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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS56 KPQR

FZUS56 KPQR 180913
CWFPQR

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Portland OR
213 AM PDT Tue May 18 2021

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

PZZ200-182315-
213 AM PDT Tue May 18 2021

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST

High pressure gradually rebuilds offshore through the remainder
of the week.



PZZ250-270-182315-
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-
213 AM PDT Tue May 18 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT THIS
MORNING...

TODAY
W wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves W
2 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 5 ft at 7 seconds in the morning
then 10 seconds. Chance of showers.

TONIGHT
NW wind 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt. Wind waves NW
2 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 6 ft at 12 seconds. Chance of
showers.

WED
NW wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves NW
2 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 5 ft at 11 seconds. Chance of
showers.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 15 to 20 kt, easing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves NW 3 ft at 6 seconds. NW swell 7 ft at
11 seconds.

THU
NW wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves NW
3 ft at 5 seconds. NW swell 6 ft at 10 seconds.

THU NIGHT
NW wind 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves NW
3 ft at 5 seconds. NW swell 6 ft at 8 seconds.

FRI
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 6 ft.

SAT
NW wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. NW swell 5 ft. 



PZZ255-275-182315-
Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 NM-
Waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR from 10 to 60 NM-
213 AM PDT Tue May 18 2021

TODAY
W wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, easing to 5 to
10 kt with gusts to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves W 2 ft
at 4 seconds. W swell 5 ft at 10 seconds.

TONIGHT
NW wind 5 to 10 kt. Gusts to 15 kt in the evening.
Wind waves NW 2 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 5 ft at 12 seconds.
Chance of showers after midnight.

WED
NW wind 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves N 2 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 5 ft at
11 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning.

WED NIGHT
N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves N 3 ft at
6 seconds. NW swell 6 ft at 11 seconds.

THU
N wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves N
3 ft at 5 seconds. NW swell 6 ft at 10 seconds.

THU NIGHT
N wind 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves N
3 ft at 5 seconds. NW swell 6 ft at 8 seconds.

FRI
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 6 ft.

SAT
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 4 ft. 



PZZ210-182315-
Columbia River Bar-
213 AM PDT Tue May 18 2021

IN THE MAIN CHANNEL

- GENERAL SEAS...3 to 5 ft through Tue night.

- FIRST EBB...Around 945 AM Tue morning, with seas near 6 ft.

- SECOND EBB...Around 11 PM Tue night, with seas to 6 ft.

- THIRD EBB...Around 1045 AM Wed, with seas to 6 ft.



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