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FZPN24 KWNM 172325
OFFN09

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
325 PM PST WED DEC 17 2014

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 STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS
TONIGHT...AND MOVE ACROSS THE AREA THU INTO THU NIGHT. A HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD NE INTO THE SE WATERS FRI AS ANOTHER
FRONTAL SYSTEM APPROACHES. A STRONG WARM FRONT WILL CROSS THE
WATERS LATE FRI NIGHT INTO SAT...FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER COLD FRONT
SAT NIGHT. THE COLD FRONT WILL SLOW DOWN AND WEAKEN AS IT MOVES
OVER THE WATERS SAT NIGHT AND BECOMES STATIONARY SUN...AS HIGH
PRES BUILDS OVER THE REGION LATE SUN AND SUN NIGHT. WEAK LOW PRES
WILL FORM SW OF THE REGION SUN NIGHT AND MOVE NE WHILE PUSHING
THE FRONT N WAS A WARM FRONT MON AND MON NIGHT.

CANADIAN BORDER TO 45N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 17 TO 24 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 23 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 23 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.

45N TO POINT SAINT GEORGE

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.THU...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 16 TO 23 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.



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