Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
251 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

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

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251 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A STRONG FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS THIS EVENING AND
TONIGHT BRINGING ANOTHER ROUND OF GALES. ANOTHER FRONT WILL PUSH
ACROSS THE REGION ON SAT. A MUCH WEAKER FRONT APPROACHES THE
COASTAL WATERS ON SUN. HIGH PRES RETURNS NEXT WEEK.

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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-
251 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 13 FT AT
12 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 16 FT AT 20 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...RISING TO
30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS
22 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 18 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 TO 35 KT. GUSTS TO 45 KT IN THE MORNING.
COMBINED SEAS 20 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE EVENING. WIND WAVES 6 FT. W SWELL
16 FT AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 15 FT AT
13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
WIND WAVES 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL
14 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 12 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 13 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
251 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

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

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 12 FT THIS MORNING. SEAS
WILL GRADUALLY BUILD TO 16 FT BY NOON...AND TO NEAR 20 FT THIS
EVENING. HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY NEAR 24 FT WITH BREAKERS
DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 345 PM TODAY...AND TO 22 FT WITH
BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 315 AM SAT.

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