Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Portland OR
855 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

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

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855 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
High pressure remains over the northeast Pacific with low
pressure over the Rockies. A weak front slides mainly across
the Washington waters late tonight and Sunday. Low pressure
drops south from the Gulf of Alaska Tuesday bringing a strong
cold front and probable gales.

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Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR out
10 NM-
855 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON
PST TODAY...

.TODAY...NW wind 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Wind
waves NW 2 ft at 4 seconds, shifting to the SW at 4 seconds in
the afternoon. W swell 7 ft at 8 seconds easing to 6 ft at 11
seconds this afternoon. Areas of fog. Chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 to 15 kt, rising to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves S 4 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 5 ft at
11 seconds. Rain likely.
.SUN...SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Gusts to 25 kt early in the
morning. Wind waves SW 3 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 9 ft at
11 seconds. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves SW 2 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 8 ft at
12 seconds. Showers likely.
.MON...S wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves SW 2 ft at 4 seconds. W
swell 7 ft at 11 seconds. Chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 10 to 15 kt, rising to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves S 5 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 7 ft at
12 seconds. Chance of rain.
.TUE...SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Combined seas 15 ft.
.WED...N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. NW swell 14 ft.

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Waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR from 10 to
60 NM-
855 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON
PST TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...W wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves NW 3 ft at 4 seconds,
shifting to the SW at 4 seconds in the afternoon. W swell 7 ft
at 8 seconds easing to 6 ft at 11 seconds this afternoon. Chance
of showers.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves SW 4 ft at
6 seconds. W swell 5 ft at 11 seconds. Rain.
.SUN...SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves SW 3 ft at 4 seconds. W
swell 9 ft at 10 seconds. Chance of rain.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 10 to 15 kt, easing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves W 3 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 8 ft at
12 seconds. Chance of showers.
.MON...S wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves W 2 ft at 4 seconds,
shifting to the SE at 4 seconds in the afternoon. W swell 8 ft
at 11 seconds. Chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 10 to 15 kt, rising to 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves S 5 ft at 6 seconds. W swell 7 ft at
13 seconds. Chance of rain.
.TUE...W wind 25 to 30 kt. Combined seas 16 ft.
.WED...N wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 7 ft. NW swell 15 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-
855 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TODAY...NW wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves N 3 ft at 4 seconds,
shifting to the W 2 ft at 4 seconds in the afternoon. W swell
7 ft at 11 seconds. Areas of fog in the morning. Chance of
showers.
.TONIGHT...S wind 5 to 10 kt, rising to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves S 3 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 5 ft at
12 seconds. Chance of rain.
.SUN...SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves SW 3 ft at 4 seconds. W
swell 8 ft at 11 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves SW 2 ft at
4 seconds. W swell 8 ft at 12 seconds.
.MON...SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves SW 2 ft at 4 seconds. W
swell 7 ft at 11 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 10 to 15 kt, rising to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves S 4 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 7 ft at
13 seconds.
.TUE...SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Combined seas 17 ft.
.WED...NW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 6 ft. NW swell 14 ft.

$$

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Columbia River Bar-
855 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM PST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
LATE TONIGHT...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...Combined seas 6 to 7 FT building to 7 to
8 ft Sunday morning. However, seas will temporarily build to
10 feet during the strong ebb around 330 PM this afternoon and
to 10 ft with breakers possible during the weaker ebb around 4
AM Sunday.

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