Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Portland OR
225 AM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

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

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225 AM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A series of weak low pressure systems will drop southeastward
near the coast through the rest of this week. This will bring
brief periods of gusty winds. Stronger low pressure systems over
the weekend should result in higher seas and stronger bouts of
wind.


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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-
225 AM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM PST THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...NE wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt early this
morning, becoming N 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves
N 2 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 4 ft at 11 seconds. Chance of rain
late.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming N
20 to 25 kt after midnight. Wind waves N 3 ft at 5 seconds. W
swell 3 ft at 8 seconds. Secondary swell W 3 ft at 13 seconds.
Snow in the evening. Rain.
.THU...NE wind 20 to 25 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves N 3 ft at 6 seconds. W swell 5 ft at
8 seconds. Secondary swell W 3 ft at 12 seconds. Chance of
showers in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, easing to
5 to 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves N
2 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 4 ft at 17 seconds. Secondary swell
W 4 ft at 8 seconds.
.FRI...W wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves W
3 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 6 ft at 15 seconds. Secondary swell
W 5 ft at 8 seconds. Chance of rain.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves
W 3 ft at 6 seconds. W swell 7 ft at 8 seconds. Secondary swell
W 5 ft at 14 seconds. Rain likely.
.SAT...W wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. NW swell 10 ft.
.SUN...W wind 20 to 25 kt. Combined seas 13 ft.

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Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR out
10 NM-Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 NM-
225 AM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...NE wind 10 to 15 kt, easing to 5 to 10 kt in the
morning, then backing to NW in the afternoon. Wind waves NE
2 ft at 4 seconds, shifting to the NW at 4 seconds in the
afternoon. NW swell 4 ft at 11 seconds. Chance of rain late.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves SE 2 ft at
4 seconds. NW swell 3 ft at 8 seconds. Secondary swell NW 3 ft
at 12 seconds. Rain or snow.
.THU...NE wind 10 to 15 kt. Gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves NE 2 ft at 4 seconds. NW swell 5 ft at 8 seconds.
Chance of showers in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming
NE 5 kt after midnight. Wind waves NE 2 ft at 5 seconds. NW
swell 4 ft at 16 seconds. Secondary swell NW 4 ft at 8 seconds.
.FRI...SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves S 3 ft at 4 seconds. NW
swell 6 ft at 14 seconds. Secondary swell NW 5 ft at 8 seconds.
Rain likely.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves
W 3 ft at 5 seconds. NW swell 7 ft at 8 seconds. Secondary
swell NW 5 ft at 13 seconds. Rain.
.SAT...W wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. NW swell 10 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. NW swell 12 ft.

$$

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Columbia River Bar-
225 AM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...Combined seas 2 to 4 ft through Wednesday
night. However, seas will temporarily build to near 5 ft during
the ebbs around 815 AM Wednesday and 830 PM Wednesday.


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