Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
836 AM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

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

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836 AM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
HIGH PRES HOLDS OVER THE WATERS THROUGH THE WEEK WITH A SURFACE
TROUGH ALONG THE N CALIFORNIA AND FAR S OREGON COAST. SUBTLE
CHANGES IN THE TROUGH EACH DAY WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASE IN
WINDS DURING THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS. AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH IS
EXPECTED TO SWING ACROSS THE WATERS OVER THE WEEKEND...WHICH WILL
DEEPEN THE MARINE LAYER AND REDUCE WIND SPEEDS.

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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-
836 AM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.TODAY...N WIND TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES N 4 FT
AT 5 SECONDS. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES N 5 FT AT 6 SECONDS.
NW SWELL 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.WED...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES N
5 FT AT 5 SECONDS. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES N 5 FT AT 6 SECONDS. NW SWELL 5 FT AT
7 SECONDS.
.THU...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES N 5 FT AT 6 SECONDS. NW
SWELL 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
N 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 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-
836 AM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES N
4 FT AT 6 SECONDS. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES N 6 FT AT 7 SECONDS. NW
SWELL 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.WED...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES N TO 6 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
NW SWELL 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
N 6 FT AT 7 SECONDS. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.THU...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES N 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS. NW
SWELL 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
N 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
836 AM PDT TUE JUL 26 2016

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...SEAS AROUND 4 FT WILL CONTINUE THROUGH WED
MORNING. HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY REACH 6 FT DURING THE EBB
AROUND 1115 PM THIS EVENING. A SLIGHTLY WEAKER EBB OCCURS AROUND
1015 AM THIS MORNING.

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