Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
838 AM PST TUE FEB 28 2017

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

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838 AM PST TUE FEB 28 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A WEAK FRONT WILL BRING AN INCREASE IN GUSTY WINDS TO THE
NORTHERN WATERS TONIGHT BEFORE BRIEF HIGH PRESSURE BRINGS
QUIETER WEATHER WEDNESDAY. A SERIES OF STRONGER FRONTS WILL
LIKELY BRING HIGH END SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WINDS OR POSSIBLY
BORDERLINE GALE FORCE WINDS LATE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.


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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-
838 AM PST TUE FEB 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PST THIS
EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES W 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 8 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
SW 4 FT AT 6 SECONDS. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.WED...SW WIND 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW 2 FT AT
5 SECONDS. NW SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES SW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. NW SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.THU...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES SW
4 FT AT 7 SECONDS. NW SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND
WAVES SW 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS. W SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO 35 KT POSSIBLE.
WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 9 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-
838 AM PST TUE FEB 28 2017

.TODAY...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES W
3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW
3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WED...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES SW 2 FT AT 5 SECONDS. NW
SWELL 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES SW 2 FT AT
4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES SW 4 FT AT 6 SECONDS. NW SWELL 7 FT AT
13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES SW 4 FT AT
7 SECONDS. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO 35 KT POSSIBLE.
WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
838 AM PST TUE FEB 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...


.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. HOWEVER...SEAS
WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO NEAR 10 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE
STRONG EBB AROUND 6 PM TUESDAY...AND TO NEAR 9 FT WITH BREAKERS
LIKELY DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 630 AM WEDNESDAY.


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