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FZPN24 KWNM 222237
OFFN09

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
237 PM PST MON DEC 22 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...DEVELOPING LOW PRES W OF THE AREA WILL MOVE NE AND
LIFT A WARM FRONT OVR THE WATERS TONIGHT...THEN N OF THE AREA
LATER TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SLOWLY SE THROUGH THE AREA
LATER TONIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT...THEN PASS QUICKLY S OF THE AREA
WED. LOW PRES DEVELOPS ALONG THE FRONT ON TUE NIGHT AND MOVES E
AND INLAND EARLY WED. A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD E INTO
THE AREA LATE WED AND WED NIGHT...THEN MOVE E AND SETTLE W OF
REGION THU AND THU NIGHT...BECOMING WEAKER FRI AND FRI NIGHT. LOW
PRES WILL MOVE SE AND APPROACH THE NRN WATERS FRI NIGHT...THEN
MOVE INTO THE WATERS SAT...AND INLAND SAT NIGHT. STRONG HIGH PRES
WILL BUILD E INTO THE WATERS SAT AND SAT NIGHT.

CANADIAN BORDER TO 45N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT...

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.

45N TO POINT SAINT GEORGE

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.WED...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.


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