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Coastal Waters Forecast for Oregon / Washington

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Portland, OR
855 am pdt fri oct 24 2014

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

pzz200-242215-
855 am pdt fri oct 24 2014

.synopsis for southern washington and northern oregon coast...
a warm front will move n today. a deepening low pres center will
approach from the sw tonight...then move n through the waters sat.
gusty winds are expected overnight into tomorrow. a cold front
will move through sat...high pres building on late sat.

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pzz250-270-242215-
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-
855 am pdt fri oct 24 2014

...gale watch in effect from late tonight through saturday
evening...

.today...se wind 5 to 10 kt...backing to e in the afternoon.
wind waves 2 ft. w swell 9 ft at 12 seconds. chance of showers
in the morning.
.tonight...e wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt...rising to
20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt after midnight. wind waves
4 ft...building to 6 ft after midnight. w swell 8 ft at
13 seconds. rain.
.sat...s wind 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt. combined seas
11 ft dominant period 12 seconds...building to 15 ft dominant
period 11 seconds in the afternoon. rain.
.sat night...nw wind 25 to 30 kt...becoming w 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. combined seas 11 ft. showers.
.sun...w wind 15 to 20 kt. wind waves 4 ft. w swell 8 ft at
11 seconds. chance of showers.
.sun night...w wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt... easing
to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. wind waves 4 ft... subsiding to
2 ft after midnight. nw swell 9 ft at 11 seconds. chance of
showers.
.mon...s wind 25 to 30 kt. wind waves 9 ft. nw swell 7 ft.
.tue...sw wind 20 to 25 kt. wind waves 7 ft. w swell 14 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-
855 am pdt fri oct 24 2014

...gale watch in effect from this evening through saturday
afternoon...

.today...e wind 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt. wind waves
3 ft. w swell 8 ft at 12 seconds. rain.
.tonight...e wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt...becoming se
30 to 35 kt with gusts to 40 kt after midnight. combined seas
8 ft dominant period 13 seconds...building to 11 ft dominant
period 12 seconds after midnight. rain.
.sat...s wind 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt...rising to 30 to
35 kt with gusts to 45 kt in the afternoon. combined seas 13 ft
dominant period 12 seconds...building to 17 ft dominant period
10 seconds in the afternoon. rain.
.sat night...nw wind 25 to 30 kt...becoming w 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. combined seas 12 ft. showers.
.sun...w wind 15 to 20 kt...easing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. wind waves 4 ft. w swell 8 ft at 11 seconds. chance
of showers.
.sun night...w wind 10 to 15 kt...easing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. wind waves 3 ft. nw swell 7 ft at 11 seconds.
.mon...s wind 25 to 30 kt. wind waves 9 ft. nw swell 7 ft.
.tue...sw wind 25 to 30 kt. combined seas 13 ft.

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columbia river bar-
855 am pdt fri oct 24 2014

...small craft advisory for rough columbia river bar in effect
from 3 pm this afternoon to 8 pm pdt this evening...
...small craft advisory for rough columbia river bar in effect
from late tonight through saturday morning...

.in the main channel...combined seas 7 to 9 ft through saturday.
however...seas will temporarily build to 11 ft with breakers
during the strong ebb around 545 pm this evening...and to 13 ft
with breakers during the ebb around 615 am saturday.

$$


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