Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
255 AM PST WED FEB 10 2016

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

PZZ200-101730-
255 AM PST WED FEB 10 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
BROAD LOW PRESSURE IS CENTERED WELL OFFSHORE AND SPANNING THE
GULF OF ALASKA. A DISSIPATING FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS TODAY.
MULTIPLE SURFACE LOW CENTERS WILL PIVOT AROUND THE LOW THROUGH THE
WEEKEND AND SEND SEVERAL SWELL TRAINS ACROSS THE WATERS...PRODUCING
CONFUSED SEAS AT TIMES. ADDITIONAL FRONTS AFFECT THE AREA THURSDAY
AND SATURDAY EVENING.

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PZZ250-255-101730-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
255 AM PST WED FEB 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PST THIS
MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM THIS
EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT... BECOMING S
15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE MORNING. WIND WAVES S 3 FT
AT 4 SECONDS. SW SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO SE WITH GUSTS TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES SE 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. SW SWELL
7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL W 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT...VEERING TO S IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SE 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 9 FT
AT 18 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL SW 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. RAIN
LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES S 3 FT AT
4 SECONDS. W SWELL 14 FT AT 17 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES S 2 FT
AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 13 FT AT 17 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES SW 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 12 FT AT
16 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 12 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.

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PZZ270-275-101730-
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-
255 AM PST WED FEB 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM PST THIS
MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM THIS
EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES S
4 FT AT 5 SECONDS. SW SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES SE 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. SW SWELL 7 FT AT
11 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL W 5 FT AT 18 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.THU...SE WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES SE
5 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 9 FT AT 19 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL
SW 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
S 3 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 15 FT AT 18 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES SW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 13 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...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. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT. W SWELL 12 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.

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PZZ210-101730-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
255 AM PST WED FEB 10 2016

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6. HOWEVER...SEAS
WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 8 FT DURING THE EBB AROUND 6 AM
WEDNESDAY MORNING...AND TO 9 FT WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING
THE VERY STRONG EBB AROUND 6 PM WEDNESDAY.

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