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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
135 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS-
INNER WATERS FROM  60 NM TO 150 NM OFFSHORE.
OUTER WATERS FROM 150 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

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.

PZZ898-191045-
135 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS...A SERIES OF LOW
PRES TROUGHS WILL MOVE OVER THE REGION TODAY INTO THU. A
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA THU...THEN CROSS THE
REGION THU NIGHT INTO FRI. THE ASSOCIATED LOW PRES CENTER WILL
WEAKEN AS IT MOVES INTO THE FAR W WASHINGTON WATERS FRI NIGHT
INTO SAT. ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION SAT
NIGHT WHILE ITS ASSOCIATE LOW CENTER MOVES JUST W OF THE WATERS.
THE STRONG LOW WILL SLOWLY MOVE E INTO THE WASHINGTON WATERS SUN
AND SUN NIGHT...DRIFT SLOWLY ACROSS THE WATERS MON...AND MOVE
INLAND MON NIGHT.

$$

PZZ800-191045-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
135 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 18 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 14 TO 17 FT. SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...DIMINISHING TO 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 19 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 22 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 18 TO 22 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SE.
SEAS 15 TO 20 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO
30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 26 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO
10 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ900-191045-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
135 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...STORM WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING W TO SW
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 15 TO 18 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...SE WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...DIMINISHING TO 35 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 15 TO 18 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 23 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO
23 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 26 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.

$$

PZZ805-191045-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
135 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 18 FT.
RAIN.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 16 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 30
TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 18 FT. SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 16 TO 19 FT. SHOWERS...THEN RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO
16 TO 24 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 20 TO 24 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SE 35 TO
45 KT. SEAS 17 TO 22 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 24 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 18 TO 28 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 15 TO 24 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 17 FT.

$$

PZZ905-191045-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
135 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 18 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 15 TO 18 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 30 TO
40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 19 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 16 TO 19 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW.
SEAS BUILDING TO 16 TO 26 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
18 TO 26 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 35 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 14 TO 21 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 16 TO 20 FT...BUILDING TO 15 TO 30 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
15 TO 30 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 15 TO 25 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10
TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.

$$

PZZ810-191045-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
135 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 15 TO 19 FT.
SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
15 TO 17 FT. SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 16 TO 19 FT. SHOWERS...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 16 TO 20 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 17 TO 26 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 23 TO 26 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SE 40 TO 50 KT.
SEAS 19 TO 22 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 19 TO
25 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 35 TO 50 KT...BECOMING 35 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 23 TO 29 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 19 TO 26 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 19 FT.

$$

PZZ910-191045-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
135 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 16 TO 18 FT. SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
16 TO 19 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 19 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 17 TO 22 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 18 TO 28 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 20 TO 29 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...INCREASING TO 45 TO 55 KT.
SEAS 16 TO 21 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 45 TO 60 KT.
SEAS 18 TO 32 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 50 TO 60 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 35
TO 45 KT. SEAS 24 TO 32 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 26 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 19 FT.

$$

PZZ815-191045-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
135 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 15 TO 18 FT. SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 16 TO
20 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 22 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 18 TO 30 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 23 TO 30 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...INCREASING TO 45
TO 55 KT. SEAS 20 TO 23 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS
20 TO 25 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT...DIMINISHING TO
35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 22 TO 29 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 19 TO 26 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 20 FT.

$$

PZZ915-191045-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
135 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 15 TO
18 FT. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
16 TO 20 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 18 TO 19 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.FRI...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 18 TO 28 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 20 TO 34 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
20 TO 31 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 17 TO 22 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 19 TO 31 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 45 TO 60 KT...DIMINISHING TO 35 TO
45 KT. SEAS 23 TO 32 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 27 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 19 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SOMMERVILLE. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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