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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KPQR 262149
CWFPQR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
249 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WASHINGTON TO FLORENCE OREGON
AND WESTWARD 60 NM

PZZ200-270415-
249 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST

WEAK HIGH PRES WILL CONTINUE OVER THE WATERS THROUGH EARLY FRI.
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ONSHORE FRI AND BRING INCREASING
SOUTHERLY WINDS AGAIN. THEN WEAK HIGH PRES RETURNS OVER THE
WEEKEND. ANOTHER FRONT APPEARS TO BE ON TAP FOR MON. A MORE
PROGRESSIVE WEATHER PATTERN IS EXPECTED FOR THE FIRST HALF OF NEXT
WEEK.



PZZ250-270-270415-
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-
249 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

TONIGHT
S WIND 5 TO 10 KT...VEERING TO SW. WIND WAVES 2 FT.
W SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

FRI
S WIND 5 TO 10 KT...RISING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT
12 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRI NIGHT
SW WIND 15 KT...VEERING TO W AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS.

SAT
W WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W
SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

SAT NIGHT
S WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

SUN
S WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT.
W SWELL 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

SUN NIGHT
SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.

MON
SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.

TUE
W WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT. 



PZZ255-275-270415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
249 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

TONIGHT
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT
12 SECONDS.

FRI
SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 FT... BUILDING TO 3 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRI NIGHT
SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...VEERING TO W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS.

SAT
W WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

SAT NIGHT
W WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

SUN
SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT.
W SWELL 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

SUN NIGHT
W WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.

MON
SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.

TUE
W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 11 FT. 



PZZ210-270415-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
249 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FRIDAY MORNING...

IN THE MAIN CHANNEL
COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING. HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 8 TO 9 FT
DURING THE EBB AROUND 11 PM THIS EVENING...AND TO NEAR 10 FT
DURING THE EBB AROUND 1130 AM FRIDAY MORNING.



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