Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
259 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

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

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259 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE TODAY BRINGING SEVERAL HOURS OF
GALE FORCE WINDS. WEAK HIGH PRES RETURNS TO THE WATERS TONIGHT
AND MON...FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER FRONTAL SYSTEM TUE INTO WED.

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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-
259 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM PDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 40 KT IN THE MORNING...THEN...BECOMING SW 25 TO 30 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 14 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 12 SECONDS. RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING... THEN SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
SW 3 FT AT 6 SECONDS. SW SWELL 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO
THE W 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES W 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W
SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 13 FT AT 10 SECONDS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES SW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 11 FT AT
12 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL W 8 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES S
5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. W SWELL 9 FT AT 17 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL
W 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
S 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. W SWELL 11 FT AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 13 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.

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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-
259 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...RISING TO
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES SE 5 FT AT
6 SECONDS. W SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 5 FT AT 11
SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
SW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. SW SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW
2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS...BUILDING TO
10 FT AT 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE MORNING. SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW 2 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W
SWELL 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL W 8 FT AT
17 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES S 4 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 9 FT AT
17 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL W 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES S 4 FT AT
6 SECONDS. W SWELL 11 FT AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 13 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
259 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM 1 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT THIS MORNING
BEFORE INCREASING TO 7 TO 9 FT THIS AFTERNOON. HOWEVER...SEAS
WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 9 FT WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING THE
EBB AROUND 430 AM THIS MORNING...AND TO NEAR 11 FT WITH
BREAKERS DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 445 PM THIS AFTERNOON.

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