Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
253 AM PDT SAT SEP 20 2014

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

PZZ200-201615-
253 AM PDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A TROUGH OF LOW PRES ON THE OREGON COAST WILL MOVE N AND WEAKEN
OFF THE WASHINGTON COAST TONIGHT TURNING WINDS BACK TO THE S FOR
THE LATE WEEKEND AND EARLY NEXT WEEK. A MORE ACTIVE WEATHER
PATTERN IS EXPECTED TO RETURN BY MIDWEEK.

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PZZ250-270-201615-
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-
253 AM PDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TODAY...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT...VEERING TO E AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 4 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO SE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 4 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT. W SWELL 12 FT.

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PZZ255-275-201615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
253 AM PDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT
THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT GUSTS TO 25 KT OVER THE OUTER WATERS.
WIND EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW
SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 4 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT.
W SWELL 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO SE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 4 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT. W SWELL 12 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
253 AM PDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM NOON PDT TODAY THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 7 FT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY.
HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 8 FT DURING THE EBB
CURRENT AROUND 245 AM...AND TO 10 FT DURING THE EBB AROUND 315 PM
SAT...AND 8 FT DURING THE EBB AROUND 330 AM SUN.

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