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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
756 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS-
INNER WATERS FROM  60 NM TO 150 NM OFFSHORE.
OUTER WATERS FROM 150 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

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.

PZZ898-191730-
756 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS...A STRONG COLD FRONT
OVER THE FAR E PORTION WILL MOVE E OF THE AREA EARLY TONIGHT. A
WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BRIEFLY BUILD INTO THE SE WATERS FRI. A
STRONG WARM FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS LATE FRI NIGHT INTO
SAT...TO BE FOLLOWED BY A COLD FRONT SAT NIGHT WHICH WILL STALL
AND WEAKEN OVER THE CENTRAL AND SRN PORTIONS SUN INTO MON NIGHT.
ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION SUN NIGHT INTO
MON NIGHT...THEN PERSIST INTO TUE NIGHT.

$$

PZZ800-191730-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
756 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT BUILDING TO 13
TO 15 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT
LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 20 TO 22 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 16 TO 20 FT. RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 16 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 14 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 13 TO 14 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
10 FT.

$$

PZZ900-191730-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
756 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT...BUILDING TO
13 TO 22 FT LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 25 TO 35 KT LATE.
SEAS BUILDING TO 17 TO 26 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BECOMING 20 TO 24 FT. RAIN
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 16 TO 19 FT.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 17 TO 19 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 14 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ805-191730-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
756 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. WIDESPREAD
RAIN.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 22 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT
LATE. SEAS BECOMING 20 TO 22 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS 18 TO 20 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG LATE. VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 13 TO 14 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW LATE.
SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PZZ905-191730-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
756 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 16 TO 25 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 20 TO 23 FT.
RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS
17 TO 20 FT. AREAS OF FOG AND CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 11 TO
14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PZZ810-191730-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
756 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 22 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 30 TO 40 KT
LATE. SEAS 19 TO 21 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 18 TO 20 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG LATE. VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 13 TO 14 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
11 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PZZ910-191730-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
756 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 12 TO 16 FT BUILDING TO 14 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 16 TO 24 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 20 TO 23 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS
18 TO 20 FT. AREAS OF FOG AND CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.

$$

PZZ815-191730-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
756 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. WIDESPREAD
RAIN. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 21 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS 18 TO 21 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 17 TO 19 FT. AREAS OF FOG AND CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.MON...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 10 TO
12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ915-191730-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
756 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 24 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 18 TO
22 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 17 TO 20 FT. AREAS OF FOG AND CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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