Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Portland OR
253 PM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater Washington to Florence Oregon
and westward 60 NM

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253 PM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
High pressure will remain over the waters through early Friday.
The next cold front will move through the waters Friday night.
High pressure redevelops across the waters over the weekend,
with thermal low pressure building north up the Oregon coast
Sunday and Monday.

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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-
253 PM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...NW wind 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt, becoming W after
midnight. Wind waves NW 1 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 6 ft at
12 seconds.
.FRI...S wind 5 to 10 kt, rising to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves S 2 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 7 ft at
13 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 15 to 20 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves SW 3 ft at 6 seconds. W swell 9 ft at
14 seconds. Rain.
.SAT...W wind 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming NW with gusts
to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves NW 2 ft at 5 seconds. W
swell 10 ft at 14 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 10 to 15 kt. Gusts to 20 kt after midnight.
Wind waves N 2 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 9 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...N wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 ft.
W swell 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves
4 ft. W swell 7 ft.
.MON...N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. W swell 6 ft.
.TUE...N wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. W swell 9 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-
253 PM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...N wind 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves NW 2 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 6 ft at
12 seconds.
.FRI...W wind to 5 kt, becoming SW with gusts to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves SW 1 ft at 4 seconds. NW swell 6 ft at
12 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind
waves SW 3 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 8 ft at 14 seconds. Rain.
.SAT...N wind 15 kt. Gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves N 3 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 11 ft at 14 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 15 to 20 kt. Gusts to 25 kt after midnight.
Wind waves N 3 ft at 6 seconds. W swell 8 ft at 14 seconds.
.SUN...N wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. W swell 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Wind waves
5 ft. W swell 8 ft.
.MON...N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. W swell 6 ft.
.TUE...N wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. W swell 9 ft.

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Columbia River Bar-
253 PM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...Combined seas 4 to 6 ft through Friday
morning, building to 5 to 7 ft Friday afternoon and evening.
However, seas temporarily building to 8 ft during the ebb
around 815 PM tonight, seas temporarily building to 10 ft with
breakers likely during the strong ebb around 830 AM Friday, and
seas temporarily building to 9 ft during the ebb around 915 PM
Friday night.

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