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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KPQR 252139
CWFPQR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
239 PM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

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

PZZ200-260430-
239 PM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST

A 983 MB LOW ABOUT 50 MILES WEST OF LONG BEACH...AND WILL MOVE
ONSHORE N OF WESTPORT THIS AFTERNOON. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD ACROSS
THE OREGON COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT AND SUN. A WEAK FRONT WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE REGION EARLY NEXT WEEK.



PZZ250-255-270-275-260430-
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-
239 PM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING


TONIGHT
S WIND 30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS TO 50 KT EARLY... THEN
WIND 20 TO 30 KT. AFTER MIDNIGHT...WIND EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH
GUSTS 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 25 TO 28 FT...WITH HIGHEST SEAS ON THE
OREGON WATERS. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. LATER THIS EVENING...
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 18 FT...THEN NEAR 15 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS.
ISOLATED TSTMS.

SUN
W WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4
FT. W SWELL 12 TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SHOWERS.

SUN NIGHT
W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MON
S WIND 10 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

MON NIGHT
S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8
FT BUILDING TO 12 FT LATE. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. RAIN.

TUE
S WIND 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 13 FT. RAIN.

WED
S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.

THU
S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT. 



PZZ210-260430-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
239 PM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

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

IN THE MAIN CHANNEL
COMBINED SEAS 18 TO 20 FT THIS AFTERNOON
INTO EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN SEAS SUBSIDING TO 15 FT BY
MIDNIGHT...AND HOLDING AT 13 FT THROUGH SUN. HOWEVER...SEAS
TEMPORARILY NEAR 24 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE STRONG EBB THAT
OCCURS AROUND 615 PM TODAY. SEAS NEAR 15 FT WITH OTHER EBB AROUND
630 AM SUN.



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