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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
908 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

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.

PZZ898-271730-
908 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE
ACROSS THE SE WATERS WILL WEAKEN TONIGHT. A WEAKENING COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT. HIGH PRES
WILL BUILD IN BEHIND THE FRONT LATE FRI INTO SAT...PERSIST THROUGH
SUN ACROSS THE SE WATERS...THEN DRIFT SE OF THE WATERS SUN NIGHT.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH LATE SAT AND STALL NEAR THE FAR
NW WATERS SAT NIGHT AS LOW PRES FORMS WELL SW OF THE WATERS. THE
LOW PRES AREA WILL MOVE RAPIDLY NE AND INTENSIFY WHILE PASSING
JUST NW AND N OF THE REGION EARLY MON. THE LOW WILL PULL A
TRAILING COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE AREA MON. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W LATE MON AND MON NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH
WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS TUE. HIGH PRES WILL REBUILD OVER
THE AREA TUE NIGHT.

$$

PZZ800-271730-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
908 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 12 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14
FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 11
FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BECOMING
10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15
FT.

$$

PZZ900-271730-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
908 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. AREAS OF FOG AND CHANCE
OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 17 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
12 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...WINDS BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO SE
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.MON...WINDS BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 12
FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 18 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
13 TO 17 FT.

$$

PZZ805-271730-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
908 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO
9 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO
9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING
TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14
FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 11
FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ905-271730-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
908 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11
TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 16 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.

$$

PZZ810-271730-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
908 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 13 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12
FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ910-271730-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
908 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13
FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 11
FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
10 TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ815-271730-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
908 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ915-271730-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
908 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...WINDS BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14
FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13
FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER MUSONDA. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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