Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
253 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

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

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253 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRES WILL REMAIN IN PLACE OVER THE GULF OF
ALASKA THIS WEEK...SENDING A SERIES OF FRONTS ACROSS THE
COASTAL WATERS. THE FIRST FRONT IS PUSHING ONSHORE EARLY THIS
MORNING. A STRONGER FRONT WILL ARRIVE TUE NIGHT INTO EARLY WED.

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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-
253 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W
SWELL 12 TO 15 FT AT 14 SECONDS. HIGHEST SEAS WELL OFFSHORE. RAIN
EARLY...THEN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT.
W SWELL 15 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS. ISOLATED EVENING TSTMS.
.TUE...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 10 FT NEARSHORE...BUT 12 TO 14
FT FURTHER OUT. PERIOD 14 SECONDS. RAIN INCREASING.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 35 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. COMBINED SEAS 16 TO 20
FT WITH HIGHEST OVER THE OUTER WATERS. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 16 FT.
RAIN.
.THU...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 14 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
253 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 12 FT TODAY AND
TONIGHT. HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY 15 TO 16 FT WITH BREAKERS
DURING THE EBB...WHICH WILL OCCUR AROUND 3 AM AND 330 PM TODAY.

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