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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
855 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

PZZ200-202345-
855 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
WARM FRONT WILL LIFT N ACROSS THE REGION THIS MORNING...FOLLOWED
BY A COLD FRONT TONIGHT. HIGH PRES OVER WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION
SUN NIGHT AND MON...BUT ANOTHER FRONT WILL ARRIVE ON TUE.

$$

PZZ250-255-270-275-202345-
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-
855 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WIND 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS
23 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 22 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 16 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 7 FT. W SWELL 17 FT AT
15 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN...W WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...EASING TO 15 TO
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 16 FT AT 13 SECONDS... SUBSIDING TO
14 FT AT 13 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 14 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.MON...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO SE IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 14 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 12 FT.

$$

PZZ210-202345-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
855 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 18 TO 20 FT TODAY...SUBSIDING
TO 17 FT AROUND 11 PM SAT...THEN AROUND 15 FT AROUND 7 AM SUN.
HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY NEAR 22 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE
STRONG EBB AROUND 330 PM TODAY...AND AGAIN DURING THE EBB AROUND 4
AM SUN.

$$


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