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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS56 KPQR

FZUS56 KPQR 230957 CCA
CWFPQR

Coastal Waters Forecast...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Portland OR
257 AM PDT Sun Jul 23 2017

Corrected headlines.

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

PZZ200-231630-
257 AM PDT Sun Jul 23 2017

SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST

High pres will continue to strengthen over the NE Pac through
Sunday, with thermal low pres strengthening over SW OR and NW
CA. Gusty N winds and steep seas increasing tonight and will
continue through early next week. Some easing is expected later
next week as an upper level trough approaches the Pac NW.



PZZ250-270-231630-
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-
257 AM PDT Sun Jul 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS AND HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TODAY
N wind 20 to 25 kt. Gusts to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves N 7 ft at 7 seconds. W swell 4 ft at 8 seconds,
shifting to the NW at 8 seconds in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
N wind 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Wind waves N
7 ft at 8 seconds. NW swell 5 ft at 8 seconds.

MON
N wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves N 7 ft at 6 seconds. NW
swell 6 ft at 8 seconds.

MON NIGHT
NW wind 20 to 25 kt. Gusts to 30 kt in the
evening. Wind waves NW 6 ft at 7 seconds. NW swell 5 ft at
8 seconds.

TUE
NW wind 15 to 20 kt. Gusts to 25 kt in the morning. Wind
waves NW 5 ft at 6 seconds. NW swell 5 ft at 8 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
NW wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, easing to
10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves NW
4 ft at 6 seconds. NW swell 4 ft at 8 seconds.

WED
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. NW swell 4 ft.

THU
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. W swell 3 ft. 



PZZ255-275-231630-
Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 NM-
Waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR from 10 to 60 NM-
257 AM PDT Sun Jul 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS AND HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

TODAY
N wind 20 to 25 kt. Gusts to 30 kt, with local gusts to
35 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas 9 ft dominant period 8
seconds.

TONIGHT
N wind 20 to 25 kt. Gusts to 30 kt, with local gusts
to 35 kt in the evening. Combined seas 10 ft dominant period 8
seconds.

MON
N wind 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Wind waves N
8 ft at 8 seconds. NW swell 6 ft at 8 seconds.

MON NIGHT
N wind 20 to 25 kt. Gusts to 30 kt in the evening.
Wind waves N 7 ft at 8 seconds. NW swell 6 ft at 8 seconds.

TUE
N wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves N 6 ft at 6 seconds. NW
swell 5 ft at 8 seconds.

TUE NIGHT
N wind 20 to 25 kt, easing to 10 to 15 kt with
gusts to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves N 5 ft at 6 seconds.
NW swell 5 ft at 8 seconds.

WED
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. NW swell 4 ft.

THU
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. NW swell 4 ft. 



PZZ210-231630-
Columbia River Bar-
257 AM PDT Sun Jul 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
UNTIL 7 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

IN THE MAIN CHANNEL
Combined seas 3 to 5 ft this morning,
building to 4 to 6 ft later this afternoon and continuing
through tonight. However, seas will temporarily build to 7 ft
with breakers likely during the very strong ebb around 515 AM
this morning, and to 7 ft with breakers possible during the ebb
around 545 PM late this afternoon.



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