Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
923 AM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

PZZ200-042230-
923 AM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
HIGHER PRES WILL BE OVER THE NE PAC WITH LOWER PRES INLAND FOR
THE NEXT FEW DAYS. WIND SPEEDS WILL BE AT SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
THRESHOLDS MUCH OF THE TIME.

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PZZ250-255-042230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
923 AM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES N
7 FT AT 7 SECONDS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES N 6 FT AT 6 SECONDS. NW
SWELL 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES N 4 FT AT 5 SECONDS. NW
SWELL 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AT 9 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES N 4 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 4 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES N
4 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES N 4 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 4 FT AT
14 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.

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PZZ270-275-042230-
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-
923 AM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES N 7
FT AT 8 SECONDS. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES N 7
FT AT 8 SECONDS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.THU...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES N 6 FT AT 7 SECONDS. NW
SWELL 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES N 5 FT AT
6 SECONDS. W SWELL 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES N 5 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W
SWELL 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
N 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. W SWELL 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.

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PZZ210-042230-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
923 AM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. HOWEVER...SEAS
WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 7 FT WITH BREAKERS LIKELY DURING THE
EBB AROUND 345 PM THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS TO 8 FT...WITH BREAKERS
LIKELY CAN BE EXPECTED DURING THE VERY STRONG EBB AROUND 415 AM
THU MORNING.

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