Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
233 AM PDT WED APR 16 2014

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

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233 AM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
HIGH PRES OVER THE NE PAC WILL DRIFT S A BIT AS LOW PRES PUSHES
INTO THE GULF OF ALASKA. A WEAK FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS THE
REGION TODAY AND TONIGHT...WITH A STRONGER FRONT ARRIVING ON THU.
BRIEF BREAK IN THE WEATHER FOR FRI...BUT ANOTHER FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE REGION OVER THE 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-
233 AM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.THU...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT...VEERING TO NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO SE IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND TO 5 KT...RISING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 14 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-
233 AM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING.
WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE
IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WIND 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO
20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT...
BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT...VEERING TO NE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 13 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
233 AM PDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
UNTIL 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 7 FT TODAY AND TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY 10 TO 12 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE
STRONG EBB AROUND 6 AM THIS MORNING...AND 9 FT WITH BREAKERS
POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB AROUND 630 PM THIS EVENING.

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