Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
232 AM PST TUE FEB 28 2017

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

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232 AM PST TUE FEB 28 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A SURFACE TROUGH WILL CONTINUE OVER THE WATERS THROUGH TUE. A
DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE INTO THE WATERS TUE AFTERNOON TO BRINGING
GUSTY WINDS. THE NEXT FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE IN THU AND FRI
WITH HIGH END SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WINDS OR POSSIBLY BORDERLINE
GALE FORCE WINDS.

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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-
232 AM PST TUE FEB 28 2017

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES W 4 FT AT 5 SECONDS. NW SWELL 7 FT AT
10 SECONDS. NUMEROUS SHOWERS BEFORE SUNRISE...THEN SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES W
4 FT AT 6 SECONDS. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW
3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES SW 3 FT AT
4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.THU...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES SW 5 FT AT 6 SECONDS. NW SWELL 9 FT AT
13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES SW 6 FT AT
7 SECONDS. NW SWELL 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT.

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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-
232 AM PST TUE FEB 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
MORNING...THEN...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES W 4 FT AT 5 SECONDS. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES W
5 FT AT 7 SECONDS. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW 3 FT AT
5 SECONDS. NW SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES SW 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.THU...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES SW
6 FT AT 7 SECONDS. NW SWELL 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND
WAVES SW 6 FT AT 7 SECONDS. NW SWELL 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
232 AM PST TUE FEB 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
UNTIL 8 AM PST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. HOWEVER...SEAS
TEMPORARILY NEAR 10 FT DURING THE EBB AROUND 545 AM EARLY TUE
MORNING...AND NEAR 10 FT DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 6 PM
TUESDAY EVENING.

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