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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KPQR 250328
CWFPQR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
828 PM PDT FRI APR 24 2015

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

PZZ200-251030-
828 PM PDT FRI APR 24 2015

SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST

LOW PRES NEAR VANCOUVER ISLAND WEAKENS AND GRADUALLY SHIFTS
INLAND SAT. HIGH PRES BUILDS OVER THE WATERS FROM THE SW SAT THEN
SHIFTS INLAND SAT EVENING. A WARM FRONT REACHES THE WATERS SAT
NIGHT AND THEN MOVES SLOWLY N SUN AND SUN NIGHT. HIGH PRES RETURNS
EARLY NEXT WEEK.



PZZ270-275-251030-
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-
828 PM PDT FRI APR 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL
11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

TONIGHT
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT LATE IN THE
EVENING. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS...EASING TO
9 FT BY MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SAT
N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT IN THE MORNING. WIND
WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS...BECOMING W 5 FT AT
11 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.

SAT NIGHT
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...VEERING TO SE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

SUN
S WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.

SUN NIGHT
S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 FT...EASING TO 3 FT OVERNIGHT. W SWELL 6
FT AT 9 SECONDS.

MON
SE WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.

MON NIGHT
W WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.

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

WED
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 11 FT. 



PZZ250-255-251030-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
828 PM PDT FRI APR 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL
11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

TONIGHT
W WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 10 FT AT
12 SECONDS...EASING TO 9 FT BY MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SAT
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT AT
11 SECONDS...BECOMING W 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING.

SAT NIGHT
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT...BECOMING
E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

SUN
S WIND 5 TO 10 KT. GUSTS TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.

SUN NIGHT
S WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.

MON
SE WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.

MON NIGHT
W WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.

TUE
W WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.

WED
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 11 FT. 



PZZ210-251030-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
828 PM PDT FRI APR 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

IN THE MAIN CHANNEL
COMBINED SEAS WILL BE NEAR 10 FT THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN EASE TO 6 FT BY LATE SAT AFTERNOON. HOWEVER...SEAS
WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 11 FT DURING THE EBB AROUND 1030 PM
TONIGHT. SEAS TO 9 FT CAN BE EXPECTED DURING THE EBB AROUND 1045
AM SAT.



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