Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
231 AM PST SUN FEB 26 2017

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

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231 AM PST SUN FEB 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A LOW PRES AREA IS DROPPING SOUTH FROM BRITISH COLUMBIA AND WILL
MOVE S ALONG THE PAC NW COASTLINE TODAY. WEAK HIGH PRES WILL
BUILD OVER THE NE PAC EARLY NEXT WEEK AND REMAIN THROUGH MUCH OF
THE WEEK. THE NEXT FRONT IS EXPECTED LATE IN THE 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-
231 AM PST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM
PST THIS MORNING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...W WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW
15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE MORNING...THEN...EASING
TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
NW 4 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 6 FT AT 17 SECONDS...BUILDING TO
10 FT AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN BEFORE SUNRISE...THEN SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BACKING TO N AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES N 4 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 12 FT
AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES NW
4 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 11 FT AT 14 SECONDS...BECOMING NW
9 FT AT 13 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES NW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 8 FT AT
14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES W
3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. W SWELL
7 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 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-
231 AM PST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM
PST THIS MORNING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...VEERING TO W. GUSTS TO 30 KT.
WIND WAVES W 5 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 6 FT AT 17 SECONDS...
BUILDING TO 10 FT AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY BEFORE SUNRISE...
THEN SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES N
4 FT AT 5 SECONDS. NW SWELL 13 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES NW
4 FT AT 5 SECONDS. NW SWELL 12 FT AT 12 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO
10 FT AT 12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES NW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. NW SWELL 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES W
3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. W SWELL
6 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
231 AM PST SUN FEB 26 2017

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

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS AROUND 7 FT...INCREASING TO
AROUND 9 FT SUNDAY EVENING. HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY NEAR 9
FT WITH THE EBB AROUND 430 AM SUNDAY...AND 11 FT WITH THE
STRONG EBB AROUND 445 PM SUNDAY.

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