Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
253 PM PST THU DEC 25 2014

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

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253 PM PST THU DEC 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
STRONG HIGH PRES OVER THE NE PAC WILL BUILD ACROSS THE PAC NW FRI.
A FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL SLIDE DOWN THE COAST FROM BRITISH COLUMBIA
THIS WEEKEND. ANOTHER STRONG HIGH PRES SYSTEM WILL BUILD INTO
EASTERN WA AND OR BEHIND THE FRONT...WITH OFFSHORE FLOW DOMINATING
AT LEAST THE FIRST HALF OF NEXT WEEK.

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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-
253 PM PST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM
PST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...BACKING TO
W 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 11 FT AT 11
SECONDS EARLY...THEN SUBSIDING TO 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS OVERNIGHT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT...BECOMING W IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT
14 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 25 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 7 FT. NW SWELL
13 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... EASING TO
15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO
4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 15 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 11 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 3 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-
253 PM PST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM
PST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT... BACKING TO
SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 11 FT AT 12
SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11
SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND TO 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT...RISING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 13 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
4 FT. NW SWELL 11 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 4 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
253 PM PST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
UNTIL 11 PM PST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
5 AM TO 10 AM PST FRIDAY MORNING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 12 FT EARLY...LOWERING
TO 7 FT TONIGHT AND FRIDAY. HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILDING TO
13 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 7 PM TONIGHT AND
TEMPORARILY BUILDING TO 11 FT WITH BREAKERS LIKELY DURING THE EBB
AROUND 8 AM FRIDAY MORNING.

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