Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
900 AM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

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

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900 AM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE WATERS WEAKEN TONIGHT. A DEEP LOW PRES
SYSTEM MOVING INTO THE ALASKA PANHANDLE BRINGS A FRONT ACROSS THE
WATERS ON SAT WITH LARGE WESTERLY SWELL FOLLOWING SAT NIGHT AND
SUN.

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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-
900 AM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

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

.TODAY...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO S IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.SAT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...VEERING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 7 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS...
BUILDING TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT
14 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 20 FT AT 16 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 20 FT AT
16 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 18 FT AT 15 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... EASING
TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 13 FT
AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 12 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 11 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-
900 AM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

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

.TODAY...NE WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11
SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 10
SECONDS.
.SAT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...VEERING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS...
BUILDING TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT
14 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 19 FT AT 16 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT.
W SWELL 19 FT AT 16 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 16 FT AT 15 SECONDS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 13 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 12 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
900 AM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
UNTIL 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT THROUGH SAT MORNING.
HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILD TO NEAR 9 FT DURING THE EBB
AROUND 745 PM FRI...AND 7 FT DURING THE EBB AROUND 8 AM SAT.

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