Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
317 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

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

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317 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
LOW PRES OVER THE SOUTHERN GULF OF ALASKA WILL MOVE SLOWLY
EASTWARD THROUGH SAT...AND INTO SW BRITISH COLUMBIA LATER SAT. AN
ACCOMPANYING COLD FRONT WILL SWING ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS SAT
AFTERNOON...AND INLAND EARLY SAT EVENING. AFTER A BRIEF BREAK IN
THE WEATHER SUN AND MON...ACTIVE WEATHER PATTERN CONTINUES.

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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-
317 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS AND HAZARDOUS SEAS TODAY THROUGH
SAT MORNING...
...GALE WARNING LATE SAT MORNING THROUGH SAT EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
SW 7 FT AT 7 SECONDS. W SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS...BUILDING
TO 10 TO 12 FT THIS AFTERNOON. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
SW 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS. W SWELL NEAR 14 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT...GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS
BUILDING TO 17 TO 20 FT WITH DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT... EASING
TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 16 TO 19 FT WITH
DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. RAIN EARLY THEN SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WIND 20 TO 25 KT EARLY...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES SW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 11 FT AT 11
SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 9 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
317 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM 10 AM TODAY THROUGH SAT MORNING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...SEAS NEAR 7 FT THIS AM...THEN 9 TO 10 FT
THIS AFTERNOON AND NEAR 11 FT TONIGHT. HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY
NEAR 12 FT DURING THE EBB AROUND 1245 PM TODAY...AND NEAR 15 FT
THE EBB AROUND 1 AM SAT. BREAKERS EXPECTED DURING THE EBBS.

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