Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
901 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

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

PZZ200-201130-
901 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A LARGE WESTERLY SWELL AROUND 20 FT WILL AFFECT THE WATERS THROUGH
SAT. A STRONG FRONT WILL BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF GALE FORCE WINDS
LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY. THE BRIEF DEVELOPMENT OF A COASTAL JET
EARLY SAT MAY BRING WIND GUSTS TO 50 KT WITHIN 20 NM OF THE
COAST.

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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-
901 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM PST
SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM
PST SATURDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM PST SATURDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...RISING TO
30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS
18 TO 20 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 18 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS 20 TO 22 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17
SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO NEAR 20 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS IN
THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND
WAVES 7 FT. W SWELL 18 FT AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 14 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 14 FT AT
13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL
11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 14 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT. W SWELL 12 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
901 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

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

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS OF 15 FT BUILDING TO NEAR 20
FT AROUND MIDNIGHT. SEAS WILL HOVER IN THE 18 TO 20 FT RANGE FOR
MUCH OF SATURDAY. HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO NEAR
23 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 315 AM SATURDAY...AND
DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 330 PM SATURDAY.

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