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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KPQR 241022
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
222 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

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

PZZ200-241745-
222 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST

A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL MOVE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...BRINGING
WINDS BACK UP BEFORE FALLING THIS EVENING. AFTER THIS FRONT...ANOTHER
WEAK FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH ON TUESDAY. THIS HAS ANOTHER CHANCE
TO PRODUCE INCREASED WINDS AND SEAS...THOUGH RIGHT NOW LOOKS
MAINLY CONFINED TO OUR NORTHERN WATERS.



PZZ250-270-241745-
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-
222 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PST THIS
MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...

TODAY
S WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT...BUILDING TO 6 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT
13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.

TONIGHT
SW WIND 15 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT...BUILDING TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W
SWELL 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.

TUE
SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.

TUE NIGHT
SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.

WED
S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT
12 SECONDS.

WED NIGHT
S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
6 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN.

THU
SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT. SW SWELL 10 FT.

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



PZZ255-275-241745-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
222 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PST THIS
MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING...

TODAY
S WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT...BUILDING TO 6 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT
13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.

TONIGHT
SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT
AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.

TUE
SW WIND 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W
SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.

TUE NIGHT
S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.

WED
S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT
12 SECONDS.

WED NIGHT
S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
7 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN.

THU
S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.

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



PZZ210-241745-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
222 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 12 FEET THIS
MORNING...DROPPING TO 8 TO 10 FT THIS AFTERNOON. HOWEVER...SEAS
WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO NEAR 14 FT WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE
DURING THE EBB AROUND 530 AM THIS MORNING...AND TO NEAR 16 FT WITH
BREAKERS LIKELY DURING THE VERY STRONG EBB AROUND 545 PM MONDAY.



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