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FZPN24 KWNM 181828
OFFN09

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1028 AM PST THU DEC 18 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 STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA TODAY
INTO TONIGHT. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BRIEFLY BUILD INTO THE
SE WATERS FRI. A STRONG WARM FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS
LATE FRI NIGHT INTO SAT...TO BE FOLLOWED BY A COLD FRONT SAT
NIGHT WHICH WILL STALL AND WEAKEN OVER THE CENTRAL PORTION SUN
INTO MON NIGHT. ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER THE
REGION SUN NIGHT INTO MON NIGHT.

CANADIAN BORDER TO 45N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 18 TO 25 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 23 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 22 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.

45N TO POINT SAINT GEORGE

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 17 TO 24 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.


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