Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
251 AM PST MON JAN 16 2017

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

PZZ200-161730-
251 AM PST MON JAN 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A SERIES OF FRONTS WILL BRING INCREASINGLY DANGEROUS SEAS AND
STRONG WINDS TO THE WATERS BEGINNING LATE TODAY AND CONTINUING
THROUGH AT LEAST MIDWEEK. ADDITIONAL STRONG STORM SYSTEMS WILL
LIKELY PLAGUE THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST WATERS THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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PZZ250-270-161730-
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-
251 AM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PST THIS
MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...
...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES S 4 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 8 FT AT
16 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED
SEAS BUILDING TO 12 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 14 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.TUE...S WIND 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT...RISING TO 35 TO 40 KT
WITH GUSTS TO 50 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS BUILDING TO 18
FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 35 TO 45 KT WITH GUSTS TO 50 KT. A
STRENGTHENING COASTAL JET MAY PRODUCE 55 TO 60 KT WINDS WITHIN 20
NM OF THE COAST. COMBINED SEAS 25 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 14
SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS TO 50 KT...EASING TO 25 TO
30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 25 FT
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 21 FT
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND
WAVES SW 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. W SWELL 15 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
SHOWERS.
.THU...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT. W SWELL 16 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT. W SWELL 22 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-
251 AM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...
...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING S
15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES S
3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 9 FT AT 16 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...RISING TO
25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS
11 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WIND 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT...RISING TO 35 TO 40 KT
WITH GUSTS TO 50 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 18 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 35 TO 45 KT WITH GUSTS TO 50 KT. A
STRENGTHENING COASTAL JET MAY PRODUCE 55 KT WINDS WITHIN 20 NM
OF THE COAST. COMBINED SEAS 26 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 14
SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 35 TO 45 KT WITH GUSTS TO 50 KT...EASING TO 25 TO
30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 26 FT
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 21 FT
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND
WAVES SW 6 FT AT 7 SECONDS. W SWELL 15 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
SHOWERS.
.THU...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 18
FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 23 FT.

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PZZ210-161730-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
251 AM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
UNTIL 9 AM PST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...



.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT TODAY...INCREASING
TO 10 TO 12 FT MONDAY NIGHT. HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD
TO 10 FT DURING THE EBBS AROUND 730 AM AND 730 PM MONDAY. A THIRD
EBB WILL OCCUR AROUND 815 AM TUESDAY.



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