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MIMPAC

MARINE WEATHER DISCUSSION FOR N PACIFIC OCEAN
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
107 PM PST MON JAN 26 2015

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


RELATIVELY QUIET WEATHER CONDS WILL CONT TO PREVAIL. LOW PRES NW
OF THE OFFSHORE WATERS WILL MOVE NE INLAND. ASSD COLD FRONT IS
FCST TO PROGRESS EWRD ACROSS THE NTHRN WATERS WHILE WEAKENING TNGT
AND TUE. WINDS WL BE MAINLY 15 KT OR LESS. SFC HIGH NR/ALONG 130W
WILL STRNGTHN WED INTO THU...WHILE THE SFC TROF NR THE CA COAST
BCMS MORE ESTBLSHD. BY LATE THU...NW WINDS WL INCRS TO 25 KT OFF
THE CNTRL CALIF COAST...ESP BTWN PT CONCEPTION AND PT REYES.
EXPECT THESE CONDS TO PERSIST THU FRI WITH THE AREA OF MON N TO NW
WINDS GRADU EXPANDING. GFS/ECMWF FAVOR A MAX GRADIENT 20 TO 25 KT.
THESE WINDS WL DMNSH SAT AS THE TROF WEAKENS.

THE GLOBAL MODELS ARE IN VERY GOOD AGREEMENT ON THE SYNOPTIC
FEATURES THRU EARLY SAT...THEN DIFFER OVR THE CENTRAL PAC WHERE
THE MODELS DFFR ON LOC AND DEPTH OF STRNG LOW PRES IN THE E CNTRL
PAC. THIS MAINLY AFFECTS THE WAVE MODELS WITH DIFFERING AMOUNTS OF
SWELL MVNG E INTO THE WATERS OVR THE WEEKEND. ALSO...THE ECMWF AND
A SLOWER UKMET ARE A BIT MORE EMPHATIC WITH WARM FRONT MVNG N OVR
THE NRN WATERS SAT INTO SUN. WILL FLLW THE GFS THRU THE FCST...BUT
THEN A 50/50 GFS/ECMWF BLEND BGGNG 12Z SAT.

.SEAS...THE 12Z MULTI GRID WAVEWATCH III MODEL AS INITZLD WELL
WITH SEAS WITHIN A FT OF MODEL GDNC. WILL FLLW THE WAVE WATCH THRU
SAT...THEN USE THEN IN 50 PCT ECMWF WAM AS SWELLS FM CNTRL E PAC
LOW ARE FCST TO PROPOGATE INTO THE WATERS BY SUN.


.EXTRATROPICAL STORM SURGE GUIDANCE...N/A.


.WARNINGS...PRELIMINARY.

.PZ5 WASHINGTON/OREGON WATERS...
     NONE.

.PZ6 CALIFORNIA WATERS...
     NONE.

$$

.FORECASTER PROSISE. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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