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FZPN24 KWNM 200442
OFFN09

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
842 PM PST THU JAN 19 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 STRONG FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA EARLY
TONIGHT...THEN CROSS THE WATERS LATER TONIGHT INTO FRI. A STRONG
LOW WILL WEAKEN AS IT MOVES E AND APPROACHES THE WASHINGTON
WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NW SAT NIGHT.
ANOTHER STRONG LOW WILL MOVE N OVER THE WATERS SAT NIGHT INTO
SUN...THEN DRIFT SE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS SUN NIGHT AND MON WHILE
WEAKENING. THE LOW WILL PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT OVER THE WATERS
SAT NIGHT AND SUN. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE
WATERS LATE MON NIGHT INTO TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE E AND APPROACH THE REGION LATE TUE NIGHT.

CANADIAN BORDER TO 45N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRI...SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 22 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 25 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SAT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 24 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 18 TO 26 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 22 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 23 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.TUE...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.

45N TO POINT SAINT GEORGE

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

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 22 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 18 TO 26 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 23 TO 33 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 20 TO 29 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 17 TO 25 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 18 TO 26 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 21 TO 31 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 21 TO 30 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 18 TO 26 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.


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