Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
219 PM PST FRI FEB 5 2016

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

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219 PM PST FRI FEB 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE EASTWARD ACROSS THE WATERS LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND EARLY THIS EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD
ACROSS THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...BRINGING
DECREASING SEAS AND LIGHTER WINDS. A WARM FRONT WILL BRUSH THE
NORTHERN WATERS SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING.

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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-
219 PM PST FRI FEB 5 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT...POSSIBLY AS
HIGH AS 50 KT BRIEFLY EARLY THIS EVENING...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25
KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT LATER THIS EVENING...BEFORE DECREASING TO
SW 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS
PEAKING NEAR 20 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS EARLY THIS
EVENING BEFORE GRADUALLY DECREASING TO 14 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD 12 SECONDS BY LATE TONIGHT. TURNING SHOWERY THIS EVENING.
.SAT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT... BACKING TO SE
IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES SW 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO
THE SE 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 13 FT AT
11 SECONDS... SUBSIDING TO 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES
E 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...E WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES E 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W
SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES E 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS.
W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON...E WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT.
W SWELL 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.
.WED...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.

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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-
219 PM PST FRI FEB 5 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT...POSSIBLY AS
HIGH AS 50 KT WITHIN 20 NM OF THE COAST BRIEFLY EARLY THIS
EVENING...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT LATER THIS
EVENING...BEFORE DECREASING TO SW 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS PEAKING NEAR 21 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS EARLY THIS EVENING BEFORE GRADUALLY
DECREASING TO 15 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS BY LATE
TONIGHT. TURNING SHOWERY THIS EVENING.
.SAT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO SE IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES SW 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO
THE SE AT 4 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 13 FT AT
12 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES SE 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS...
SUBSIDING TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES SE 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 7 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES E 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS.
W SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...E WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT.
W SWELL 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT.
W SWELL 10 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.
.WED...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
219 PM PST FRI FEB 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS AROUND 20 FT LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND EARLY THIS EVENING SUBSIDING TO NEAR 14 FT BY LATE
TONIGHT AND LIKELY BELOW 10 FT BY SATURDAY NIGHT. HOWEVER...SEAS
WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO NEAR 17 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE EBB
AROUND 3 AM SATURDAY...AND TO NEAR 12 FT WITH BREAKERS LIKELY
DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 315 PM SATURDAY.

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