Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
838 AM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

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

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838 AM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
LOW PRESSURE ALOFT AND SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHEAST
PACIFIC WILL KEEP WINDS DOWN AND ALLOW SEAS TO LOWER THROUGH
THE END OF THE WORK WEEK. A DYING FRONT PUSHING SOUTHWARD MAY
BRING AN UPTICK IN SOUTH WINDS ON SUNDAY. OTHERWISE...EXPECT
SUMMER-LIKE GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS TO RETURN NEXT WEEK.

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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-
838 AM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TODAY...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES W 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW
SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT...VEERING TO N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES NW 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES N 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW
SWELL 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
N 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES NW 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW
SWELL 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES NW 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW
SWELL 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 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-
838 AM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

.TODAY...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES NW 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS.
NW SWELL 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES N 3 FT
AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES N
3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
N 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES NW 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 4 FT AT
8 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES N 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 3 FT AT
8 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
838 AM PDT THU SEP 3 2015

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 6 FT TODAY SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 5 FT TONIGHT. HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO NEAR 8
FT WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 930 PM
TONIGHT...AND TO NEAR 6 FT DURING THE EBB AROUND 945 AM FRIDAY.

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