Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
835 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

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

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835 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A STRONG FRONT WILL HANG UP ACROSS THE WATERS LATE TODAY
THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY...BRINGING A STRENGTHENING COASTAL JET
AND SEAS RISING WELL ABOVE 20 FT. ANOTHER STRONG LOW PRESSURE
MOVING INTO THE NORTHEAST PACIFIC WILL LIKELY BRING ANOTHER
ROUND OF STRONG WINDS AND HIGH SEAS LATE IN THE WORK 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-
835 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...
...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS 35 TO 40 KT...RISING TO 35
TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS 45 TO 50 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS
18 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 35 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS 45 TO 50 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 23 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS 40 TO 45 KT... EASING TO
25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS
22 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 18 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES SW 5 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 14 FT AT
12 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW 4 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W
SWELL 15 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 25 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS 17 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 22 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 21 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-
835 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...
...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS 35 TO 40 KT...RISING TO 35
TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS 45 TO 50 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS
17 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 40 TO 45 KT WITH GUSTS 50 TO 55 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 24 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT... EASING TO
25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS
24 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 19 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES SW 5 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 14 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.THU...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES SW
5 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 15 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS 40 TO 45 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 18 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 23 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 21 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
835 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

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

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 14 FT THROUGH TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO AROUND 18 FT WITH
BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 815 PM THIS EVENING...AND TO NEAR
18 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 915 AM WEDNESDAY MORNING.

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