Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
245 PM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

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

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245 PM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A FRONTAL STORM SYSTEM WILL DROP SOUTHEASTWARD INTO THE WATERS
TUESDAY. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL DEVELOP ALONG THIS FRONT TUESDAY
NIGHT AND EARLY WEDNESDAY ACROSS OUR WATERS. HIGH PRES BUILDS
OVER THE NE PAC THU AND FRI...REMAINING THROUGH AT LEAST THE
FIRST HALF OF THE WEEKEND.

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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-
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-
245 PM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO
25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES SW 4 FT AT
5 SECONDS. W SWELL 12 FT AT 12 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 13 FT AT
12 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL W 8 FT AT 17 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS BEFORE DARK. CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES S
5 FT AT 7 SECONDS. W SWELL 13 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL
W 8 FT AT 17 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES S 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
W SWELL 12 FT AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT... BECOMING SW
20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES SW 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
W SWELL 12 FT AT 15 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES W 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 11 FT AT
13 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.
.FRI...W WIND TO 5 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
245 PM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET THROUGH
THIS EVENING...INCREASING TO 10 TO 12 FEET BY TUESDAY MORNING.
HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO NEAR 12 FT WITH
BREAKERS DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 515 PM THIS EVENING...AND
TO NEAR 16 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 545 AM
TUESDAY MORNING.

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