Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Portland OR
248 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

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

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248 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A weakening cold front will bring an increase in winds as it
pushes southeastward across the waters late tonight and Tuesday.
A much stronger frontal storm system is expected Wednesday and
Thursday. Gale force winds appear likely with stronger winds
possible within 10 nm of the coast due to a coastal jet.


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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-
248 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM PDT
TUESDAY THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM LATE
TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 5 to 10 kt rising to 10 to 15 kt with gusts
to 20 kt. Wind waves SW 3 ft at 4 seconds. NW swell 7 ft at 11
seconds.
.TUE...SW wind 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming NW
15 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves SW 5 ft at 6 seconds,
shifting to the W 3 ft at 4 seconds in the afternoon. W swell
10 ft at 11 seconds. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...N wind 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves S 2 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 9 ft at 11
seconds.
.WED...S wind 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, rising to 30 to
35 kt with gusts to 40 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 13 ft
with a dominant period of 10 seconds in the afternoon. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 30 to 35 kt with gusts to 40 kt, becoming
SW 15 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt after midnight. Combined
seas 16 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds. Rain.
.THU...SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. W swell 13 ft.
Rain.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind
waves 4 ft. W swell 21 ft. Rain.
.FRI...SW wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. W swell 19 ft.
.SAT...S 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-
248 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 5 to 10 kt, backing to W after midnight.
Wind waves NW 2 ft at 4 seconds, shifting to the W at 4 seconds
after midnight. W swell 7 ft at 11 seconds.
.TUE...SW wind 10 to 15 kt, veering to W in the afternoon.
Gusts to 20 kt until late afternoon. Wind waves SW 3 ft at
4 seconds. W swell 9 ft at 11 seconds. Chance of rain in the
afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...E wind 5 to 10 kt, veering to SE after midnight.
Wind waves SE 2 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 9 ft at 11 seconds.
.WED...S wind 20 to 25 kt, rising to 25 to 30 kt with gusts to
35 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 12 ft with a dominant
period of 10 seconds in the afternoon. Chance of rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt, rising to
30 to 35 kt with gusts to 45 kt after midnight. Combined seas
15 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds. Rain.
.THU...SW wind 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas
13 ft. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. W swell
20 ft. Rain.
.FRI...SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. W swell 18 ft.
.SAT...S wind 25 to 30 kt. Combined seas 16 ft.

$$

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Columbia River Bar-
248 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...Combined seas 4 to 6 ft today building
to 6 to 8 ft Tuesday. However, seas will temporarily build to
near 7 ft during the ebb around 315 PM this afternoon and to
near 9 ft during the ebb around 330 AM Tuesday. A third ebb will
occur around 4 pm Tuesday.

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