Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
248 PM PST WED DEC 24 2014

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

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248 PM PST WED DEC 24 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
LOW PRES OVER CENTRAL OREGON IS PUSHING A COLD FRONT SOUTHWARD
THROUGH CALIFORNIA THIS AFTERNOON. STRONG HIGH PRES IS BUILDING IN
BEHIND THE FRONT RESULTING IN STRONG NW FLOW ACROSS THE WATERS.
HIGH PRES WILL EVENTUALLY BUILD ACROSS THE PAC NW FOR LIGHTER
CONDITIONS ACROSS THE WATERS THU AND FRI. NEXT COLD FRONT WILL
SLIDE DOWN THE COAST FRONT BRITISH COLUMBIA THIS WEEKEND.

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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-
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-
248 PM PST WED DEC 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 14 FT AT
14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS BEFORE DARK. SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WIND 15 KT...EASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS
TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT IN THE MORNING. WIND
WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT
AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT.
W SWELL 9 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL
10 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 11 FT.
.MON...E WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
248 PM PST WED DEC 24 2014

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

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 14 FT TONIGHT...
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 11 FT THURSDAY. HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY
BUILDING TO NEAR 18 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE VERY STRONG EBB
AROUND 615 PM THIS EVENING...AND SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILDING TO NEAR
15 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 7 AM THURSDAY MORNING.

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