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Coastal Waters Forecast for Oregon / Washington

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Portland, OR
205 am pst wed nov 26 2014

coastal waters from cape shoalwater washington to florence oregon
and westward 60 nm

pzz200-261845-
205 am pst wed nov 26 2014

.synopsis for southern washington and northern oregon coast...
southerly winds will increase today ahead of an incoming frontal
storm system. gale force wind gusts and steep wind driven seas
appear likely wednesday night. gusty winds and hazardous seas will
continue through friday ahead of a front dropping southward across
the waters.

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pzz250-270-261845-
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-
205 am pst wed nov 26 2014

...small craft advisory for winds in effect from 4 am pst early
this morning through this afternoon...
...gale warning in effect from this afternoon through late
tonight...

.today...s wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt...rising to
20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt in the afternoon. wind waves
4 ft...building to 7 ft in the afternoon. w swell 6 ft at
12 seconds. rain in the afternoon.
.tonight...s wind 25 to 30 kt. gusts to 35 kt. combined seas 13
ft dominant period 10 seconds. rain.
.thu...s wind 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. wind waves 6 ft.
sw swell 12 ft at 12 seconds...subsiding to 10 ft at 12 seconds
in the afternoon. rain.
.thu night...sw wind 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt. wind
waves 7 ft. sw swell 13 ft at 14 seconds. rain.
.fri...nw wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. wind waves
4 ft. w swell 11 ft at 13 seconds. rain.
.fri night...nw wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. wind
waves 3 ft. w swell 9 ft at 12 seconds. rain likely.
.sat...n wind 15 to 20 kt. wind waves 4 ft. nw swell 8 ft.
.sun...e wind 20 to 25 kt. wind waves 4 ft. nw 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-
205 am pst wed nov 26 2014

...small craft advisory for winds in effect from 4 am pst early
this morning through this afternoon...
...gale warning in effect from this afternoon through late
tonight...

.today...s wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt...rising to
20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. wind waves 4 ft...building to
7 ft in the afternoon. w swell 6 ft at 12 seconds. chance of
rain in the afternoon.
.tonight...s wind 25 to 30 kt. gusts to 35 kt. combined seas 13
ft dominant period 10 seconds. rain.
.thu...s wind 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. wind waves 6 ft.
sw swell 12 ft at 12 seconds...subsiding to 10 ft at 12 seconds
in the afternoon. rain.
.thu night...s wind 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. wind waves
6 ft. sw swell 12 ft at 14 seconds. rain likely.
.fri...w wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. wind waves 4 ft.
w swell 10 ft at 13 seconds. rain.
.fri night...nw wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. wind
waves 3 ft. w swell 8 ft at 12 seconds. rain.
.sat...n wind 15 to 20 kt. wind waves 3 ft. nw swell 7 ft.
.sun...e wind 15 to 20 kt. wind waves 4 ft. nw swell 5 ft.

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pzz210-261845-
columbia river bar-
205 am pst wed nov 26 2014

...small craft advisory for rough columbia river bar in effect
from 5 am to 9 am pst this morning...
...small craft advisory for rough columbia river bar in effect
from this afternoon through thursday morning...

.in the main channel...combined seas 6 to 8 feet through today...then
building to 8 to 10 ft wednesday night. however...seas will temporarily
build to near 10 ft during the ebb around 715 am wednesday...and
to near 12 ft with breakers during the strong ebb around 700 pm
wednesday.

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