Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
230 AM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

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

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230 AM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
WEAK HIGH PRES WILL CONTINUE OVER THE WATERS THROUGH THIS MORNING.
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ONSHORE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...
BRINGING INCREASING SOUTHERLY WINDS. WEAK HIGH PRES RETURNS OVER
THE WEEKEND. ANOTHER FRONT APPEARS TO BE ON TAP FOR MON. A MORE
PROGRESSIVE WEATHER PATTERN IS EXPECTED FOR THE FIRST HALF OF NEXT
WEEK.

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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-
230 AM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO S IN THE MORNING...THEN...
RISING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...VEERING TO W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BACKING TO S IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT.
W SWELL 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL
11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 11 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-
230 AM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TODAY...N WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO W TO 5 KT IN THE MORNING...
THEN...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
W SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT...VEERING TO W AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO S WITH GUSTS TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT
13 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT.
W SWELL 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT... BACKING
TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.MON...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
230 AM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 1 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...THEN AGAIN
THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT THROUGH THIS
EVENING. HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 11 FT WITH
BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB AROUND 1130 AM THIS MORNING...
AND TO 10 FT DURING THE EBB AROUND 1215 AM SATURDAY.

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