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MARINE WEATHER DISCUSSION FOR N PACIFIC OCEAN
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1245 PM PDT SUN MAY 24 2015

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

12Z GLOBAL MODELS IN GOOD AGRMT THRU THE FCST PERIOD. WILL
POPULATE WIND GRIDS WITH 10M WINDS FROM THE 12Z GFS THRU THE
PERIOD...WHICH HAS SUPPORT FROM BOTH THE ECMWF AND THE UKMET.

HIGH PRES W OF THE AREA WILL PERSIST THRU THE FCST PERIOD...AS A
SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS LINE UP OFF THE NRN AND CNTRL CALIF
COAST...AS WELL AS OFF THE NRN COAST OF WASH. MODELS SHOWING MAX
WINDS OVER THE OFFSHR WATERS TO BE IN THE 20 TO 25 KT RANGE THRU
THE PERIOD...WITH SOME WINDS TO 30 KT AND GUSTS TO GALE FORCE PSBL
IN THE CSTL WATERS OFF PT ST GEORGE TONIGHT INTO MON NIGHT.

.SEAS...ENP VERSION OF WWIII WITHIN A FT OR TWO OF CURRENT OBS.
WILL POPULATE WAVE GRIDS FROM 12Z ENP...WITH A FEW MINOR
ADJUSTMENTS CLOSER TO THE COAST THRU THE FCST PERIOD.


.EXTRATROPICAL STORM SURGE GUIDANCE...N/A


.WARNINGS...PRELIMINARY.

.PZ5 WASHINGTON/OREGON WATERS...
     NONE.

.PZ6 CALIFORNIA WATERS...
     NONE.

$$

.FORECASTER ACHORN. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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