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

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

PZZ200-290430-
256 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A FALL-LIKE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS APPROACHING FROM 400 MI OFF THE
COAST OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA...AND 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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PZZ250-270-290430-
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-
256 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO E. WIND WAVES S 2 FT
AT 4 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE E 1 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL
5 FT AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WIND 30 TO 35 KT...VEERING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 45 KT WITH A FEW GUSTS TO 50 KT. COMBINED SEAS 15 TO 17
FT...WITH DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
IN THE MORNING. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...EASING
TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES SW 10 FT AT
8 SECONDS...DECREASING 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 CHANCE OF SHOWERS 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-
256 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO NE IN THE EVENING...THEN...
BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES S 1 FT AT
4 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE E 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 5 FT
AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WIND 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING SW 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 47 KT WITH A FEW GUSTS TO 50 KT. COMBINED SEAS 15 TO 17
FT...LOWERING TO 12 TO 15 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING. RAIN.
.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 CHANCE
OF SHOWERS 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-
256 PM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 4 FT THIS EVENING
THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. SEAS BUILD RAPIDLY TO 14 TO 15 FT
AROUND 7-8 AM SATURDAY MORNING AND STAY 12 TO 15 FT THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY 6 FT DURING THE EBB AROUND
445 PM TODAY AND TO 7 FT DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 5 AM
SATURDAY.

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