Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
258 AM PDT THU APR 24 2014

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

PZZ200-241630-
258 AM PDT THU APR 24 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
LOW PRES OFF VANCOUVER ISLAND WILL PUSH A COLD FRONT ONSHORE EARLY
THIS MORNING. THIS LOW WILL PUSH INTO BRITISH COLUMBIA AND WEAKEN
LATER THU AND FRI. ANOTHER POTENT FRONTAL SYSTEM IS EXPECTED FOR
LATER SAT BRINGING THE POTENTIAL FOR SOUTHERLY GALES.

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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-
258 AM PDT THU APR 24 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW 20
TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
9 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN BEFORE SUNRISE...THEN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... EASING TO
5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
10 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
13 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SAT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT... BECOMING S
15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 8 FT AT
14 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W
SWELL 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.
.MON...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 9 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-
258 AM PDT THU APR 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. A FEW GUSTS TO NEAR 35 KT IN THE
FAR NORTHERN OUTER WATERS LATE THIS MORNING INTO EARLY AFTERNOON.
COMBINED SEAS 14 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS... SUBSIDING TO 11
FT DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. RAIN BEFORE SUNRISE...THEN SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO
3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT.
W SWELL 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT
AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 FT... BUILDING TO 5 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT... BECOMING
W 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS
11 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.
.MON...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
258 AM PDT THU APR 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...GENERAL SEAS 10 TO 12 FT TODAY...EASING TO
9 TO 10 FT TONIGHT. HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILDING TO 14 FT
WITH BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 145 PM THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...AND TO 12 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 215
AM FRIDAY.

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