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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
734 PM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

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.

PZZ898-011700-
734 PM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE
OVER THE WATERS WILL WEAKEN TONIGHT...WHILE A LOW PRES TROUGH
NEAR THE OREGON COAST ALSO WEAKENS. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E
ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT AND SUN. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER
THE AREA SUN AND MOVE INLAND SUN NIGHT. A SECOND WEAK COLD FRONT
WILL CROSS THE WATERS LATE SUN NIGHT AND MON. THE FRONT WILL
STALL JUST S OF THE WATERS MON NIGHT THEN RETURN N AS A WARM
FRONT TUE INTO WED NIGHT AS A LARGE AREA OF LOW PRES APPROACHES
FROM THE SW. THE LOW PRES AREA WILL REMAIN W OF THE WATERS WHILE
PUSHING A COLD FRONT E TOWARD THE WATERS THU AND THU NIGHT.

$$

PZZ800-011700-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
734 PM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...WINDS VEERING TO W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 9 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO SE 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO SE
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.MON...WINDS INCREASING TO W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING
SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14
FT...HIGHEST W.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FT.

$$

PZZ900-011700-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
734 PM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...WINDS VEERING TO W 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...WINDS VEERING TO W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
9 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14
FT...HIGHEST W.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO
14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14
FT.

$$

PZZ805-011700-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
734 PM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...WINDS INCREASING TO W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 11 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7
TO 10 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 13 TO 19 FT.

$$

PZZ905-011700-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
734 PM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO
10 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO
11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.MON...WINDS VEERING TO W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
8 TO 9 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 17
FT.

$$

PZZ810-011700-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
734 PM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO S 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING
9 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
8 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING
7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14
TO 20 FT.

$$

PZZ910-011700-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
734 PM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO
9 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7
TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO
11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO
9 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
8 FT.
.WED...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 13 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.

$$

PZZ815-011700-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
734 PM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 5
TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG...SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND TSTMS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...WINDS VEERING TO W 15 TO 25 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO
13 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 12 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14
TO 20 FT.

$$

PZZ915-011700-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
734 PM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE WED NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. AREAS OF FOG AND SCATTERED SHOWERS
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS
9 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS 8 TO
9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.WED...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING
13 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KOSIER. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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