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FZPN24 KWNM 171623
OFFN09

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
923 AM PDT WED SEP 17 2014

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 LOW PRES CENTER WILL APPROACH THE SW PORTION EARLY
TODAY...THEN PASS JUST S OF THE WATERS LATE TODAY INTO THU WHILE
SLOWLY WEAKENING. A WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SE INTO THE
WATERS THU NIGHT INTO FRI. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD SW TO NE
ACROSS THE WATERS LATE FRI INTO SAT...THEN WEAKEN SAT NIGHT INTO
SUN. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL EXPAND SLOWLY N NEAR THE OREGON AND
WASHINGTON COASTS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT. A WEAK LOW PRES
CENTER WILL FORM ON THE TROUGH SAT NIGHT AND THEN DRIFT NW ACROSS
THE WATERS SUN WHILE DISSIPATING. ANOTHER WEAK COLD FRONT WILL
THEN PUSH SE INTO THE WATERS SUN NIGHT.

CANADIAN BORDER TO 45N

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...WINDS SHIFTING TO S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

45N TO POINT SAINT GEORGE

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO
10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8
FT.
.SUN...WINDS SHIFTING TO S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.


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