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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KPQR 301553
CWFPQR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
853 AM PDT THU JUL 30 2015

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

PZZ200-302215-
853 AM PDT THU JUL 30 2015

SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST

A SURFACE TROUGH OF LOW PRES ALONG THE OREGON COAST THIS MORNING
WILL SLIGHTLY INLAND LATER TODAY. HIGH PRES OVER THE NE PACIFIC
WILL REMAIN THROUGH THE WEEKEND KEEPING GUSTY WINDS OUT OF THE N
WITH STEEP SEAS.



PZZ250-270-302215-
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-
853 AM PDT THU JUL 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

TODAY
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES N
5 FT AT 6 SECONDS. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES N
4 FT AT 6 SECONDS. NW SWELL 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS.

FRI
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES N
4 FT AT 6 SECONDS. NW SWELL 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES N 6 FT AT
6 SECONDS. SW SWELL 2 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

SAT
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES N 7 FT AT 6 SECONDS. SW SWELL 2 FT AT
14 SECONDS.

SAT NIGHT
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES N 5 FT AT 6 SECONDS. SW SWELL 2 FT AT
14 SECONDS.

SUN
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 4 FT.

MON
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT. 



PZZ255-275-302215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
853 AM PDT THU JUL 30 2015

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

TODAY
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES N
6 FT AT 6 SECONDS. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES N
5 FT AT 6 SECONDS. NW SWELL 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS.

FRI
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES N 4 FT AT 6 SECONDS. NW SWELL 3 FT AT
8 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES N 7 FT AT
7 SECONDS. SW SWELL 2 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

SAT
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES N 7 FT AT 7 SECONDS. SW
SWELL 2 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

SAT NIGHT
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES N 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS. SW SWELL 2 FT AT
14 SECONDS.

SUN
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 4 FT.

MON
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT. 



PZZ210-302215-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
853 AM PDT THU JUL 30 2015

IN THE MAIN CHANNEL
COMBINED SEAS AROUND 3 FT TODAY AND
TONIGHT. HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 5 FT DURING THE
EBB AROUND 5 PM THIS EVENING AND TO 6 FT DURING THE VERY STRONG
EBB AROUND 515 AM FRIDAY MORNING.



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