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Coastal Waters Forecast for Oregon / Washington

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Portland, OR
226 am pdt thu apr 17 2014

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

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226 am pdt thu apr 17 2014

.synopsis for southern washington and northern oregon coast...
a cold front will push across the coastal waters thu afternoon. a
brief break in the weather for fri before an area of low pres
moves into southern b.c. bringing another front across the waters
this weekend.

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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-
226 am pdt thu apr 17 2014

...small craft advisory for winds in effect from 11 am pdt this
morning through this evening...

.today...s wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt...rising to
15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. wind waves
3 ft...building to 5 ft in the afternoon. w swell 7 ft at
11 seconds. rain.
.tonight...w wind 15 to 20 kt...veering to nw after midnight.
gusts to 25 kt. wind waves 4 ft. w swell 8 ft at 11 seconds.
.fri...nw wind 10 to 15 kt...becoming n 5 kt in the afternoon.
wind waves 2 ft. w swell 9 ft at 11 seconds...subsiding to 7 ft
at 11 seconds in the afternoon.
.fri night...w wind 5 to 10 kt...backing to se after midnight.
wind waves 2 ft. w swell 5 ft at 10 seconds.
.sat...s wind 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. wind waves
5 ft...building to 7 ft in the afternoon. w swell 5 ft at
12 seconds. rain.
.sat night...sw wind 15 to 20 kt...easing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. wind waves 4 ft. w swell 10 ft at 12 seconds...
building to 18 ft at 16 seconds after midnight. chance of
showers.
.sun...s wind 15 to 20 kt. wind waves 3 ft. w swell 19 ft.
.mon...s wind 5 to 10 kt. wind waves 2 ft. w swell 12 ft.

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columbia river bar-
226 am pdt thu apr 17 2014

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

.in the main channel...combined seas 7 ft through fri. however...seas
temporarily build to near 13 ft with breakers during the strong
ebb around 645 am today...and to 11 ft with breakers possible during
the ebb around 7 pm tonight.

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