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Coastal Waters Forecast for Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 nm (PZZ255) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 nm (PZZ255)
Issued by: National Weather Service Portland, OR
Last Update: 244 PM PDT Thu Oct 19 2017
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Tonight: SW wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, veering to W after midnight. Wind waves SW 4 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 21 ft at 17 seconds. Showers. Chance of tstms.

Fri: SW wind 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves W 4 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 19 ft at 16 seconds. Chance of tstms in the morning. Showers.

Fri Night: SW wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming S 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt after midnight. Wind waves S 5 ft at 6 seconds. W swell 16 ft at 15 seconds, subsiding to 13 ft at 14 seconds after midnight. Showers likely in the evening, then rain after midnight.

Sat: S wind 25 to 30 kt, easing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves S 7 ft at 8 seconds. W swell 15 ft at 13 seconds. Rain.

Sat Night: S wind 25 to 30 kt. Gusts to 35 kt after midnight. Combined seas 19 ft with a dominant period of 12 seconds. Rain.

Sun: S wind 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Wind waves 7 ft. W swell 16 ft. Rain.

Sun Night: S wind 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 12 ft. Rain likely.

Mon: NE wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 12 ft.

Tue: N wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 9 ft.



Zone Forecast: Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 nm (PZZ255)

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