Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
854 AM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

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

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854 AM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A LOW PRES SYSTEM OVER THE GULF OF ALASKA THIS WEEK WILL SEND A
SERIES OF FRONTS ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THIS WEEK. A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE WATERS LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY
WED.

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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-
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-
854 AM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...RISING TO
25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS
14 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 30 TO 40 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. COASTAL JET ENHANCEMENT MAY BRING
LOCALIZED GUSTS 50 TO 55 KT TO THE NEAR SHORE WATERS. COMBINED
SEAS 19 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 17 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL
11 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL S 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
4 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL SW 6 FT AT
8 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
SECONDARY SWELL SW 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 13 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
854 AM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 12 FT TODAY AND TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY TO 16 FT WITH BREAKERS LIKELY DURING
THE EBB CURRENT AROUND 415 PM THIS AFTERNOON...AND 15 FT WITH
BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB CURRENT AROUND 430 AM EARLY
WEDNESDAY MORNING.

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