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North Pacific Marine Weather Discussion
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AGPN40 KWNM 120819
Marine Weather Discussion for N Pacific Ocean
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1219 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017
.FORECAST DISCUSSION...Major features/winds/seas/significant
.weather for the North Pacific N of 30N and E of 150W.
The latest model guidance indicates that low pressure northwest
of the pz5 waters will continue to move north tonight while
weakening. A cold front will then approach the pz5 waters by
Thursday then weaken Thursday night. Another front will then
approach the pz5 waters by Friday night. Farther south, mainly
light winds will continue across most of the pz6 waters through
Tuesday night. By late Friday, northerly winds will increase to
30 knots across central portions of the pz6 waters as high
pressure builds west of the area. These conditions will then
continue into Sunday before weakening. The latest runs of the gfs
and ecmwf look to be in reasonable agreement across the offshore
waters through Sunday. For wind grids will use the gfs winds
throughout. Current forecast looks reasonable and will carry no
warnings across the offshore waters during the forecast period.
For wave height grids will also use the ww3 throughout the
Extratropical storm surge guidance...n/a.
.PZ5 Washington/Oregon Waters...
.PZ6 California Waters...
.Forecaster Nolt. Ocean Prediction Center.