Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED
National Weather Service Portland OR
918 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

ADDED SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY

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

PZZ200-210030-
918 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A series of weak low pressure systems will drop southeastward
near the coast through the week. This will bring brief periods
of gusty south winds followed by gusty north to northeast winds
behind each system. A stronger low pressure system may impact
the waters late in the weekend and/or early next week.

$$

PZZ275-210030-
Waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR from 10 to 60 NM-
918 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...S wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind
waves S 3 ft at 5 seconds. NW swell 5 ft at 8 seconds. Secondary
swell W 4 ft at 15 seconds. Rain.
.TONIGHT...W wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming NE
15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Wind waves W
3 ft at 4 seconds, shifting to the NE 4 ft at 5 seconds after
midnight. W swell 4 ft at 15 seconds. Secondary swell W 3 ft at
8 seconds. Rain.
.WED...NE wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming N
10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves N
3 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 5 ft at 8 seconds. Secondary swell W
4 ft at 14 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves NW 2 ft at
4 seconds. W swell 3 ft at 8 seconds. Secondary swell W 3 ft at
13 seconds. Chance of showers.
.THU...N wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves N
4 ft at 6 seconds. W swell 4 ft at 8 seconds. Secondary swell W
3 ft at 12 seconds. Chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 15 to 20 kt, easing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves N 2 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 6 ft at
17 seconds. Secondary swell W 3 ft at 7 seconds.
.FRI...W wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. W swell 7 ft.
.SAT...W wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. NW swell 14 ft.

$$

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Waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR from 10 to
60 NM-
918 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.REST OF TODAY...SW wind 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt. Wind
waves SW 2 ft at 4 seconds. NW swell 5 ft at 8 seconds.
Secondary swell W 4 ft at 15 seconds. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves NE 3 ft at
5 seconds. W swell 4 ft at 15 seconds. Secondary swell W 3 ft
at 8 seconds. Chance of rain.
.WED...NE wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming NW
5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves N 2 ft at 5 seconds. W
swell 5 ft at 8 seconds. Secondary swell W 4 ft at 14 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind
waves NW 3 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 3 ft at 8 seconds.
Secondary swell W 3 ft at 13 seconds. Showers likely and a
chance of snow.
.THU...N wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, easing to 10 to
15 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves N 3 ft
at 5 seconds. W swell 4 ft at 8 seconds. Secondary swell W 3 ft
at 12 seconds. Chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 10 to 15 kt. Gusts to 20 kt, becoming 15 kt
after midnight. Wind waves N 2 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 6 ft at
17 seconds. Secondary swell W 3 ft at 7 seconds.
.FRI...W wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. W swell 7 ft.
.SAT...W wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. NW swell 15 ft.

$$

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Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 NM-
918 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...S wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind
waves S 3 ft at 5 seconds. NW swell 5 ft at 8 seconds.
Secondary swell W 4 ft at 15 seconds. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, backing to
NE with gusts to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves S 2 ft at
4 seconds, shifting to the NE at 4 seconds after midnight. W
swell 4 ft at 15 seconds. Secondary swell W 3 ft at 8 seconds.
Rain.
.WED...N wind 5 to 10 kt. Gusts to 15 kt in the morning. Wind
waves NE 2 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 5 ft at 8 seconds.
Secondary swell W 4 ft at 14 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt, veering to
S after midnight. Wind waves N 2 ft at 4 seconds, shifting to
the S 1 ft at 4 seconds after midnight. W swell 3 ft at
8 seconds. Secondary swell W 3 ft at 13 seconds. Showers
likely.
.THU...N wind 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt. Wind waves N 2 ft at
4 seconds. W swell 4 ft at 8 seconds. Secondary swell W 3 ft at
12 seconds. Chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves NE 2 ft at
4 seconds. W swell 6 ft at 17 seconds. Secondary swell W 3 ft
at 7 seconds.
.FRI...SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. W swell 7 ft.
.SAT...W wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 14 ft.

$$

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Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR out
10 NM-
918 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.REST OF TODAY...SE wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind
waves SE 2 ft at 4 seconds. NW swell 5 ft at 7 seconds.
Secondary swell NW 4 ft at 14 seconds. Rain.
.TONIGHT...NE wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves NE 3 ft at
4 seconds. NW swell 4 ft at 14 seconds. Secondary swell NW 3 ft
at 7 seconds. Rain likely.
.WED...E wind 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt, backing to NW in
the afternoon. Wind waves E 2 ft at 4 seconds, shifting to the
NW 1 ft at 4 seconds in the afternoon. NW swell 5 ft at
7 seconds. Secondary swell NW 4 ft at 13 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 5 to 10 kt, backing to SE after midnight.
Wind waves NW 2 ft at 4 seconds, shifting to the SE at
4 seconds after midnight. NW swell 3 ft at 7 seconds. Secondary
swell NW 3 ft at 12 seconds. Showers likely and a chance of
snow.
.THU...NE wind 5 to 10 kt. Gusts to 15 kt in the morning. Wind
waves NE 2 ft at 4 seconds. NW swell 4 ft at 7 seconds.
Secondary swell NW 3 ft at 11 seconds. Chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...NE wind 5 to 10 kt. Gusts to 15 kt in the evening.
Wind waves NE 1 ft at 4 seconds. NW swell 6 ft at 16 seconds.
Secondary swell NW 3 ft at 7 seconds.
.FRI...SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 7 ft.
.SAT...W wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 15 ft.

$$

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Columbia River Bar-
918 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...Combined seas 4 to 6 ft Tuesday morning
lowering to 3 to 5 ft Tuesday night. However, seas will
temporarily build to near 7 ft during the ebb around 730 AM
Tuesday and to near 6 ft during the ebb around 730 PM Tuesday.

$$


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