Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
859 AM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

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

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859 AM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
THERE WILL BE A WEAK SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT TODAY THROUGH
FRIDAY AS A SURFACE LOW BRUSHES BY THE SOUTHERN WATERS. HIGH PRES
WILL REBUILD OVER THE NE PAC THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY. THERMAL
LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OVER THE COAST AND COASTAL WATERS FRIDAY
NIGHT AND SATURDAY.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
859 AM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT...VEERING TO THE S THIS AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SW SWELL 3 FT AT 21 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL W 2
FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND 5 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
SECONDARY SWELL SW 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL SW 3 FT AT
18 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 5 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT 11
SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 5 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. SW SWELL 4 FT AT 8
SECONDS.
.FRI...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. SW SWELL 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
859 AM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 2 TO 3 FT TODAY...BUILDING TO
4 FT TONIGHT. HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILD TO NEAR 5 FT
DURING THE EBB AROUND 1130 AM THIS MORNING AND TO NEAR 6 FT DURING
THE EBB AROUND 12 AM LATE TONIGHT.

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