Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
843 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

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

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843 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRES WILL SIT OFF THE PAC NW THROUGH
FRI...THEN WEAKEN AS A NEW LOW PUSHES INTO THE GULF OF ALASKA.
A SERIES OF FRONTS WILL PARADE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS AND
INTO THE PAC NW THIS WEEK. THE NEXT FRONT AND THE STRONGEST
WILL ARRIVE LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...THEN PUSH ONSHORE
OVERNIGHT. ANOTHER FRONT WILL ARRIVE LATER WED.

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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-
843 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS 30 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 5
FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO
35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 17 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
16 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
6 FT. W SWELL 17 FT AT 14 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 14 FT AT
14 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT
12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
6 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
843 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 FT THIS MORNING...THEN
BUILDING TO 7 FT THIS AFTERNOON...AND 10 TO 12 FT TONIGHT.
HOWEVER..SEAS TEMPORARILY NEAR 10 FT WITH THE EBB AROUND 515 PM
THIS AFTERNOON...AND NEAR 15 FT WITH BREAKERS LIKELY DURING EBB
AROUND 530 AM WEDNESDAY MORNING.

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