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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KPQR 240334
CWFPQR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
834 PM PDT SAT MAY 23 2015

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

PZZ200-241045-
834 PM PDT SAT MAY 23 2015

SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST

HIGH PRES REMAINS WELL OFFSHORE WITH LOW PRES INLAND PRODUCING
NW BREEZES THAT WILL LAST THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. STRONGER
WINDS OFF BRITISH COLUMBIA WILL BRING CHOPPY CONDITIONS ACROSS
THE WATERS FROM A FRESH SWELL THROUGH TUE.



PZZ250-255-241045-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
834 PM PDT SAT MAY 23 2015

TONIGHT
NW WIND 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT.
NW SWELL 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE.

SUN
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT.
NW SWELL 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.

SUN NIGHT
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL
4 FT AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MON
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE.

MON NIGHT
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING.
WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY DRIZZLE.

TUE
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT.
PATCHY DRIZZLE.

TUE NIGHT
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING.
WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.

WED
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.

THU
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT. 



PZZ270-241045-
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO
60 NM-
834 PM PDT SAT MAY 23 2015

TONIGHT
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL W 3 FT AT
12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE.

SUN
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT
8 SECONDS. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.

SUN NIGHT
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL W 3 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MON
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT
7 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL W 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS. AREAS OF
DRIZZLE.

MON NIGHT
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY DRIZZLE.

TUE
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT. PATCHY DRIZZLE.

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

WED
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.

THU
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT. 



PZZ275-241045-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
834 PM PDT SAT MAY 23 2015

TONIGHT
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL W 3 FT AT
12 SECONDS.

SUN
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.

SUN NIGHT
N WIND 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL W 3 FT AT
11 SECONDS. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MON
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL W 3 FT AT
11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE.

MON NIGHT
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS.

TUE
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT.

TUE NIGHT
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.

WED
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.

THU
N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT. 



PZZ210-241045-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
834 PM PDT SAT MAY 23 2015

IN THE MAIN CHANNEL
COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 4 FT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON. HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 5 FT DURING
THE EBB AROUND 1000 PM TONIGHT...AND TO 6 FT DURING THE EBB
AROUND 1000 AM SUNDAY.



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