Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
345 AM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

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

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345 AM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A LOW PRES SYSTEM OVER THE GULF OF ALASKA WILL SEND A SERIES OF
FRONTS ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THIS WEEK. A STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS THROUGH THIS MORNING WITH ANOTHER
POTENTIALLY STRONG FRONT ON TAP FOR LATER FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY.

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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-
345 AM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...S WIND 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT THIS MORNING...BECOMING
SW 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 19 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 12 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 15 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS
IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL S 8 FT AT
9 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W
SWELL 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL SW 6 FT AT
8 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT...BUILDING TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W
SWELL 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 12 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-
345 AM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...S WIND 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT...BECOMING SW
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS
18 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 15 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 14 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL S 8 FT AT
9 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT
12 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL SW 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING
S 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
3 FT...BUILDING TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
345 AM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 17 FT THROUGH THIS
MORNING...DECREASING TO AROUND 13 FT THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.
HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY NEAR 19 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE
EBB CURRENT AROUND 430 AM EARLY THIS MORNING...AND 15 FT WITH
BREAKERS LIKELY DURING THE EBB AROUND 445 PM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

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