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FZPN35 KWBC 221017
OFFN35

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
317 AM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

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 COLD FRONT ACROSS
THE SRN WATERS WILL MOVE SE OF THE AREA LATER TODAY. A SECONDARY
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE WATERS LATE TODAY AND TONIGHT...AND
WEAKEN WHILE SLOWLY PASSING S OF THE AREA THU INTO THU NIGHT AS
HIGH PRES BUILDS TO THE S OF THE WATERS. LOW PRES WILL APPROACH
FROM THE W AND SW FRI...AND MOVE NE AND N OVER THE AREA FRI NIGHT
AND SAT WHILE INTENSIFYING...THEN MOVE INLAND SAT NIGHT. A HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W SUN AND EARLY SUN NIGHT. A
WARM FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE W LATER SUN NIGHT.

CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE LOOKOUT

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 24 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.

CAPE LOOKOUT TO POINT ST. GEORGE

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 23 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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