Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
848 AM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

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

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848 AM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
HIGH PRES BUILDS OVER THE WATERS EARLY THIS MORNING. A WEAK
FRONT APPROACHES THE WATERS TODAY...AND MAY BRUSH THE NORTHERN
WATERS. WEAK HIGH PRES REMAINS OVER THE WATERS UNTIL THE NEXT
SIGNIFICANT FRONT APPROACHES MID WEEK. LARGE WESTERLY SWELL
SUBSIDES LATER TODAY.

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PZZ250-255-202230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
848 AM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 19 FT AT
16 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 16 FT AT 15 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO SE TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 14 FT AT 15 SECONDS... SUBSIDING TO
11 FT AT 14 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WIND TO 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...EASING
TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT
12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.

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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-
848 AM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS TO 20 KT NORTH OF CASCADE HEAD.
WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 21 FT AT 16 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 17 FT
AT 15 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 14 FT AT 15
SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT...VEERING TO W WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.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...BACKING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...EASING
TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 10 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
848 AM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

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

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 19 FT...DECREASING TO 14 TO
16 FT BY TONIGHT. HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILDING TO 21 FT
WITH BREAKERS DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 9 AM TODAY...AND TO 18
FT WITH BREAKERS LIKELY DURING THE EBB AROUND 945 TONIGHT.

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