Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
831 PM PDT MON MAY 2 2016

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

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831 PM PDT MON MAY 2 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
WINDS HAVE TURNED SOUTHERLY ALONG THE COAST WITH A SOUTHERLY LOW
STRATUS SURGE UP THE COAST TONIGHT. HIGHER PRES WILL BUILD IN FROM
THE W TUE AFTERNOON TURNING WINDS MORE FROM THE NW...LIKELY
REACHING SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THRESHOLDS TUE NIGHT AND WED WITH
SEAS BUILDING CLOSE TO 10 FT. N WINDS WILL LIKELY CONTINUE THROUGH
THE COMING WEEKEND.

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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-
831 PM PDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES SW 2 FT
AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
LATE IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES NW 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W
SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
N 4 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES N
6 FT AT 7 SECONDS. W SWELL 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
N 8 FT AT 7 SECONDS. W SWELL 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS...BUILDING TO
6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 7 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-
831 PM PDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES
SW 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS LATE IN THE EVENING.
.TUE...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES NW 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W
SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES N 4 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 6 FT AT
11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES N
7 FT AT 8 SECONDS. W SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
N 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS. W SWELL 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS...BUILDING TO
7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL
9 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
831 PM PDT MON MAY 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM 1 AM TO 4 AM PDT TUESDAY...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 7 FT TONIGHT AND 6 FT TUE.
HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO AROUND 10 FT DURING THE
EBB AROUND 230 AM TUE...AND TO AROUND 8 OR 9 FT DURING THE EBB
AROUND 3 PM TUE.

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