Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
227 PM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

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

PZZ200-250430-
227 PM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN OVER THE COASTAL WATERS
TONIGHT AND SAT. THE NEXT STRONG FRONT WILL ARRIVE SUNDAY
BRINGING ANOTHER ROUND OF GALE FORCE WINDS.

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PZZ275-250430-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
227 PM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT THIS
EVENING...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT OVERNIGHT. WIND WAVES SW 4 FT
AT 5 SECONDS. S SWELL 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE W 8 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES W 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT... RISING TO
15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES S
4 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 25 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES W 4 FT AT
6 SECONDS. SW SWELL 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 6 FT AT
9 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS.
.MON...W WIND 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W
SWELL 8 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.

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PZZ270-250430-
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO
60 NM-
227 PM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT
THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING W
15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES SW 4 FT AT
6 SECONDS. S SWELL 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE W 8 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING SW
5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES W 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W
SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES S 4 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 8 FT AT
13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 25 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
SW 4 FT AT 6 SECONDS. SW SWELL 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO
6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS.
.MON...W WIND 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W
SWELL 8 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT. W SWELL 12 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.

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PZZ250-255-250430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
227 PM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT EARLY
EVENING...BECOMING SW AND EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO
20 KT OVERNIGHT. WIND WAVES SW 4 FT AT 5 SECONDS. S SWELL 7 FT
AT 9 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE W 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT IN THE MORNING. WIND
WAVES SW 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES S 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS.
W SWELL 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES SE 6 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 5 FT AT
11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES SW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. SW SWELL 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS...
SUBSIDING TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WIND 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W
SWELL 8 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL
11 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 12 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.

$$

PZZ210-250430-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
227 PM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM 2 AM PDT SATURDAY THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 7 FT TONIGHT AND SAT.
HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY UP TO 12 FT WITH BREAKERS
POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB AROUND 315 PM THIS AFTERNOON AND TO 11
FT WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB AROUND 345 AM TONIGHT.

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