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Mt. Octopus/Forks NOAA Weather Radio

Broadcast Area
Mt. Octopus/Forks Broadcast Area

Routine Broadcast Program
Every Cycle:
  • Marine Synopsis
  • Western Washington Weather Roundup
  • Regional Marine Weather Roundup
  • Public Zone Forecasts for:
    • Strait of Juan De Fuca
      (including Sekiu, Port Angeles, and Sequim)
    • Olympic Mountains
      (including Olympic National Park)
    • North and Central Washington Coast
      (including Neah Bay, La Push, Kalaloch, Taholah, Ocean Shores, Aberdeen, and Westport)
  • Marine Forecasts for:
    • Strait of Juan De Fuca
    • Washington Coastal Waters (0-60 nm offshore)
    • Grays Harbor Bar Forecast
    • Canadian Marine Forecast
      (southern Strait of Georgia and southern West Coast Vancouver Island)
Timed Products:
  • Pressure Reports
  • (in millibars)
    • :00, :20, and :40 after the hour
  • Seasonal Avalanche Warnings
    • :05, :25, and :45 after the hour
  • "No Avalanche Warning" Message
    • :05 and :35 after the hour
  • Extended Forecast
  • (Days 4-7)
    • :10, :30, and :50 after the hour
  • Offshore Marine Forecast
  • (60-250 nm offshore)
    • :15 and :45 after the hour

Counties Served - Warning Alarm EAS Codes
EAS Code
Grays Harbor
Note: Routine Weekly Tests of the Warning Alarm Feature are conducted each Wednesday around mid-day. When there is a severe weather threat, the test is postponed until the next good-weather day.

 Station Operating Information
NOAA Weather Radio station KXI-27 operates continuously on a frequency of 162.425 MHz from a 330-watt transmitter on Mt. Octopus. The broadcast originates from the National Weather Service (NWS) office in Seattle.


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