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

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

PZZ200-271730-
234 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A COLD FRONT MOVED ONSHORE JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT. A LOW PRES AREA W
OF VANCOUVER ISLAND WILL MOVE S ALONG THE WASHINGTON AND OREGON
COASTS TODAY AND REACH THE N CALIFORNIA COAST EARLY SAT. HIGH
PRES WILL BUILD IN OVER THE INTERIOR OF WASHINGTON AND OREGON WITH
THERMAL LOW PRES ALONG THE COAST LATER TONIGHT AND SAT FOR A
RETURN OF BRISK NE WINDS.

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PZZ250-255-271730-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
234 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT
12 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SHOWERS EARLY IN
THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS WITH SMALL HAIL IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT...BECOMING
NE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT
9 SECONDS.
.SUN...E WIND TO 5 KT...BACKING TO N IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.MON...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 5 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-
234 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM
PST THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS...
BUILDING TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS WITH SMALL HAIL IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
5 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT
9 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT
8 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.MON...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT.

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PZZ210-271730-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
234 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 FT TODAY AND 5 TO 6 FT
TONIGHT. HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 7 FT DURING THE
EBB AROUND 12 NOON TODAY AND AGAIN NEAR 7 FT AROUND 1245 AM EARLY
SAT MORNING.

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