Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
856 AM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

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

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856 AM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A DEEP LOW PRES SYSTEM MOVING INTO THE ALASKA PANHANDLE WILL
BRING A FRONT ACROSS THE WATERS THIS MORNING...AND A LARGE
WESTERLY SWELL LATE SAT NIGHT AND SUN. A SERIES OF WEAKER
FRONTS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS MON THROUGH WED.

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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-
856 AM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM
PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT VEERING TO SW BY
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 7 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. OCCASIONAL
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...EASING TO 15
KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT DURING THE EVENING. WIND WAVES 6 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS...BUILDING TO
NEAR 20 FT AT 16 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.SUN...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT.
W SWELL 19 FT AT 16 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 16 FT AT 15 SECONDS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT...BACKING TO
S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 14 FT AT 14
SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT...RISING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.
.WED...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 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-
856 AM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM
PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT VEERING TO SW BY
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
OCCASIONAL RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10
KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS...
BUILDING TO 19 FT AT 16 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT.
W SWELL 17 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 12 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT...RISING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT
13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 10 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
856 AM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
UNTIL 10 AM PDT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM 4 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...THEN RAPIDLY BUILDING TO 16 TO 18 FT LATE TONIGHT AND
EARLY SUN. HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILDING TO 13 FT WITH
BREAKERS DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 8 AM TODAY...AND TO 15 FT
WITH BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 845 PM TONIGHT.

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