Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
239 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

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

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239 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
HIGH PRES WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD OVER THE WATERS TODAY AND THEN
REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH AT LEAST FRI. A FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL SLIDE
DOWN THE COAST FROM BRITISH COLUMBIA THIS WEEKEND. OFFSHORE FLOW
THEN LIKELY RETURNS EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO
60 NM-
239 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... EASING THIS
AFTERNOON TO 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT. NW SWELL 16 FT AT 13 SECONDS... SUBSIDING TO 12
FT AT 11 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT IN THE MORNING. WIND
WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
14 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 25 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT. NW SWELL
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 12 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
239 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... EASING TO
5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO
4 FT. NW SWELL 16 FT AT 13 SECONDS... SUBSIDING TO 12 FT AT
12 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT
11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING.
WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT...RISING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 11 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
239 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

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

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS AROUND 10 FT TODAY AND
TONIGHT. HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILDING TO 16 FT WITH
BREAKERS LIKELY DURING THE EBB AROUND 7 AM TODAY...AND TO 15 FT
WITH BREAKERS DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 7 PM TONIGHT.

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