Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
911 PM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

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

PZZ200-221030-
911 PM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A LOW PRES SYSTEM OVER THE GULF OF ALASKA THIS WEEK WILL SEND A
SERIES OF FRONTS ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THIS WEEK. A WARM FRONT
WILL MOVE LIFT NORTH THROUGH THE WATERS TONIGHT. A STRONG COLD
FRONT WILL FOLLOW ACROSS THE WATERS LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY WED.
ANOTHER POTENTIALLY STRONG FRONT IS ON TAP FOR LATER FRIDAY INTO
SATURDAY.

$$

PZZ250-270-221030-
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-
911 PM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

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

.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT. GUSTS 50 TO 55
KT POSSIBLE OVER THE NEAR SHORE WATERS. COMBINED SEAS 17 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...SW WIND 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT...EASING TO 20 TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 18 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12
SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 15 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
SECONDARY SWELL S 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. RAIN.
.THU...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT
12 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL SW 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN
LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT... BUILDING TO 7 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 8 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 8 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-
911 PM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

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

.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT. GUSTS TO 50 KT
POSSIBLE OVER THE NEAR SHORE WATERS. COMBINED SEAS 17 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUST TO 40 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO
30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 19 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12
SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 16 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL S 8 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. RAIN.
.THU...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT
12 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL SW 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING
S 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS
11 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
911 PM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

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

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 15 FT THROUGH TONIGHT AND
NEAR 18 FT WED. HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY NEAR 15 FT WITH
BREAKERS LIKELY DURING THE EBB CURRENT AROUND 430 AM EARLY
WEDNESDAY MORNING...AND 18 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND
445 PM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

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