Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
241 PM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

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

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241 PM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
HIGH PRES MOVES EAST OF THE WATERS TONIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL ARRIVE SUN BRINGING SEVERAL HOURS OF GALE FORCE WINDS.
WEAK HIGH PRES RETURNS TO THE WATERS SUN NIGHT AND
MON...FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER FRONTAL SYSTEM TUE INTO WED.

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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-
241 PM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM
PDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT...RISING TO
20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES S 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W
SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS BEFORE DARK. RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 30 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 45 KT. COMBINED SEAS 16 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES SW 5 FT AT 6 SECONDS. SW SWELL 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS...
BECOMING W 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES W 4 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 7 FT AT
10 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES SW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS.
W SWELL 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL W 7 FT AT
18 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT.
W SWELL 10 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
5 FT. W SWELL 12 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.

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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-
241 PM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM
PDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES S 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS.
W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS BEFORE DARK.
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING S
25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS
14 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES SW 4 FT AT 5 SECONDS. SW SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS...
BECOMING W 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES SW 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W
SWELL 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W
SWELL 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL W 7 FT AT
17 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT.
W SWELL 10 FT. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
4 FT. W SWELL 12 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
241 PM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT THROUGH TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 11 FEET WITH BREAKERS
POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB AROUND 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON AND TO
9 FEET DURING THE EBB AROUND 430 AM SUNDAY.

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