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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KPQR 040956
CWFPQR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
256 AM PDT SAT JUL 4 2015

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

PZZ200-041615-
256 AM PDT SAT JUL 4 2015

SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST

HIGH PRES REMAINS OVER THE NE PAC WITH THERMAL LOW PRES INLAND
AND NEAR THE S OREGON COAST. HIGH PRES WILL DRIFT W LATER TONIGHT
AND SUNDAY. THIS WILL ALLOW THE THERMAL LOW PRES TO DRIFT OVER
THE COASTAL WATERS FOR LIGHTER CONDITIONS EARLY NEXT WEEK.



PZZ275-041615-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
256 AM PDT SAT JUL 4 2015

TODAY
N WIND 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES N 3 FT AT 4
SECONDS. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES N
2 FT AT 5 SECONDS. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.

SUN
N WIND TO 5 KT...BACKING TO W 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES N 1 FT AT 4 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE W AT 4 SECONDS
IN THE AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.

SUN NIGHT
SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES S 1 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG.

MON
S WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES S 1 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW
SWELL 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.

MON NIGHT
SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES SW 1 FT AT
4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.

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

WED
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT. 



PZZ270-041615-
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO
60 NM-
256 AM PDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON...

TODAY
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES NW
3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES N
3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.

SUN
N WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
N 1 FT AT 4 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE SW AT 4 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.

SUN NIGHT
SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES SW 1 FT AT
4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.

MON
S WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES S 1 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG.

MON NIGHT
SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES SW 1 FT AT
4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.

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

WED
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT. 



PZZ250-255-041615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
256 AM PDT SAT JUL 4 2015

TODAY
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES NW 1 FT AT 4 SECONDS.
NW SWELL 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT...EASING TO TO
5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES NW 1 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 6
FT AT 9 SECONDS.

SUN
LIGHT WIND...BECOMING W 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES W 1 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY
MORNING FOG.

SUN NIGHT
SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES SW 1 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG.

MON
S WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES S 1 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW
SWELL 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.

MON NIGHT
SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES SW 1 FT AT
4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.

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

WED
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT. 



PZZ210-041615-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
256 AM PDT SAT JUL 4 2015

IN THE MAIN CHANNEL
COMBINED SEAS NEAR 4 FT THROUGH SAT
EVENING. HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 7 FT DURING THE
VERY STRONG EBB AROUND 7 AM...AND TO 6 FT DURING THE WEAKER EBB
AROUND 730 PM THIS EVENING.



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