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FZPN24 KWNM 211617
OFFN09

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
917 AM PDT TUE OCT 21 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 STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E INTO THE AREA TODAY.
DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL MOVE NE ALONG THE FRONT AND ACROSS THE
WATERS LATER THIS AFTERNOON INTO EARLY WED. A SECONDARY COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE WATERS LATE WED AND WED NIGHT...AND
WEAKEN WHILE SLOWLY PASSING S OF THE AREA THU INTO THU NIGHT AS
HIGH PRES BUILDS TO THE S OF THE WATERS. LOW PRES WILL APPROACH
FROM THE W AND SW FRI...AND MOVE NE AND N OVER THE AREA FRI NIGHT
INTO SAT...THEN MOVE INLAND LATER SAT NIGHT.

CANADIAN BORDER TO 45N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

45N TO POINT SAINT GEORGE

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.



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