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FZPN35 KWBC 270954
OFFN35

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
254 AM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

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 WEAKENING COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY INTO TONIGHT. HIGH PRES
WILL BUILD IN BEHIND THE FRONT TONIGHT INTO SAT...PERSIST THROUGH
SUN ACROSS THE SE WATERS...THEN DRIFT SE OF THE WATERS SUN NIGHT.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH LATE SAT AND STALL NEAR THE FAR
NW WATERS SAT NIGHT AS LOW PRES FORMS WELL SW OF THE WATERS. THE
LOW PRES AREA WILL MOVE RAPIDLY NE AND INTENSIFY WHILE PASSING
JUST NW AND N OF THE REGION EARLY MON. THE LOW WILL PULL A
TRAILING COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE AREA MON. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE
WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W LATE MON AND MON NIGHT. A LOW PRES
TROUGH WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS TUE. HIGH PRES WILL REBUILD
OVER THE AREA TUE NIGHT.

CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE LOOKOUT

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.

CAPE LOOKOUT TO POINT ST. GEORGE

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN NIGHT...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT EARLY.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.

.FORECASTER MUSONDA. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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