Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Portland OR
913 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

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

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913 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A warm front crosses the waters this morning with a very weak
cold front crossing tonight. Low pressure drops south from the
Gulf of Alaska Tuesday bringing a strong cold front with gale
force winds.

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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-
913 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
SW 3 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 8 ft at 11 seconds. Occasional
rain and drizzle.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves SW 3 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 8 ft at 12 seconds.
Occasional drizzle and a chance of rain.
.MON...W wind 5 to 10 kt, backing to SE in the afternoon. Wind
waves W 2 ft at 4 seconds, shifting to the SE at 4 seconds in
the afternoon. W swell 7 ft at 11 seconds. Occasional rain and
drizzle.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 10 to 15 kt, rising to 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves S 6 ft at 6 seconds. W swell 9 ft at
13 seconds. Rain.
.TUE...S wind 30 to 35 kt. Combined seas 15 ft with a dominant
period of 15 seconds. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves W 7 ft at
8 seconds. W swell 13 ft at 15 seconds. Showers.
.WED...N wind 20 to 25 kt. Combined seas 17 ft.
.THU...E wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. NW swell 9 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-
913 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves SW 3 ft at 4 seconds.
W swell 7 ft at 11 seconds. Chance of rain in the morning.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves SW 3 ft at
4 seconds. W swell 8 ft at 12 seconds.
.MON...SW wind 10 kt. Wind waves SW 2 ft at 4 seconds. W swell
7 ft at 11 seconds. Chance of rain.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 10 to 15 kt, rising to 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves S 5 ft at 6 seconds. NW swell 9 ft at
13 seconds. Chance of rain.
.TUE...S wind 30 to 35 kt with gusts to 45 kt. Combined seas
16 ft with a dominant period of 15 seconds. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves W 7 ft at
7 seconds. W swell 14 ft at 15 seconds. Showers.
.WED...N wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 7 ft. NW swell 13 ft.
.THU...NE wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. NW swell 10 ft.

$$

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Columbia River Bar-
913 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM 3 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 8 ft. However, seas
will temporarily build to near 10 ft with breakers possible
during the strong ebb around 415 PM today, and near 10 ft during
the weaker ebb around 445 AM Monday.

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