ECMWF AND GFS BOTH
HAVE SHOWN DECENT RUN TO RUN CONTINUITY AND ARE REPRESENTATIVE MDL
SOLNS...WILL BE USING A 50/50 BLEND OF THE 00Z ECMWF/GFS 10M TO
POPULATE THE WIND GRIDS THRU THE ENTIRE FCST PRD.

.SEAS...THE 00Z MULTIGRID WW3 AND 00Z ECMWF WAM BOTH INITIALIZED
WITHIN A FOOT OR TWO OF THE BUOYS OBS AND EACH OTHER...AND ARE IN
GUD OVERALL AGREEMNT ACROSS THE OFSHR WTRS THRU FRI NITE...ALTHO SOME
MINOR DIFFS SHOW LATER DURING THE FCST PRD...SO WILL USE A 50/50
BLEND OF THESE WAVE HT MDLS TO SMOOTH OUT THE DIFFS AND REFLECT
THE WEATHER MDL TRENDS.

.EXTRATROPICAL STORM SURGE GUIDANCE...N/A.

.WARNINGS...PRELIMINARY.

.PZ5 WASHINGTON/OREGON WATERS...
     NONE.

.PZ6 CALIFORNIA WATERS...
     NONE.

$$

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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