Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
218 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

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

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218 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A SURFACE LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE FROM NORTH TO SOUTH ALONG THE
CENTRAL OREGON COAST THROUGH THIS EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD INLAND SATURDAY WHILE A THERMAL TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE
DEVELOPS OVER THE COAST SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. WEAK HIGH
PRESSURE FOR THE WATERS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND MONDAY...WITH A WEAK
SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

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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-
218 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM
PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...VEERING TO
NE. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH SMALL HAIL AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS BEFORE
DARK. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER DARK.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS...
SUBSIDING TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WIND 5 TO 10 KT...EASING TO TO 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT IN THE MORNING. WIND
WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT... BECOMING
N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT... SUBSIDING TO
1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 4 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-
218 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL
MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...VEERING TO NE
IN THE EVENING. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH SMALL HAIL AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS BEFORE
DARK...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT
8 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
4 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT.
.WED...NE WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
218 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING. HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 8 FT DURING THE
EBB 1245 AM SATURDAY MORNING...AND TO AROUND 9 FT WITH BREAKERS
POSSIBLE WITH THE EBB AROUND AROUND 1 PM SATURDAY.

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