Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
1156 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

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

UPDATED BAR FORECAST FOR TODAY

PZZ200-272315-
1156 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A SURFACE LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE FROM NORTH TO SOUTH ALONG THE
SW WASHINGTON AND N OREGON COAST THROUGH THIS EVENING. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD INLAND WHILE A THERMAL TROUGH OF LOW
PRESSURE DEVELOPS OVER THE COAST SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE OVER THE WATERS SUNDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY.

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PZZ250-255-272315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
1156 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM
PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT
11 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH SMALL HAIL AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT...VEERING
TO E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT... SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 5 FT AT
8 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WIND 5 TO 10 KT...EASING TO TO 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT.

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PZZ270-275-272315-
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-
1156 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

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

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SHOWERS
WITH SMALL HAIL AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT
8 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.MON...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT.

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PZZ210-272315-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
1156 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
UNTIL 2 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT THROUGH TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 9 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE
EBB AROUND NOON TODAY AND TO NEAR 8 FT WITH THE EBB AROUND 1245
AM SATURDAY MORNING.

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