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Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
206 PM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

Washington and Oregon waters-
Inner waters from  60 nm to 150 nm offshore.
Outer waters from 150 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...Intense low pressure
centered 500 nm west of Cape Shoalwater will continue to track
NE and pass to the NW of the area tonight, then stall and weaken
N of the waters later tonight into Fri night. The low will push
a strong cold front E of the waters by early tonight. A low
pressure trough will move E across the area Thu night into Fri
night. Another strong cold front will approach from the west Sat
and then pass E and SE across the waters Sat night into Sun.
Another low will pass just just NW of the waters Sat night into
Sun then lift NW away from the waters Sun night. A high pressure
ridge will build NE over the waters Mon and Mon night.

Cape Flattery to Cape Lookout

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 35 to 45 kt, becoming S to SW 40 to 55 kt.
Seas 20 to 30 ft, building to 28 to 43 ft. Scattered showers.
.THU...SW winds 35 to 50 kt. Seas 27 to 40 ft. Scattered
showers.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 20 to 30 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI...W winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 17 to 24 ft. Scattered showers.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 15 to 22 ft.
.SAT...S winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 16 to 20 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 15 to 18 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 13 to 16 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft.

Cape Lookout to Point St. George

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 35 to 45 kt, increasing to 40 to 50 kt. Seas
16 to 29 ft, building to 26 to 41 ft.
.THU...SW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 23 to 38 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 18 to 25 ft.
Scattered showers.
.FRI...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 16 to 22 ft. Scattered
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 16 to 21 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 16 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 18 ft.
.MON...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 12 to 15 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.

.Forecaster Bancroft. Ocean Prediction Center.



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