Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
859 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

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

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859 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
LOW PRES OVER THE SOUTHERN GULF OF ALASKA WILL MOVE SLOWLY
EASTWARD THROUGH SAT...AND INTO SW BRITISH COLUMBIA LATER SAT.
AN ACCOMPANYING COLD FRONT WILL SWING ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS
SAT AFTERNOON...AND INLAND EARLY SAT EVENING. AFTER A BRIEF
BREAK IN THE WEATHER SUN AND MON...ACTIVE WEATHER PATTERN
CONTINUES.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
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-
859 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES SW
7 FT AT 7 SECONDS. SW SWELL 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
SW 7 FT AT 7 SECONDS. W SWELL 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS
16 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT... EASING
TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 15 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN...W WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES SW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 12 FT AT
11 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES SW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 9 FT AT
10 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
859 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...SEAS 5 TO 7 FT THIS MORNING...THEN 8 TO 10
FT THIS TONIGHT. HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY NEAR 9 FT DURING THE
EBB AROUND 1245 PM TODAY...AND NEAR 11 FT THE EBB AROUND 1 AM
SAT. BREAKERS EXPECTED DURING THE EBBS.

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