Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
258 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

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

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258 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT N THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A DEEPENING LOW PRES CENTER WILL APPROACH
FROM THE SW TONIGHT...THEN MOVE N THROUGH THE WATERS SAT WITH A
CENTRAL PRES AROUND 995 MB. A COLD FRONT WILL FOLLOW LATE
SAT...THEN HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN SAT NIGHT AND SUN.

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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-
258 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WIND 10 KT...BACKING TO E IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO
15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS
LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE
25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 8
FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT. COMBINED SEAS 13
FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 17 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 12 FT. SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 9 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 13 FT.

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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-
258 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WIND 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT...BACKING TO E IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...RISING TO
25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4
FT...BUILDING TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS
11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 15 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 11 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 11 FT. SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT
11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... EASING
TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 9 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 FT. W SWELL 14 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
258 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
UNTIL 7 AM PDT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 7 FT TODAY AND TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 11 FT WITH BREAKERS
POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB AROUND 530 AM THIS MORNING...AND TO 13 FT
WITH BREAKERS LIKELY DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 545 PM THIS
AFTERNOON.

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