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FZPN24 KWNM 171025
OFFN09

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
325 AM PDT WED SEP 17 2014

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 LOW PRES TROUGH WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY
ACROSS THE NW WATERS EARLY TODAY. A LOW PRES CENTER WILL APPROACH
THE SW PORTION EARLY TODAY...THEN PASS JUST S OF THE WATERS LATE
TODAY INTO THU WHILE WEAKENING. A WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL PUSH
SE INTO THE WATERS THU NIGHT INTO FRI. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD SW TO NE ACROSS THE WATERS LATE FRI INTO SAT...THEN WEAKEN
SAT NIGHT INTO SUN. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL EXPAND SLOWLY N NEAR
THE OREGON AND WASHINGTON COASTS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT NIGHT. A WEAK
LOW PRES CENTER WILL FORM ON THE TROUGH SAT NIGHT AND THEN DRIFT
NW ACROSS THE WATERS SUN WHILE DISSIPATING. ANOTHER WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL THEN PUSH SE INTO THE WATERS SUN NIGHT.

CANADIAN BORDER TO 45N

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

45N TO POINT SAINT GEORGE

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.


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