610  
FZUS56 KPQR 172231  
CWFPQR  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR  
231 PM PST THU JAN 17 2019  
 
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WASHINGTON TO FLORENCE OREGON  
AND WESTWARD 60 NM  
 
PZZ200-181300-  
231 PM PST THU JAN 17 2019  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST
 
 
A 982 MB LOW PRESSURE CENTER ABOUT 250 NAUTICAL MILES WEST OF  
CAPE FLATTERY THIS AFTERNOON WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE NORTH AND  
WEAKEN THROUGH THIS EVENING. THE NEXT WARM FRONT ASSOCIATED  
WITH ANOTHER STRONG DEVELOPING OFFSHORE LOW PRESSURE AREA MOVES  
THROUGH THE WATERS FRIDAY. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS TO THE  
WATERS OVER THE SATURDAY, FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE  
SYSTEM SUNDAY.  
 

 
 
PZZ250-181300-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT  
10 NM-  
231 PM PST THU JAN 17 2019  
   
..GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS EVENING
 
 
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE  
FRIDAY NIGHT...  
   
TONIGHT
 
S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT, BECOMING SW  
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT OVERNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 20 FT  
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 16 SECONDS, BUILDING TO 23 FT WITH A  
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 16 SECONDS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS.   
FRI
 
S WIND 20 TO 25 KT, BECOMING SE 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS  
TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 18 FT WITH A DOMINANT  
PERIOD OF 14 SECONDS. RAIN.   
FRI NIGHT
 
S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT, EASING TO  
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS  
18 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. RAIN.   
SAT
 
SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT, EASING TO 10 TO  
15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES SW 7 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 17 FT AT 14 SECONDS, SUBSIDING TO 13 FT AT 12 SECONDS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUN
 
E WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 10 FT.  
RAIN.   
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WIND 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES  
2 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.    
MON
 
S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.    
TUE
 
S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ255-181300-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-  
231 PM PST THU JAN 17 2019  
   
..GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS EVENING
 
 
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE  
FRIDAY NIGHT...  
   
TONIGHT
 
S WIND 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT, EASING TO  
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT BY MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 25  
FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 18 SECONDS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS.   
FRI
 
S WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT, RISING TO 30 TO  
35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT BY THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 17 FT  
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 14 SECONDS. RAIN.   
FRI NIGHT
 
S WIND 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT, EASING TO  
25 TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS  
20 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. RAIN.   
SAT
 
SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES SW 3 FT  
AT 5 SECONDS. W SWELL 17 FT AT 12 SECONDS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WIND LESS THAN 10 KT. WIND WAVES SE 1 FT AT 4  
SECONDS. W SWELL 15 FT AT 13 SECONDS, SUBSIDING TO 12 FT AT 12  
SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.   
SUN
 
S WIND TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW  
SWELL 10 FT. RAIN.   
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WIND 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES  
3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.    
MON
 
S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.    
TUE
 
S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ270-275-181300-  
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 THU JAN 17 2019  
   
..GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS EVENING
 
 
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE  
FRIDAY NIGHT...  
   
TONIGHT
 
SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT, EASING TO  
20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS  
25 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 17 SECONDS, SUBSIDING TO 19 FT  
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS.   
FRI
 
S WIND 25 TO 30 KT. GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS 19 FT  
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 14 SECONDS. RAIN.   
FRI NIGHT
 
S WIND 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. COMBINED  
SEAS 19 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. RAIN.   
SAT
 
SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT, EASING TO 15 TO  
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 19 FT WITH A DOMINANT  
PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SAT NIGHT
 
SE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES SE 1 FT AT 4 SECONDS.  
W SWELL 17 FT AT 13 SECONDS, SUBSIDING TO 13 FT AT 12 SECONDS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.   
SUN
 
SE WIND 10 TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES  
4 FT. NW SWELL 10 FT. RAIN LIKELY.    
SUN NIGHT
 
NW WIND TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES  
4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.    
MON
 
SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.    
TUE
 
SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ210-181300-  
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-  
231 PM PST THU JAN 17 2019  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT  
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...  
   
IN THE MAIN CHANNEL
 
 
- GENERAL SEAS...SEAS 17 TO 20 FT, EASING TO 12 TO 14 FT FRIDAY  
AFTERNOON.  
 
- FIRST EBB...AROUND 200 AM FRIDAY. SEAS TO 22 FT WITH BREAKERS  
LIKELY.  
 
- SECOND EBB...STRONG EBB AROUND 230 PM FRIDAY. SEAS TO 18 FT  
WITH BREAKERS LIKELY.  
 
- THIRD EBB...AROUND 3 AM SATURDAY. SEAS TO 15 FT WITH BREAKERS  
LIKELY.  
 

 
 
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