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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KPQR 242156
CWFPQR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
256 PM PDT THU JUL 24 2014

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

PZZ200-250430-
256 PM PDT THU JUL 24 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST

HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE NE PAC TONIGHT AND FRI. THIS HIGH
WILL REMAIN OVER THE NE PAC THROUGH AT LEAST EARLY NEXT WEEK...WHILE
THERMAL LOW PRES OVER NW CALIFORNIA WILL BUILD INTO SW OREGON.



PZZ250-270-250430-
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-
256 PM PDT THU JUL 24 2014

TONIGHT
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.

FRI
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT
7 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT AT 7 SECONDS.

SAT
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT.
NW SWELL 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AT 9 SECONDS IN
THE AFTERNOON.

SAT NIGHT
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 1 FT AT 9 SECONDS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUN
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS.

SUN NIGHT
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 3 FT.

MON
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 3 FT.

TUE
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 2 FT. 



PZZ255-275-250430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
256 PM PDT THU JUL 24 2014

TONIGHT
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT
8 SECONDS.

FRI
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AT 7 SECONDS IN
THE AFTERNOON.

FRI NIGHT
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
4 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT AT 7 SECONDS.

SAT
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS...
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AT 9 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.

SAT NIGHT
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. NW SWELL 1 FT AT 9 SECONDS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUN
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS.

SUN NIGHT
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
7 FT. W SWELL 3 FT.

MON
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 FT. W SWELL 3 FT.

TUE
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 FT. W SWELL 2 FT. 



PZZ210-250430-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
256 PM PDT THU JUL 24 2014

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

IN THE MAIN CHANNEL
COMBINED SEAS NEAR 5 FT TONIGHT...SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 4 FT FRIDAY. HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY NEAR 7 FT DURING
THE EBB AROUND 415 PM THIS AFTERNOON AND 8 TO 9 FT WITH BREAKERS
LIKELY DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 430 AM EARLY FRI MORNING.



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