Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
1130 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

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1130 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRIEFLY BUILD OVER THE WATERS TODAY IN THE
WAKE OF A WEAK COLD FRONT. HOWEVER...A COUPLE OF LOWS OVER THE NE
PACIFIC WILL MAINTAIN S-SW WINDS. ANOTHER FRONT WILL APPROACH
TONIGHT AND MOVE INTO THE WATERS SATURDAY MORNING. THIS FRONT WILL
STALL OVER THE WATERS SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY. HIGH PRESS OVER
THE WATERS MONDAY AND TUESDAY SHOULD KEEP APPROACHING FRONTS
OFFSHORE.

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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-
1130 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW
3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 14 FT AT 17 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW 4 FT AT
6 SECONDS. W SWELL 13 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES SW 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS. W
SWELL 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT... BECOMING
W 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS
14 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES SW 4 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 10 FT AT
12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW 4 FT AT
5 SECONDS. W SWELL 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...S WIND 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 8 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-
1130 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW
3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 14 FT AT 17 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN
THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
SW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 13 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES S 3 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 12 FT AT
14 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...EASING
TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES SW 6 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
W SWELL 13 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW 4 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W
SWELL 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES SW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.MON...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
1130 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 14 FT.
HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 16 FT WITH BREAKERS
LIKELY DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 730 AM THIS MORNING...AND TO
15 FT WITH BREAKERS LIKELY DURING THE EBB AROUND 730 PM TONIGHT.
SEAS WILL BUILD TO 15 FT WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB
AROUND 815 AM SATURDAY MORNING.

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