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FZPN24 KWNM 211041
OFFN09

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
241 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

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 COLD FRONT OVER THE CENTRAL PORTION WILL
STALL OVER THE SRN WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT WHILE WEAKENING.
DEVELOPING LOW PRES W OF THE AREA WILL MOVE NE AND PASS TO THE NW
OF THE AREA WHILE LIFTING THE STALLED FRONT AS A WARM FRONT MON
INTO MON NIGHT. THE ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SLOWLY SE
THROUGH THE AREA LATE MON NIGHT INTO WED...THEN PASS S OF THE
AREA LATE WED INTO WED NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD E OVER
THE REGION WED NIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT.

CANADIAN BORDER TO 45N

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

45N TO POINT SAINT GEORGE

.TODAY...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN
AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.


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