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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KPQR 222141
CWFPQR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
241 PM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

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

PZZ200-230430-
241 PM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST

A DEVELOPING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING GALE FORCE WIND GUSTS TO
THE NORTHERN WATERS LATE THIS AFTERNOON. A WEAK LOW PRESSURE MAY SEND
ANOTHER FRONT INTO THE NORTHERN WATERS THURSDAY MORNING. A STRONG LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM MAY TRACK NORTHWARD INSIDE 130 W...POSSIBLY BRINGING
STORM FORCE WIND GUSTS OF 50 KT OR GREATER TO THE WATERS SATURDAY.



PZZ275-230430-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
241 PM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

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

TONIGHT
SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL S
8 FT AT 9 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SECONDARY
SWELL S 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN IN THE EVENING...
THEN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THU
SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS.

THU NIGHT
S WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS.

FRI
SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
11 SECONDS. RAIN.

FRI NIGHT
E WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 25 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT...BUILDING TO
5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN.

SAT
S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...RISING TO 35 TO
40 KT WITH GUSTS TO 50 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS
16 FT. RAIN.

SAT NIGHT
W WIND 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT... EASING
TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 16 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.

SUN
W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.

MON
S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 7 FT. 



PZZ250-255-270-230430-
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-
241 PM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING


TONIGHT
SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT... EASING TO
10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 14
TO 16 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. RAIN BEFORE
DARK...THEN SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.

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

THU NIGHT
S WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS.

FRI
SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
11 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.

FRI NIGHT
E WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT... BECOMING
SE 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
3 FT...BUILDING TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 7 FT AT
12 SECONDS. RAIN.

SAT
S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...RISING TO 35 TO
40 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS
15 FT. RAIN.

SAT NIGHT
W WIND 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT... EASING
TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED
SEAS 16 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

SUN
W WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.

MON
S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT. 



PZZ210-230430-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
241 PM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

IN THE MAIN CHANNEL
COMBINED SEAS 14 TO 16 FT THIS AFTERNOON
WILL BEGIN TO DECREASE THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE TO DECREASE INTO
THURSDAY...REACHING 9 TO 11 FT MIDDAY THURSDAY. HOWEVER...SEAS
WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO NEAR 19 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE EBB
AROUND 445 PM TODAY...AND TO NEAR 15 FT WITH BREAKERS LIKELY
DURING THE EBB AROUND 5 AM THURSDAY.



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