Hurricane Warnings in Effect
Atlantic:  High Seas

Offshore Waters Forecast (Washington/Oregon)

[Printable Version]   [Alt Link/Previous Versions]
FZPN25 KWBC 232125
OFFPZ5

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
ISSUED BY NWS Honolulu HI
225 PM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

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.

PZZ898-241315-
225 PM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

.SYNOPSIS FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS...A strong cold front
passing SE of the waters will be followed by a series of low 
pressure troughs moving across the area tonight and Thu. A high 
pressure ridge will briefly build across the region late Thu and 
move inland Thu night. An area of low pressure will move across 
the N waters Fri and pass inland near the N Washington coast by 
Fri night. A warm front will quickly lift NE across the waters 
Fri night into Sat followed by a cold front moving across the far
N portion late Sat. Another warm front will lift NE across the 
waters Sun as high pressure rebuilds from the SW late Sun and Sun
night. 

$$

PZZ800-241315-
Cape Flattery to Cape Shoalwater between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
225 PM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms. 
.THU...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW. Seas 16 to 18 ft.
Scattered showers and scattered tstms. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming S 20 to 30 kt. Seas
14 to 17 ft. Scattered showers. Rain with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.FRI...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas
12 to 18 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to 15 kt.
Seas 9 to 13 ft. 
.SAT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft. 
.SUN...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 11 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.
Seas 8 to 10 ft. 
.MON...E winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 8 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NE 5 to
15 kt. Seas 6 to 7 ft. 

$$

PZZ900-241315-
Cape Flattery to Cape Shoalwater between 150 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
225 PM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 20 ft.
Scattered showers and tstms. 
.THU...W winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt. Seas 17 to
19 ft. Scattered showers and scattered tstms. 
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 14 to 17 ft.
Scattered showers. 
.FRI...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W 15 to 20 kt. Seas
11 to 17 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming E to SE. Seas
9 to 12 ft. 
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.SUN...W winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
10 to 13 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming SE. Seas
8 to 10 ft. 
.MON...S to SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 6 to
7 ft. 

$$

PZZ805-241315-
Cape Shoalwater to Cape Lookout between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
225 PM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 18 ft. Scattered
showers and tstms. 
.THU...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 16 to 18 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 14 to 16 ft. Scattered showers. 
.FRI...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas
14 to 18 ft. Scattered showers early. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas
8 to 9 ft. 
.MON...E to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming NE 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 7 ft. 

$$

PZZ905-241315-
Cape Shoalwater to Cape Lookout between 150 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
225 PM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 20 ft.
Scattered showers and tstms. 
.THU...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 17 to 20 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 15 to 18 ft. Scattered showers. 
.FRI...W winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
12 to 18 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 15 to
25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft. 
.SAT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.SUN...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E to SE 5 to
15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.MON...S to SE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 7 ft. 

$$

PZZ810-241315-
Cape Lookout to Florence, OR between 60 NM and 150 NM offshore-
225 PM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 12 to 18 ft. Chance of rain with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.THU...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 16 to 18 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 13 to 16 ft. Scattered showers. 
.FRI...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
13 to 16 ft. Scattered showers early. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 10 to
20 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft. 
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
8 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
7 to 8 ft. 
.MON...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to
8 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 

$$

PZZ910-241315-
Cape Lookout to Florence, OR between 150 NM and 250 NM offshore-
225 PM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Seas
13 to 20 ft. Scattered showers. 
.THU...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 16 to 19 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt, becoming SW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 14 to 17 ft. 
.FRI...W winds 15 to 25 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
12 to 17 ft. Scattered showers early. 
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming SW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 10 to 12 ft. 
.SAT...W winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 
.SUN...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...W winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
7 to 9 ft. 
.MON...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to NE. Seas
6 to 8 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 7 ft. 

$$

PZZ815-241315-
Florence, OR to Point St. George between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
225 PM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft. Rain with vsby 1 nm or less. 
.THU...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
14 to 18 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 13 to 15 ft. 
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 10 to 13 ft. 
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
8 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.MON...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 

$$

PZZ915-241315-
Florence, OR to Point St. George between 150 NM and 250 NM
offshore-
225 PM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

.TONIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 20 ft. 
.THU...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 15 to 19 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 16 ft. 
.FRI...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 12 to 15 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
10 to 12 ft. 
.SAT...W winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW. Seas 8 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...W winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.MON...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 

$$

.Forecaster Brenchley. NWS Honolulu.