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FZPN24 KWNM 182211
OFFN09

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
311 PM PDT THU SEP 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 WEAKENING COLD FRONT NW OF THE AREA WILL MOVE SE
INTO THE WATERS TONIGHT 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...DRIFT NW ACROSS THE WATERS
SAT NIGHT...THEN DISSIPATE SUN. ANOTHER WEAK COLD FRONT WILL
DRIFT SE INTO THE WATERS SUN NIGHT AND MON...THEN DISSIPATE MON
NIGHT. STRONG LOW PRES WILL APPROACH THE WATERS TUE...WITH A COLD
FRONT MOVING ACROSS THE AREA LATE TUE AND TUE NIGHT.

CANADIAN BORDER TO 45N

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
EARLY. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE 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 TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

45N TO POINT SAINT GEORGE

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO
20 KT EARLY. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.



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