Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
255 PM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

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

PZZ200-200430-
255 PM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
LOW PRES TO THE NORTHWEST OF THE WATERS WILL SHIFT NORTH AS HIGH
PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE SOUTHWEST TONIGHT. A WEAKER FRONT
APPROACHES THE WATERS SUN...BRUSHING THE NORTHERN WATERS. WEAK
HIGH PRES REMAINS OVER THE WATERS THROUGH MID WEEK. LARGE
WESTERLY SWELL ARRIVES THIS EVENING THEN SUBSIDES LATER SUN.

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PZZ250-270-200430-
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-
255 PM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND EASING
TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SW SWELL 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS...BUILDING TO W 20 FT
AT 16 SECONDS. NUMEROUS SHOWERS BEFORE DARK...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT.
W SWELL 19 FT AT 16 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 17 FT AT 15 SECONDS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 14 FT AT 14 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO
12 FT AT 13 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
W SWELL 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.

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PZZ255-275-200430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
255 PM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO
15 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W
SWELL 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 19 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUN...SE WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 18 FT AT
15 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT...BACKING TO SW IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.

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PZZ210-200430-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
255 PM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 10 FT EARLY THIS EVENING THEN
RAPIDLY BUILDING TO 16 TO 18 FT LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY SUN.
HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILDING TO 15 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING
THE EBB AROUND 845 PM TONIGHT...AND TO 20 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING
THE STRONG EBB AROUND 9 AM SUN.

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