Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
851 AM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

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

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851 AM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A TROUGH OF LOW PRES WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY...
THEN WEAK HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN TONIGHT AND SAT. THE NEXT
STRONG FRONT LOOKS TO ARRIVE SUNDAY POSSIBLY BRINGING ANOTHER
ROUND OF GALE FORCE WINDS.

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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-
851 AM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES SW
5 FT AT 6 SECONDS. S SWELL 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES W 4 FT AT 5 SECONDS.
W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5
TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES W 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W
SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO
20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES S 2 FT AT
5 SECONDS. W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 25 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES S 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. W
SWELL 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW 3 FT AT
6 SECONDS. SW SWELL 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 12 FT.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
851 AM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES S 5 FT AT
6 SECONDS. S SWELL 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 7 FT AT 9
SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW
3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES W 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 8 FT AT
11 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES S 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS.
W SWELL 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES SE 6 FT AT 7 SECONDS. W
SWELL 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW
3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. SW SWELL 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 12 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
851 AM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
LATE TONIGHT...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 7 FT TODAY AND TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 12 FT WITH BREAKERS
LIKELY DURING THE EBB AROUND 315 PM THIS AFTERNOON AND TO 11 FT
WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB AROUND 345 AM TONIGHT.

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