Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
228 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WASHINGTON TO FLORENCE OREGON
AND WESTWARD 60 NM

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228 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
WARM FRONT WILL LIFT N ACROSS THE REGION THIS MORNING...FOLLOWED
BY A COLD FRONT TONIGHT. HIGH PRES OVER WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION
SUN NIGHT AND MON...BUT ANOTHER FRONT WILL ARRIVE ON TUE.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
228 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 TO 35 KT...WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. WINDS VEERING
TO SW LATER THIS AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS NEAR 20 FT CLOSE TO
SHORE BUT 22 TO 24 FT OVER THE OUTER WATERS. DOMINANT PERIOD NEAR
17 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT BY MIDNIGHT.
COMBINED SEAS 20 TO 23 FT EARLY...WITH HIGHEST SEAS WELL OFFSHORE.
THEN COMBINED SEAS SUBIDING TO 17 FT OVERNIGHT. RAIN.
.SUN...W WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5
FT. W SWELL 16 FT AT 13 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 14 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 14 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON...S WIND 10 KT...BACKING TO SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 14 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 12 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
228 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 17 FT EARLY THIS MORNING THEN
18 TO 20 FT. LATER THIS EVENING...SEAS SUBIDING TO 17 FT BY
MIDNIGHT...THEN TO 14 FT BY 6 AM SUN. HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY
NEAR 23 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 315 AM TODAY AND
THE STRONG EBB AROUND 330 PM TODAY.

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