Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
309 AM PST WED DEC 7 2016

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

PZZ200-071800-
309 AM PST WED DEC 7 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING OVER THE INLAND NORTHWEST WILL BRING
INCREASING EASTERLY WINDS TODAY AND TONIGHT. A FRONTAL STORM
SYSTEM WILL POSSIBLY BRING GALES LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND
THURSDAY. ANOTHER LARGE SWELL TRAIN WILL THEN IMPACT THE WATERS
LATE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

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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-
309 AM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PST THIS
MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE THURSDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT...RISING TO
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES E 4 FT AT 5 SECONDS.
NW SWELL 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS 35 TO 40 KT. WIND WAVES
E 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN AND LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS 35 TO 40 KT. WIND WAVES SE
12 FT AT 10 SECONDS. W SWELL 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO
THE SW AT 11 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IN
THE MORNING. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS 35 TO 40 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 17 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS 35 TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS
21 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 20 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 FT. W SWELL 13 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.

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PZZ255-275-071800-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
309 AM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PST THIS
MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...E WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES E 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. NW SWELL 7 FT AT
11 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES E
5 FT AT 7 SECONDS. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN. LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS 35 TO 40 KT...VEERING TO S
IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 14 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS.
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IN THE MORNING. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS 35 TO 40 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 17 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS 35 TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS
21 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...EASING TO
20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 19 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12
SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT. W SWELL 14 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.

$$

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
309 AM PST WED DEC 7 2016

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT THROUGH TONIGHT. HOWEVER...SEAS
WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 6 FEET DURING THE EBB AROUND 1030 AM
WEDNESDAY...AND TO 5 FT DURING THE EBB AROUND 1030 PM WEDNESDAY.

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