Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
224 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

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

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224 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
HIGH PRES WILL SLOWLY BUILD OVER THE NE PAC TODAY...PUSHING A
WEAK WARM FRONT N ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS LATE TONIGHT. THEN A
FAST MOVING COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS THE REGION LATE TUE.
ANOTHER STRONG LOW WILL PASS TO S OF THE AREA ON WED. BRIEF BREAK
IN THE WEATHER FOR THU AND FRI...BUT ANOTHER STRONG LOW AND FRONT
WILL PUSH ACROSS THE REGION ON 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-
224 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

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

.TODAY...W WIND 10 KT OR LESS...VEERING SE THIS AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 11 TO 13 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN AT TIMES.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3
FT. W SWELL 11 TO 13 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN AT TIMES.
.TUE...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...STRONGEST N OF CASCADE HEAD. WIND
WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 17 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT EARLY...THEN W 15 KT. WIND WAVES
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BUT SW 25 KT TO SOUTH OF TILLAMOOK IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
224 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

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

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 11 FT THROUGH TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY 14 FT WITH THE EBB AROUND 445 AM TODAY
AND NEAR 16 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE VERY STRONG EBB AROUND
445 PM THIS AFTERNOON.

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