Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
225 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

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

PZZ200-220600-
225 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM STALLS OVER THE WATERS THIS
WEEKEND...BRINGING LIKELY GALE FORCE WINDS. THIS LOW WILL
EVENTUALLY MOVE SOUTH ALONG THE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST LATE
MON AND TUE. HIGH PRES THEN BUILDS OVER THE WATERS DURING THE
MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

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PZZ250-255-270-275-220600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
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 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS AND HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT
UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... BACKING
TO S WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING SE
25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS
18 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS BEFORE DARK...THEN RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT. COMBINED SEAS
19 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT...EASING
TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED
SEAS 20 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...SE WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES SE
6 FT AT 7 SECONDS. W SWELL 18 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES N 3 FT AT
4 SECONDS. W SWELL 17 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.
.WED...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 15 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 16 FT.

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PZZ210-220600-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
225 PM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 19 FEET SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...THEN SUBSIDING TO 16 FEET LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AND
SUNDAY. HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILDING TO 21 FEET WITH
BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 1215 AM SUNDAY....AND TO 17 FEET
WITH BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 1 PM SUNDAY.

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