Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
900 PM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

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

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900 PM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
PERSISTENT LOW PRESSURE WILL SIT OVER THE NORTH PACIFIC THROUGH
THE UPCOMING WEEK. THE FIRST IN A SERIES OF FRONTS CROSSES MIDDAY
SUNDAY WITH EACH FRONT PROGRESSIVELY STRONGER THAN THE LAST. THE
NEXT FRONT MOVES ACROSS MONDAY AND THE STRONGEST FRONT THURSDAY
NIGHT OR FRIDAY.

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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-
900 PM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 5 TO 10 KT...VEERING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT...VEERING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. SW SWELL 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN
LIKELY.
.MON...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
7 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
4 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SE WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.
.THU...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 16 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-
900 PM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TONIGHT...E WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT...RISING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT
12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.MON...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT
14 SECONDS. RAIN AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W
SWELL 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...SE WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.
.THU...S WIND 30 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 16 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
900 PM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 5 FT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON. HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 7 FT DURING THE
EBB AROUND 3 AM TONIGHT AND TO 9 FT DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND
315 PM SUNDAY.

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