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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KPQR 011542
CWFPQR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
842 AM PDT WED APR 1 2015

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

PZZ200-012230-
842 AM PDT WED APR 1 2015

SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST

BROAD LOW PRES ALOFT WILL MOVE OVER THE WATERS THROUGH TONIGHT
BRINGING SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. A WEAKENING FRONT
IS EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS FRI. THEN A SHOWERY
UPPER LEVEL LOW PRES IS EXPECTED TO RETURN OVER THE WEEKEND AND
LIKELY INTO NEXT WEEK.



PZZ250-270-012230-
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-
842 AM PDT WED APR 1 2015

TODAY
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS WITH SMALL
HAIL AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

TONIGHT
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH SMALL
HAIL AND ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE EVENING.

THU
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO SW WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

THU NIGHT
SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...RISING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

FRI
S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...VEERING TO W IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
RAIN.

FRI NIGHT
W WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BACKING TO SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
SHOWERS LIKELY.

SAT
SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.

SUN
SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 10 FT. 



PZZ255-275-012230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
842 AM PDT WED APR 1 2015

TODAY
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH SMALL
HAIL. ISOLATED TSTMS.

TONIGHT
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH SMALL
HAIL IN THE EVENING.

THU
N WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

THU NIGHT
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

FRI
SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...VEERING TO W IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS...
BUILDING TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY.

FRI NIGHT
W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT
AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

SUN
W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT. 



PZZ210-012230-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
842 AM PDT WED APR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

IN THE MAIN CHANNEL
COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT THROUGH THIS
EVENING. HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 10 TO 11 FT
DURING THE EBBS AROUND 400 PM THIS AFTERNOON AND 430 AM THU
MORNING.



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