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  • 60°
  • Overcast
  • Wind: SSE 10 mph
  • Humidity: 69%
  • Visibility: 10.0 miles
  • Dew Point: 50°
  • Pressure: 29.96 in. -

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5 Day Forecast

  • Tuesday
  • Chance of Rain
  • High: 63 °
  • Low: 54 °
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  • Wednesday
  • Rain
  • High: 61 °
  • Low: 54 °
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  • Thursday
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  • High: 61 °
  • Low: 50 °
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Forecast for Portland, Oregon

Updated: 2:00 PM PDT on October 21, 2014

  • Tuesday

    Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 63F. Winds from the ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70%.

  • Tuesday Night

    Overcast with rain. Low of 54F. Winds from the ESE at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90% with rainfall amounts near 0.2 in. possible.

  • Wednesday

    Overcast with rain. High of 61F. Breezy. Winds from the SE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 90% with rainfall amounts near 0.6 in. possible.

  • Wednesday Night

    Overcast with rain. Low of 54F. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90% with rainfall amounts near 0.8 in. possible.

  • Thursday

    Overcast with rain showers. High of 61F. Winds from the South at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80% with rainfall amounts near 0.2 in. possible.

  • Thursday Night

    Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 50F. Winds from the ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%.

  • Friday

    Overcast with a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 59F. Winds from the ENE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Friday Night

    Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 54F. Winds from the East at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Saturday

    Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 61F. Breezy. Winds from the South at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 60% with rainfall amounts near 0.2 in. possible.

  • Saturday Night

    Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Low of 50F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50% with rainfall amounts near 0.2 in. possible.

  • Sunday

    Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. High of 57F. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

  • Sunday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low of 48F. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Monday

    Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 59F. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60% with rainfall amounts near 0.4 in. possible.

  • Monday Night

    Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 52F. Winds from the SSE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70% with rainfall amounts near 0.7 in. possible.

  • Tuesday

    Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 59F. Winds from the South at 5 to 15 mph shifting to the WSW in the afternoon. Chance of rain 70% with rainfall amounts near 0.5 in. possible.

  • Tuesday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low of 52F. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Wednesday

    Mostly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. High of 59F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 50% with rainfall amounts near 0.2 in. possible.

  • Wednesday Night

    Mostly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. Low of 45F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

  • Thursday

    Mostly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. High of 55F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 20%.

  • Thursday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low of 43F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Friday

    Clear. High of 54F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Friday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low of 41F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Saturday

    Clear. High of 54F. Winds less than 5 mph.

Severe Weather Alert Descriptions

 Special Statement  Statement as of 2:35 PM PDT on October 21, 2014


... Wet and windy week ahead for southwest Washington and northwest
Oregon...

A strong and wet Pacific storm system will bring periods of heavy
rain to southwest Washington and northwest Oregon tonight through
Thursday morning. Strong winds are also expected along the coastal
headlands and higher terrain of the Coast Range tonight into
Wednesday morning.

South winds are increasing along the coast this afternoon as the
front approaches the Pacific northwest coastal waters. Winds will
be especially strong along the beaches and headlands... where gusts
of 60 to 70 mph are expected at times tonight through early
Wednesday. Coastal communities may see gusts upwards of 50 mph as
the front slowly sags down the coast later tonight into Wednesday
morning.

South winds will also increase later tonight into Wednesday for
the inland valleys and main Metro areas... where gusts of 25 to 35
mph are possible. Many trees still have a fair amount of leaves
on them... which could cause more limbs to break than is often the
case with such winds. As a result... some minor power outages are
possible as the gusty winds develop.

The frontal system has tapped into sub-tropical moisture which
will enhance rainfall near the front as it slowly moves through
the area tonight through early Thursday. Rain will be heavy at
times along the coast and in the higher terrain... and possibly in
the inland valleys as well.

Rainfall totals of 1 to 2 inches are expected in the inland
valleys by Thursday afternoon. Coastal locations are expected to
receive 2 to 4 inches of rain... and 3 to 6 inches of rain are
forecast for most of the Coast Range and Cascades.

Minor urban flooding is possible due to Autumn Leaves clogging
storm drains... especially Wednesday into Wednesday night when the
heaviest rain is expected. Additionally... there is a possibility
of minor flooding on a couple of fast responding small streams
and rivers due to the heavy rain. Burn scar areas from recent
wildfires in the Cascades may also be subject to debris flows or
mudslides. All of this will be monitored closely over the coming
days.

After a lull on Thursday... another strong system may affect part
of the area Friday into this weekend. Details on this system are
still quite uncertain... but it appears southwest Washington and
northwest Oregon is in for a fairly extended period of wet and
unsettled Fall weather.




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Location: Portland - West Hills, Portland, OR

Updated: 4:58 PM PDT

Temperature: 55.6 °F Dew Point: 35 °F Humidity: 45% Wind: South at 3.0 mph Pressure: 29.87 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Lair Hill, Portland, OR

Updated: 4:58 PM PDT

Temperature: 59.9 °F Dew Point: 51 °F Humidity: 72% Wind: East at 1.6 mph Pressure: 29.91 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Bridlemile, Portland, OR

Updated: 4:53 PM PDT

Temperature: 57.0 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 82% Wind: South at 3.7 mph Pressure: 29.79 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: Hillsdale, Portland, OR

Updated: 4:58 PM PDT

Temperature: 57.2 °F Dew Point: 51 °F Humidity: 80% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.35 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Multnomah Village North, Portland, OR

Updated: 4:44 PM PDT

Temperature: 58.1 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 83% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.98 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: N of Bridlemile School, Portland, OR

Updated: 4:47 PM PDT

Temperature: 58.3 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 79% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.96 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Westerly, NW Portland, Portland, OR

Updated: 4:57 PM PDT

Temperature: 59.3 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 76% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.92 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: South Burlingame, Portland, OR

Updated: 4:58 PM PDT

Temperature: 58.3 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 80% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.58 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Richmond / Stripling Weather Network, Portland, OR

Updated: 4:49 PM PDT

Temperature: 60.1 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 77% Wind: East at 2.7 mph Pressure: 29.92 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: Portland Rowing Club, Portland, OR

Updated: 4:58 PM PDT

Temperature: 59.9 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 78% Wind: South at 3.0 mph Pressure: 29.96 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Waverleigh Heights, Portland, OR

Updated: 4:50 PM PDT

Temperature: 60.2 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 77% Wind: SSW at 4.0 mph Pressure: 29.94 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: Sullivan's Gulch, Portland, OR

Updated: 4:58 PM PDT

Temperature: 60.3 °F Dew Point: 47 °F Humidity: 62% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.68 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Irvington, Portland, OR

Updated: 4:58 PM PDT

Temperature: 61.0 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 76% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.88 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Laurelhurst, Portland, OR

Updated: 4:57 PM PDT

Temperature: 59.2 °F Dew Point: 44 °F Humidity: 57% Wind: SSE at 2.0 mph Pressure: 29.77 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Smith School, Portland, OR

Updated: 4:44 PM PDT

Temperature: 58.5 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 81% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.95 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Creston Park, Portland, OR

Updated: 4:58 PM PDT

Temperature: 59.5 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 79% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.94 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Raleigh Park, Portland, OR

Updated: 4:58 PM PDT

Temperature: 58.0 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 81% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.94 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: SW Portland - Tryon Creek, Portland, OR

Updated: 4:56 PM PDT

Temperature: 58.5 °F Dew Point: 55 °F Humidity: 87% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.94 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: West Slope, Portland, OR

Updated: 4:45 PM PDT

Temperature: 58.3 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 81% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.92 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Torreyview, Portland, OR

Updated: 4:58 PM PDT

Temperature: 57.4 °F Dew Point: 55 °F Humidity: 92% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.24 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Woodstock, Portland, OR

Updated: 4:53 PM PDT

Temperature: 59.0 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 79% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.87 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: Crystal P (West Haven), Portland, OR

Updated: 4:58 PM PDT

Temperature: 57.6 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 77% Wind: South at 7.6 mph Pressure: 29.50 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: West Portland Park, Portland, OR

Updated: 4:58 PM PDT

Temperature: 56.0 °F Dew Point: 50 °F Humidity: 80% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.91 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Ardenwald Station #1, Portland, OR

Updated: 4:55 PM PDT

Temperature: 59.3 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 79% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.93 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Garden Home, Portland, OR

Updated: 4:58 PM PDT

Temperature: 57.6 °F Dew Point: 54 °F Humidity: 87% Wind: South at 2.5 mph Pressure: 29.94 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Mt Tabor, Portland, OR

Updated: 4:50 PM PDT

Temperature: 58.8 °F Dew Point: 51 °F Humidity: 75% Wind: South at 2.0 mph Pressure: 30.09 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Raleigh Hills, Beaverton, OR

Updated: 4:58 PM PDT

Temperature: 58.5 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 82% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.95 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Humboldt, Portland, OR

Updated: 4:58 PM PDT

Temperature: 58.8 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 79% Wind: North at 3.1 mph Pressure: 30.06 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Portland, OR

Updated: 4:58 PM PDT

Temperature: 55.7 °F Dew Point: 50 °F Humidity: 80% Wind: SW at 1.0 mph Pressure: 29.87 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Portland - SE Lafayette, Portland, OR

Updated: 4:50 PM PDT

Temperature: 59.7 °F Dew Point: - Humidity: 76% Wind: North at 7.6 mph Pressure: 29.70 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: Leahy & NW 94th Tr., Portland, OR

Updated: 4:53 PM PDT

Temperature: 57.1 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 84% Wind: ENE at 2.0 mph Pressure: 29.93 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: East Beaverton, Beaverton, OR

Updated: 4:58 PM PDT

Temperature: 58.9 °F Dew Point: 54 °F Humidity: 83% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.04 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Forest Heights, Portland, OR

Updated: 4:45 PM PDT

Temperature: 55.6 °F Dew Point: 46 °F Humidity: 69% Wind: SSW at 6.4 mph Pressure: 29.97 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Beaumont-Wilshire, Portland, OR

Updated: 4:58 PM PDT

Temperature: 59.2 °F Dew Point: 50 °F Humidity: 71% Wind: SE at 4.0 mph Pressure: 29.93 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Milwaukie, OR

Updated: 4:58 PM PDT

Temperature: 59.4 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 78% Wind: South at 2.0 mph Pressure: 29.91 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Hollywood-Rose City Park, Portland, OR

Updated: 4:41 PM PDT

Temperature: 59.9 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 76% Wind: SSE at 2.2 mph Pressure: 29.94 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

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NWS Forecaster Discussion



AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
333 PM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG FRONTAL SYSTEM IS TAKING SHAPE OFFSHORE WITH 
WINDS BEGINNING TO PICK UP ALONG THE COAST AND COAST RANGE. THIS 
SYSTEM WILL BE A SLOW MOVER...SPREADING LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN SOUTH AND 
EAST ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY. THIS 
FRONT WILL PRODUCE STRONG COASTAL WINDS AS WAVES OF LOW PRESSURE 
DEVELOP ALONG IT AND PASS BY. ANOTHER WET AND POTENTIALLY WINDY 
FRONT IS EXPECTED BY THE WEEKEND.

&&
 
.SHORT TERM...TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY...STRONG AND BROAD UPPER LOW 
CONTINUES TO APPROACH. SATELLITE SHOWS A WELL DEVELOPED SHORT WAVE 
AND SURFACE LOW GENERATING A BAROCLINIC LEAF CENTERED AROUND 130W 
AND NEARLY DUE WEST. AN INORDINATE AMOUNT OF POSITIVE LIGHTNING IS 
BEING GENERATED THROUGH THE STRONG ISENTROPIC LIFT ASSOCIATED WITH 
THE STRENGTHENING LOW. THIS LIGHTNING SHOULD REMAIN WELL NORTH OF OUR 
AREA AS THE PRIMARY SURFACE LOW WILL DRIFT NORTH TONIGHT. THE NAM 
CONTINUES TO SHOW A SECONDARY LOW...ALBEIT A LITTLE WEAKER AND A BIT 
FURTHER OFFSHORE...DEVELOPING ALONG THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY THIS 
EVENING WHILE THE GFS HAS KEPT IT MORE AS AN OPEN WAVE. HAVE DECIDED 
TO MAINTAIN TONIGHTS FORECASTED WIND SPEEDS BUT FEEL ONLY THE ACTUAL 
HIGHER HEADLANDS SUCH AS CAPE FOULWEATHER...CAPE LOOKOUT...AND CAPE 
DISAPPOINTMENT WILL REALIZE GUSTS NEAR 70 MPH. THE BEACHES AND 
INLAND COMMUNITIES COULD TOUCH GUSTS 55 TO 60 MPH TONIGHT AND EARLY 
TOMORROW. 

WARM FRONTAL RAIN WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE REGION LATER TONIGHT WITH 
THE SOUTH VALLEY AND CENTRAL CASCADES PERHAPS WAITING UNTIL TOMORROW 
MORNING. ONCE RAIN STARTS IT WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE IN INTENSITY 
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL SLOWLY SAG 
SOUTH THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY WITH ALL AREAS SEEING POTENTIAL TO GET 
AT LEAST 1.50 INCHES OF RAIN WITH PORTIONS OF THE COAST RANGE AND 
CASCADES. REFER TO OUR SOCIAL MEDIA PAGES BELOW OR THE WEATHER STORY 
ON OUR WEB PAGE FOR A GRAPHIC SHOWING DETAILED AREAS OF HEAVIER 
RAINFALL. ADDITIONALLY...WE WILL BE STAYING ON THE WARMER SIDE OF 
THE STORM TRACK WITH THIS EVENT WITH SNOW LEVELS CURRENTLY RISING 
AND EXPECTED TO REMAIN ABOVE THE 7 TO 8000 FOOT LEVEL. THIS SHOULD 
LIMIT SNOWFALL TO THE HIGHEST CASCADE PEAKS.

STILL HAVE RUNOFF CONCERNS WITH THE HEAVY RAINS. MAIN ONE WILL BE 
FOR CLOGGED DRAINS AND CULVERTS BLOCKED BY FALLEN LEAVES. THIS YEARS 
BURN SCARS ALSO PRESENT A BIG UNKNOWN WITH REGARD TO HOW MUCH OF THE 
RAIN WILL BE ABSORBED IN THE GROUND VERSUS IMMEDIATELY RUNNING OFF 
AND CARRYING DEBRIS DOWN THE SLOPES. FINALLY...STILL WILL BE KEEPING 
AN EYE ON THE COASTAL RIVERS WITH THE GRAYS RIVER SHOWING FORECASTED 
RAPID RISES BUT STILL REMAINING A FOOT OR SO BELOW BANKFULL. OTHER 
SMALLER TRIBUTARIES IN THE AREA WILL CERTAINLY RUN HIGH BAND MO 
MAINSTEM RIVERS LOOK TO APPROACH FLOOD STAGES DESPITE THIS FIRST 
HEAVY RAIN EVENT OF THE YEAR.

ONCE THIS SYSTEM SLIDES SOUTH EXPECT SEE SOMEWHAT OF A BREAK 
THURSDAY NIGHT AND EARLY FRIDAY AHEAD OF THE NEXT SYSTEM. ANOTHER 
LOW WILL DEVELOP OFFSHORE AND BEGIN SENDING ANOTHER WARM FRONT 
NORTH. THESE RAINS WILL DRIFT NORTH WITH INLAND AREAS MAINLY NORTH 
OF SALEM STAYING SOMEWHAT DRY UNTIL THE AFTERNOON. /JBONK

.LONG TERM...FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY...FORECAST MODELS CONTINUE 
TO KEEP THE REGION IN AN ACTIVE WEATHER PATTERN THROUGH THE WEEKEND 
AS FRONTAL SYSTEMS MOVE THROUGH EVERY OTHER. WHILE SOME SUBTLE 
DIFFERENCES REMAIN...MODELS REMAIN IN REASONABLE AGREEMENT THAT 
ANOTHER POTENT LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL DEVELOP OFFSHORE BRINGING A 
ROUND OF GUSTY WINDS AND POTENTIAL HEAVY RAINFALL FOR LATE FRIDAY 
INTO SATURDAY. SHOWERS LIKELY LINGER FOR SUNDAY BEFORE ANOTHER 
FRONTAL SYSTEM APPROACHES ON MONDAY INTO TUESDAY FOR MORE RAINFALL. 
WHILE SOME QUESTION REMAINS AS TO HOW THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS WILL 
EVOLVE AND TRACK...AND JUST HOW STRONG THEY WILL BE...IT SEEMS 
LIKELY THAT WE WILL REMAIN IN AN ACTIVE PATTERN WITH WET WEATHER AT 
TIMES THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.  CULLEN

&&

.AVIATION...SCATTERED SHOWERS CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON IN ADVANCE
OF A STRONG FRONTAL SYSTEM APPROACHING THE PAC NW. PREDOMINANTLY
VFR CONDITIONS REMAIN IN CONTROL...WITH BRIEF PERIODS OF MVFR CIGS
OCCURRING FROM TIME TO TIME IN SHOWERS. SOUTHERLY WINDS HAVE
PICKED UP OVER THE PAST COUPLE OF HOURS...PARTICULARLY ALONG THE
COAST. EXPECT WINDS TO INCREASE FURTHER THIS EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT...WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT AT TIMES ALONG THE COAST AND 30 KT
OVER THE INTERIOR LOWLANDS. STEADIER RAIN ASSOCIATED WITH THE COLD
FRONT WILL BEGIN TO SPREAD ONTO THE COAST OVERNIGHT...AND INTO THE
INTERIOR LOWLANDS TOMORROW MORNING. 

KPDX AND APPROACHES...VFR PREVAILING THROUGH TONIGHT. BREEZY
SOUTHERLY WINDS TO INCREASE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. A COLD
FRONT TO SPREAD STEADY RAIN IN AFTER 12Z TOMORROW. MVFR CIGS ARE
POSSIBLE WITH THE FRONT AFTER 15Z. PYLE


&&

.MARINE...S/SW WINDS ARE INCREASING THIS AFTERNOON AS A WARM FRONT
WORKS ITS WAY THROUGH THE REGION. EXPECT STRONGER WINDS TO DEVELOP
TONIGHT INTO EARLY WED AHEAD OF THE TRAILING COLD FRONT. BASED ON
THE LATEST MODEL GUIDANCE...WE STILL EXPECT HIGH END GALE FORCE
GUSTS NEAR 45 KT AT TIMES TONIGHT...WITH STORM FORCE GUSTS OF 50
TO 55 KT POSSIBLE OVER THE NEAR SHORE WATERS DUE TO COASTAL JET
ENHANCEMENT. WINDS WILL BEGIN TO DIMINISH BY MID TO LATE MORNING
TOMORROW AFTER THE COLD FRONT PUSHES ONSHORE. 

A FAIRLY CONSTANT WESTERLY SWELL NEAR 10 FT IS EXPECTED FOR THE
NEXT FEW DAYS. SEAS ARE CURRENTLY SITTING IN THE 11 TO 13 FT
RANGE...BUT EXPECT THEM TO INCREASE SIGNIFICANTLY TONIGHT IN
RESPONSE TO THE STRENGTHENING SOUTHERLY WINDS. SEAS MAY APPROACH
20 FT LATER THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT DURING THE PERIOD OF
HIGHEST WINDS. SEAS WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE DURING THE DAY
TOMORROW AS THE WINDS DIE DOWN...BUT EXPECT THEY WILL REMAIN IN
THE MID TEENS THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY.

ANOTHER POTENTIALLY STRONG FRONT IS BEING MODELED FOR LATER FRI
INTO SAT. THERE IS QUITE A BIT OF UNCERTAINTY IN THIS SYSTEM AT
THIS TIME...SO DID NOT MAKE ANY SIGNIFICANTLY CHANGES TO THE FCST
FOR THIS PERIOD. BUT IT APPEARS THAT ANOTHER SOLID GALE WITH SEAS
INTO THE MID TO UPPER TEENS IS A STRONG POSSIBILITY. PYLE


&&

.PQR WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
OR...HIGH WIND WARNING UNTIL 9 AM PDT WEDNESDAY FOR NORTH OREGON 
     COAST.

     HIGH WIND WARNING UNTIL NOON PDT WEDNESDAY FOR CENTRAL OREGON 
     COAST.

WA...HIGH WIND WARNING UNTIL 9 AM PDT WEDNESDAY FOR SOUTH WASHINGTON 
     COAST.

PZ...GALE WARNING UNTIL 11 AM PDT WEDNESDAY FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM 
     CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO FLORENCE OR OUT 60 NM.

     SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR UNTIL 9 AM 
     PDT WEDNESDAY.

&&


$$

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THIS DISCUSSION IS FOR NORTHWEST OREGON AND SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON 
FROM THE CASCADE CREST TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES OFFSHORE. THE AREA IS 
COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS THE FORECAST AREA.
&&



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