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

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

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821 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A weakening cold front will push across the waters later Tue
am. A much stronger frontal storm system arrives Wed and
Thu, with southerly gales expected. Another strong strong front
will arrive on Sat.

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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-
821 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS FOR LATE TONIGHT AND TUE...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS FOR TUE AND TUE
EVENING...
...GALE WATCH LATE TUE NIGHT THROUGH WED EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Gusts 25 kt late tonight. Wind
waves SW 3 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 7 to 8 ft at 11 seconds.
.TUE...SW wind 20 to 25 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 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, rising to 30 to 35 kt with gusts to
40 kt. Combined seas 12 ft with dominant period 10 seconds.
Rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 30 to 35 kt with gusts to 40 kt, becoming SW
20 to 25 kt after midnight. Combined seas 16 ft with dominant
period 10 seconds. Rain.
.THU...SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. W swell 13 ft.
Rain.
.FRI...SW wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. W swell 19 ft.
.SAT...S wind 25 to 35 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-
821 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

...GALE WATCH WED AFTERNOON THROUGH THU MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 10 kt, backing to SW overnight. Wind waves W
2 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 7 ft at 11 seconds.
.TUE...SW wind 10 to 20 kt, veering to W in the afternoon. Wind
waves SW 3 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 9 ft at 11 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...Variable wind 10 kt or less, becoming SE 10 to 15
kt 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 35 kt in the
afternoon. Combined seas 12 ft with dominant period 10 seconds.
Chance of rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 25 to 35 kt, with gusts 40 to 45 kt. Combined
seas 15 ft dominant period 10 seconds. Rain.
.THU...SW wind 25 to 35 kt. Combined seas 15 ft. Rain.
.FRI...SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. W swell 18 ft.
.SAT...S wind 25 to 35 kt. Combined seas 16 ft.

$$

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Columbia River Bar-
821 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...Combined seas 6 to 8 ft tonight and Tue.
However, seas temporarily near 9 ft with the ebb around 330 am
Tue, and 12 ft with breakers during the ebb around 4 pm Tue.

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