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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KPQR 251000
CWFPQR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
300 AM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

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

PZZ200-251700-
300 AM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST

A DEEPENING LOW PRES CENTER APPROACHING FROM THE SW WILL MOVE INTO
THE WATERS THIS MORNING...MOVING ASHORE IN THE SOUTH WASHINGTON
COAST LATE THIS AFTERNOON. HIGH PRES BUILDING TONIGHT AND SUNDAY
FOLLOWED BY A WEAKER FRONT LATE MONDAY OR TUESDAY.



PZZ255-275-251700-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
300 AM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
SE WIND 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 30 TO 35
KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT IN THE MORNING...THEN...VEERING TO SW WITH
GUSTS TO 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 10 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 13 SECONDS... BUILDING TO 15 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS
IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN. ISOLATED TSTMS IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT
W WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...EASING TO
15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS
12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS.

SUN
W WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT.
W SWELL 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.

SUN NIGHT
W WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS...
SUBSIDING TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MON
S WIND 5 TO 10 KT...RISING TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT AT
10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.

MON NIGHT
S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 25 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT...BUILDING TO 9 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS. RAIN.

TUE
SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS 13 FT.

WED
S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT. 



PZZ250-270-251700-
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-
300 AM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING


TODAY
SE WIND 20 KT...VEERING TO S 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO
40 KT AROUND MIDDAY. COMBINED SEAS 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12
SECONDS. RAIN. ISOLATED TSTMS.

TONIGHT
NW WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT...BECOMING W
20 TO 25 KT BY MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 15 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 11
SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 11 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS.

SUN
W WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
10 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.

SUN NIGHT
W WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
10 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MON
S WIND 5 TO 10 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
NW SWELL 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.

MON NIGHT
S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. WIND WAVES
7 FT...BUILDING TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
10 SECONDS. RAIN.

TUE
SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 FT. SW SWELL 11 FT.

WED
S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT. 



PZZ210-251700-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
300 AM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

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

IN THE MAIN CHANNEL
COMBINED SEAS 9 FT INCREASING TO 13 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 13 FT WITH
BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 615 AM SATURDAY...AND TO 14 FT WITH
BREAKERS DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 615 PM SATURDAY.



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