Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
153 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

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

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153 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A LOW PRESSURE WILL DEEPEN TO NEAR 990 MB AS IT MOVES TOWARDS
NORTHERN VANCOUVER ISLAND WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY. THIS WILL
BRING GALE FORCE WINDS TO THE WATERS TODAY...AND ESPECIALLY
TONIGHT WHERE A COASTAL JET WILL LIKELY ENHANCE WINDS. ANOTHER
RATHER STRONG FRONT WILL ARRIVE LATE 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-
153 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT
THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL
10 AM PDT THIS MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BACKING TO S IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE LATE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 6 FT. W SWELL 11
FT AT 12 SECONDS... SUBSIDING TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS WITH SMALL HAIL BEFORE SUNRISE...THEN RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS OF 35 TO 40
KT...PARTICULARLY WITHIN 20 NM OF THE COAST WHERE A COASTAL JET
WILL ENHANCE WINDS. COMBINED SEAS 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8
SECONDS. RAIN.
.THU...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS
12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT
11 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...RISING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
SECONDARY SWELL W 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING.
WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 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-
153 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT
THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL
10 AM PDT THIS MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... RISING TO
25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS
12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS WITH SMALL HAIL
BEFORE SUNRISE...THEN RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT...PARTICULARLY
WITHIN 20 NM OF THE COAST WHERE A COASTAL JET WILL ENHANCE WINDS.
COMBINED SEAS 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. RAIN.
.THU...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE EARLY
MORNING...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. RAIN IN
THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT
11 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT
11 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL W 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
153 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 11 FT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
NIGHT. HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILDING TO 12 FT WITH BREAKERS
LIKELY DURING THE EBB AROUND 1230 PM WEDNESDAY AND TO 15 FT WITH
BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 130 AM THURSDAY.

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