Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
222 AM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

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

PZZ200-011730-
222 AM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
PERSISTENT LOW PRESSURE WILL SIT OVER THE NORTH PACIFIC THROUGH
THE UPCOMING WEEK. THE FIRST IN A SERIES OF FRONTS CROSSES
MIDDAY TODAY WITH EACH FRONT PROGRESSIVELY STRONGER THAN THE
LAST. THE NEXT FRONT MOVES ACROSS MONDAY AND THE STRONGEST FRONT
THURSDAY NIGHT OR 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-
222 AM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TODAY...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT...VEERING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT. W SWELL
4 FT AT 13 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT... BUILDING TO
4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SW SWELL 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
14 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING
SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO
2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT
13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND TO 5 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT
12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SE WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.
.THU...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 18 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-
222 AM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

.TODAY...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS...
BUILDING TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT...RISING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.MON...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW TO 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W
SWELL 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SE WIND 5 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT
13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 8 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SE WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.
.THU...S WIND 30 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 19 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
222 AM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 5 FT THROUGH THIS
EVENING. HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 7 FT DURING THE EBB
AROUND 3 AM THIS MORNING AND TO 9 FT DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND
315 PM THIS AFTERNOON.

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