Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
230 PM PST WED NOV 26 2014

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

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230 PM PST WED NOV 26 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
GALE FORCE WIND GUSTS AND STEEP WIND DRIVEN SEAS CAN BE EXPECTED
TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY THANKSGIVING MORNING. A STRONGER COLD FRONT
ORIGINATING IN CANADA DROPS S AND REACHES THE N WATERS FRI NIGHT
AND THEN INTO THE S WATERS BY SAT.

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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-
230 PM PST WED NOV 26 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT EARLY...THEN RISING TO 25 TO 30 KT
WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WIND BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT LATE. COMBINED
SEAS 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS... BUILDING TO 13 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. RAIN.
.THU...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
6 FT. SW SWELL 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND
WAVES 6 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT
14 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 6 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-
230 PM PST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT EARLY THEN RISING TO 25 TO 30 KT
WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WIND EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE. COMBINED
SEAS 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 13 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.THU...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
4 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
230 PM PST WED NOV 26 2014

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

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS WILL BE 6 TO 8 FEET
THROUGH THIS EVENING...THEN BUILD TO 8 TO 10 FT TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO NEAR 11 FT WITH BREAKERS
DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 715 PM THIS EVENING. SEAS TO 12
FT...WITH BREAKERS...CAN BE EXPECTED DURING THE WEAKER EBB AROUND
8 AM THU MORNING.

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