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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KPQR 210341
CWFPQR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
841 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

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

PZZ200-211030-
841 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST

HIGH PRES WILL CONTINUE TO WEAKEN TONIGHT AS A WEAK COLD FRONT
APPROACHES THE REGION. THE FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS
EARLY TUE...BRINGING AN INCREASE IN WINDS AND SEAS. HIGH PRES
BRIEFLY RETURNS WED BEFORE ANOTHER FRONT APPROACHES THU.



PZZ270-275-211030-
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
841 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM PDT
TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM
TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT
12 SECONDS.

TUE
NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
5 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY MORNING FOG...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

TUE NIGHT
NW WIND 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WED
NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.

WED NIGHT
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS...BECOMING W 7 FT AT
11 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THU
W WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 6 FT. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

THU NIGHT
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL
8 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRI
W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 12 FT.

SAT
S WIND 25 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT. W SWELL 10 FT. 



PZZ250-255-211030-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
841 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM
TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. PATCHY DRIZZLE AND FOG.

TUE
NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AND PATCHY
MORNING FOG...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

TUE NIGHT
NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND
WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS... BUILDING TO 11 FT AT
13 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WED
NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT
11 SECONDS.

WED NIGHT
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS...BECOMING W 7 FT AT
11 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THU
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 6 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THU NIGHT
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRI
W WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 12 FT.

SAT
S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 10 FT. 



PZZ210-211030-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
841 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM 6 AM PDT TUESDAY THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
TUESDAY EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

IN THE MAIN CHANNEL
COMBINED SEAS 7 FT TONIGHT AND TOMORROW.
HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 11 FT WITH BREAKERS
LIKELY DURING THE VERY STRONG EBB AROUND 715 AM TUE...AND TO 10 FT
DURING THE EBB AROUND 745 PM TUESDAY.



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