Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
900 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

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

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900 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
AN INTENSIFYING LOW PRES AREA ABOUT 1000 MILES SW OF NEWPORT
WILL APPROACH TODAY AND TONIGHT...AND MOVE ACROSS THE REGION
SAT AM. THE ACCOMPANYING COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS THE
COASTAL WATERS AND INLAND ON SAT. ANOTHER FRONT WILL PUSH
ACROSS THE REGION MON AND TUE.

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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-
900 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

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

.TODAY...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES S 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 5 FT AT
15 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES E 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W
SWELL 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS. RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WIND 30 TO 35 KT...VEERING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 45 KT. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 15 FT...WITH DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 10 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE
EVENING. WIND WAVES SW 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS. SW SWELL 10 FT AT
8 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES SW 4 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 8 FT AT
12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES SW 3 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
900 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 4 FT TODAY THROUGH THIS
EVENING. SEAS BUILD TO 6 TO 9 FT EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.
HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY 6 FT DURING THE EBB AROUND 445 PM TODAY
AND TO 10 FT WITH BREAKERS LIKELY DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 5 AM
SATURDAY.

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