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FZPN35 KWBC 202218
OFFN35

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
218 PM PST SAT DEC 20 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 STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE E AND SE INTO THE SRN WATERS LATE
TNGT...AND STALL SUN AND SUN NIGHT. DEVELOPING STRONG LOW PRES
WILL LIFT NE MON AND PASS NW OF THE AREA. THE STALLED FRONT WILL
LIFT N AS A WARM FRONT MON INTO MON NIGHT. AN ASSOCIATED COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE SLOWLY SE THROUGH THE AREA LATE MON NIGHT AND
TUE...AND PASS S OF THE AREA LATE TUE NIGHT INTO EARLY WED. A
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD E OVER THE REGION WED NIGHT AND
THU...THEN WEAKEN LATE THU NIGHT.

CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE LOOKOUT

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
15 TO 19 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

CAPE LOOKOUT TO POINT ST. GEORGE

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 18 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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