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NWS Forecast

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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
149 AM PST SUN DEC 21 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.

PZZ898-220000-
149 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS
A STRONG COLD FRONT
OVER THE CENTRAL PORTION WILL STALL OVER THE SRN WATERS TODAY AND
TONIGHT WHILE WEAKENING. DEVELOPING LOW PRES W OF THE AREA WILL
MOVE NE AND PASS TO THE NW OF THE AREA WHILE LIFTING THE STALLED
FRONT AS A WARM FRONT MON INTO MON NIGHT. THE ASSOCIATED COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE SLOWLY SE THROUGH THE AREA LATE MON NIGHT INTO
WED...THEN PASS S OF THE AREA LATE WED INTO WED NIGHT. A HIGH PRES
RIDGE WILL BUILD E OVER THE REGION WED NIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT.



PZZ800-220000-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
149 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

TODAY
W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 15 FT.

MON
VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.

MON NIGHT
S TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.

TUE
WINDS DIMINISHING TO W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W
TO NW 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 16 FT.

TUE NIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 18 FT.

WED
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.

WED NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.

THU
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 11 FT.

THU NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT.



PZZ900-220000-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
149 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

GALE WARNING


TODAY
W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.

MON
WINDS BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 25 TO
35 KT LATE. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.

MON NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.

TUE
W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 20 FT.

TUE NIGHT
W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.

WED
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 16 FT.

WED NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.

THU
NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7
TO 10 FT.

THU NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8
FT.



PZZ805-220000-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
149 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

TODAY
W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 13
TO 17 FT.

TONIGHT
W TO NW DIMINISHING TO WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 12 TO 14 FT.

MON
VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.

MON NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.

TUE
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW LATE. SEAS
11 TO 13 FT.

TUE NIGHT
WINDS VEERING TO N 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING NW 10
TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FT.

WED
NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.

WED NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 13 FT.

THU
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT.

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.



PZZ905-220000-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
149 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

TODAY
W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 14
TO 16 FT.

TONIGHT
W DIMINISHING TO WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 14 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...BECOMING SW LATE. SEAS 12 TO
14 FT. AREAS OF FOG AND CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.

TUE
WINDS VEERING TO W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO
NW 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.

TUE NIGHT
W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.

WED
NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.

WED NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.

THU
NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7
TO 10 FT.

THU NIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.



PZZ810-220000-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
149 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

TODAY
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 13 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM
OR LESS.

TONIGHT
VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 13
FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

MON
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.

MON NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
11 TO 12 FT.

TUE NIGHT
WINDS SHIFTING TO N 5 TO 15 KT...THEN INCREASING TO
10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.

WED
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.

WED NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.

THU
N TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8
TO 10 FT.

THU NIGHT
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8
FT.



PZZ910-220000-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
149 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

TODAY
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 13 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.

TONIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

MON
SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE. SEAS 12 TO
13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

MON NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT. AREAS
OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS LATE.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.

TUE NIGHT
WINDS VEERING TO N 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO
NW 10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.

WED
N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.

WED NIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.

THU
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.

THU NIGHT
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.



PZZ815-220000-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
149 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

TODAY
W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT N
PORTION BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.

TONIGHT
WINDS BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12 TO
13 FT. AREAS OF FOG AND CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.

MON
E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.

MON NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12 FT.

TUE
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
11 TO 12 FT.

TUE NIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.

WED
N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.

WED NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.

THU
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.

THU NIGHT
N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.



PZZ915-220000-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
149 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

TODAY
W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT N
PORTION BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT. AREAS OF
FOG AND CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.

TONIGHT
WINDS BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING W TO SW 5
TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.

MON
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.

MON NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.

TUE
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.

TUE NIGHT
WINDS SHIFTING TO N 5 TO 15 KT...THEN INCREASING TO
10 TO 20 KT LATE. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.

WED
N WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.

WED NIGHT
N WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

THU
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.

THU NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.



.FORECASTER KELLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.