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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KPQR 210341
CWFPQR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
841 PM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

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

PZZ200-211030-
841 PM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST

LITTLE CHANGE THROUGH THIS WEEKEND. HIGH PRES REMAINS ANCHORED
OVER THE NE PAC...WHILE THERMAL LOW PRES SITS OVER NW
CALIFORNIA. A WEAK FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS ON
THU.



PZZ250-270-211030-
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-
841 PM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

TONIGHT
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT LATE IN THE
EVENING. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE AND PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THU
NW WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE AND PATCHY
MORNING FOG.

THU NIGHT
SW WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

FRI
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT.
W SWELL 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.

SAT
N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT.

SAT NIGHT
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT.

SUN
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT.

MON
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT. 



PZZ255-275-211030-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
841 PM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

TONIGHT
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS...
BECOMING W 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

THU
N WIND TO 5 KT...BACKING TO S 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY MORNING
FOG.

THU NIGHT
W WIND 5 TO 10 KT...VEERING TO NW WITH GUSTS TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT
12 SECONDS.

FRI
N WIND 5 TO 10 KT...RISING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
4 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

SAT
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT.

SAT NIGHT
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL
4 FT.

SUN
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT.

MON
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT. 



PZZ210-211030-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
841 PM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

IN THE MAIN CHANNEL
COMBINED SEAS 4 FT THROUGH
TONIGHT...DECREASING TO 3 FT THURSDAY. HOWEVER...SEAS
TEMPORARILY BUILDING TO 6 FT DURING THE EBB AROUND 230 AM EARLY
THU...AND TO 5 FT DURING THE EBB AROUND 3 PM THURSDAY.



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