Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
823 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

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

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823 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON TONIGHT AND
A LARGE WESTERLY SWELL WILL CAUSE SEAS TO INCREASE ABRUPTLY TO
ABOVE 20 FT BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON. A STRONG FRONT WILL BRING
ANOTHER ROUND OF GALE FORCE WINDS AND CONTINUE LARGE SEAS ACROSS THE
WATERS LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY. A MUCH WEAKER FRONT WILL IMPACT
THE WATERS ON SUNDAY.

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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-
823 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 18 FT AT 19 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...RISING TO
30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS
23 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 18 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 22 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 17 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT... BECOMING SW
25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS
23 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS... SUBSIDING TO 20 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 15 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND
WAVES 7 FT. W SWELL 18 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 17 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 14 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 12 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 14 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
823 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 10 FT THIS MORNING...BUILDING
TO NEAR 16 FT BY EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...BEFORE INCREASING FURTHER
TO 20 TO 22 FT BY THIS EVENING. SEAS WILL LINGER AROUND 20 FT
THROUGH MUCH OF SATURDAY. HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO NEAR
20 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 345 PM TODAY...AND
TO NEAR 24 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 315 AM SATURDAY.

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