Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
259 AM PST THU FEB 11 2016

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

PZZ200-111730-
259 AM PST THU FEB 11 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
BROAD LOW PRESSURE CENTERED WELL OFFSHORE AND SPANNING THE GULF
OF ALASKA WILL PIVOT MULTIPLE SURFACE LOW CENTERS NEAR THE
WATERS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A WARM FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH TO
NORTH ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY FOLLOWED BY A WEAK COLD FRONT EARLY
FRIDAY. ANOTHER FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS SATURDAY NIGHT.

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PZZ270-275-111730-
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-
259 AM PST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PST THIS
MORNING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT BECOMING S 15 TO
20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING. WIND WAVES SE 3 FT
AT 4 SECONDS. SW SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL W 4 FT
AT 22 SECONDS...BUILDING TO W 10 FT AT 19 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL
SW 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES S
6 FT AT 7 SECONDS. W SWELL 15 FT AT 18 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW
3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 13 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW 3 FT AT
6 SECONDS. W SWELL 13 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W
SWELL 13 FT AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.
.MON...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.

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PZZ250-255-111730-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
259 AM PST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO
25 KT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES SE 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. SW
SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL W 4 FT AT 22 SECONDS...
SHIFTING TO THE W 9 FT AT 18 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL SW 5 FT AT
10 SECONDS. RAIN. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES S 5 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W
SWELL 13 FT AT 17 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES SW 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W
SWELL 12 FT AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES SW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 12 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW
3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 25 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
14 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.
.MON...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.

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PZZ210-111730-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
259 AM PST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
UNTIL 9 AM PST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 7 FT...INCREASING TO 8 FT
THIS AFTERNOON AND THEN TO 9 FT TONIGHT. HOWEVER...SEAS WILL
TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 12 FT WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB
AROUND 630 AM THIS MORNING...AND TO 13 FT WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE
DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 645 PM TONIGHT.

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