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MARINE WEATHER DISCUSSION FOR N PACIFIC OCEAN
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1123 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

.FORECAST DISCUSSION: MAJOR FEATURES/WINDS/SEAS/SIGNIFICANT
.WEATHER FOR THE NORTH PACIFIC N OF 30N AND E OF 150W.

INLAND LOW PRES CURRENTLY COMBINING WITH HIGH PRES NW OF THE PZ5
WATERS TO PRODUCE NW WINDS UP TO 30 KT ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE
WASHINGTON OFFSHORE WATERS. WINDS ACROSS THE NRN PZ5 WATERS ARE
STILL EXPECTED TO SLOWLY DIMINISH TODAY AND TONIGHT. THE LATEST
MODEL GUIDANCE CONTINUES TO DEVELOP A LOW PRES TROF ALONG THE W
COAST OF THE U.S. BY MON NIGHT WITH NRLY GALES DEVELOPING ACROSS
THE SRN PZ5/NRN PZ6 WATERS BY LATE MON NIGHT. THESE GALES WILL
THEN CONTINUE INTO TUE. GALES ARE ALSO POSSIBLE FARTHER S ACROSS
THE CENTRAL PZ6 WATERS BY TUE NIGHT AND ON THE NEXT FORECAST WILL
HAVE GALES FOR THESE AREAS. MAINLY LIGHT WINDS WILL THEN DEVELOP
ACROSS MOST OF THE PZ6 WATERS BY FRI. FARTHER N...LOW PRES IS
STILL EXPECTED TO DEVELOP NEAR VANCOUVER ISLAND BY FRI WITH WINDS
UP TO 30 KT ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE WASHINGTON OFFSHORE WATERS.
WILL GENERALLY FOLLOW THE GFS GUIDANCE FOR THE WIND GRIDS. ONLY
CHANGE TO WARNINGS WILL BE TO HAVE GALES BY TUE NIGHT ACROSS
PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL PZ6 WATERS AND AGAIN BY WED NIGHT ACROSS
THE SRN PZ5 AND NRN PZ6 WATERS.

THE WAVEWATCH LOOKS REASONABLE WITH THE SEAS AND WILL BE FOLLOWED
FAIRLY CLOSELY DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD.

EXTRATROPICAL STORM SURGE GUIDANCE...N/A.


.WARNINGS...PRELIMINARY.

.PZ5 WASHINGTON/OREGON WATERS...
.PZZ815...INNER WATERS FROM FLORENCE OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE...
     GALE MON NIGHT INTO TUE.
     GALE POSSIBLE WED INTO THU.
.PZZ915...OUTER WATERS FROM FLORENCE OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE...
     GALE TUE.
     GALE POSSIBLE WED NIGHT INTO THU.

.PZ6 CALIFORNIA WATERS...
.PZZ820...INNER WATERS FROM POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA...
     GALE MON NIGHT INTO TUE.
     GALE POSSIBLE WED INTO THU.
.PZZ920...OUTER WATERS FROM POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA...
     GALE POSSIBLE WED NIGHT INTO THU.
.PZZ825...INNER WATERS FROM POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT...
     GALE POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT.
.PZZ830...INNER WATERS FROM PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS...
     GALE POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT.

$$

.FORECASTER NOLT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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