Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
258 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

PZZ200-210600-
258 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A WARM FRONT HAS MOVED ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY AND A COLD FRONT
WILL NOW MOVE ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL THEN
BUILD OVER THE REGION SUN NIGHT AND MONDAY...BEFORE ANOTHER FRONT
MOVES INTO THE WATERS TUE AFTERNOON.

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PZZ250-255-270-275-210600-
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-
258 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 20 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 19 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN...W WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...EASING TO 10 TO
15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 6 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 16 FT AT
14 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 14 FT AT 13 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 15 FT AT
13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...NE WIND 5 TO 10 KT...VEERING TO SE IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 13 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT
13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT.
W SWELL 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 13 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.WED...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 12 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.

$$

PZZ210-210600-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
258 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 18 TO 20 FT THIS
EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 17 FT BY MIDNIGHT. SEAS FURTHER SUBSIDE TO
AROUND 15 FT BY 7 AM SUN. HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILDING TO NEAR
21 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 330 PM TODAY...
AND TO 20 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 4 AM SUN.

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