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AGPN40 KWNM 261932
MIMPAC

MARINE WEATHER DISCUSSION FOR N PACIFIC OCEAN
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1232 PM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

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

12Z MODELS REMAIN IN GOOD AGREEMENT THROUGH THE FORECAST PERIOD.
GALES ARE STILL EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH THE WEEKEND. WHILE ALL
MODELS AGREE ON A GENERAL WEAKENING TREND BEYOND THE WEEKEND...BOTH
THE 30M AND 10M GFS KEEP THE GALES IN THE COASTAL WATERS LATE SUN
INTO MON NIGHT. IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THE GALES MAY ENCROACH INTO
THE OFFSHORE WATERS...HOWEVER THERE WOULD ONLY BE A VERY SMALL
AREA FOR A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME. WILL NOT HAVE ANY SIGNIFICANT
CHANGE THE WARNINGS IN THIS PACKAGE. WILL CONTINUE TO USE THE 10M
GFS THROUGHOUT THE FORECAST PERIOD.

.SEAS...ENP IS WELL INITIALIZED AND WILL BE USED FOR MUCH OF THE
FORECAST.


.EXTRATROPICAL STORM SURGE GUIDANCE...N/A


.WARNINGS...PRELIMINARY.

.PZ5 WASHINGTON/OREGON WATERS...
NONE.

.PZ6 CALIFORNIA WATERS...
.PZZ820...INNER WATERS FROM POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA...
GALE TONIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT.
GALE POSSIBLE SAT.
.PZZ825...INNER WATERS FROM POINT ARENA TO PIGEON POINT...
GALE TONIGHT INTO FRI NIGHT.
GALE POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT INTO SAT.
.PZZ830...INNER WATERS FROM PIGEON POINT TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS...
GALE FRI NIGHT.

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.FORECASTER SOMMERVILLE. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.