Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
815 AM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

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

PZZ200-030015-
815 AM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
LOW PRES ALOFT REMAINS OVER THE FAR NE PAC THROUGH FRI NIGHT.
SHOWERS AND POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS COULD BRING OUTFLOW WIND
GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KT TODAY. SURFACE HIGH PRES BUILDS OVER THE NE
PAC AND A THERMAL TROUGH BUILDS OVER CALIFORNIA. NORTHERLY WINDS
WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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PZZ250-030015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-
815 AM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

.TODAY...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES W 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW
SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES W 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...SW WIND 5 KT. WIND WAVES SW 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES W 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE N 1 FT AT 4 SECONDS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.FRI...N WIND 5 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES N 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
N 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SAT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 4 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. SW SWELL 5 FT.

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PZZ270-030015-
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO
60 NM-
815 AM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES W 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW
SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES NW 3 FT AT
4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT IN THE MORNING. WIND
WAVES W 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
SECONDARY SWELL S 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...VEERING TO N AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES NW 1 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT...RISING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES N 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 4 FT AT
9 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
N 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. SW SWELL 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. SW SWELL 5 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. SW SWELL 5 FT.

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PZZ255-275-030015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
815 AM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

.TODAY...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT IN THE MORNING.
WIND WAVES NW 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES
NW 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES NW 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW
SWELL 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...VEERING TO N AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES N 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES N 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW
SWELL 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
N 4 FT AT 5 SECONDS. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. SW SWELL 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. SW SWELL 4 FT.

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PZZ210-030015-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
815 AM PDT WED SEP 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
UNTIL 10 AM PDT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT TODAY AND TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 11 FT WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE
DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 830 PM THIS EVENING...AND TO 8 FT
DURING THE EBB AROUND 845 AM THURSDAY.

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