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AGPN40 KWNM 260717
MIMPAC

MARINE WEATHER DISCUSSION FOR N PACIFIC OCEAN
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1217 AM PDT SUN APR 26 2015

.FORECAST DISCUSSION: MAJOR FEATURES/WINDS/SEAS/SIGNIFICANT
.WEATHER FOR THE NORTH PACIFIC N OF 30N AND E OF 150W.

INLAND LOW PRES OVER SRN NEVADA IS CURRENTLY COMBINING WITH A
HIGH PRES RIDGE W OF THE PZ6 WATERS TO PRODUCE NW WINDS UP TO 35 KT
ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE SRN PZ6 WATERS. THESE MINIMAL GALES WILL
CONTINUE TONIGHT INTO SUN NIGHT AND THEN DIMINISH BELOW GALE
FORCE BY EARLY MON. BY TUE NIGHT WINDS WILL INCREASE FARTHER N TO
THE W OF POINT REYES AND THEN CONTINUE INTO THU AS THE THERMAL
TROF STRENGTHENS ALONG THE CALIFORNIA COAST. WILL GO AHEAD AND
INCREASE THE WINDS TO GALE FORCE FOR THESE AREAS GIVEN THE LATEST
MODEL GUIDANCE. FARTHER N...FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL BRING MINIMAL
GALES TO THE NRN PORTION OF THE WASHINGTON OFFSHORE WATERS LATER
TONIGHT AND THEN CONTINUE INTO EARLY SUN. THE FRONT WILL THEN
WEAKEN ACROSS THE PZ5 WATERS BY SUN NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL
THEN CROSS THE PZ5 AND NRN PZ6 WATERS MON NIGHT WITH WINDS AS HIGH
AS 35 KT. FOR WIND GRIDS WILL GENERALLY FOLLOW THE GFS 30M WINDS. MAIN
CHANGE TO WARNINGS WILL BE TO ADD GALES TO THE NRN PORTIONS OF THE
PZ5 WATERS FOR MON NIGHT AND ALSO ACROSS NRN PORTIONS OF THE PZ6
WATERS WED INTO THU NIGHT.

THE NWW3 LOOKS REASONABLE WITH THE SEAS AND WILL BE FOLLOWED
FAIRLY CLOSELY DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD.

EXTRATROPICAL STORM SURGE GUIDANCE...N/A.


.WARNINGS...PRELIMINARY.

.PZ5 WASHINGTON/OREGON WATERS...
.PZZ800...INNER WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER...
     GALE TODAY.
     GALE MON NIGHT.
.PZZ900...OUTER WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER...
     GALE TODAY.
     GALE MON NIGHT.
.PZZ905...OUTER WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT...
     GALE MON NIGHT.
.PZZ910...OUTER WATERS FROM CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE OR...
     GALE MON NIGHT.

.PZ6 CALIFORNIA WATERS...
.PZZ820...INNER WATERS FROM POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA...
     GALE POSSIBLE WED NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT.
.PZZ920...OUTER WATERS FROM POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA...
     GALE POSSIBLE THU INTO THU NIGHT.
.PZZ825...INNER WATERS FROM POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT...
     GALE POSSIBLE WED INTO THU NIGHT.
.PZZ925...OUTER WATERS FROM POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT...
     GALE POSSIBLE WED NIGHT INTO THU NIGHT.
.PZZ830...INNER WATERS FROM PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS...
     GALE POSSIBLE WED INTO WED NIGHT.
.PZZ930...OUTER WATERS FROM PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS...
     GALE POSSIBLE WED NIGHT.
.PZZ835...INNER WATERS FROM POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA...
     GALE TODAY INTO TONIGHT.
     GALE POSSIBLE WED NIGHT.
.PZZ840...INNER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CA TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA...
     GALE EARLY TODAY INTO TONIGHT.

$$

.FORECASTER NOLT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.


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