Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
256 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

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

PZZ200-061800-
256 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
WEAK LOW PRESSURE OFF THE NORTHERN OREGON COAST WILL MOVE
ONSHORE NEAR FLORENCE LATER THIS MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD EAST OF THE CASCADES...CAUSING INCREASING OFFSHORE FLOW TUE
NIGHT AND WED. STRONG FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS
FOR POSSIBLE GALES WED NIGHT AND THU. GUSTY POST-FRONTAL WINDS AND
ANOTHER PERSISTENT SWELL TRAIN WILL AFFECT THE WATERS INTO FRIDAY.

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PZZ250-270-061800-
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-
256 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
MORNING...THEN BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES N 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS...
SUBSIDING TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES NE 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW
SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.WED...E WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES E
5 FT AT 7 SECONDS. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS 35 TO 40 KT. WIND
WAVES E 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.THU...SE WIND 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO
40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 15 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10
SECONDS. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT...EASING TO
25 TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 18 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 11
SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 17 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.

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PZZ255-275-061800-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
256 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
MORNING...THEN EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
N 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...VEERING TO E
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES NE 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 8 FT AT
11 SECONDS.
.WED...E WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES E
3 FT AT 6 SECONDS. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES SE 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
NW SWELL 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.THU...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS
14 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS 35 TO 40 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 17 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 17 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.

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PZZ210-061800-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
256 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM 7 AM TO 11 AM PST THIS MORNING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...SEAS AROUND 8 FT THROUGH
TONIGHT...DECREASING TO 6 FT EARLY WED. HOWEVER...SEAS WILL
TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 11 FEET DURING THE EBB AROUND 930 AM THIS
MORNING AND TO 9 FEET DURING THE EBB AROUND 915 PM THIS EVENING.

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