Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
244 PM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

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

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244 PM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
UPPER LOW PRESSURE SLOWLY MOVING OVERHEAD THE WATERS TODAY
BRINGING UNSTABLE CONDITIONS THROUGH TONIGHT. SURFACE PRESSURE
GRADIENTS ARE FAIRLY WEAK BRINGING SHIFTING AND LIGHT WINDS. BROAD
WESTERLY FLOW ALOFT FOR THE WEEKEND BEFORE UPPER AND SURFACE LOW
PRESSURE DEEPEN EARLY NEXT WEEK BRINGING POSSIBLE GALES.

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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-
244 PM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM
PDT SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO NW WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT...BACKING TO SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W
SWELL 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. RAIN.
.MON...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 FT... BUILDING TO 7 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.
.TUE...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
244 PM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM 10 PM PDT THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...AROUND 8 FT THROUGH TONIGHT EASING TO
AROUND 5 FT SATURDAY AFTERNOON. HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY
BUILDING TO 10 FT DURING THE EBB AROUND MIDNIGHT TONIGHT....AND
TO 8 FT DURING THE EBB AROUND 1245 SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

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