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FZPN35 KWBC 180947
OFFN35

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
147 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS FROM 60 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

CONDITIONS GIVEN REPRESENT THE HIGHEST WITHIN THAT PERIOD.

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.

.SYNOPSIS FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS...A STRONG COLD FRONT
W OF THE REGION WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA TODAY INTO TONIGHT. A
WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE E THROUGH THE WATERS FRI. A WARM
FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS LATE FRI NIGHT AND
SAT...BEFORE ANOTHER COLD MOVES OVER THE REGION SAT NIGHT AND
STALLS OVER THE CENTRAL PORTION SUN INTO MON NIGHT WHILE
WEAKENING. ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION MON
INTO MON NIGHT.

CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE LOOKOUT

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 26 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 18 TO 23 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 17 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.

CAPE LOOKOUT TO POINT ST. GEORGE

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
9 TO 12 FT...BUILDING TO 11 TO 18 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 26 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 18 TO 22 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 17 TO 21 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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