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FZPN35 KWBC 201002
OFFN35

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
202 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

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...A STRONG FRONT WILL
CROSS THE WATERS TODAY. A STRONG LOW WILL WEAKEN AS IT MOVES E
AND APPROACHES THE WASHINGTON WATERS TONIGHT INTO SAT...THEN MOVE
OFF TO THE NW SAT NIGHT. ANOTHER STRONG LOW WILL MOVE N OVER THE
WATERS SAT NIGHT INTO SUN...THEN DRIFT SE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS
SUN NIGHT AND MON WHILE WEAKENING. THE LOW WILL PULL A STRONG COLD
FRONT OVER THE WATERS SAT NIGHT AND SUN. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS LATE MON NIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E AND APPROACH THE REGION LATE TUE NIGHT.

CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE LOOKOUT

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
14 TO 20 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 25 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 27 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 26 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.MON...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

CAPE LOOKOUT TO POINT ST. GEORGE

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
18 TO 21 FT...BUILDING TO 16 TO 28 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 18 TO 33 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 18 TO 32 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 50 TO 60 KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 17 TO 26 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 32 FT.
.MON...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 31 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

.FORECASTER SCOVIL. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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