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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KPQR 291546
CWFPQR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
846 AM PDT TUE JUL 29 2014

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

PZZ200-292230-
846 AM PDT TUE JUL 29 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE NE PACIFIC AND A THERMAL TROUGH OVER
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THE GRADIENT
WILL TIGHTEN IN THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS RESULTING IN PERIODIC
GUSTY WINDS. SMALL AND STEEP SEAS WILL PRIMARILY BE GENERATED
FROM THE LOCAL WINDS.



PZZ250-255-292230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
846 AM PDT TUE JUL 29 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING...

TODAY
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS W 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS W 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. PATCHY DRIZZLE AND FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WED
N WIND 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS W 5 FT AT 7
SECONDS. PATCHY DRIZZLE AND FOG IN THE MORNING.

WED NIGHT
NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS NW 5 FT AT 6 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.

THU
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS NW 6 FT AT 6 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.

THU NIGHT
N WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS NW 6 FT AT 7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.

FRI
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS NW 6 FT.

SAT
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS NW 6 FT.



PZZ270-292230-
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO
60 NM-
846 AM PDT TUE JUL 29 2014

TODAY
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. LOCAL GUSTS TO 25
KT. SEAS W 4 FT AT 7 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS W 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.

WED
N WIND 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. SEAS W 4 FT AT 7
SECONDS.

WED NIGHT
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS NW 5 FT AT 6 SECONDS.

THU
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS NW 5 FT AT 6 SECONDS.

THU NIGHT
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS NW 6 FT AT 7 SECONDS.

FRI
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS NW 5 FT.

SAT
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS NW 5 FT.



PZZ275-292230-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
846 AM PDT TUE JUL 29 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING...

TODAY
N WIND 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS W 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS W 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS.

WED
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS W 5 FT AT 7
SECONDS.

WED NIGHT
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS NW 5 FT AT 6 SECONDS.

THU
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS NW 6 FT AT 6 SECONDS.

THU NIGHT
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SEAS NW 6 FT
AT 7 SECONDS.

FRI
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS NW 6 FT.

SAT
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS NW 6 FT.



PZZ210-292230-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
846 AM PDT TUE JUL 29 2014

IN THE MAIN CHANNEL
COMBINED SEAS 3 FT TODAY AND TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILD TO NEAR 5 FT DURING THE EBBS
AROUND 730 PM TONIGHT AND 715 AM WEDNESDAY MORNING.



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