Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
251 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

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

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251 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM STALLS OVER THE WATERS THIS
WEEKEND...BRINGING GALE FORCE WINDS. THIS LOW WILL EVENTUALLY
MOVE SOUTH ALONG THE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST LATE MON AND TUE.
HIGH PRES THEN BUILDS OVER THE WATERS DURING THE MIDDLE OF NEXT
WEEK.

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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-
251 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SE WIND 30 TO 35 KT...VEERING TO S IN THE MORNING...
THEN EASING TO 25 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 45 KT.
COMBINED SEAS 18 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS. RAIN BEFORE
SUNRISE. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 TO 30 KT. EXCEPT IN THE NEARSHORE
WATERS...SE WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 20 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS...
SUBSIDING TO 18 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT... BECOMING E
10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES SE 9 FT AT 6 SECONDS...
BECOMING WIND WAVES E AT 5 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL
18 FT AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES N 3 FT AT
4 SECONDS. W SWELL 16 FT AT 15 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 12 FT AT
14 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES NW 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W
SWELL 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS IN
THE AFTERNOON. OCCASIONAL LIGHT SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES SW 2 FT AT
4 SECONDS. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. OCCASIONAL LIGHT
SHOWERS.
.WED...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 13 FT.
.THU...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 17 FT.

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
251 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

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

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 16 TO 18 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY.
HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 20 FEET WITH BREAKERS
DURING THE EBBS AROUND 1 PM SUNDAY AND 115 AM MONDAY.

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