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FZPN24 KWNM 270617
OFFN09

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1117 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

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 HIGH PRES RIDGE ACROSS THE SE WATERS WILL WEAKEN
TONIGHT. A WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS
TONIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN BEHIND THE FRONT
LATE FRI INTO SAT...PERSIST THROUGH SUN ACROSS THE SE
WATERS...THEN DRIFT SE OF THE WATERS SUN NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH LATE SAT AND STALL NEAR THE FAR NW WATERS SAT
NIGHT AS LOW PRES FORMS WELL SW OF THE WATERS. THE LOW PRES AREA
WILL MOVE RAPIDLY NE AND INTENSIFY WHILE PASSING JUST NW AND N OF
THE REGION EARLY MON. THE LOW WILL PULL A TRAILING COLD FRONT E
ACROSS THE AREA MON. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM
THE W LATE MON AND MON NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL MOVE E
ACROSS THE WATERS TUE. HIGH PRES WILL REBUILD OVER THE AREA TUE
NIGHT.

CANADIAN BORDER TO 45N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.

45N TO POINT SAINT GEORGE

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.



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