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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
902 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS-
INNER WATERS FROM  60 NM TO 150 NM OFFSHORE.
OUTER WATERS FROM 150 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

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.

PZZ898-301715-
902 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS...A LOW PRES TROUGH
WILL CROSS THE AREA TONIGHT AS HIGH PRES BUILDS W OF THE WATERS.
THE RIDGE WILL MOVE E OVER THE AREA THU AND THU NIGHT. A WARM
FRONT WILL LIFT NE OVER THE REGION FRI INTO FRI NIGHT. A COLD
FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT WHILE WEAKENING. A
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BRIEFLY REBUILD OVER THE AREA SAT INTO SAT
NIGHT. THE RIDGE WILL WEAKEN SAT NIGHT AS A COLD FRONT MOVES SE
INTO THE WATERS. ANOTHER RIDGE WILL BUILD W OF THE REGION
SUN...THEN SLIDE SE OVER THE AREA SUN NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH THE WATERS MON...THEN MOVE INTO THE REGION MON
NIGHT.

$$

PZZ800-301715-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
902 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15
KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING
14 TO 15 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ900-301715-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
902 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9
FT.
.THU NIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING S
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 20
KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO
15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 11 TO 17 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 14 TO 16
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 14 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ805-301715-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
902 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING
6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO NW.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 13
TO 15 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING S. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7
TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ905-301715-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
902 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO
11 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 7 TO
9 FT.
.SAT...WINDS VEERING TO NW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 16
FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 13
TO 15 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 11 TO 14 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ810-301715-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
902 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING
13 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 13 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9
TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
7 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ910-301715-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
902 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 9
FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20
KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 12
FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 13
TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 11 TO 13 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ815-301715-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
902 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
8 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 9
TO 14 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 14 FT.
.MON...N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING VARIABLE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS INCREASING TO S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7
TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ915-301715-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
902 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 7 TO
8 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...WINDS VEERING TO NW 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING N. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10
TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SHAW. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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