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NWS Forecast

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
239 PM PDT MON SEP 1 2014

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

PZZ200-020515-
239 PM PDT MON SEP 1 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST

A WEAK FRONT WILL DISSIPATE OVER THE N WATERS THIS EVENING. WEAK
HIGHER PRES WILL THEN BRIEFLY BUILD IN OVER THE WATERS TONIGHT AND
EARLY TUE. A WEAK FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE WATERS MIDDAY TUE AND
ONSHORE BY TUE EVE. HIGHER PRES WILL REBUILD OVER THE WATERS AGAIN
TUE NIGHT. THERMAL LOW PRES WILL REDEVELOP AND STRENGTHEN OVER N
CALIFORNIA WED...THEN BUILD N ALONG THE OREGON COAST THROUGH THU
AND FRI FOR INCREASING N WINDS.



PZZ250-270-020515-
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-
239 PM PDT MON SEP 1 2014

TONIGHT
SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS TO
20 KT ESPECIALLY IN THE OUTER WATERS. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 4
FT AT 9 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.

TUE NIGHT
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT AT
9 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WED
NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.

WED NIGHT
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.

THU
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.

THU NIGHT
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL
5 FT.

FRI
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE OUTER WATERS.
WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT.

SAT
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. SW SWELL 6 FT. 



PZZ255-275-020515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
239 PM PDT MON SEP 1 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TONIGHT
NW WIND 10 KT EARLY...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 9
SECONDS.

TUE
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.

TUE NIGHT
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT
9 SECONDS.

WED
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.

WED NIGHT
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT
AT 9 SECONDS.

THU
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT.
NW SWELL 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.

THU NIGHT
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
5 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT.

FRI
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT.

SAT
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. SW SWELL 6 FT. 



PZZ210-020515-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
239 PM PDT MON SEP 1 2014

IN THE MAIN CHANNEL
COMBINED SEAS 3 FT THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING AND 4 FT LATER TONIGHT AND TUE. HOWEVER...SEAS WILL
TEMPORARILY BUILD TO NEAR 5 FT DURING THE EBBS AROUND 10 PM
TONIGHT AND 1030 AM TUE.



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