Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
1151 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

REPLACED STORM WARNING WITH GALE WARNING.

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

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1151 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
LOW PRESSURE CENTER IS CURRENTLY RIGHT OVER THE FAR NORTHWEST
CORNER OF OUR WATERS...MOVING NE TOWARD VANCOUVER ISLAND. THE
ACCOMPANYING COLD FRONT HAS LIFTED NORTH OF THE WATERS...BUT
THE AREA IS STILL GETTING STRONG WINDS ON THE BACK SIDE OF THE
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM. ANOTHER BUT WEAKER FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS
THE REGION ON SUN.

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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-
1151 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...S WIND 35 TO 40 KT...VEERING TO SW 30 TO 40 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 50 KT. RAIN AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT... EASING TO
15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W
SWELL 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES SW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. NW SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES S
4 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES SW 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT.
.WED...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
1151 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS NEAR 10 FT BUILDING TO
12 TO 13 FT OVER THE NEXT COUPLE HOURS. SEAS HOVER AROUND 12 FT
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE DROPPING BACK DOWN TO 9 FT LATER
THIS EVENING. HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY NEAR 13 FT WITH THE
EBB AROUND 530 PM TODAY...AND NEAR 13 FT WITH THE VERY STRONG
EBB AROUND 545 AM SUNDAY.

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