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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KPQR 282156
CWFPQR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
256 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

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

PZZ200-290415-
256 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST

A WEAK FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS ON FRI.
AFTERWARDS...THE OFFSHORE HIGH WILL STRENGTHEN THIS WEEKEND WHILE
THE THERMAL LOW BUILDS ALONG SW OREGON COAST. THIS BRINGS GUSTY
NORTH WINDS MAINLY FOR THE CENTRAL COASTAL WATERS ALONG WITH
CHOPPY SEAS FOR THE WEEKEND.



PZZ250-270-290415-
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 APR 28 2016

TONIGHT
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING. WIND WAVES NW 2 FT AT
4 SECONDS. W SWELL 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.

FRI
W WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES W
4 FT AT 4 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE NW 6 FT AT 6 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.

FRI NIGHT
NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND
WAVES NW 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

SAT
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES N
4 FT AT 5 SECONDS. NW SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

SAT NIGHT
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES N 4 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 6 FT AT
12 SECONDS.

SUN
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT.
W SWELL 5 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.

MON
S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.

TUE
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT. 



PZZ255-275-290415-
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 APR 28 2016

TONIGHT
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES NW 2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W
SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.

FRI
W WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW
20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES NW 4 FT AT 5 SECONDS.
W SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRI NIGHT
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
N 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS. NW SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

SAT
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES N 4 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W
SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

SAT NIGHT
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES N 5 FT AT
7 SECONDS. W SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

SUN
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.

MON
SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.

TUE
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT. 



PZZ210-290415-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
256 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

IN THE MAIN CHANNEL
COMBINED SEAS 8 FT EASING TO 6 FT TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...SEAS BUILD TO 9 FT WITH THE EBB AROUND 10 PM THIS
EVENING AND AGAIN WITH THE EBB AT 1015 AM FRI.



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