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FZPN35 KWBC 171616
OFFN35

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
816 AM PST WED DEC 17 2014

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...LOW PRES IN THE
OREGON COASTAL WATERS WILL MOVE N TODAY AND DISSIPATE EARLY
TONIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS
TONIGHT...AND MOVE ACROSS THE AREA THU INTO THU NIGHT. A HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD NE INTO THE SE WATERS FRI AS ANOTHER
FRONTAL SYSTEM APPROACHES. A STRONG WARM FRONT WILL CROSS THE
WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT...FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER COLD FRONT SAT
NIGHT. THE COLD FRONT WILL WEAKEN OVER THE WATERS SUN...AS HIGH
PRES BUILDS OVER THE REGION LATE SUN AND SUN NIGHT.

CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE LOOKOUT

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 25 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 19 TO 24 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 17 TO 21 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 TO 19 FT.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.

CAPE LOOKOUT TO POINT ST. GEORGE

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. WIDESPREAD
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 24 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 17 TO 21 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 20 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 19 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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