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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS56 KPQR

FZUS56 KPQR 142247
CWFPQR

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Portland OR
247 PM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater Washington to Florence Oregon
and westward 60 NM

PZZ200-150530-
247 PM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST

High pressure will more or less continue across the Pacific
Northwest through the end of the week bringing few changes in
the weather. Weak fronts occasionally crossing the waters may
increase winds a bit Friday and over the weekend. Small Craft
advisory for wind through Friday for the offshore Oregon
waters.



PZZ250-255-150530-
Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR out
10 NM-Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 NM-
247 PM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

TONIGHT
NE wind 5 to 10 kt, becoming E in the evening, then
veering to SW 5 kt after midnight. Wind waves E 2 ft at
4 seconds, shifting to the SW 1 ft at 4 seconds after midnight.
W swell 8 ft at 15 seconds.

FRI
NW wind 5 to 10 kt, rising to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves NW 3 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 6 ft at
14 seconds. Chance of rain.

FRI NIGHT
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves NW 3 ft at
5 seconds. W swell 10 ft at 13 seconds.

SAT
W wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves NW 2 ft at 4 seconds. W
swell 8 ft at 12 seconds. Chance of rain.

SAT NIGHT
SW wind 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves S 3 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 6 ft at
12 seconds. Chance of rain.

SUN
S wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. W swell 7 ft.
Chance of rain.

SUN NIGHT
SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 9 ft.
Chance of showers.

MON
S wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 9 ft.

TUE
SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. W swell 9 ft. 



PZZ270-275-150530-
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-
247 PM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

TONIGHT
N wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves NE 2 ft at 4 seconds,
shifting to the NW 3 ft at 4 seconds after midnight. W swell
8 ft at 15 seconds.

FRI
NW wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind waves
NW 3 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 6 ft at 14 seconds. Chance of
rain.

FRI NIGHT
NW wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts up to 25 kt. Wind
waves NW 3 ft at 6 seconds. W swell 10 ft at 13 seconds.

SAT
NW wind 10 to 15 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves NW 2 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 8 ft at
12 seconds. Chance of rain.

SAT NIGHT
SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves SW 3 ft at
5 seconds. W swell 6 ft at 12 seconds. Chance of rain.

SUN
SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. W swell 8 ft.
Chance of rain.

SUN NIGHT
W wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. W swell 9 ft.
Chance of showers.

MON
SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. W swell 10 ft.

TUE
SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Combined seas 14 ft. 



PZZ210-150530-
Columbia River Bar-
247 PM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

IN THE MAIN CHANNEL
Combined seas near 4 to 6 ft through
Thursday night, then increasing to 7 to 8 ft on Friday afternoon.
However, seas will temporarily build to around 7 ft with the
ebb around 230 AM Friday, and temporarily build to around 10 ft
with the strong ebb around 300 PM Friday.



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