Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
246 AM PDT TUE APR 21 2015

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

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246 AM PDT TUE APR 21 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS THIS
MORNING...BRINGING AN INCREASE IN WINDS AND SEAS. HIGH PRES
BRIEFLY RETURNS WED BEFORE ANOTHER FRONT APPROACHES THU.
A MUCH STRONGER FRONT LOOKS TO MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS OVER THE
WEEKEND AND WILL LIKELY BRING GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS AND ANOTHER
ROUND OF BUILDING SEAS.

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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-
246 AM PDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM PDT THIS
MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO
30 KT THIS MORNING. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
PATCHY MORNING FOG.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT.
W SWELL 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS...BECOMING W 7 FT AT
11 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 12 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 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-
246 AM PDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WIND 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25
KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 FT BUILDING TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6
FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY DRIZZLE BEFORE SUNRISE. PATCHY FOG EARLY
IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
4 FT. NW SWELL 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS...BECOMING W 7 FT AT
11 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 11 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
246 AM PDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM 6 AM TO 10 AM PDT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 6 FT THIS MORNING THEN 9 FT
TONIGHT. HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 11 FT WITH
BREAKERS LIKELY DURING THE VERY STRONG EBB AROUND 715 AM. SEAS
BUILDING TO 10 TO 12 FT DURING THE EBBS AROUND 745 PM THIS EVENING
AND 8 AM WED.

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