Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
236 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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

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236 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS FROM THE W THIS AFTERNOON AND
REMAIN IN PLACE FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS. WIND SPEEDS WILL REACH SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY THRESHOLDS OVER THE OUTER WATERS LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND SPREAD TO THE INNER WATERS THIS EVENING.

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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-
236 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WIND LESS THAN 10 KT...VEERING TO W IN THE MORNING.
WIND BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES SW 1 FT
AT 4 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE NW 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 6 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES N 4
FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES N 5 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W
SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES N 5 FT AT 6 SECONDS.
NW SWELL 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES NW
3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
N 4 FT AT 5 SECONDS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 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-
236 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...W WIND LESS THAN 10 KT...VEERING TO NW IN THE MORNING.
WIND RISING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES NW BUILDING TO 4 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 7
FT AT 12 SECONDS... SUBSIDING TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES N 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS. W
SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES N
6 FT AT 7 SECONDS. W SWELL 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
N 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.THU...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES N 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT
8 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES N 5 FT AT 6 SECONDS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT
8 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
236 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
UNTIL 4 AM PDT EARLY THIS MORNING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS WILL BE NEAR 7 FT EARLY THIS
MORNING...THEN 5 TO 6 FT. HOWEVER...SEAS TO 10 FT CAN BE EXPECTED
THROUGH 4 AM ASSOCIATED WITH AN EBB THAT OCCURRED AT 230 AM. SEAS
TO 8 FT WILL OCCUR DURING THE EBB AROUND 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON.

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