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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KPQR 210456
CWFPQR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
856 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

PZZ200-211115-
856 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST

A COLD FRONT WILL NOW MOVE ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT. HIGH PRES
WILL THEN BUILD OVER THE REGION SUN NIGHT AND MONDAY...BEFORE
ANOTHER FRONT MOVES INTO THE WATERS TUE AFTERNOON.



PZZ250-255-270-275-211115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
856 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
7 FT. W SWELL 17 FT AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN.

SUN
W WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...EASING TO 10 TO
15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 6 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 15 FT AT
13 SECONDS. RAIN.

SUN NIGHT
W WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 14 FT AT
13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.

MON
NE WIND 5 TO 10 KT...VEERING TO SE IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 13 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.

MON NIGHT
SE WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT
13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.

TUE
S WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT.
W SWELL 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

TUE NIGHT
SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 13 FT. RAIN LIKELY.

WED
NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 12 FT.

THU
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 10 FT. 



PZZ210-211115-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
856 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

IN THE MAIN CHANNEL
COMBINED SEAS AROUND 17 FT TONIGHT THEN 14
FT SUNDAY AFTERNOON. HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILDING TO NEAR
20 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 4 AM SUN...AND TO 18 FT
WITH BREAKERS DURING THE VERY STRONG EBB AROUND 4 PM SUN
AFTERNOON.



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