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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KPQR 190406
CWFPQR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
806 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

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

PZZ200-191130-
806 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST

COLD FRONT JUST ONSHORE THIS EVENING. UNSTABLE AIR MASS WILL SIT
OVER THE COASTAL WATERS FOR REST OF TONIGHT AND FRI. A STRONG VERY
MOIST FRONT WILL PUSH INTO THE REGION LATER FRI AND FRI NIGHT.
ANOTHER FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS THE REGION ON SAT.



PZZ250-255-270-275-191130-
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-
806 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY
NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

TONIGHT
SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. GUSTS 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W
SWELL 12 TO 14 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

FRI
SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. GUST 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL
12 FT EARLY IN THE MORNING...GRADUALLY BUILDING TO 18 TO 20 FT BY
LATE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD AT 20 SECONDS. SHOWERS. ISOLATED
TSTMS IN THE MORNING.

FRI NIGHT
S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 21 TO 24 FT...WITH DOMINANT PERIOD 20
SECONDS. RAIN.

SAT
S WIND 35 TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS NEAR 24 FT. RAIN.

SAT NIGHT
SW WIND 25 TO 35 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS NEAR 25 FT...SUBSIDING TO 19 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN.

SUN
SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 16 FT AT 13
SECONDS. RAIN.

MON
W WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 13 FT.

TUE
NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 13 FT. 



PZZ210-191130-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
806 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

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

IN THE MAIN CHANNEL
COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 13 FT TONIGHT INTO FRI
AM...THEN GRADUALLY BUILDING TO 16 FT BY NOON...AND TO NEAR 20 FT
BY LATE FRI AFTERNOON. HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY 18 FT DURING THE
EBB AROUND 315 AM FRI...AND NEAR 24 FT WITH THE STRONG EBB AROUND
345 PM FRI. BREAKERS ARE LIKELY TO COVER THE BAR DURING THE EBBS.



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