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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
844 AM PDT Mon Aug 10 2020

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.

PZZ815-110430-
Florence, OR to Point St. George between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
844 AM PDT Mon Aug 10 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
844 AM PDT Mon Aug 10 2020

California 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.

PZZ820-110430-
Point St. George to Point Arena between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
844 AM PDT Mon Aug 10 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 15 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.TUE...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.THU...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft.
.FRI...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast for Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
316 AM AKDT Mon Aug 10 2020

Southeast Alaska Inside Waters from Dixon Entrance to Skagway

Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction
expected. Sea forecasts represent the average of the highest
one-third of the combined windwave and swell height.

PKZ012-110300-
Northern Lynn Canal-
316 AM AKDT Mon Aug 10 2020

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...S wind 35 kt diminishing to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas
7 ft. Showers.
.TONIGHT...S wind 25 kt diminishing to 15 kt late. Seas 5 ft.
Showers in the evening.
.TUE...SE wind 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning then 2 ft or
less.
.TUE NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...S wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast for Southeast Alaska
National Weather Service Juneau AK
316 AM AKDT Mon Aug 10 2020

Southeast Alaska Inside Waters from Dixon Entrance to Skagway

Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction
expected. Sea forecasts represent the average of the highest
one-third of the combined windwave and swell height.

PKZ022-110300-
Cross Sound-
316 AM AKDT Mon Aug 10 2020

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SW wind 35 kt diminishing to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Seas 15 ft subsiding to 10 ft in the afternoon. Showers early in
the morning.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 8 ft. SW swell.
.TUE...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft. S swell in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 10 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.WED...W wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.THU...W wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.FRI...E wind 15 kt. Seas 4 ft.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
216 AM PDT Mon Aug 10 2020

PZZ376-102300-
/O.CON.KMFR.GL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-200811T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.SE.W.0040.000000T0000Z-200812T0600Z/
/O.CAN.KMFR.SC.Y.0075.200811T0600Z-200812T0600Z/
Waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA from 10 to 60 nm-
216 AM PDT Mon Aug 10 2020

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT
TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

* WHAT...North gales 30 to 40 kt with gusts up to 50 kt. For the
  Hazardous Seas Warning, very steep and hazardous seas 13 to 18
  ft at 14 seconds expected.

* WHERE...Gales will affect areas south of Port Orford and beyond
  5 nm from shore and hazardous seas are expected for the rest of
  the area into this evening. Tonight into Tuesday evening,
  hazardous seas are expected for the entire area.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds and very steep seas could capsize or
  damage vessels. Low visibility conditions are expected.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid strong winds and very steep
seas. Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or
secure the vessel for severe conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
216 AM PDT Mon Aug 10 2020

PZZ356-102300-
/O.CON.KMFR.GL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-200811T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.SE.W.0040.000000T0000Z-200812T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.SC.Y.0075.000000T0000Z-200812T0600Z/
Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm-
216 AM PDT Mon Aug 10 2020

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT
TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT
TUESDAY...

* WHAT...For the Gale warning, north winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts
  up to 45 kt and seas 10 to 15 ft at 12 seconds expected. For
  the Hazardous Seas Warning, very steep and hazardous seas 10 to
  15 ft at 14 seconds expected. For the Small Craft Advisory,
  north winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt and seas 10 to 15
  ft at 14 seconds expected.

* WHERE...Gales will affect areas beyond 5 nm from shore south of
  Port Orford into this evening. Hazardous seas conditions will
  affect areas 3-5 nm from shore with small craft conditions
  expected for the rest of the area into this evening. Tonight
  into Tuesday evening, hazardous seas conditions are expected
  beyond 5 nm from shore south of Nesika Beach with small craft
  conditions affecting the rest of the area.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds and very steep seas could capsize or
  damage vessels. Low visibility conditions are expected.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid strong winds and very steep
seas. Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or
secure the vessel for severe conditions.

&&

$$

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