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FZPN24 KWNM 181045
OFFN09

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
245 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

CONDITIONS GIVEN REPRESENT THE HIGHEST WITHIN THAT PERIOD.

...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A SERIES OF LOW PRES TROUGHS WILL MOVE OVER THE
REGION TODAY INTO THU. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA
THU...THEN CROSS THE REGION THU NIGHT INTO FRI. THE ASSOCIATED
LOW PRES CENTER WILL WEAKEN AS IT MOVES INTO THE FAR W WASHINGTON
WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT. ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS
THE REGION SAT NIGHT WHILE ITS ASSOCIATE LOW CENTER MOVES JUST W
OF THE WATERS. THE STRONG LOW WILL SLOWLY MOVE E INTO THE
WASHINGTON WATERS SUN AND SUN NIGHT.

CANADIAN BORDER TO 45N

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 17 TO 24 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI...SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 22 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 17 TO 25 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 18 TO 25 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 22 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 21 TO 30 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 22 TO 30 FT.

45N TO POINT SAINT GEORGE

...STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 19 TO 26 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 18 TO 26 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 22 TO 32 FT.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 23 TO 31 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 50 TO 60 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 21 TO 30 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 23 TO 31 FT.



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