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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS56 KPQR

FZUS56 KPQR 182231
CWFPQR

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Portland OR
231 PM PST Fri Jan 18 2019

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

PZZ200-191300-
231 PM PST Fri Jan 18 2019

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST

A 975 mb low pressure system well offshore this afternoon reaches
Haida Gwaii late tonight. The associated cold front moves across
the waters this evening. Weak high pressure returns on Saturday.
A weaker low pressure area over well off the Central Oregon
coast Sunday dives south and weakens Sunday night.



PZZ250-255-191300-
Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR out
10 NM-Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 NM-
231 PM PST Fri Jan 18 2019

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


TONIGHT
S wind 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 45 kt, becoming SW
20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt after midnight. Combined seas
17 ft with a dominant period of 13 seconds. Rain.

SAT
SW wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, easing to 5 to
10 kt with gusts to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves SW 3 ft
at 5 seconds. W swell 15 ft at 13 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
SE wind less than 10 kt. Wind waves SE 1 ft at 4
seconds. W swell 14 ft at 13 seconds, subsiding to 9 ft at 12
seconds in the evening. Secondary swell NW 8 ft at 11 seconds.

SUN
SE wind to 10 kt. Wind waves SE 2 ft at 4 seconds. W
swell 8 ft at 11 seconds. 

SUN NIGHT
N wind to 10 kt. Wind waves N 2 ft at 4 seconds.
NW swell 6 ft at 10 seconds. 

MON
N wind less than 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft. SW swell 6 ft.

MON NIGHT
S wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. NW swell 5 ft.

TUE
S wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. W swell 9 ft.

WED
W wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. W swell 12 ft. 



PZZ270-275-191300-
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-
231 PM PST Fri Jan 18 2019

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


TONIGHT
S wind 30 to 35 kt with gusts to 45 kt. Wind becoming
SW 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 35 kt late tonight. Combined seas
18 ft with a dominant period of 12 seconds. Rain in the evening,
then chance of rain after midnight.

SAT
SW wind 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt, easing to 10 to
15 kt with gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves SW 5 ft
at 6 seconds. W swell 17 ft at 13 seconds.

SAT NIGHT
SE wind to 10 kt. Wind waves SE 1 ft at 4 seconds.
W swell 14 ft at 13 seconds, subsiding to 10 ft at 12 seconds
after midnight. Secondary swell NW 8 ft at 11 seconds.

SUN
SE wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves SE
4 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 8 ft at 11 seconds. 

SUN NIGHT
N wind to 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt. Wind waves N
3 ft at 4 seconds. NW swell 6 ft at 10 seconds.

MON
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. SW swell 6 ft.

MON NIGHT
S wind 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt. Wind waves
3 ft. NW swell 5 ft. 

TUE
SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 6 ft. W swell 10 ft.

WED
W wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 6 ft. W swell 13 ft. 



PZZ210-191300-
Columbia River Bar-
231 PM PST Fri Jan 18 2019

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

IN THE MAIN CHANNEL

- GENERAL SEAS...Seas around 15 ft, easing to around 10 ft this
  evening. Seas building to near 15 ft late tonight and 
  continuing through Sat. Seas easing to around 12 ft Sat night.

- FIRST EBB...Around 3 AM Saturday. Seas to 16 ft with breakers
  possible. 

- SECOND EBB...Strong ebb around 315 PM Saturday. Seas to 17 ft
  with breakers likely. 

- THIRD EBB...Around 4 AM Sunday. Seas to 14 ft with breakers
  possible. 



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