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FZPN24 KWNM 261622
OFFN09

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
922 AM PDT MON SEP 26 2016

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 COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE W AND NW AND
CROSS THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...THEN WILL DISSIPATE
S OF THE AREA TUE. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD E TOWARD THE
WATERS TUE AND TUE NIGHT AS A LOW PRES TROUGH INTENSIFIES ALONG
THE OREGON COAST. THE TROUGH AND HIGH WILL BOTH WEAKEN WED INTO
WED NIGHT AS A WEAK LOW PRES SYSTEM APPROACHES THE REGION FROM
THE NW. THE WEAK LOW PRES SYSTEM WILL SLOWLY CROSS THE NRN
PORTION THU INTO FRI...AND THEN MOVE TOWARD THE WASHINGTON COAST
FRI NIGHT.

CANADIAN BORDER TO 45N

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

45N TO POINT SAINT GEORGE

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SE. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...N WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS SE.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. HIGHEST WINDS
AND SEAS SE.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. HIGHEST WINDS AND
SEAS SE.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.HIGHEST WINDS
AND SEAS SE.
.THU...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.


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