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FZPN24 KWNM 212224
OFFN09

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
324 PM PDT TUE OCT 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 WAS MOVING SLOWLY E OVER THE
WATERS LATE THIS AFTERNOON. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL MOVE NE
ALONG THE FRONT AND ACROSS THE WATERS LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND
THROUGH EARLY WED. A SECONDARY COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE
WATERS LATE WED AND WED NIGHT...AND WEAKEN WHILE SLOWLY PASSING S
OF THE AREA THU INTO THU NIGHT AS HIGH PRES BUILDS TO THE S OF
THE WATERS. LOW PRES WILL APPROACH FROM THE W AND SW FRI...AND
MOVE NE AND N OVER THE AREA FRI NIGHT INTO SAT...THEN MOVE INLAND
LATER SAT AFTERNOON AND SAT NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD
IN FROM THE W SUN AND EARLY SUN NIGHT. A WARM FRONT WILL APPROACH
FROM THE W LATER SUN NIGHT.

CANADIAN BORDER TO 45N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. WIDESPREAD
RAIN.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

45N TO POINT SAINT GEORGE

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.



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