Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
231 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

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

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231 PM PDT MON OCT 20 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 WARM
FRONT WILL MOVE NE ACROSS THE WATERS TUE NIGHT...THEN A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE WATERS LATE TUE NIGHT 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-
231 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
5 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS. ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. SHOWERS.
.TUE...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING
S 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS
12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 30 TO 35 KT...RISING TO 35 TO 40 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 45 KT. COMBINED SEAS 17 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BACKING TO S IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 15 FT. 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. RAIN.
.THU...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.
RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.

$$

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
231 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 10 FT TONIGHT AND TUE.
HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY TO 14 FT WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING
THE EBB CURRENTS AROUND 330 PM THIS AFTERNOON...AND 345 AM
TONIGHT.

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