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FZPN35 KWBC 301003
OFFN35

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
203 AM PST FRI JAN 30 2015

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 HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL PERSIST OVER THE WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN WEAKEN SAT
INTO SAT NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL PERSIST NEAR THE OREGON
COAST TODAY THROUGH SAT...THEN WEAKEN SAT NIGHT. A WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS SAT NIGHT AND SUN. ANOTHER
RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA SUN AND SUN NIGHT. A LOW PRES
CENTER WILL PASS N OF THE AREA MON AND MON NIGHT...WHILE PULLING
A LOW PRES TROUGH ACROSS THE WATERS. A THIRD RIDGE WILL MOVE E
OVER THE AREA TUE INTO TUE NIGHT.

CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE LOOKOUT

.TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 6 TO
8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.

CAPE LOOKOUT TO POINT ST. GEORGE

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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