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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KPQR 130506
CWFPQR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
906 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

PZZ200-131130-
906 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST

A SURFACE TROUGH WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT. A FRONTAL
SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. HIGH
PRESS OVER THE WATERS MONDAY AND TUESDAY SHOULD KEEP
APPROACHING FRONTS OFFSHORE. ANOTHER FRONT WILL MOVE OVER THE
WATERS TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.



PZZ270-131130-
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO
60 NM-
906 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST
SATURDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

TONIGHT
SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
SW 3 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 12 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SAT
SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
15 SECONDS. RAIN.

SAT NIGHT
SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING
W 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 14 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. RAIN.

SUN
SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW
3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN.

SUN NIGHT
SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES SW 3 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF RAIN.

MON
SW WIND 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W
SWELL 9 FT.

MON NIGHT
S WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

WED
SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 10 FT. 



PZZ250-131130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-
906 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

TONIGHT
SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
SW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 12 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SAT
S WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO
25 KT WITH GUSTS 30 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES SW 3 FT
AT 4 SECONDS. WIND WAVES S AT 5 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL
12 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.

SAT NIGHT
SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...EASING
TO 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES SW
8 FT AT 7 SECONDS. WIND WAVES 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. W
SWELL 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.

SUN
SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...RISING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES SW 3 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 10 FT AT
12 SECONDS. RAIN.

SUN NIGHT
SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES SW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN
LIKELY.

MON
S WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT.
W SWELL 9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

MON NIGHT
S WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

TUE
S WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.

WED
S WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 10 FT. 



PZZ255-275-131130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
906 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

TONIGHT
SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
SW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 12 FT AT 16 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

SAT
S WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO
25 KT WITH GUSTS 30 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES S 5 FT
AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN.

SAT NIGHT
SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND
WAVES SW 5 FT AT 7 SECONDS. W SWELL 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.

SUN
SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW
3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN.

SUN NIGHT
SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES SW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF RAIN.

MON
S WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT.
W SWELL 9 FT.

MON NIGHT
S WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2
FT. W SWELL 8 FT.

TUE
SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.

WED
W WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 10 FT. 



PZZ210-131130-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
906 PM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

IN THE MAIN CHANNEL
COMBINED SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 16 FT WITH BREAKERS
LIKELY DURING THE EBB AROUND 815 AM SATURDAY MORNING...AND TO 16
FT WITH BREAKERS LIKELY DURING THE EBB AROUND 830 PM SATURDAY
EVENING.



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