Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
310 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

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

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310 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A STRONG FRONT WILL HANG UP ACROSS THE WATERS THROUGH EARLY
WEDNESDAY...BRINGING A STRENGTHENING COASTAL JET AND SEAS RISING
WELL ABOVE 20 FT. ANOTHER STRONG LOW PRESSURE MOVING INTO THE
NORTHEAST PACIFIC WILL LIKELY BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF STRONG WINDS
AND HIGH SEAS LATE IN THE WEEK. THE ACTIVE WEATHER PATTERN
CONTINUES THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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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-
310 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 35 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS 50 TO 55 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 19 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 23 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS 40 TO 45 KT... EASING TO
25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS
22 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 18 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 13 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
S 4 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 14 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.THU...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW 3 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W
SWELL 14 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES S 8 FT AT 7 SECONDS. W SWELL
16 FT AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS
18 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WIND
WAVES 7 FT. W SWELL 22 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 24 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 17 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-
310 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 35 TO 40 KT...RISING TO 40 TO 45 KT. GUSTS 50 TO
55 KT. COMBINED SEAS 18 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS... BUILDING
TO 24 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS 45 TO 50 KT... EASING TO 20
TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 23
FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 20 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
13 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES SW 4 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 14 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN
IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES SW
4 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 14 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS
35 TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 18 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
16 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS 30 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 7
FT. W SWELL 16 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
7 FT. W SWELL 23 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 25 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 18 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
310 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

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

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 14 FT THROUGH
TONIGHT. HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO NEAR 20 FT WITH
BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 815 PM THIS EVENING...AND TO NEAR
18 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 915 AM WEDNESDAY
MORNING.

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