Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
303 AM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

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

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303 AM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
UPPER LEVEL LOW PRES OVER THE REGION WILL LEAD TO SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY A THUNDERSTORM THIS AFTERNOON. BUILDING HIGH
PRES OVER THE NE PAC WILL LEAD TO A SUMMER-LIKE NORTHERLY WIND
PATTERN LATER THIS WEEK.

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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-
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-
303 AM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT...RISING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
303 AM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
UNTIL 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 8 FT TODAY AND TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 11 FT WITH BREAKERS
POSSIBLE DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 615 AM THIS MORNING...AND TO
9 FT DURING THE EBB AROUND 645 PM THIS EVENING.

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