Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
310 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

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

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310 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
HIGH PRES INLAND WILL MAINTAIN GUSTY E WINDS TODAY. BUT WARM
FRONT TO S OF THE REGION WILL LIFT ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS LATER
TODAY...WITH WINDS BECOMING MORE SOUTHERLY. PARENT LOW PRES OVER
THE GULF OF ALASKA WILL SHIFT TOWARDS E TOWARDS SW BRITISH
COLUMBIA LATER FRI AND FRI NIGHT.

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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-
310 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...E WIND 25 TO 30 KT...VEERING TO SE THIS AFTERNOON. GUSTS
TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FT...WITH DOMINANT PERIOD AROUND
11 SEC. RAIN INCREASING...BUT SLEET AND SNOW NEAR THE COAST INTO
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S TO SW OVERNIGHT. GUSTS
TO 35 KT THIS EVENING. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 14 FT WITH DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS.
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED
SEAS BUILDING TO NEAR 20 FT WITH DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS NEAR 20
FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 15 FT LATE.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 TO 15 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-
310 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...E WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 30 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT...WITH
DOMINANT PERIOD AROUND 11 SEC. RAIN INCREASING...WITH SOME SLEET
AND SNOW NEAR THE COAST EARLY THIS AM.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT THIS EVENING.
COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 12 FT WITH DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS.
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED
SEAS BUILDING TO 19 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS NEAR 20
FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 15 FT LATE.
.SUN...W WIND 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
310 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...SEAS 3 TO 4 FT TODAY...THEN 5 FT TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY NEAR 6 FT WITH THE EBB AROUND 1145 AM
TODAY...AND NEAR 8 FT WITH THE EBB AROUND MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

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