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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KPQR 010955
CWFPQR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
255 AM PDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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

PZZ200-011615-
255 AM PDT TUE SEP 1 2015

SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST

LOW PRES REMAINS OVER THE FAR NE PAC THROUGH MID-WEEK WITH A
COUPLE OF FRONTS MOVING ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY AND WEDNESDAY.
NORTHERLY WINDS RETURN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY AS SURFACE HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE NE PACIFIC AND A THERMAL TROUGH BUILDS
OVER CALIFORNIA.



PZZ250-011615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-
255 AM PDT TUE SEP 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM PDT THIS
MORNING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

TODAY
S WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15
TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AROUND DAYBREAK. WIND WAVES S 4 FT
AT 5 SECONDS. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN...MAINLY IN THE
MORNING.

TONIGHT
W WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES SW
3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

WED
W WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES W 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 7 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

WED NIGHT
W WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES W 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS.
NW SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS.

THU
W WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES W 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
SECONDARY SWELL SW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

THU NIGHT
W WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES SW 1 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

FRI
N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 4 FT.

SAT
N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 3 FT. 



PZZ270-011615-
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO
60 NM-
255 AM PDT TUE SEP 1 2015

TODAY
SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW
4 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN.

TONIGHT
W WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES W
4 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

WED
W WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES W
4 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

WED NIGHT
W WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES NW 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 8 FT AT
11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

THU
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES W 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 7 FT AT
10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

THU NIGHT
W WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES SW 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

SAT
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. SW SWELL 4 FT. 



PZZ255-275-011615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
255 AM PDT TUE SEP 1 2015

TODAY
SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT...RISING TO
10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES SW
3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES W 4 FT AT 4 SECONDS.
NW SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WED
W WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT IN THE MORNING. WIND
WAVES NW 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING... THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

WED NIGHT
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT...BECOMING
NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES NW 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS.
NW SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

THU
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES NW 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

THU NIGHT
W WIND 5 TO 10 KT...EASING TO TO 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES W 1 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT
10 SECONDS.

FRI
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT.

SAT
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. SW SWELL 4 FT. 



PZZ210-011615-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
255 AM PDT TUE SEP 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
UNTIL 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING...

IN THE MAIN CHANNEL
COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT THROUGH TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 11 FT WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE
DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 715 AM THIS MORNING AND TO 10 FT WITH
BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 745 PM THIS
EVENING.



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