Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
840 AM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

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

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840 AM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
WEAK LOW PRES OFF THE S OREGON AND N CALIFORNIA COAST WILL FILL
AS IT MOVES ONSHORE LATER TODAY AND THIS EVENING. WEAK HIGHER
PRES WILL ALONG THE WASHINGTON COAST WILL EXPAND S ALONG THE
OREGON COAST TONIGHT. THERMAL LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP OVER N
CALIFORNIA LATE FRI...AND EXTEND N ALONG THE OREGON COAST FRI
NIGHT AND SAT...THEN MOVE N AND WEAKEN ALONG THE WASHINGTON
COAST AS TRAILING HIGHER PRES BUILDS N ALONG THE COAST SAT
NIGHT AND SUN.

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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-
840 AM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...W WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. SWELL SW 4 FT AT
11 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL NW 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. SW SWELL 4 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.
.MON...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 5 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-
840 AM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...NE WIND 5 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT
11 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. SWELL SW 4 FT AT
11 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL NW 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT. SW SWELL 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING
S 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO
2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.SUN...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.
.MON...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
840 AM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 FT TODAY AND TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 6 FT DURING THE EBB
CURRENTS AROUND 130 PM THIS AFTERNOON AND AROUND 2 AM EARLY
FRIDAY MORNING.

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