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High Frequency Voice Broadcast (Washington/Oregon)

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FZPN35 KWBC 221015
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Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
215 AM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

Washington and Oregon waters-
Inner waters from  60 nm to 150 nm offshore.
Outer waters from 150 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...An area of low
pressure near the Oregon coast will move SE and inland early
today, but will leave a weakening low pressure trough along the 
Washington and Oregon coasts today. A high pressure ridge will 
build into the area from the W today. A trough will expand SE 
into the waters tonight into Fri. A cold front will move through
the waters Fri into Fri night, followed by another cold front Sat
night and Sun. An associated low pressure area will move across 
the waters while dissipating Sun night. A high pressure ridge 
will build E over the waters late Mon. A third cold front will 
approach the northern waters Mon night. 

Cape Flattery to Cape Lookout

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.FRI...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 18 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas 11 to 19 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft.
.SUN...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 21 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 14 to 21 ft. 
.MON...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 15 to 20 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 12 to 16 ft. 

Cape Lookout to Point St. George

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming N. Seas 9 to 15 ft. 
.TONIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft. 
.FRI...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.SAT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 16 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 16 ft. 
.SUN...W winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft. 
.MON...N to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 20 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 13 to 17 ft. 

.Forecaster Bancroft. Ocean Prediction Center.