Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
302 AM PDT SAT APR 29 2017

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

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302 AM PDT SAT APR 29 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
WEAK FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS OVER THE WATERS BEHIND THIS FRONT UNTIL ANOTHER WEAK
FRONT MOVES THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. LONGER RANGE INDICATES
RETURN OF WEAK HIGH PRES TOWARDS MIDDLE OF NEXT 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-
302 AM PDT SAT APR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM PDT THIS
MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NE WIND TO 5 KT...BECOMING S IN THE MORNING...THEN...
RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES NE 2 FT AT
4 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE S 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 4 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... BECOMING
NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES SW 6 FT AT
6 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE NW 4 FT AT 5 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 6 FT AT
10 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SUN...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES NW
3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO TO 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES NW 1 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 8 FT AT
11 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WIND TO 5 KT...BACKING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES NW 1 FT AT 4 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE SW AT 4 SECONDS IN
THE AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND TO 5 KT...VEERING TO E AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES NE 1 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TUE...SE WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 4 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 6 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-
302 AM PDT SAT APR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW
10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES N 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS...
SHIFTING TO THE SW 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL
3 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES SW 4 FT AT 5 SECONDS...
SHIFTING TO THE W AT 4 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 3 FT AT
10 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RAIN.
.SUN...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES NW 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W
SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES N 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 8 FT AT
11 SECONDS.
.MON...NE WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES NE 1 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND TO 5 KT...VEERING TO SE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES NE 1 FT AT 4 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE SE AT
4 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TUE...SE WIND TO 5 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
302 AM PDT SAT APR 29 2017

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...AROUND 4 FT THROUGH SATURDAY.
HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY NEAR 8 FT DURING THE VERY STRONG EBB
AROUND 730 AM SATURDAY AND TO NEAR 6 FEET DURING THE EBB AROUND
815 PM SATURDAY.

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