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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
218 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

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.

PZZ898-171045-
218 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS...WEAK LOW PRES WILL
PASS NW OF THE REGION TONIGHT...THEN ITS ASSOCIATED LOW PRES
TROUGH WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA TUE INTO TUE NIGHT. A STRONGER LOW
CENTER WILL MOVE NW OF THE WATERS WED WHILE DRAGGING A TROUGH
ACROSS THE REGION WED NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE
WATERS THU...THEN MOVE INTO THE FAR SW OREGON WATERS LATE THU. THE
FRONT WILL MOVE INLAND OVER OREGON THU NIGHT...WHILE THE LOW WILL
SLOWLY MOVE E INTO THE WATERS FRI. THE LOW WILL TURN N INTO THE
WASHINGTON WATERS FRI NIGHT...AS ANOTHER COLD FRONT MOVES E ACROSS
THE WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT.

$$

PZZ800-171045-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
218 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11
TO 19 FT. RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 17
TO 19 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 16 TO 20 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 15
TO 18 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.
.THU...WINDS VEERING TO W 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING S. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 15 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING
SE 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 21 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 18 TO
23 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BECOMING 20 TO 24 FT.
.SAT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO SW 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING S 35 TO
45 KT. SEAS 17 TO 26 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
16 TO 21 FT.

$$

PZZ900-171045-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
218 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT...THEN
BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 16 TO 19 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16
TO 19 FT. RAIN.
.WED...WINDS BACKING TO S TO SE 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW
30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 17 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14
TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING E TO
SE 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 20 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 18
TO 24 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 16 TO 24 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16
TO 24 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 26 FT.

$$

PZZ805-171045-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
218 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10
TO 17 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 19 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 17 TO 22
FT. RAIN.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 TO 21 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 15 TO 17 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS 15 TO 16 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BECOMING
15 TO 21 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO SE 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 18 TO 26 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 24 TO 32 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 19 TO 30 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING SW
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 17 TO 22 FT.

$$

PZZ905-171045-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
218 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11
TO 19 FT. RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 17 TO 19 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16
TO 19 FT. RAIN.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 18 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 15 TO 18 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING S 15
TO 25 KT. SEAS 15 TO 18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 16 TO 21 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 18 TO 28 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 23
TO 35 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BACKING TO S TO SW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 17 TO
29 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 17 TO 25 FT.

$$

PZZ810-171045-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
218 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 15
FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 12 TO 18 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 18 TO 22
FT. RAIN.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
18 TO 22 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 15 TO 17 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 17
FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 17
TO 23 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO SW 25
TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 19 TO 29 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W 25 TO 30 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 30
TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 27 TO 32 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BACKING TO S TO SW 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 22 TO
30 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 17 TO 23 FT.

$$

PZZ910-171045-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
218 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7
TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO 11 TO 19 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS BECOMING 15 TO 19 FT.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 TO 19 FT. RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO
19 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 19 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16
TO 18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO
SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 17 TO 21 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 19 TO 33 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 28
TO 36 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BACKING TO S TO SW 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 19 TO
29 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING SW
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 18 TO 21 FT.

$$

PZZ815-171045-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
218 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 13
FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 11 TO 18 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 16 TO 22 FT.
RAIN.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
17 TO 22 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 15 TO 17
FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 18
FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 18
TO 23 FT.
.FRI...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BECOMING 19 TO
28 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 22 TO 36 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BECOMING 29 TO 36 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BACKING TO S TO SW 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 22 TO
30 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 17 TO 23 FT.

$$

PZZ915-171045-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
218 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6
TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 11 TO 18 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11
TO 19 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS...THEN RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 16 TO 21
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 17 TO
21 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 17 TO 19
FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BECOMING 18 TO 21 FT...THEN BUILDING TO 19 TO
28 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 26 TO 41
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 29 TO 38 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 20 TO 29 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING SW
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 17 TO 22 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER MUSONDA. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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