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MARINE WEATHER DISCUSSION FOR N PACIFIC OCEAN
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1123 AM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

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

A LOW PRES TROF ALONG THE CALIFORNIA COAST IS CURRENTLY COMBINING
WITH STRONG HIGH PRES W OF THE SRN PZ5 WATERS TO PRODUCE NRLY
WINDS UP TO 25 KT OFF THE COAST OF CENTRAL AND SRN CALIFORNIA.
THESE WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO DIMINISH TODAY AND BY TONIGHT MAINLY
LIGHT WINDS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS MOST OF THE OFFSHORE WATERS. LOW
PRES IS STILL EXPECTED TO MOVE SE TO NEAR VANCOUVER ISLAND BY
LATER SAT WITH MINIMAL GALES LIKELY ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE
WASHINGTON OFFSHORE WATERS. THESE WINDS WILL THEN DIMINISH BY SUN
NIGHT AS THE LOW MOVES INLAND. A LOW PRES TROF WILL THEN DEVELOP
ALONG THE W COAST OF THE U.S. BY MON NIGHT WITH MINIMAL GALES
AGAIN DEVELOPING ACROSS THE SRN PZ5 AND NRN PZ6 WATERS BY LATE
MON NIGHT AND TUE. ONLY CHANGE TO WARNINGS WILL BE TO ADD GALES TO
THE SRN PZ5/NRN PZ6 WATERS BY LATE MON NIGHT.

THE WAVEWATCH LOOKS REASONABLE WITH THE SEAS AND WILL BE FOLLOWED
FAIRLY CLOSELY DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD.

EXTRATROPICAL STORM SURGE GUIDANCE...N/A.


.WARNINGS...PRELIMINARY.

.PZ5 WASHINGTON/OREGON WATERS...
.PZZ800...INNER WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER...
     GALE SAT INTO SAT NIGHT.
.PZZ900...OUTER WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER...
     GALE SAT.
.PZZ815...INNER WATERS FROM FLORENCE OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE...
     GALE POSSIBLE MON NIGHT INTO TUE.

.PZ6 CALIFORNIA WATERS...
.PZZ820...INNER WATERS FROM POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA...
     GALE POSSIBLE MON NIGHT INTO TUE.

$$

.FORECASTER NOLT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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