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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
225 AM PST THU JAN 19 2017

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 LOW PRES TROUGH WILL CROSS THE REGION TODAY. A
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA TODAY...THEN CROSS THE
WATERS TONIGHT INTO FRI. THE ASSOCIATED LOW PRES CENTER WILL
WEAKEN AS IT APPROACHES THE WASHINGTON WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT.
ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OVER THE AREA SAT NIGHT WHILE
ITS ASSOCIATE LOW CENTER MOVES JUST W OF THE WATERS. THE LOW WILL
REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY W OF THE WATERS SUN BEFORE TURNING SE
AND MOVING INTO THE OREGON WATERS SUN NIGHT...THEN MOVING SE OF
THE REGION MON. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE WATERS
MON NIGHT.

CANADIAN BORDER TO 45N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI...SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 22 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 25 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 25 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 22 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 17 TO 25 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 21 TO 30 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.

45N TO POINT SAINT GEORGE

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 18 TO 26 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 21 TO 36 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 23 TO 33 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 18 TO 26 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 21 TO 30 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 21 TO 31 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 21 TO 31 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 19 TO 28 FT.



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