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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS56 KPQR

FZUS56 KPQR 242138
CWFPQR

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Portland OR
138 PM PST Wed Feb 24 2021

Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater Washington to Florence Oregon
and westward 60 NM

PZZ200-251315-
138 PM PST Wed Feb 24 2021

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST

High pres over the inland Pac NW tonight. Fast moving cold front
will sweep across the coastal later and inland Thu am. Rather
cool and unstable air mass will be over the waters for Thu
afternoon through Fri. High pres will build back across the
coastal waters this weekend into early next week.



PZZ250-270-251315-
Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR out
10 NM-
Waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR from 10 to
60 NM-
138 PM PST Wed Feb 24 2021

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH THU AM

GALE WARNING FOR THU AFTERNOON THROUGH FRI AM


TONIGHT
SE wind 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 20 to 25 kt with
gusts to 30 kt after midnight. Wind waves SE 1 ft at 6 seconds,
becoming SW 6 ft later tonight. W swell 8 to 9 ft at 13
seconds, building to 10 ft late tonight. Rain after midnight.

THU
SW wind 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, becoming W to NW
25 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt in the afternoon. Combined seas
12 to 14 ft with dominant period of 13 seconds, building to 15
to 18 ft in the afternoon. Rain early, then showers.

THU NIGHT
W to NW wind 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt.
Combined seas 20 to 25 ft, with a dominant period of 15
seconds. Highest seas well offshore. Showers.

FRI
NW wind 25 to 30 kt. Gusts to 35 kt, mainly early.
Combined seas 20 to 25 ft, with a dominant period of 16
seconds. Highest seas well offshore. Showers.

FRI NIGHT
NW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves NW 6 ft at 8
seconds. NW swell 18 to 20 ft at 13 seconds. Showers
decreasing.

SAT
NW wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. NW swell 15 to 18
ft. 

SUN
SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 9 ft.

MON
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 9 ft. 



PZZ255-275-251315-
Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 NM-
Waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR from 10 to 60 NM-
138 PM PST Wed Feb 24 2021

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRI AM


TONIGHT
N wind 5 to 10 kt, becoming W to SW wind 10 to 15 kt.
Late tonight, south wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves NW 1 ft at 5
seconds, becoming SW 5 ft overnight. W swell 8 to 10 ft at 13
seconds. Rain well after midnight. 

THU
SW wind 20 to 25 kt, becoming W 20 to 25 kt with gusts
to 30 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves W to SW 5 ft at 6
seconds. W swell 10 to 12 ft at 13 seconds in the morning, then
NW 14 to 16 ft in the afternoon. Rain early, then showers.

THU NIGHT
NW wind 20 to 25 kt, with gusts to 30 kt. Wind
waves NW 6 ft at 7 seconds. NW swell 18 to 22 ft at 14 seconds,
highest well offshore. Showers.

FRI
NW wind 20 to 25 kt, with gusts to 30 kt. Wind waves NW
6 ft at 7 seconds. NW swell 18 to 22 ft at 15 seconds, highest
well offshore. Showers.

FRI NIGHT
NW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves NW 5 ft at 7
seconds. NW swell 15 to 18 ft at 13 seconds. Showers decreasing.

SAT
NW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. NW swell 16 ft.

SUN
SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. NW swell 9 ft.

MON
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 8 ft. 



PZZ210-251315-
Columbia River Bar-
138 PM PST Wed Feb 24 2021

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


IN THE MAIN CHANNEL

- GENERAL SEAS...Mostly near 9 ft through this evening, then
  building to 11 ft overnight. Seas 12 ft Thu morning into the
  afternoon, and to 15 to 17 ft Thu afternoon.

- FIRST EBB...Around 3 pm Wed, with seas to 11 feet.

- SECOND EBB...Around 330 am Thu, with seas 12 feet.

- THIRD EBB...Around 330 pm Thu. Seas near 17 feet with
  breakers.



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