Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
1245 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

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1245 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A LOW PRESSURE CENTER IS OFFSHORE TODAY AND WILL REMAIN INTO
SATURDAY. SIGNIFICANT LONG PERIOD WESTERLY SWELL WILL ARRIVE
TONIGHT AND SATURDAY. A STRONGER STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED OVER
THE WEEKEND WHICH LIKELY BRING GALE FORCE WINDS.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
1245 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES SE
4 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 14 FT AT 16 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 17 FT
AT 16 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES S 6 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 21
FT AT 17 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BACKING TO
E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES S 7 FT AT 5 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE
E AT 4 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 20 FT AT 16
SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 15 FT AT 16 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES SE 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. SW SWELL 16 FT AT
14 SECONDS. RAIN AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES SE 5 FT AT
6 SECONDS. SW SWELL 16 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.MON...E WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT.
W SWELL 16 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 14 FT.
.TUE...N WIND TO 5 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.

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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-
1245 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES S
5 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 16 FT AT 16 SECONDS...BUILDING TO
18 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...VEERING TO SW IN
THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 24 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 18 SECONDS.
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS 30 TO 35 KT...BACKING
TO SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 21 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16
SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 17 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 35 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT. COMBINED SEAS
22 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS 35 TO 40 KT. WIND
WAVES S 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SW SWELL 17 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...E WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT.
W SWELL 18 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL
14 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 13 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
1245 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 14 FT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...INCREASING OVERNIGHT TO AROUND 20 FT BY EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING. HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO NEAR
18 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 11 AM THIS MORNING
AND TO NEAR 19 FEET WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB
AROUND 1115 PM THIS EVENING.

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