Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
230 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

PZZ200-201745-
230 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A LOW PRESSURE CENTER IS OFFSHORE THIS MORNING...BRINGING LOW END
GALE FORCE WINDS TO OUTER WATERS. A STRONGER STORM SYSTEM
EXPECTED OVER THE WEEKEND WHICH MAY BRING HIGHER SEAS AND GALE
FORCE WINDS.

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PZZ250-255-201745-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
230 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST
TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES SE 4 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W
SWELL 15 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES SE 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W
SWELL 17 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES S
5 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 22 FT AT 18 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES SE 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 20 FT AT 17 SECONDS...
SUBSIDING TO 17 FT AT 16 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES SE 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. SW SWELL 16 FT AT
14 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES SE 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. SW SWELL 17 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
SHOWERS.
.MON...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 17 FT.
.TUE...N WIND TO 5 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.

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PZZ270-275-201745-
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-
230 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST TODAY...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT... BECOMING S
15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES S
4 FT AT 7 SECONDS. W SWELL 17 FT AT 15 SECONDS...BUILDING TO
19 FT AT 16 SECONDS IN THE MORNING...THEN SUBSIDING TO 17 FT AT
16 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES S
4 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 19 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.SAT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES S 7 FT AT 7 SECONDS. W
SWELL 23 FT AT 18 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
S 6 FT AT 7 SECONDS. W SWELL 21 FT AT 16 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO
18 FT AT 15 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES S
6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. SW SWELL 18 FT AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WIND
WAVES SE 6 FT AT 7 SECONDS. SW SWELL 18 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
SHOWERS.
.MON...NE WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 19 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.

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PZZ210-201745-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
230 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 14 FT THROUGH
FRIDAY. HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO NEAR 19 FT WITH
BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 11 AM FRIDAY MORNING AND TO NEAR 19
FEET WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB AROUND 1115 PM FRIDAY
NIGHT.

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