Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
832 PM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

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

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832 PM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A 1000 MB LOW CENTER NEAR 48N 130W WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE TOWARD
VANCOUVER ISLAND THEN STALL AND WEAKEN THROUGH TONIGHT. A
SECONDARY DISTURBANCE WILL BRUSH THE COASTAL WATERS WED. A
STRONGER LOW WILL DEEPEN TO NEAR 993 MB AS IT HEADS TOWARD
VANCOUVER ISLAND LATE WED AND WED NIGHT THEN WEAKENS THROUGH
THU INTO EARLY FRI. ANOTHER RATHER STRONG FRONT IS EXPECTED
LATE SAT AND SAT NIGHT.

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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-
832 PM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT
AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 5 FT...BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL
11 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.THU...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT. SW SWELL 8 FT AT
8 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL W 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT
16 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 11 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-
832 PM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT
AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.THU...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT... EASING TO
20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO
4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 8 FT AT 8 SECONDS. SECONDARY
SWELL W 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT
16 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
832 PM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS INCREASING TO 10 TO 11 FT
TONIGHT AND WED. HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILDING TO 14 FT WITH
BREAKERS LIKELY DURING THE EBB AROUND 1215 AM EARLY WEDNESDAY
MORNING...AND TO 15 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE STRONGER EBB
AROUND 1230 PM WED AFTERNOON.

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