Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
842 AM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

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

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842 AM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
SOUTHERLY WINDS OVER THE WATERS THIS WEEK AS A SERIES OF FRONTS
WILL CROSS THE WATERS. A WEAKENING FRONT WILL NEAR THE WATERS
LATE TODAY BEFORE A SIGNIFICANTLY STRONGER FRONT ARRIVES TUE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE ASSOCIATED LOW PRES REMAINS OFF THE
SOUTHERN COAST OF BRITISH COLUMBIA THROUGH THU BEFORE WEAKENING.

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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-
842 AM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TODAY...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE OR FOG IN
THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT
9 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 25 KT...VEERING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 6 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT
15 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 13 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THU...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.

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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-
842 AM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

.TODAY...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT
9 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT.
W SWELL 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
5 FT...BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 12 FT AT
15 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 15 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
842 AM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 5 FT THROUGH TODAY AND
TONIGHT. HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 7 FT DURING THE
EBB AROUND 445 PM TODAY...AND TO 6 FT DURING THE EBB AROUND 5 AM
TUESDAY.

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