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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
146 AM PST SAT DEC 20 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.

PZZ898-210000-
146 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS...A STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE OVER THE WATERS TODAY...THEN STALL AND WEAKEN OVER THE
CENTRAL AND SRN PORTIONS TONIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT AS STRONG LOW PRES
PASSES NW OF THE AREA. THE FRONT WILL LIFT N AS A WARM FRONT MON
INTO MON NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SLOWLY SE THROUGH
THE AREA MON NIGHT INTO WED NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD E OVER
THE REGION WED NIGHT.

$$

PZZ800-210000-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
146 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT...THEN
BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 17 TO 21 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 16 TO 18
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 15 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT...THEN INCREASING TO SE
15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE INCREASING TO WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...WINDS DIMINISHING TO N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N
TO NE 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW LATE. SEAS 12 TO
15 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ900-210000-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
146 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO W TO SW 25 TO 35
KT...THEN BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 19 TO 21 FT SUBSIDING
TO 16 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT...THEN DIMINISHING
TO 25 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 16 TO 18 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 18 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT.
.MON...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
13 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...WINDS DIMINISHING TO VARIABLE 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ805-210000-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
146 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO SW 20 TO 30 KT
EARLY...THEN INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT LATE. SEAS 18 TO 22 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 15 TO 18 FT. AREAS OF FOG AND CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14
TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 14 FT.
.MON...WINDS DIMINISHING TO E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING S
TO SE 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO
12 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ905-210000-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
146 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
18 TO 22 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 15 TO 18 FT.
AREAS OF FOG EARLY. CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE LATE. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.MON...WINDS INCREASING TO S TO SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 10
TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13
FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ810-210000-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
146 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 20 TO 22 FT SUBSIDING TO 17 TO 19 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 17 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN EARLY. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 14 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE LATE. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.WED...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ910-210000-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
146 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 20 TO 22 FT SUBSIDING TO 17 TO
19 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 16 TO 17 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15
KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1
NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 14 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE. SEAS 12 TO
14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.WED...WINDS VEERING TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ815-210000-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
146 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
17 TO 21 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG LATE WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 17
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT. AREAS OF FOG
AND CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 13 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS EARLY.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS
11 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ915-210000-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
146 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 21 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN EARLY. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 15 TO 18 FT.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 16 FT. AREAS
OF FOG AND CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 14 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS EARLY.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.WED...WINDS VEERING TO N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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