738  
FZPN25 KWBC 232137  
OFFPZ5  
 
OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST  
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC  
237 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017  
 
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.  
 
PZZ898-241115-  
237 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS
 
A STRONG COLD FRONT  
WILL CROSS THE WATERS THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT...FOLLOWED BY A  
SECONDARY COLD FRONT FRI AND FRI NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER  
THE AREA SAT AND MOVE E OF THE WATERS SAT NIGHT. ANOTHER STRONG  
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS LATE SAT NIGHT AND  
SUN...FOLLOWED BY A LOW PRES TROUGH CROSSING THE AREA SUN NIGHT  
AND MON. LOW PRES WILL PASS NW OF THE REGION MON NIGHT...PULLING  
ANOTHER FRONT ACROSS THE NRN WATERS. ANOTHER FRONTAL BOUNDARY  
WILL APPROACH FROM THE W TUE...THEN MOVE INTO THE WATERS TUE  
NIGHT.  
 

 
 
PZZ800-241115-  
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM  
OFFSHORE-  
237 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT
 
BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
11 TO 17 FT. RAIN.   
FRI...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
 
BECOMING SW. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 14 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS.   
FRI NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS.   
SAT
 
W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS.   
SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS  
9 TO 10 FT.   
SUN
 
S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 13 FT.   
SUN NIGHT
 
WINDS DIMINISHING TO W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING  
TO 8 TO 11 FT.   
MON
 
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.   
MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS  
BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.   
TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT
 
BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
BECOMING 12 TO 14 FT.   
TUE NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 12 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ900-241115-  
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM  
OFFSHORE-  
237 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10  
TO 15 FT. RAIN.    
FRI...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
 
BECOMING W TO SW 20 TO 25 KT.  
SEAS 11 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.   
FRI NIGHT
 
W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS.   
SAT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
 
THEN BECOMING S TO SW.  
SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 12 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
S WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.   
SUN...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
 
BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8  
TO 13 FT.   
SUN NIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 10 FT.   
MON
 
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 14 FT.   
MON NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 15 FT.   
TUE...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W 5 TO 15 KT
 
THEN BECOMING VARIABLE.  
SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.   
TUE NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 20 KT
 
THEN BECOMING S TO  
SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 12 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ805-241115-  
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM  
OFFSHORE-  
237 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11  
TO 15 FT. RAIN.   
FRI
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.   
FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
11 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.   
SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 10 TO  
11 FT.   
SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS  
9 TO 10 FT.   
SUN
 
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 13 FT.   
SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
 
THEN  
BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.   
MON
 
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.   
MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT.  
SEAS BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT.   
TUE
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 14 FT.   
TUE NIGHT...S WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT
 
THEN BECOMING S TO  
SW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 12 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ905-241115-  
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM  
OFFSHORE-  
237 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT
 
BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS  
11 TO 15 FT. RAIN.   
FRI
 
W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.   
FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
11 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.   
SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT.   
SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8  
TO 12 FT.   
SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
 
BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12  
FT.   
SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 9 FT.   
MON...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
BECOMING 8 TO 13 FT.   
MON NIGHT
 
SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11  
TO 15 FT.   
TUE...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12  
TO 14 FT.   
TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS  
SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 12 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ810-241115-  
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-  
237 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT
 
BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO  
15 FT. RAIN.   
FRI
 
W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 12 FT.   
FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
10 TO 11 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.   
SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 10 TO  
11 FT.   
SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 KT
 
BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO  
10 FT.   
SUN
 
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 14 FT.   
SUN NIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT.   
MON
 
W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.   
MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
BUILDING TO 9 TO 13 FT.   
TUE
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 13 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ910-241115-  
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-  
237 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT
 
BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS  
11 TO 14 FT. RAIN.   
FRI
 
W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.   
FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
11 TO 12 FT.   
SAT...W WINDS 10 KT
 
BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 11 FT.   
SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8  
TO 12 FT.   
SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
 
BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO  
12 FT.   
SUN NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.   
MON
 
W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 13 FT.   
MON NIGHT
 
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 14 FT.   
TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 12 TO  
14 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13  
FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ815-241115-  
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM  
OFFSHORE-  
237 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT
 
BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO  
15 FT. RAIN.   
FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
BECOMING 10 TO 11 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.   
SAT
 
W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.   
SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT
 
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9  
TO 10 FT.   
SUN
 
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 14 FT.   
SUN NIGHT
 
WINDS DIMINISHING TO W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7  
TO 10 FT.   
MON...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS  
BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT.   
MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15  
KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 13 FT.   
TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13  
FT.   
TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
 
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS  
10 TO 12 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ915-241115-  
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM  
OFFSHORE-  
237 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TONIGHT...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT
 
BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO  
13 FT. RAIN.   
FRI
 
W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS.   
FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT.  
SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.   
SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO  
11 FT.   
SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT
 
INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8  
TO 11 FT.   
SUN...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT
 
BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 8 TO 11  
FT.   
SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT
 
INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8  
TO 12 FT.   
MON
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.   
MON NIGHT
 
WINDS BACKING TO W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12  
TO 14 FT.   
TUE
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.  
 

 
 
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