Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
847 PM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

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

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847 PM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
LOW PRES TO THE NORTHWEST OF THE WATERS WILL SHIFT NORTH AS
HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE SOUTHWEST TONIGHT. A WEAKER FRONT
APPROACHES THE WATERS SUN...BRUSHING THE NORTHERN WATERS. WEAK
HIGH PRES REMAINS OVER THE WATERS THROUGH MID WEEK. LARGE
WESTERLY SWELL ARRIVES TONIGHT THEN SUBSIDES LATER SUN.

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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-
847 PM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH A FEW GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 20 FT AT
16 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT.
W SWELL 19 FT AT 16 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 17 FT AT 15 SECONDS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING.
WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 14 FT AT 14 SECONDS... SUBSIDING TO
12 FT AT 13 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
W SWELL 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 7 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-
847 PM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 19 FT AT 16 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN
THE EVENING.
.SUN...SE WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 18 FT AT
15 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 12 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT...BACKING TO SW IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
847 PM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS RAPIDLY BUILDING TO 16 TO 18
FT LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY SUN. HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILDING
TO 15 FT DURING THE EBB AROUND 845 PM TONIGHT...AND TO 20 FT DURING
THE STRONG EBB AROUND 9 AM SUN...AND TO 18 FT DURING THE EBB
AROUND 945 PM SUN. BREAKERS ARE EXPECTED WITH ALL EBB CURRENTS.

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