Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
851 AM PDT MON AUG 31 2015

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

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851 AM PDT MON AUG 31 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A WEAK WARM FRONT IS MOVING ACROSS THE WATERS THIS MORNING THROUGH
EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. LOW PRES REMAINS OVER THE FAR NE PAC
THROUGH MID- WEEK WITH A COUPLE OF FRONTS MOVING ACROSS THE WATERS
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. NORTHERLY WINDS RETURN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY
AS SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE NE PACIFIC AND A THERMAL
TROUGH BUILDS OVER CALIFORNIA. $$

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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-
851 AM PDT MON AUG 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES SW 4
FT AT 5 SECONDS. NW SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. OCCASIONAL RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
SW 4 FT AT 5 SECONDS. NW SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW
4 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
W 4 FT AT 5 SECONDS. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES W
3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. NW SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS...BUILDING TO
10 FT AT 12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES W 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW
SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 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-
851 AM PDT MON AUG 31 2015

.TODAY...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW
3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. OCCASIONAL
LIGHT SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES SW 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 7 FT AT
10 SECONDS. OCCASIONAL LIGHT SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW
3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES W 3 FT AT
4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES W 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 8 FT AT
11 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES
NW 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT.

$$

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
851 AM PDT MON AUG 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING. HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 11 FT WITH BREAKERS
DURING THE STRONG EBBS AROUND 7 PM THIS EVENING AND 715 AM TUESDAY
MORNING.

$$


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