Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
221 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

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

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221 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A FRONT HANGING UP ACROSS THE WATERS THROUGH THIS MORNING WILL
KEEP STRONG WINDS AND SEAS NEAR OR ABOVE 20 FT THROUGH THE FIRST
HALF OF TODAY. ANOTHER STRONG LOW PRESSURE MOVING INTO THE
NORTHEAST PACIFIC WILL LIKELY BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF STRONG WINDS
AND HIGH SEAS LATE IN THE WEEK WITH PERHAPS A STRONGER STORM
SYSTEM LATE IN THE WEEKEND.

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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-
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-
221 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...S WIND 35 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS TO 50 KT EARLY THIS
MORNING...EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT BY THIS
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 23 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 13
SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 18 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 13
SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF A THUNDERSTORM.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
SW 4 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 13 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.THU...SW WIND 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW 3 FT AT
6 SECONDS. W SWELL 15 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 18 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 16 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KT POSSIBLE ACROSS THE OUTER WATERS. WIND
WAVES SE 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS. W SWELL 16 FT AT 16 SECONDS...SUBSIDING
TO 14 FT AT 16 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES S 5 FT AT
7 SECONDS. W SWELL 18 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...S WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 23 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 18 FT.



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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
221 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 18 FT TO 20 FT SLOWLY
SUBSIDING TODAY AND TONIGHT TO 12 TO 14 FT BY LATE TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 21 FT WITH BREAKERS
DURING THE EBB AROUND 915 AM WEDNESDAY AND TO NEAR 17 FT WITH
BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 915 PM WEDNESDAY.


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