Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
241 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

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

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241 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THIS
EVENING BRINGING GALES FORCE WINDS. WINDS WILL DECREASE BEHIND
THE FRONT LATER TONIGHT AND FRI. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING
QUIETER WEATHER FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT. ANOTHER STRONG
FRONT RETURNS HIGHER WIND AND SEAS SUN.

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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-
241 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM PDT FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED
SEAS 14 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES SW 5 FT AT
6 SECONDS. SW SWELL 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES W 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS.
W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT...BACKING TO SW IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES W 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 10 FT AT
12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES S 2 FT AT 5 SECONDS.
W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 7 FT.
W SWELL 5 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. SW SWELL
7 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 12 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 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-
241 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT RISING TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 35 KT IN THE EVENING. WINDS EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 30 KT LATE TONIGHT. COMBINED SEAS BUILDING TO 13 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES S 4 FT AT 6 SECONDS. SW
SWELL 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 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 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES W 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W
SWELL 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES S 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
4 FT. W SWELL 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. SW SWELL 7 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 12 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 12 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
241 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...7 FT EARLY THIS EVENING BUILDING TO 10 FT
BY LATE EVENING...THEN SUBSIDING TO 6 FT AGAIN FRI. HOWEVER...SEAS
WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 11 FT WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING
THE EBB AROUND 3 AM TONIGHT...AND TO 10 FT WITH BREAKERS
POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB AROUND 315 PM FRI AFTERNOON.

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