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FZPN35 KWBC 210401
OFFN35

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
901 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS FROM 60 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

CONDITIONS GIVEN REPRESENT THE HIGHEST WITHIN THAT PERIOD.

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.

.SYNOPSIS FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS...A COLD FRONT OVER
THE NW PORTION WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT. HIGH PRES
WILL BUILD TO THE W OF THE AREA AND APPROACH THE AREA TUE INTO
TUE NIGHT...THEN MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS WED INTO WED NIGHT
AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT. THIS FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW
PORTION WED NIGHT...THEN CONTINUE SE ACROSS THE AREA THU.
WEAKENING LOW PRES WILL FOLLOW THE FRONT AND MOVE SE OVER THE
REGION LATER THU INTO THU NIGHT. A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL PASS
E OVER THE WATERS FRI. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NE INTO THE REGION
FRI NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA SAT...THEN MOVE
INTO THE WATERS SAT NIGHT.

CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE LOOKOUT

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

CAPE LOOKOUT TO POINT ST. GEORGE

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.

.FORECASTER MUSONDA. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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