Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
915 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

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

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915 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A STRENGTHENING FALL-LIKE LOW PRES SYSTEM WILL MOVE NORTHWARD
ALONG THE COAST SAT AM AND EARLY PM. THE ACCOMPANYING COLD FRONT
WILL PUSH ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS AND INLAND ON SAT. A WEAKER
FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS THE REGION TUE AND WED.

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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-
915 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM PDT SATURDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES E 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS.
W SWELL 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS. RAIN. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WIND 35 TO 40 KT...BECOMING SW 30 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 45 KT WITH A FEW GUSTS TO 50 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 15 TO 17 FT WITH A DOMINATE PERIOD AROUND 11 SECONDS. RAIN
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...EASING
TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
SW 10 FT AT 8 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 5 FT AT 6 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SW SWELL 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL W 4 FT AT
16 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES SW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 7 FT AT
12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES SW 4 FT AT 5 SECONDS. NW SWELL 8 FT AT
11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 8 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-
915 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM PDT SATURDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES SE 4 FT AT 5 SECONDS.
W SWELL 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS. RAIN. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING SW 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 45 KT WITH A FEW GUSTS TO 50 KT. COMBINED SEAS 15 TO 17
FT WITH A DOMINATE PERIOD AROUND 11 SECONDS. RAIN AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW
15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES SW
7 FT AT 7 SECONDS. SW SWELL 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL W
4 FT AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES SW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 7 FT AT
12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES SW 2 FT AT
4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT.
.WED...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
915 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM 5 AM PDT SATURDAY THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 4 FT THROUGH EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING. SEAS WILL BUILD RAPIDLY TO 14 TO 15 FT AROUND
7-8 AM SATURDAY MORNING AND REMAIN AROUND 12 TO 13 FT THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING. HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 8 FT
DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 5 AM SATURDAY MORNING...AND TO 14 FT
DURING THE EBB AROUND 530 PM SATURDAY EVENING.

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