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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
217 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

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.

PZZ898-211145-
217 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS...A STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE E AND SE INTO THE SRN WATERS LATE
TNGT...AND STALL SUN AND SUN NIGHT. DEVELOPING STRONG LOW PRES
WILL LIFT NE MON AND PASS NW OF THE AREA. THE STALLED FRONT WILL
LIFT N AS A WARM FRONT MON INTO MON NIGHT. AN ASSOCIATED COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE SLOWLY SE THROUGH THE AREA LATE MON NIGHT AND
TUE...AND PASS S OF THE AREA LATE TUE NIGHT INTO EARLY WED. A HIGH
PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD E OVER THE REGION WED NIGHT AND THU...THEN
WEAKEN LATE THU NIGHT.

$$

PZZ800-211145-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 15 TO 19 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS LATE.
WIDESPREAD RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 15 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO
13 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ900-211145-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT EARLY...
THEN...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 15 TO 19 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 18 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ805-211145-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 15 TO 19 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 13 TO
15 FT.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ905-211145-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
16 TO 19 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS LATE.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING
VARIABLE LATE. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ810-211145-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 18 FT. AREAS OF
FOG. WIDESPREAD RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 15 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS EARLY.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...E TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ910-211145-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
16 TO 18 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS LATE.
WIDESPREAD RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 14 TO 16 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE. SEAS
12 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ815-211145-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 18 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 15 FT. AREAS
OF FOG AND CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E
TO NE LATE. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR
LESS.
.MON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE LATE. SEAS
11 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS
11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE. SEAS
11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT LATE.
SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

PZZ915-211145-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
217 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 18 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 16 FT. AREAS OF FOG
AND CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN VARIABLE
LATE. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT. AREAS OF FOG EARLY. CHANCE OF RAIN. VSBY 1
NM OR LESS EARLY.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE. SEAS 11 TO
13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO
12 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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