Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
915 AM PST SAT DEC 3 2016

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

PZZ200-032315-
915 AM PST SAT DEC 3 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
LONG DISTANCE SWELL WILL GRADUALLY DECAY TODAY. A COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY SUN. COOL LOW PRES
OVER THE GULF OF ALASKA WILL DROP INTO THE REGION SUNDAY NIGHT
THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. A STRONGER FRONT APPROACHES WED AND MOVES
ACROSS THE WATERS THU.

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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-
915 AM PST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES W
3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 20 FT AT 17 SECONDS... SUBSIDING TO
18 FT AT 17 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT...VEERING TO NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES W 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. NW SWELL 16 FT AT
15 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 14 FT AT 15 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RAIN.
.SUN...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES N
3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. NW SWELL 14 FT AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN
THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BACKING TO W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES W 3 FT AT 6 SECONDS. NW SWELL 14 FT
AT 14 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...W WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES W 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS. NW
SWELL 13 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES NW 2 FT AT 5 SECONDS. NW
SWELL 12 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 10 FT.
.WED...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 7 FT. NW SWELL 6 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-
915 AM PST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES W
2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 19 FT AT 17 SECONDS... SUBSIDING TO
17 FT AT 17 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES SW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. NW
SWELL 15 FT AT 15 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 13 FT AT 15 SECONDS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SUN...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...VEERING TO N IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES NW 4 FT AT 5 SECONDS. NW SWELL 13 FT
AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES NW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. NW SWELL 13 FT AT
14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...W WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES W 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS. NW
SWELL 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES NW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. NW SWELL 12 FT AT
13 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 11 FT.
.WED...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 7 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
915 AM PST SAT DEC 3 2016

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

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...14 TO 16 FT. HOWEVER...SEAS WILL
TEMPORARILY BUILD TO NEAR 19 FT WITH BREAKERS LIKELY DURING THE
EBB AROUND 645 PM THIS EVENING....AND TO NEAR 19 FT WITH BREAKERS
POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB AROUND 730 AM SUNDAY.

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