Friday Morning

Friday, April 6, 2018

Calm before the storm!   This morning, SW 9.5ft@ 7.5-8 sec’s with light SE winds, 50 and cloudy but dry so far.  Water temp at 49.8 and high tide was at 4:28a with sunrise at 6:46am.  Later today SW 8ft@ 8 sec’s with NNE winds 5-10mph, high of 64, clouds and 20% chance of rain, low tide at 11:33am.  Tonight, SW 8ft@ 8 sec’s with SE winds 20-30mph, low of 49 and 90% chance of wind and rain late. High tide at 6:14p and sunset at 7:51p.
To the woman that called the shop this morning and told Sandy that Magic Seaweed said the surf was good this weekend, and that he didn’t know what he was talking about…… well…. Magic Sleaweed gave it 2 stars today, but 3 stars on Saturday morning……… hope she makes the drive from Seattle for the “epic session”……..
Small Craft Advisory for Tonight through Saturday.,.,.,..
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING… …GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM PDT SATURDAY… …STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 6 PM PDT SATURDAY… The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Storm Warning, which is in effect from 5 AM to 6 PM PDT Saturday. The Storm Watch is no longer in effect. * SEAS THIS MORNING…Wave heights 8 to 9 feet with dominant wave periods of 8 to 9 seconds. Seas should become less steep later this morning. * WINDS TONIGHT AND SATURDAY…South wind rapidly increasing late tonight to 20 to 30 knots with gusts to 40 knots. South to Southwest wind 30 to 40 knots with gusts up to 55 knots late tonight through Saturday afternoon. Coastal jet development possible, especially Saturday. * SEAS SATURDAY…Seas building above 10 feet overnight. Combined seas rapidly building Saturday, peaking near 30 feet Saturday afternoon and evening. Seas holding above 20 feet through Sunday.

Saturday:  AM SW 8ft@ 8 sec’s with S winds 35-45mph, gusts 70+, low of 46, high of 52, 100% chance of rain and wind.  By noon, swell picking up to 12-15ft, by 6p SW 15-30ft.
Sunday: SW 15-20ft@ 8 sec’s with WSW winds 15-25mph, 40/50, clouds and 90%
Monday: WSW 8-10ft@ 10 sec’s with NE winds 5-10mph, 47/64, partly cloudy and 10%
Tuesday: SW 5-6ft@ 8 sec’s with S winds 20-30mph, 44/54, clouds and 90% rain and wind
Wednesday: SW 12ft@10 sec’s with S winds 15-20mph, 41/48, clouds and 80%
Thursday: WSW 12-15ft@ 10 sec’s with WSW winds 15-25mph, 42/49, clouds and 70%