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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS56 KPQR

FZUS56 KPQR 201050
CWFPQR

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Portland OR
250 AM PST Tue Nov 20 2018

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

PZZ200-210030-
250 AM PST Tue Nov 20 2018

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST

A frontal system will move through the waters tonight and
Wednesday. A stronger system is likely on Thursday, which is
expected to result in gale force winds and seas potentially
approaching 20 feet.



PZZ250-255-210030-
Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR out
10 NM-Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 NM-
250 AM PST Tue Nov 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM
WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

TODAY
SE wind 5 to 10 kt. Gusts to 15 kt late afternoon.
Wind waves SE 2 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 2 ft at 12 seconds.

TONIGHT
SE wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt, rising to
15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt after midnight. Wind waves SE
4 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 4 ft at 12 seconds. Chance of rain.

WED
SE wind 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, becoming S
20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves S
5 ft at 6 seconds. W swell 7 ft at 14 seconds. Rain.

WED NIGHT
S wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves S 2 ft at
4 seconds. W swell 10 ft at 13 seconds. Rain.

THU
S wind 25 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt. Combined seas
13 ft with a dominant period of 12 seconds. Rain.

THU NIGHT
SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Gusts to 30 kt in the
evening. Wind waves SW 6 ft at 7 seconds. W swell 13 ft at
11 seconds. Rain.

FRI
W wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. W swell 12 ft.

SAT
S wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. W swell 10 ft. 



PZZ270-275-210030-
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-
250 AM PST Tue Nov 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM THIS
EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

TODAY
SE wind 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves
S 3 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 2 ft at 12 seconds.

TONIGHT
S wind 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Wind waves S
7 ft at 7 seconds. W swell 5 ft at 12 seconds. Rain.

WED
S wind 20 to 25 kt with gusts to 30 kt. Combined seas
10 ft with a dominant period of 15 seconds. Rain.

WED NIGHT
SW wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind
waves SW 3 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 10 ft at 13 seconds. Rain.

THU
SW wind 30 to 35 kt with gusts to 45 kt. Combined seas
15 ft with a dominant period of 12 seconds. Rain.

THU NIGHT
SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Gusts to 35 kt, becoming
30 kt after midnight. Combined seas 15 ft with a dominant
period of 11 seconds. Rain.

FRI
W wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 6 ft. W swell 12 ft.

SAT
S wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. W swell 10 ft. 



PZZ210-210030-
Columbia River Bar-
250 AM PST Tue Nov 20 2018

IN THE MAIN CHANNEL

- GENERAL SEAS...2 to 3 feet early this morning, building to 4
  to 5 feet later this morning. Seas continue to build to 6 to 7
  feet tonight into Wednesday morning.
- FIRST EBB... Around 215 AM Tuesday. Seas building to 5 feet.
- SECOND EBB...Around 245 PM Tuesday. Seas building to 7 feet.
- THIRD EBB...Around 300 AM Wednesday. Seas building to 9 feet.



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