Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
900 PM PDT TUE APR 15 2014

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

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900 PM PDT TUE APR 15 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
HIGH PRES OVER THE NE PAC WILL DRIFT S A BIT AS LOW PRES PUSHES
INTO THE GULF OF ALASKA. A WEAK FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS THE
REGION TONIGHT INTO WED...WITH A STRONGER FRONT ARRIVING ON THU.
BRIEF BREAK IN THE WEATHER FOR FRI...BUT ANOTHER FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE REGION OVER THE WEEKEND.

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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-
900 PM PDT TUE APR 15 2014

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4
FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...VEERING TO E IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND TO 5 KT...RISING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 12 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-
900 PM PDT TUE APR 15 2014

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...VEERING TO N AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT...VEERING TO NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
900 PM PDT TUE APR 15 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM 4 AM PDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 7 FT OVERNIGHT AND WED.
HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY 10 TO 12 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE
STRONG EBB AROUND 6 AM WED MORNING...AND 9 FT WITH BREAKERS
POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB AROUND 630 PM WED EVENING.

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