Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
247 PM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

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

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247 PM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ONSHORE LATE THIS AFTERNOON. WEAK
HIGH PRES RETURNS TO THE WATERS TONIGHT AND MON...FOLLOWED BY
ANOTHER FRONTAL SYSTEM TUE INTO WED.

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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-
247 PM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 KT IN THE
EVENING...THEN...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES SW 4 FT AT 6 SECONDS. SW SWELL 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS...
BECOMING W 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES W
3 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS... BUILDING TO
13 FT AT 12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES SW 3 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 14 FT AT
11 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL W 8 FT AT 17 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES S
5 FT AT 7 SECONDS. W SWELL 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
S 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS. W SWELL 12 FT AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES
7 FT. W SWELL 14 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 14 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.

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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-
247 PM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... BECOMING
SW 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW 3 FT AT
5 SECONDS. SW SWELL 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE W 8 FT
AT 10 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW
3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL
W 6 FT AT 19 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 13 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL W 8 FT AT 17 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES S 4 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W
SWELL 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES S 4 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 11 FT AT
16 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES
6 FT. W SWELL 13 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT.
W SWELL 13 FT. SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
247 PM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
UNTIL 7 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET.
HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO NEAR 11 FT WITH
BREAKERS DURING THE EBBS AROUND 445 PM THIS AFTERNOON AND 500
AM MONDAY MORNING.

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