Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
231 AM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

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

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231 AM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS IN CONTROL OVER THE WATERS TODAY. A THERMAL
LOW PRES WILL BUILD UP THE COAST AND OVER THE WATERS ON THU. AN
APPROACHING FRONTAL SYSTEM WEAKENS THE SURFACE PRES GRADIENT FRI
AND EARLY SAT. THIS FRONT WILL WEAKEN AS IT MOVES NORTH TO SOUTH
THROUGH THE WATERS THIS WEEKEND.

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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-
231 AM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT IN THE MORNING. WIND
WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS... SUBSIDING TO 6 FT AT
9 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT
9 SECONDS.
.THU...NE WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT... VEERING
TO NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.FRI...NE WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 6 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 6 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-
231 AM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TODAY...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT
AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT
9 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT...RISING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
231 AM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 FT TODAY AND TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILDING TO 6 FT DURING THE EBB AROUND
1030 AM TODAY...AND TO 7 FT DURING THE EBB AROUND 1045 PM TONIGHT.

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