Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
245 PM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

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

PZZ200-230500-
245 PM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE OVER THE NORTHEAST PACIFIC THROUGH
MUCH OF NEXT WEEK. HOWEVER...THERMAL LOW PRESSURE OVER
CALIFORNIA AND THE GREAT BASIN WILL SHIFT MORE SQUARELY OVER
THE COAST...BRINGING AN UPTICK IN GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS AND
CHOPPIER SEAS INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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PZZ250-270-230500-
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-
245 PM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT
8 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. COMBINED
SEAS NW 6 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS NW 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. COMBINED
SEAS NW 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.MON...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. COMBINED SEAS NW
5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. COMBINED
SEAS NW 5 FT AT SECONDS.
.TUE...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 2 FT.
.WED...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 2 FT.

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PZZ255-275-230500-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
245 PM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
4 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT IN THE LATE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT 7
SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED
SEAS NW 6 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS NW 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. COMBINED
SEAS NW 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.MON...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. COMBINED SEAS NW 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
AREAS OF FOG.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED
SEAS NW 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.TUE...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT. NW SWELL 2 FT.
.WED...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 2 FT.

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PZZ210-230500-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
245 PM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 2 TO 4 FT THROUGH SATURDAY.
HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 4 FT DURING THE EBB
AROUND 345 PM TODAY...AND TO 6 FT WITH BREAKERS LIKELY DURING THE
EBB AROUND 4 AM SATURDAY.

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