645  
FZUS56 KPQR 282126  
CWFPQR  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OREGON  
226 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
 
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WASHINGTON TO FLORENCE OREGON  
AND WESTWARD 60 NM  
 
PZZ200-290445-  
226 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST
 
 
A COLD FRONT WILL STALL JUST OUTSIDE OF 60 NM THIS AFTERNOON  
BEFORE MOVING ACROSS THE WATERS THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY  
MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY  
THEN HOLDS OVER THE WATERS ON FRIDAY. A WEAK FRONT WILL MOVE  
ACROSS THE WATERS SATURDAY MORNING.  
 

 
 
PZZ250-270-290445-  
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-  
226 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
 
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM PDT THIS EVENING THROUGH  
WEDNESDAY MORNING...  
   
TONIGHT
 
S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED  
SEAS 15 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS. RAIN.   
WED...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT IN THE MORNING
 
EASING  
TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES SW 5 FT AT 7  
SECONDS. W SWELL 11 FT AT 15 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN  
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND  
WAVES NW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 11 FT AT 14 SECONDS...  
SUBSIDING TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
THU
 
NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES NW 3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W  
SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.    
THU NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT
 
EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES NW 2 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W  
SWELL 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.    
FRI
 
W WIND TO 5 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.  
CHANCE OF RAIN.    
SAT
 
W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.    
SUN
 
NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 13 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ255-275-290445-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-  
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-  
226 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
 
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM PDT THIS EVENING THROUGH  
WEDNESDAY MORNING...  
   
TONIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT
 
RISING TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH  
GUSTS TO 35 KT NEAR MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 14 FT DOMINANT  
PERIOD 16 SECONDS. RAIN.   
WED...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT
 
EASING TO 15  
TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES SW 6  
FT AT 7 SECONDS. W SWELL 11 FT AT 15 SECONDS. RAIN.   
WED NIGHT
 
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES NW 2 FT AT  
5 SECONDS. W SWELL 11 FT AT 14 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 9 FT AT  
14 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN IN THE EVENING.    
THU
 
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES NW  
3 FT AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.    
THU NIGHT
 
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES N 2 FT AT  
5 SECONDS. W SWELL 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.    
FRI
 
N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.  
CHANCE OF RAIN.    
SAT
 
W WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.    
SUN
 
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 13 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ210-290445-  
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-  
226 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT  
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...  
   
IN THE MAIN CHANNEL
 
COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 14 FT FT THROUGH  
WEDNESDAY MORNING. HOWEVER...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO NEAR  
18 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 6 PM THIS  
EVENING...AND DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 630 AM WEDNESDAY  
MORNING.  
 

 
 
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