Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Portland OR
205 AM PDT Wed Aug 16 2017

Coastal Waters from Cape Shoalwater Washington to Florence Oregon
and westward 60 NM

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205 AM PDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
High pres will persist over the coastal waters through the week.
Thermal low pres over N CA/S OR will keep northerly winds in
place, with breezy afternoon/evening winds possible.

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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-
205 AM PDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...NW wind 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt. Wind waves NW 2 ft
at 4 seconds. W swell 6 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog before
sunrise.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves
NW 3 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 5 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.THU...N wind 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt. Wind waves N 2 ft at
4 seconds. W swell 7 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy morning fog.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, easing to
5 to 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves
N 3 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 6 ft at 11 seconds.
.FRI...NW wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves NW 2 ft at 4 seconds.
W swell 5 ft at 11 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Gusts to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves NW 3 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 4 ft at
10 seconds.
.SAT...NW wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. NW swell 5 ft.
.SUN...NW wind 15 to 20 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 PDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...N wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves N 3 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 6 ft at 11 seconds.
Patchy fog before sunrise.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming
N 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves
N 3 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 6 ft at 11 seconds. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.THU...N wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves
N 3 ft at 5 seconds. NW swell 6 ft at 12 seconds. Patchy
morning fog.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 20 to 25 kt, easing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves N 4 ft at 6 seconds. NW swell 7 ft at
12 seconds.
.FRI...N wind 10 to 15 kt. Gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves N 3 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 6 ft at 11 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 20 to 25 kt, easing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves N 4 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 4 ft at
11 seconds.
.SAT...N wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 6 ft. NW swell 6 ft.
.SUN...N wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 6 ft. NW swell 6 ft.

$$

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Columbia River Bar-
205 AM PDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...Combined seas 4 to 5 ft today, building
to 6 to 7 ft tonight. However, seas will temporarily build to
near 6 ft during the ebb around 1230 PM this afternoon, and to
near 8 ft during the ebb around 115 AM tonight.

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