Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
237 AM PDT SAT JUL 12 2014

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

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237 AM PDT SAT JUL 12 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
WEAK SURFACE HIGH PRES REMAINS OVER THE E PAC TODAY FOR LIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS. MARINE INVERSION WILL BE LOW WITH SOME FOG AND
LOW VISIBILITY TODAY AND TONIGHT. HIGH PRES OFFSHORE AND LOW PRES
INLAND WILL INTENSIFY SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND MONDAY FOR INCREASING
WINDS AND SEAS. A DISTURBANCE MOVING ACROSS THE WATERS SUNDAY WILL
BRING A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS TO THE WATERS.

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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-
237 AM PDT SAT JUL 12 2014

.TODAY...W WIND TO 5 KT...BACKING TO SW IN THE MORNING...THEN...
VEERING TO W 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 FT. NW SWELL
3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 5 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 3 FT AT
17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL
3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AND PATCHY MORNING FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 4 FT
AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT
15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
4 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TUE...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT.

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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-
237 AM PDT SAT JUL 12 2014

.TODAY...NW WIND TO 5 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT
7 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE W 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT. W SWELL 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT.
W SWELL 3 FT AT 16 SECONDS. PATCHY MORNING FOG.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 3 FT
AT 15 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT.
NW SWELL 4 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES
7 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TUE...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
237 AM PDT SAT JUL 12 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
UNTIL 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...SEAS 3 TO 4 FT THROUGH LATE TODAY.
HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILDING TO 7 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING
THE VERY STRONG EBB AROUND 515 AM THIS MORNING AND TO 5 FT DURING
THE WEAKER EBB AROUND 545 PM THIS EVENING.

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