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

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

PZZ200-231030-
840 PM PDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
WEAK PRES GRADIENTS CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT. A LOW PRES SYSTEM
MOVES ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT INTO WED. HIGH PRES REBUILDS OVER
THE WATERS LATER THIS WEEK AS A THERMAL LOW PRES DEVELOPS OVER
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA.

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PZZ250-255-231030-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
840 PM PDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TONIGHT...S WIND TO 5 KT...RISING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SHOWERS
LIKELY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 4
FT AT 9 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.THU...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT... VEERING TO W
IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...VEERING TO N AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
4 FT. W SWELL 2 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT.

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PZZ270-275-231030-
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-
840 PM PDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT...VEERING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS. CHANCE OF TSTMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT
8 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING NW
5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT
8 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT...BUILDING TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NW
SWELL 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT.
NW SWELL 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 2 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT.

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PZZ210-231030-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
840 PM PDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS AROUND 3 FT TONIGHT AND
WED. HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 5 FT DURING THE EBB
CURRENTS AROUND 3 AM WED MORNING AND 315 PM WED AFTERNOON.

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