Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
833 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

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

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833 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A LOW PRES WILL DEEPEN TO NEAR 990 MB AS IT MOVES TOWARDS
N VANCOUVER ISLAND TODAY THROUGH THU. WARM FRONT WILL LIFT N
ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS TODAY...FOLLOWED BY STRONG COLD FRONT
LATE TONIGHT INTO THU AM. BRIEF BREAK IN THE WEATHER ON FRI...BUT
ANOTHER STRONG FRONT WILL ARRIVE LATER SAT.

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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-
833 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON PDT TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT THIS MORNING...BECOMING S 25 TO 30 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS UP TO  TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 11 TO
13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT...RISING TO 30 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. COMBINED SEAS 14 TO 17 FT WITH THE
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. RAIN.
.THU...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT... BECOMING SW 20
TO 25 KT LATER IN THE MORNING. COMBINED SEAS 15 TO 17 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WIND
WAVES 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT. W SWELL 14 FT AT 11
SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 12 FT. SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 11
SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
833 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

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

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 12 FT TODAY INTO THIS
EVENING...THEN 12 TO 13 FT TONIGHT AND THU AM.  HOWEVER...SEAS
TEMPORARILY 13 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 1230 PM
TODAY...AND NEAR 15 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 130 AM
THU.

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