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FZPN24 KWNM 170937
OFFN09

NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Washington and Oregon waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
137 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

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 cold front will approach the NW portion today, then
move into the waters tonight before becoming nearly stationary by
Mon morning. The front will lift N over the area as a warm front
Mon and Mon night. Low pressure will strengthen and move into the
Washington waters Mon night along the front and pull a strong
cold front into the waters. The low will move NE of the region
Tue as the cold front moves SE across the waters. Another low
will then move SE across the NE portion Tue night. Strong high
pres will build in from the W and NW Wed and weaken while moving
into the W waters Wed night and Thu. A weak coastal trough will
develop E of the waters Thu and Thu night.

Canadian border to 45N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. Chance of
rain.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft. Chance of
rain.
.MON...S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 13 ft. Chance of
rain.
.TUE...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft.
.WED...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 19 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.THU...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.

45N to Point Saint George

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TODAY...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.TUE...S winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.WED...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.



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