Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
841 AM PDT TUE JUL 22 2014

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

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841 AM PDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
WEAK PRES GRADIENTS CONTINUE TODAY IN BETWEEN WEATHER SYSTEMS. A
LOW PRES SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS THE WATERS LATE TUE AND WED. HIGH
PRES REBUILDS OVER THE WATERS LATER THIS WEEK AS A THERMAL LOW
PRES DEVELOPS OVER NORTHERN CALIFORNIA.

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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-
841 AM PDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TODAY...E WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT...VEERING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
4 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. SW SWELL 5 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
841 AM PDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS AROUND 4 FT TODAY AND TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO NEAR 5 FT DURING THE EBB
AROUND 230 PM TODAY...AND TO 6 FT DURING THE EBB AROUND 3 AM WED.

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