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FZUS56 KPQR 261521  
CWFPQR  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON  
821 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017  
 
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WASHINGTON TO FLORENCE OREGON  
AND WESTWARD 60 NM  
 
PZZ200-262230-  
821 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST
 
 
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE TODAY BRINGING SEVERAL HOURS OF  
GALE FORCE WINDS. WEAK HIGH PRES RETURNS TO THE WATERS TONIGHT  
AND MON...FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER FRONTAL SYSTEM TUE INTO WED.  
 

 
 
PZZ270-275-262230-  
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-  
821 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017  
   
..GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
   
TODAY...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT
 
VEERING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON.  
GUSTS TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES S 10 FT AT 7 SECONDS. W SWELL 5 FT  
AT 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS.   
TONIGHT
 
SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES  
SW 3 FT AT 6 SECONDS. SW SWELL 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO  
THE W 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
MON
 
W WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES W 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W  
SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 13 FT AT 10 SECONDS IN  
THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
MON NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT
 
BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES SW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 11 FT AT  
12 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL W 8 FT AT 18 SECONDS. CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
TUE
 
S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES S  
5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. W SWELL 9 FT AT 17 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL  
W 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN.   
TUE NIGHT
 
S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES  
S 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS. W SWELL 11 FT AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.    
WED
 
SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 13 FT.   
THU
 
NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ250-255-262230-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT  
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-  
821 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017  
   
..GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
   
TODAY
 
S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. GUSTS TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES S 8 FT  
AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN.   
TONIGHT
 
SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES  
SW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. SW SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SHOWERS.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
MON
 
SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW  
2 FT AT 4 SECONDS. W SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS...BUILDING TO  
10 FT AT 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN  
THE MORNING. SHOWERS.   
MON NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT
 
BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW 2 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W  
SWELL 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL W 8 FT AT  
17 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
TUE...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT
 
RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES S 4 FT AT 6 SECONDS. W SWELL 9 FT AT  
17 SECONDS. SECONDARY SWELL W 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. CHANCE OF  
RAIN.    
TUE NIGHT
 
S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES S 4 FT AT  
6 SECONDS. W SWELL 11 FT AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.    
WED
 
SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS 13 FT.   
THU
 
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ210-262230-  
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-  
821 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT  
FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM PDT THIS EVENING...  
   
IN THE MAIN CHANNEL
 
COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET.  
HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO NEAR 11 FT WITH  
BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 445 PM THIS AFTERNOON AND TO 11  
FEET WITH BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 500 AM MONDAY MORNING.  
 

 
 
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