Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
208 AM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

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

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208 AM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
LOW PRESSURE OFFSHORE WILL CONTINUE TO FILL TODAY. SIGNIFICANT
LONG PERIOD WESTERLY SWELL WILL ARRIVE THIS MORNING. A STRONGER
STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO STALL OVER THE WEEKEND WHICH LIKELY
BRING GALE FORCE WINDS. THIS LOW WILL EVENTUALLY MOVE SOUTH ALONG
THE N CALIF COAST LATE MON AND TUE. HIGH PRES BUILDS OVER THE
WATERS TOWARD THE MIDDLE OF 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-
208 AM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
THIS EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
MORNING...THEN BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS
TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES S 5 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 17 FT AT
16 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 21 FT AT 18 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 25 TO 30 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES S 5 FT AT 6 SECONDS...
SHIFTING TO THE E 8 FT AT 6 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL
19 FT AT 16 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 17 FT AT 15 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING S 35 TO 40 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 45 KT. COMBINED SEAS 18 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
13 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 25 TO 30 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT IN THE
EVENING. COMBINED SEAS 18 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...SE WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES E 4 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W
SWELL 16 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES N 2 FT AT
4 SECONDS. W SWELL 15 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.
.WED...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 12 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-
208 AM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
THIS EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...RISING TO
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING
SW 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
SW 6 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 19 FT AT 16 SECONDS...BUILDING TO
22 FT AT 17 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... BECOMING
SE 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED
SEAS 18 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 30 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 30 TO 40 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 45 KT. COMBINED SEAS 19 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
13 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES
S 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. W SWELL 19 FT AT 13 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO
16 FT AT 12 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WIND 25 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES SE 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. W SWELL 19 FT AT
14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES NE 3 FT AT
4 SECONDS. W SWELL 18 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.
.WED...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
208 AM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 14 FT EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING...INCREASING TO NEAR 20 FT AROUND SUNRISE AND SUBSIDING TO
16 FEET BY SATURDAY NIGHT. HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD
TO NEAR 23 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 12 PM SATURDAY
AND TO NEAR 21 FEET WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB AROUND
1215 AM SUNDAY MORNING.

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