Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
856 AM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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

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856 AM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
THERMAL LOW PRESSURE WILL BUILD NORTHWARD UP THE COASTAL WATERS
TODAY AND BRING OFFSHORE WINDS. A SOUTHERLY WIND REVERSAL WILL
LIKELY OCCUR LATER TONIGHT INTO MONDAY AS THE LOW SHIFT FURTHER
NORTH. HIGH PRES RETURNS TUESDAY FOR NORTHERLY WINDS THROUGH
THE 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-
856 AM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES NE
3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT...VEERING TO E AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES NE 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES SE 4 FT AT 4 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE S
5 FT AT 5 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES SW 2 FT AT
4 SECONDS. W SWELL 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
AND PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...RISING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES NW 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 7 FT AT
12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
N 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. NW 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-
856 AM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES NE
3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT...VEERING TO NE
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES NE 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 6 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES S
4 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES SW 2 FT AT
4 SECONDS. W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
AND PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES NW 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W
SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
N 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
856 AM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT TODAY.
HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO AROUND 8 FT DURING THE
EBBS AROUND 1245 PM SUNDAY AND 145 AM MONDAY.

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