Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
839 AM PDT SAT AUG 23 2014

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

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839 AM PDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE NORTHEAST PACIFIC THROUGH MUCH
OF NEXT WEEK. A THERMAL LOW PRESSURE OVER CALIFORNIA WILL
STRENGTHEN AND BUILD NORTH...BRINGING GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS AND
CHOPPIER SEAS THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO
60 NM-
839 AM PDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.TODAY...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. COMBINED
SEAS NW 6 FT AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY DRIZZLE AND FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. COMBINED SEAS
NW 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY DRIZZLE AND FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. COMBINED
SEAS NW 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.MON...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. COMBINED SEAS NW 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS NW 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.TUE...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
839 AM PDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
4 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS NW 6 FT AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. COMBINED SEAS NW
5 FT AT 7 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG AND PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS NW 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.MON...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. COMBINED SEAS NW
5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. COMBINED
SEAS NW 6 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.TUE...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
839 AM PDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS AROUND 3 FT THROUGH SUNDAY.
HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 5 FT DURING THE EBB
AROUND 430 PM THIS AFTERNOON...AND TO NEAR 6 FT WITH BREAKERS
POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB AROUND 445 AM SUNDAY.

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