Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
844 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

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

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844 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THIS AFTERNOON
CAUSING WINDS TO BECOME GUSTY AND SEAS TO RISE SEVERAL FEET. HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDING OVER THE WATERS WILL THEN CAUSE WINDS AND SEAS
TO RELAX BRIEFLY FRIDAY...BEFORE A DEEP LOW PRESSURE MOVING INTO
THE ALASKA PANHANDLE SENDS A FRONT INTO THE REGION SATURDAY.

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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-
844 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM
PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND TO 5 KT...BECOMING SE WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
5 FT...BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 7 FT AT
12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS... BUILDING TO 18 FT AT
16 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 19 FT.
.MON...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 12 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-
844 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT
11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT
11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
5 FT...BUILDING TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 6 FT AT
12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W
SWELL 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 18 FT AT 16 SECONDS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 19 FT.
.MON...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 12 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
844 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
UNTIL 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FRIDAY MORNING...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM 5 AM TO 9 AM PDT 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 THROUGH FRIDAY.
HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILD TO NEAR 11 FT WITH BREAKERS
POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB AROUND 7 PM TONIGHT...AND TO NEAR 10 FT
WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 715 AM
FRIDAY.

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