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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
844 PM PDT TUE AUG 23 2016

WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS FROM 60 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

CONDITIONS GIVEN REPRESENT THE HIGHEST WITHIN THAT PERIOD.

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.

.SYNOPSIS FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS...HIGH PRES W OF THE
WATERS WILL DRIFT N TONIGHT INTO EARLY WED WHILE STRENGTHENING.
THE HIGH WILL THEN MOVE W WHILE CONTINUING TO STRENGTHEN WED
NIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT...THEN GRADUALLY WEAKEN FRI THROUGH SUN
NIGHT. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL FORM ALONG THE SRN OREGON COAST
TONIGHT INTO WED...THEN EXPAND N ALONG THE COASTLINE WED NIGHT
THROUGH FRI NIGHT. THE LOW PRES TROUGH WILL SLOWLY WEAKEN SAT
INTO SAT NIGHT. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD ALONG THE COAST
SUN AND SUN NIGHT.

CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE LOOKOUT

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

CAPE LOOKOUT TO POINT ST. GEORGE

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

.FORECASTER COLLINS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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