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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KPQR 210359
CWFPQR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON
859 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

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

PZZ200-211045-
859 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST

A LOW PRES SYSTEM OVER THE GULF OF ALASKA THIS WEEK WILL SEND A
SERIES OF FRONTS ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THIS WEEK. A WARM
FRONT WILL MOVE NE ACROSS THE WATERS TUE NIGHT...THEN A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE WATERS LATE TUE NIGHT AND EARLY
WED.



PZZ250-255-270-275-211045-
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-
859 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

TONIGHT
SW WIND 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W
SWELL 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS. ISOLATED TSTMS LATE IN THE EVENING.
SHOWERS LIKELY.

TUE
SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 25 TO
30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 12 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. RAIN.

TUE NIGHT
S WIND 30 KT...RISING TO 35 TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS TO 45 KT. COMBINED SEAS 17 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS.
RAIN.

WED
S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS
15 FT. RAIN.

WED NIGHT
SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL
11 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL S 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS. RAIN.

THU
SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.
RAIN.

THU NIGHT
SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.

FRI
SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.

SAT
SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT. 



PZZ210-211045-
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
859 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

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

IN THE MAIN CHANNEL
COMBINED SEAS 10 FT TONIGHT AND TUE.
HOWEVER...SEAS TEMPORARILY TO 14 FT WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING
THE EBB CURRENT AROUND 345 AM EARLY TUESDAY...AND 12 FT WITH
BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB CURRENT AROUND 415 PM TUESDAY.



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