Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
239 AM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

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

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239 AM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS EARLY THIS MORNING AND
WILL PERSIST THROUGH FRI. A DEEP LOW PRES SYSTEM MOVING INTO THE
ALASKA PANHANDLE BRINGS A FRONT ACROSS THE WATERS ON SAT.

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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-
239 AM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING S
5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 FT... SUBSIDING TO 1 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT... BUILDING TO
4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...VEERING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 7 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS...
BUILDING TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W
SWELL 11 FT AT 14 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 19 FT AT 16 SECONDS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 18 FT AT
15 SECONDS.
.MON...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 12 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 11 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-
239 AM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT...VEERING TO NE IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...VEERING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 7 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS...
BUILDING TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...EASING
TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT
AT 14 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 18 FT AT 16 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT.
W SWELL 16 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 12 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
239 AM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
UNTIL 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT TODAY AND TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILD TO NEAR 12 FT WITH BREAKERS
DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 715 AM THIS MORNING...AND TO 9 FT
DURING THE EBB AROUND 745 PM FRI.

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