Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
237 AM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

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

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237 AM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
STRONG HIGH PRES OVER THE NE PAC WILL BUILD ACROSS THE PAC NW
FRI. A FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL SLIDE DOWN THE COAST FROM BRITISH
COLUMBIA THIS WEEKEND. ANOTHER STRONG HIGH PRES SYSTEM WILL
BUILD INTO THE REGION BEHIND THE FRONT...WITH OFFSHORE FLOW
DOMINATING THROUGH AT LEAST THE FIRST HALF OF NEXT WEEK.

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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-
237 AM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT IN THE MORNING. WIND
WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
BEFORE SUNRISE.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 5 KT...RISING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 8 FT
AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT.
W SWELL 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WIND
WAVES 7 FT. NW SWELL 13 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... EASING TO
15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 7 FT... SUBSIDING TO
4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 13 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING
N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 10 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.
.MON...NE WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W 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-
237 AM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO S WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS BEFORE SUNRISE.
.TONIGHT...W WIND TO 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
14 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND
WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 13 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.MON...NE WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 4 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
237 AM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
THIS EVENING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS AROUND 8 FT TODAY AND
TONIGHT. HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILDING TO 11 FT WITH
BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB AROUND 8 AM THIS MORNING...AND TO
11 FT WITH BREAKERS LIKELY DURING THE EBB AROUND 8 PM FRIDAY.

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