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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Portland OR
820 AM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

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

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820 AM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A strong slow-moving system impacts the waters today and Sunday,
with gales likely. Seas peaking at 20 to 25 feet can be
expected over the waters late Saturday night through Sunday.
More benign conditions are expected to develop for the first
half of next week.

$$

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Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR out
10 NM-
820 AM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SW wind 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 25 to 30 kt in
the afternoon. Gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 13 ft with a
dominant period of 11 seconds. Rain.
.TONIGHT...W wind 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined
seas 16 ft with a dominant period of 12 seconds. Showers
likely.
.SUN...NW wind 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Wind waves NW 7 ft at
8 seconds. NW swell 18 ft at 13 seconds. Showers likely.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, easing to
10 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves N 4 ft at 6 seconds. NW
swell 17 ft at 13 seconds. Chance of showers.
.MON...E wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves E 2 ft at 4 seconds. NW
swell 12 ft at 12 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 5 kt. Wind waves NE 1 ft at 4 seconds. NW
swell 8 ft at 12 seconds.
.TUE...NE wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 6 ft.
.WED...SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. W swell 6 ft.

$$

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Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 NM-
820 AM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Gusts to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves SW 6 ft at 7 seconds. W swell 8 ft at
14 seconds. Rain.
.TONIGHT...W wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, rising to
20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt after midnight. Wind waves W
6 ft at 7 seconds. NW swell 14 ft at 11 seconds. Showers.
.SUN...NW wind 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Wind waves NW 7 ft at
8 seconds. NW swell 17 ft at 13 seconds. Showers likely.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 20 to 25 kt. Gusts to 30 kt, becoming
25 kt after midnight. Wind waves NW 5 ft at 7 seconds. NW swell
18 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of rain and snow showers.
.MON...N wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming NE 5 to
10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves N 2 ft at 4 seconds. NW
swell 15 ft at 12 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...NE wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves NE 1 ft at
4 seconds. NW swell 10 ft at 12 seconds.
.TUE...NE wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 7 ft.
.WED...NW wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 6 ft.

$$

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Waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR from 10 to
60 NM-
820 AM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...W wind 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt.
Combined seas 14 ft with a dominant period of 10 seconds. Rain
likely.
.TONIGHT...W wind 25 to 30 kt. Gusts to 40 kt. Combined seas 18
ft with a dominant period of 12 seconds. Chance of showers.
.SUN...NW wind 25 to 30 kt. Gusts to 40 kt, becoming 35 kt in
the afternoon. Combined seas 23 ft with a dominant period of
14 seconds. Chance of showers.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt, becoming
N 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt after midnight. Combined seas
19 ft with a dominant period of 14 seconds. Chance of rain and
snow showers.
.MON...N wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, easing to 5 to
10 kt with gusts to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves N 4 ft
at 5 seconds. NW swell 13 ft at 12 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves N 2 ft at 4 seconds.
NW swell 8 ft at 12 seconds.
.TUE...NE wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 6 ft.
.WED...W wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. W swell 8 ft.

$$

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Waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR from 10 to 60 NM-
820 AM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SW wind 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 25 to 30 kt in
the afternoon. Gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas 11 ft with a
dominant period of 14 seconds. Rain likely.
.TONIGHT...W wind 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined
seas 16 ft with a dominant period of 12 seconds. Chance of
showers.
.SUN...NW wind 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined seas
22 ft with a dominant period of 14 seconds. Chance of showers.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt. Combined
seas 21 ft with a dominant period of 14 seconds. Chance of rain
and snow showers.
.MON...N wind 20 to 25 kt, easing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts to
20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves N 4 ft at 6 seconds. NW
swell 15 ft at 12 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves N 3 ft at
4 seconds. NW swell 9 ft at 12 seconds.
.TUE...NE wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. W swell 7 ft.
.WED...NW wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. W swell 6 ft.

$$

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Columbia River Bar-
820 AM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...Combined seas around 7 ft this morning,
building to 10 ft by late afternoon, then to 14 ft by late this
evening. However, seas will temporarily build to around 13 ft
with breakers during the strong ebb around 545 PM Saturday and
to 17 ft during the ebb around 615 AM Sunday.

$$


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