Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
204 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

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

PZZ200-120600-
204 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
BROAD LOW PRESSURE CENTERED WELL OFFSHORE AND SPANNING THE GULF
OF ALASKA WILL PIVOT MULTIPLE SURFACE LOW CENTERS NEAR THE
WATERS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS
THE WATERS FRIDAY. ANOTHER FRONT IS EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT AND
SUNDAY. HIGH PRES BUILDS MONDAY BEFORE ANOTHER LOW APPROACHES
ON TUESDAY.

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PZZ270-275-120600-
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
204 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES S 4
FT AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 10 FT AT 20 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL W 5
FT AT 10 SECONDS. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 FT AT 18 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW 4 FT AT
5 SECONDS. W SWELL 13 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW 4 FT AT
6 SECONDS. W SWELL 12 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW 4 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W
SWELL 13 FT AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 14 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
14 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL
9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.

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PZZ250-255-120600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
204 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM PST THIS
EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO
20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES S 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W
SWELL 9 FT AT 19 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL W 5 FT AT
10 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 11 FT AT 17 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW
3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 12 FT AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES SW 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 11 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES SW 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W
SWELL 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
S 6 FT AT 7 SECONDS. W SWELL 13 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 11 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.

$$

PZZ210-120600-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
204 PM PST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. HOWEVER...SEAS
WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 14 FT WITH BREAKERS LIKELY DURING THE
STRONG EBBS AROUND 645 PM TONIGHT AND AROUND 730 AM FRIDAY.

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