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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Portland OR
246 AM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

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

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246 AM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
A surface low will move from Vancouver Island area into western
WA this morning. Another system will take a similar track later
tonight and Sun. The series of systems through the weekend will
result in seas building into at least the mid teens. A quieter
period sets up Mon and Tue, then active weather returns.

$$

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Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR out
10 NM-
246 AM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW wind 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, easing to
15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves NW
4 ft at 7 seconds. W swell 7 ft at 14 seconds, building to NW
14 ft at 12 seconds. Showers.
.TONIGHT...W wind 20 to 25 kt. Gusts to 30 kt after midnight.
Wind waves W 5 ft at 7 seconds. NW swell 13 ft at 12 seconds.
Rain likely.
.SUN...W wind 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Wind waves W
5 ft at 8 seconds. NW swell 15 ft at 12 seconds. Showers.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, easing to
10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves W
3 ft at 6 seconds. NW swell 15 ft at 13 seconds. Showers.
.MON...NW wind 5 kt. Wind waves NW 1 ft at 4 seconds. NW swell
14 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves W 1 ft at
4 seconds. NW swell 11 ft at 13 seconds. Chance of showers.
.TUE...SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 11 ft.
.WED...SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 14 ft.

$$

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Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 NM-
246 AM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW wind 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, easing to 10
to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves NW 4
ft at 6 seconds. W swell 7 ft at 15 seconds, building to NW at
13 seconds. Showers.
.TONIGHT...W wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming SW
20 to 25 kt after midnight. Wind waves SW 4 ft at 6 seconds. NW
swell 14 ft at 12 seconds. Chance of showers in the evening,
then chance of rain after midnight.
.SUN...W wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves W 4 ft at 7 seconds. NW
swell 14 ft at 13 seconds. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 20 to 25 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves W 3 ft at 5 seconds. NW swell 16 ft at
13 seconds. Showers.
.MON...NW wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves NW 1 ft at 4 seconds. NW
swell 15 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...N wind 5 to 10 kt in the evening, becoming light.
Wind waves N 2 ft at 4 seconds in the evening, becoming less
than 1 ft. NW swell 12 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of showers.
.TUE...SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 11 ft.
.WED...SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. NW swell 14 ft.

$$

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Waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR from 10 to
60 NM-
246 AM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NW wind 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt, easing to
20 to 25 kt. Combined seas 9 ft with a dominant period of 15
seconds, building to 17 ft with a dominant period of 13 seconds.
Showers.
.TONIGHT...W wind 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, rising to
25 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt after midnight. Combined seas
14 ft with a dominant period of 13 seconds. Rain likely.
.SUN...W wind 25 to 30 kt. Gusts to 35 kt, becoming 30 kt in
the afternoon. Combined seas 17 ft with a dominant period of
13 seconds. Showers.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 20 to 25 kt. Gusts to 30 kt, becoming 25 kt
after midnight. Wind waves W 4 ft at 7 seconds. NW swell 17 ft
at 13 seconds. Showers.
.MON...NW 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 NW 3 ft
at 5 seconds. NW swell 15 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of showers.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves W 2 ft at
4 seconds. NW swell 12 ft at 13 seconds. Chance of showers.
.TUE...W wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 12 ft.
.WED...W wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 16 ft.

$$

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Waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR from 10 to 60 NM-
246 AM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW wind 20 to 25 kt, easing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts to 30 kt until afternoon. Wind waves NW 5 ft
at 8 seconds. W swell 6 ft at 15 seconds, building to NW 13 ft
at 13 seconds. Showers likely.
.TONIGHT...W wind 20 to 25 kt. Gusts to 30 kt. Wind waves W
5 ft at 7 seconds. NW swell 14 ft at 12 seconds. Chance of
showers in the evening, then chance of rain after midnight.
.SUN...W wind 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Wind waves W 5 ft at
9 seconds. NW swell 14 ft at 13 seconds. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming
NW 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Wind waves W
4 ft at 7 seconds. NW swell 17 ft at 13 seconds. Showers.
.MON...NW 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 NW
3 ft at 6 seconds. NW swell 16 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of
showers.
.MON NIGHT...NW wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, easing to
5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves NW 2 ft at 5 seconds. NW
swell 12 ft at 13 seconds. Chance of showers.
.TUE...W wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 11 ft.
.WED...W wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. NW swell 15 ft.

$$

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Columbia River Bar-
246 AM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

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

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...Combined seas 9 ft building to 14 ft this
morning through early Sunday. However, seas will temporarily
build to 15 ft with breakers during the ebb around 1130 AM, and
to 14 ft with breakers possible during the ebb around 1215 AM
Sunday.

$$


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