Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
750 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

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

PZZ200-231100-
750 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
WEAK HIGHER PRES BUILDING OVER THE COASTAL WATERS THIS EVENING
WILL MOVE INLAND LATER TONIGHT AND THU MORNING. THE FRONT FROM
THE NEXT LOW PRES SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE WATERS THU AFTERNOON
AND OVERNIGHT THU NIGHT. LOWER PRES WILL REMAIN OFF THE COAST
THROUGH FRI. HIGHER PRES WILL SLOWLY BUILD OVER THE WATERS FRI
NIGHT AND SAT. THE NEXT FRONT IS EXPECTED SUN AFTERNOON AND SUN
NIGHT.

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PZZ270-275-231100-
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-
750 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL
11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
SW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. SW SWELL 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...RISING TO 30 TO
35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 13 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT... EASING
TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED
SEAS 15 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS IN THE EVENING. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES SW 4 FT AT 6 SECONDS. SW SWELL 9 FT AT
9 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
W 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. SW SWELL 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT.
W SWELL 8 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 13 FT.

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PZZ250-255-231100-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
750 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL
11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES SW 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. SW SWELL 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS...
SUBSIDING TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES S 4 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W
SWELL 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS...BUILDING TO SW 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS IN
THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT... EASING
TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES S
6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. SW SWELL 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES S 4 FT AT 5 SECONDS. SW SWELL 9 FT AT
9 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES SW 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. SW SWELL 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 12 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
750 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 4 AM PDT THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...8 TO 9 FT THIS EVENING SUBSIDING TO
AROUND 7 FT LATER TONIGHT AND THU MORNING...THEN BUILDING TO
AROUND 10 FT THU AFTERNOON. HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILDING
TO AROUND 10 FT WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB AROUND 215
AM EARLY THU MORNING AND TO AROUND 10 OR 11 FT WITH BREAKERS
LIKELY DURING THE EBB AROUND 230 PM THU AFTERNOON.

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