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MARINE WEATHER DISCUSSION FOR N PACIFIC OCEAN
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
326 PM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.FORECAST DISCUSSION: MAJOR FEATURES/WINDS/SEAS/SIGNIFICANT
.WEATHER FOR THE NORTH PACIFIC N OF 30N AND E OF 150W.

THE OVERALL PATTERN ACROSS THE PZ6 WATERS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE
NEXT SEVERAL DAYS AS THE TROF PERSISTS ALONG THE CA CST. THE HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL GRAUDALLY WEAKEN OVER THE NEXT 24 HRS. FURTHER N
THE PATTERN WILL REMAIN QUIT PROGRESSIVE AS A SERIES OF FAST PACE
FRONTAL BNDRIES MOVE ACROSS THE PZ5 WATERS DURING THE UPCOMING
WEEK. WENT WITH THE 30M GFS WINDS OVER ENTIRE WATERS OVR FIRST 72
HRS...THEN TRENDED TOWARD 10M GFS ACROSS PZ5 WATERS INADV OF COLD
FRONTAL BNDRIES. DURING SAT USED THE ECMWF AS A TRANSITION ZONE
AND DECENT COMPRMISE ACROSS NRN WATERS.

.SEAS...THE WW3 AND ECMWF WAVE GUID LOOKS OK WITH THE MAIN CONCERN
BEING SWELL DURING THE PERIOD FRI AND SAT.

.EXTRATROPICAL STORM SURGE GUIDANCE...


.WARNINGS...PRELIMINARY. ANY CHANGES WILL BE COORDINATED THROUGH
AWIPS 12 PLANET CHAT OR BY TELEPHONE:

.PZ5 WASHINGTON/OREGON WATERS...
.PZZ800...INNER WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER...
     GALE POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT.
.PZZ900...OUTER WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER...
     GALE POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT.

.PZ6 CALIFORNIA WATERS...
     NONE.

$$

.FORECASTER SHAW. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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