Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Portland OR
251 AM PDT Tue May 11 2021

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

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251 AM PDT Tue May 11 2021

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
Little to no change expected through Friday as high pressure
will remain offshore. This will result in a surface thermal
trough will remaining over the south OR coast into northwest CA.
This will result in a typical summer like patter of north winds
over the coastal waters, which will be strongest during the
afternoon and evening hours each day.

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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-
251 AM PDT Tue May 11 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...N wind 10 to 15 kt, rising to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Gusts to 20 kt, becoming 25 kt in the afternoon.
Highest gusts likely south of Tillamook Head. Wind waves N 4 ft
at 5 seconds. W swell 4 ft at 12 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, easing to
10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt after midnight. Highest gusts
likely south of Tillamook Head. Wind waves N 4 ft at 5 seconds.
W swell 4 ft at 11 seconds.
.WED...N wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves N
3 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 4 ft at 10 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves N 3 ft at
5 seconds. W swell 4 ft at 10 seconds.
.THU...NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves NW 3 ft at 4 seconds. W
swell 4 ft at 10 seconds.
.THU 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 10 seconds.
.FRI...NW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. NW swell 5 ft.
.SAT...N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. NW swell 5 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-
251 AM PDT Tue May 11 2021

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

.TODAY...N wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves N 4 ft at 6 seconds. W
swell 4 ft at 12 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves N 4 ft at 6 seconds.
W swell 4 ft at 11 seconds.
.WED...N wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves N
4 ft at 6 seconds. W swell 3 ft at 11 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves
N 3 ft at 6 seconds. W swell 3 ft at 10 seconds.
.THU...N wind 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves N 3 ft at
5 seconds. W swell 3 ft at 10 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt. Wind waves
N 3 ft at 6 seconds. W swell 3 ft at 10 seconds.
.FRI...N wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 6 ft. NW swell 5 ft.
.SAT...N wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. NW swell 5 ft.

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Columbia River Bar-
251 AM PDT Tue May 11 2021

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

- GENERAL SEAS...4 to 5 ft through Wednesday.

- FIRST EBB...Strong ebb around 515 AM Tuesday, with seas near
  7 ft.

- SECOND EBB...Around 545 PM Tuesday, with seas near 6 ft.

- THIRD EBB...Strong ebb around 600 AM Wednesday, with seas
  near 7 ft.



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