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FZPN24 KWNM 052248
OFFN09

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
248 PM PST FRI FEB 5 2016

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 E OF THE WATERS EARLY
TONIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL SLIDE QUICKLY NE ACROSS THE WATERS LATER
TONIGHT INTO SAT. A WARM FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE FAR NW
WATERS SAT NIGHT INTO SUN. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS
SUN AND PERSIST THROUGH TUE. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH
FROM THE SW LATER TUE...THEN MOVE NE THROUGH THE AREA TUE NIGHT.
YET ANOTHER COLD WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS LATE WED INTO WED
NIGHT.

CANADIAN BORDER TO 45N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

45N TO POINT SAINT GEORGE

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.



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