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FZPN35 KWBC 012158
OFFN35

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
258 PM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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
OVER THE WATERS WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN TONIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH
ALONG THE OREGON COAST WILL MOVE OFFSHORE TONIGHT. WEAK LOW PRES
WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE TROUGH TONIGHT AND MOVE N ALONG THE OREGON
AND WASHINGTON COASTS TONIGHT INTO MON. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E
AND SE ACROSS THE REGION MON AND MON NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD W AND SW OF THE AREA TUE INTO THU NIGHT...THEN MOVE INTO THE
NW WATERS FRI AND FRI NIGHT.

CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE LOOKOUT

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION E TO NE.
WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS LATE. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION TO 25
KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NE PORTION TO 30 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT AND THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS NE.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NE PORTION TO 30 KT IN
THE EVENING. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION W TO NW 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION W TO NW. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT.

CAPE LOOKOUT TO POINT ST. GEORGE

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT. WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 6
TO 9 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. HIGHEST WINDS
AND SEAS SE.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND
SEAS SE.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION TO 30 KT IN
THE EVENING. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. HIGHEST
WINDS AND SEAS SE.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE PORTION TO
30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

.FORECASTER ACHORN. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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