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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
951 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

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 FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS TODAY. A STRONG
LOW WILL WEAKEN AS IT MOVES E AND APPROACHES THE WASHINGTON
WATERS TONIGHT INTO SAT...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NW SAT NIGHT.
ANOTHER STRONG LOW WILL MOVE N OVER THE WATERS SAT NIGHT INTO
SUN...THEN DRIFT SE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS SUN NIGHT AND MON WHILE
WEAKENING. THE LOW WILL PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT OVER THE WATERS
SAT NIGHT AND SUN. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE
WATERS LATE MON NIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE E AND APPROACH THE REGION LATE TUE NIGHT.

CANADIAN BORDER TO 45N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 18 TO 26 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 18 TO 26 FT. SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 22 FT. SHOWERS.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 18 TO 26 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

45N TO POINT SAINT GEORGE

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 18 TO 27 FT. SHOWERS
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 23 TO 33 FT. SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 18 TO 33 FT. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 17 TO 25 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 18 TO 26 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 21 TO 30 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 21 TO 31 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.



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