Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
309 AM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

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

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309 AM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE COASTAL WATERS TODAY.
THE NEXT STRONG FRONT WILL ARRIVE SUN BRINGING ANOTHER ROUND OF
GALE FORCE WINDS. WEAK HIGH PRES RETURNS TO THE WATERS SUN NIGHT
AND MON...FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER FRONTAL SYSTEM TUE INTO WED.

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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-
309 AM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM
PDT EARLY THIS MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW
5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES SW 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W
SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT...RISING TO
20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES S 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W
SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS 35 TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS
14 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES SW 3 FT AT 6 SECONDS.
SW SWELL 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS... BECOMING W 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES W
3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS... BUILDING TO
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES SW 3 FT AT 6 SECONDS.
W SWELL 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL W 7 FT AT 20
SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUE...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 12 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.

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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-
309 AM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM
PDT EARLY THIS MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES SW
2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT...RISING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES S 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W
SWELL 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT... BECOMING S
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS 30 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED
SEAS 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES SW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. SW SWELL 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS...
BECOMING W 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES SW 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 7 FT AT
10 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW 2 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 11 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL W 7 FT AT 19 SECONDS. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.TUE...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 12 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
309 AM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
UNTIL 6 AM PDT EARLY THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM 1 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS WILL BE AROUND 7 FT THROUGH
THIS EVENING. HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 11 FT
WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB AROUND 345 AM EARLY THIS
MORNING. SEAS TO 12 FT...WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE...CAN BE
EXPECTED WITH THE EBB AROUND 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON.

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