Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
900 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

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

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900 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
HIGH PRES WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD OVER THE WATERS TODAY AND THEN
REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH AT LEAST FRI. A FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL
SLIDE DOWN THE COAST FROM BRITISH COLUMBIA THIS WEEKEND.
OFFSHORE FLOW THEN LIKELY RETURNS EARLY 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-
900 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM
PST THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... EASING TO
5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 12 FT AT
11 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT IN THE MORNING. WIND
WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
14 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 25 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT. NW SWELL
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 12 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 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-
900 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM
PST THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... EASING TO
5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
4 FT. NW SWELL 13 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT AT
11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING.
WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT...RISING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 11 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
900 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 12 FT TODAY...LOWERING
TO 7 FT TONIGHT AND FRIDAY. HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILDING
TO 13 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 7 PM TONIGHT
AND TEMPORARILY BUILDING TO 9 FT WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING THE
EBB AROUND 8 AM FRIDAY MORNING.

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