Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
844 AM PDT FRI APR 28 2017

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

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844 AM PDT FRI APR 28 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
HIGH PRES WILL GRADUALLY BUILD OVER THE REGION TODAY THEN SHIFT
INLAND OVER THE PAC NW THIS WEEKEND. A WEAK FRONT WILL PUSH
INTO THE REGION SAT NIGHT...FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER WEAK FRONT EARLY
NEXT WEEK. LONGER RANGE INDICATES RETURN OF WEAK HIGH PRES
TOWARDS MIDDLE 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-
844 AM PDT FRI APR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY
MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES NW 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS.
W SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES N 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 6 FT AT
11 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WIND TO 5 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES NE 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS... SHIFTING TO THE S
3 FT AT 4 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES SW 5 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 6 FT AT
10 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RAIN.
.SUN...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES NW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W
SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES NW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. NW SWELL 8 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.MON...W WIND TO 5 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 5 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-
844 AM PDT FRI APR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES N 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W
SWELL 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES N
3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...NE WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO SW WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES NE 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE W
1 FT AT 4 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES SW 4 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 4 FT AT 10
SECONDS...BUILDING TO 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SUN...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES NW 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W
SWELL 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING.
WIND WAVES NW 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
844 AM PDT FRI APR 28 2017

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...5 TO 6 FT TODAY AND AROUND 4 FT TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY NEAR 7 FT DURING THE EBB AROUND 715
PM TODAY AND NEAR 8 FT DURING THE VERY STRONG EBB AROUND 730 AM
SATURDAY.

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