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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Washington and Oregon waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
300 PM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

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 low pressure system centered 60 NM W of
Vancouver Island will move slowly N tonight and gradually weaken.
A low pressure trough over the waters will drift E of the waters
early tonight. A strong cold front will approach from the W early
Sat, and then pass E and SE across the waters late Sat into Sun
as developing low pressure races NE along the front. Another low
will pass 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 then move E of the waters Mon night.
Another low will approach from the SW Mon night, move N and pass
just W of the waters Tue while intensifying, and then pass N of
the area Tue night. A series of low pressure troughs will pass
through the waters from the W Wed and Wed night.

Canadian border to 45N

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 13 to 23 ft. Scattered
showers.
.SAT...S to SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft. Scattered
showers.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 40 to 55 kt. Seas 14 to 24 ft. Chance of
rain.
.SUN...SW winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 15 to 25 ft. Scattered
showers.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 18 ft.
.WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.

45N to Point Saint George

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 13 to 21 ft. Scattered
showers.
.SAT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 40 to 55 kt. Seas 13 to 23 ft. Scattered
showers.
.SUN...S to SW winds 35 to 50 kt. Seas 14 to 24 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 19 ft.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.TUE...S winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.WED...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.



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