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Coastal Waters Forecast for Waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR from 10 to 60 nm (PZZ270) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR from 10 to 60 nm (PZZ270)
Issued by: National Weather Service Portland, OR
Last Update: 909 AM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017
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Today: S wind 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Combined seas 8 ft with a dominant period 10 seconds building to 14 ft in the afternoon. Rain.

Tonight: S wind 30 to 35 kt with gusts to 40 kt, becoming SW 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Combined seas 15 ft dominant period 11 seconds, subsiding to 13 ft late. Rain.

Thu: SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves SW 5 ft at 7 seconds. W swell 14 ft at 11 seconds, building to 22 ft at 16 seconds in the afternoon. Rain in the morning, then showers and a slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.

Thu Night: SW wind 15 to 20 kt. Gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Wind waves SW 4 ft at 6 seconds. W swell 22 ft at 17 seconds. Showers and a slight chance of tstms.

Fri: W wind 20 to 25 kt, easing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves W 4 ft at 6 seconds. W swell 18 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of showers.

Fri Night: SW wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, becoming S 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt after midnight. Combined seas 16 ft dominant period 15 seconds. Showers.

Sat: SW wind 25 to 30 kt. Combined seas 17 ft.

Sun: SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. W swell 13 ft.



Zone Forecast: Waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR from 10 to 60 nm (PZZ270)

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