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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KPQR 282224
CWFPQR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
224 PM PST FRI NOV 28 2014

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

PZZ200-290515-
224 PM PST FRI NOV 28 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST

AT 2 PM...A STRONG COLD FRONT WAS OVER THE FAR N OREGON COASTAL
WATERS...AND WILL CONTINUE MOVING SOUTHWARDS ACROSS THE OREGON
WATERS THIS EVENING. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE INLAND PAC NW
THIS WEEKEND...WITH INCREASING OFFSHORE FLOW. ANOTHER FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE SW EARLY NEXT WEEK.



PZZ250-255-270-275-290515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
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-
224 PM PST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS 25 KT. HOWEVER...S OF
TILLAMOOK...S TO SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT THIS EVENING. WIND WAVES 5
FT. W SWELL 11 TO 13 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN THIS EVENING. SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SAT
NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...VEERING TO N IN THE AFTERNOON.
GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. NW SWELL 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS...
SUBSIDING TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

SAT NIGHT
NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

SUN
NE WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BUT E 20 TO 25 KT IN THE COASTAL
GAPS. WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS.

SUN NIGHT
E WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
WIND WAVES 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS.

MON
E WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT. RAIN.

TUE
NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. SW SWELL 6 FT.

WED
NE WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. SW SWELL 6 FT.



PZZ210-290515-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
224 PM PST FRI NOV 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

IN THE MAIN CHANNEL
COMBINED SEAS NEAR 12 FT THIS EVENING
SUBSIDING TO 10 FT OVERNIGHT...AND THEN NEAR 9 FT ON SAT.
HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY 15 TO 16 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE
EBB AROUND 915 PM THIS EVENING...AND NEAR 13 FT WITH BREAKERS
LIKELY DURING THE EBB AROUND 1015 AM SAT.



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