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  • Wind: West 6 mph
  • Humidity: 63%
  • Visibility: 10.0 miles
  • Dew Point: 53°
  • Pressure: 29.99 in. -

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5 Day Forecast

  • Friday
  • Overcast
  • High: 75 °
  • Low: 62 °
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  • High: 73 °
  • Low: 56 °
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Forecast for Portland, Oregon

Updated: 2:54 am PDT on August 28, 2015

  • Today

    Cloudy. Rain likely in the morning...then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs around 75. Light wind. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. Rainfall amounts around a tenth of an inch.

  • Tonight

    Cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the evening...then rain after midnight. Lows around 60. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight. Chance of precipitation 90 percent. Rainfall amounts around a quarter of an inch.

  • Saturday

    Rain...breezy. Highs around 70. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph with gusts to 30 mph increasing to south 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 90 percent. Rainfall amounts a quarter to a half of an inch.

  • Saturday Night

    Showers. Lows 55 to 60. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming south 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

  • Sunday

    Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs around 70. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

  • Sunday Night

    Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the evening... then a slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows around 55. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

  • Monday

    Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs 70 to 75.

  • Monday Night

    Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the evening...then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows around 55. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

  • Tuesday

    Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs around 70.

  • Tuesday Night

    Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows 50 to 55.

  • Wednesday

    Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs around 70.

  • Wednesday Night

    Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the evening...then partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows around 50. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

  • Thursday

    Partly sunny. A 20 percent chance of showers in the morning. Highs around 70.

Severe Weather Alert Descriptions

 Special Statement  Statement as of 12:13 PM PDT on August 27, 2015


... The first substantial rain in quite some time expected over
southwest Washington and northwest Oregon late this week and
especially this weekend...

... Windy conditions expected over southwest Washington and
northwest Oregon late Friday night and Saturday morning...

A big change in the weather is expected over southwest Washington
and northwest Oregon as the first substantial rain is expected
over the area late this week and this weekend.

This could be the most rain most areas in southwest Washington
and northwest Oregon have seen since March. Rainfall accumulations
through the weekend will probably range from 1 to 2 inches along
the coast and over the coastal mountains and in the South
Washington Cascades... with 0.75 to 1.5 inches in the Oregon
Cascades and 0.5 inches or higher in the valleys.

The rain will be produced by the low pressure system currently
located off the coast as it moves onshore and inland into the
Pacific northwest later this week and this weekend. This system
will be picking up substantial moisture... some of it of tropical
origins... and spreading it across our area beneath a 110 knot
upper level jet. After a brief period of rain spreading onshore
late tonight and Friday morning... the heaviest period rain will be
late Friday night and Saturday morning as a strong disturbance
moves through. Additional rain is expected Saturday night into
early Sunday as another front moves through.

In addition... a strong surface low is now forecast to move north
along the coast later Friday night and Saturday morning. This may
bring high winds to the coast and over the coastal mountains...
with windy conditions also likely extending inland into the
valleys and over the Cascades.

If all of this comes together as expected... this rain will likely
ease the dry fire conditions dramatically over southwest
Washington and northwest Oregon for at least the next week or two.

The rain and the wind will cause problems for those with outdoor
activities planned for this weekend. Snow levels will generally
stay above 8000 feet... but climbing area mountains is not
recommended.

In addition... oils that have built up on roadways during the
extensive period of dry weather this Summer will cause the roadways
to be extra slippery during the first part of the coming rain event.
Be sure to slow down and use caution... and leave extra space between
you and the vehicle ahead of you.




For additional weather information... visit our web site at
www.Weather.Gov/Portland

1213 PM PDT Thu Aug 27 2015

... The first substantial rain in quite some time expected over
southwest Washington and northwest Oregon late this week and
especially this weekend...

... Windy conditions expected over southwest Washington and
northwest Oregon late Friday night and Saturday morning...

A big change in the weather is expected over southwest Washington
and northwest Oregon as the first substantial rain is expected
over the area late this week and this weekend.

This could be the most rain most areas in southwest Washington
and northwest Oregon have seen since March. Rainfall accumulations
through the weekend will probably range from 1 to 2 inches along
the coast and over the coastal mountains and in the South
Washington Cascades... with 0.75 to 1.5 inches in the Oregon
Cascades and 0.5 inches or higher in the valleys.

The rain will be produced by the low pressure system currently
located off the coast as it moves onshore and inland into the
Pacific northwest later this week and this weekend. This system
will be picking up substantial moisture... some of it of tropical
origins... and spreading it across our area beneath a 110 knot
upper level jet. After a brief period of rain spreading onshore
late tonight and Friday morning... the heaviest period rain will be
late Friday night and Saturday morning as a strong disturbance
moves through. Additional rain is expected Saturday night into
early Sunday as another front moves through.

In addition... a strong surface low is now forecast to move north
along the coast later Friday night and Saturday morning. This may
bring high winds to the coast and over the coastal mountains...
with windy conditions also likely extending inland into the
valleys and over the Cascades.

If all of this comes together as expected... this rain will likely
ease the dry fire conditions dramatically over southwest
Washington and northwest Oregon for at least the next week or two.

The rain and the wind will cause problems for those with outdoor
activities planned for this weekend. Snow levels will generally
stay above 8000 feet... but climbing area mountains is not
recommended.

In addition... oils that have built up on roadways during the
extensive period of dry weather this Summer will cause the roadways
to be extra slippery during the first part of the coming rain event.
Be sure to slow down and use caution... and leave extra space between
you and the vehicle ahead of you.





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Location: Southwest Portland, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:53 AM PDT

Temperature: 68.2 °F Dew Point: 50 °F Humidity: 51% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.06 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Southwest Portland, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:53 AM PDT

Temperature: 65.3 °F Dew Point: 54 °F Humidity: 67% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.08 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Southwest Portland, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:53 AM PDT

Temperature: 70.2 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 52% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.78 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: 77 °F Graphs

Location: Hillsdale, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:44 AM PDT

Temperature: 64.2 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 67% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.06 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Hillsdale, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:48 AM PDT

Temperature: 63.1 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 68% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.77 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Bridlemile, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:46 AM PDT

Temperature: 63.7 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 66% Wind: East at 3.2 mph Pressure: 29.81 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Southwest Portland, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:53 AM PDT

Temperature: 69.4 °F Dew Point: 51 °F Humidity: 51% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.01 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Downtown Portland, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:53 AM PDT

Temperature: 68.7 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 55% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.87 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Multnomah Village North, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:47 AM PDT

Temperature: 64.7 °F Dew Point: 54 °F Humidity: 69% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.01 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: N of Bridlemile School, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:46 AM PDT

Temperature: 64.6 °F Dew Point: 54 °F Humidity: 69% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.99 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Hoyt Arboretum, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:53 AM PDT

Temperature: 61.9 °F Dew Point: 54 °F Humidity: 76% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.90 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Westerly, NW Portland, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:47 AM PDT

Temperature: 63.9 °F Dew Point: 55 °F Humidity: 72% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.95 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Brooklyn, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:58 AM PDT

Temperature: 68.7 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 58% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.48 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Hillside, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:52 AM PDT

Temperature: 66.4 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 60% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.79 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Pearl District, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:53 AM PDT

Temperature: 68.9 °F Dew Point: 54 °F Humidity: 58% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.83 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Sylvan Highlands, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:57 AM PDT

Temperature: 61.2 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 74% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.70 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: South Burlingame, Portland, OR

Updated: 3:45 AM PDT

Temperature: 68.8 °F Dew Point: 48 °F Humidity: 47% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.66 in Hourly Precipitation: 1.63 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Buckman, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:53 AM PDT

Temperature: 69.3 °F Dew Point: 51 °F Humidity: 52% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.86 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Southwest Portland, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:53 AM PDT

Temperature: 65.8 °F Dew Point: 51 °F Humidity: 59% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.10 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Southwest Portland, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:53 AM PDT

Temperature: 65.3 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 64% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.07 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Reed, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:53 AM PDT

Temperature: 68.9 °F Dew Point: 50 °F Humidity: 51% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.85 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Creston - Kenilworth, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:53 AM PDT

Temperature: 70.3 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 51% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.17 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: 77 °F Graphs

Location: Richmond / Stripling Weather Network, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:47 AM PDT

Temperature: 67.8 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 57% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.94 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Portland Rowing Club, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:58 AM PDT

Temperature: 66.7 °F Dew Point: 55 °F Humidity: 67% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.00 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Southwest Portland, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:53 AM PDT

Temperature: 66.6 °F Dew Point: 49 °F Humidity: 53% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.91 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Waverleigh Heights, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:57 AM PDT

Temperature: 67.5 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 59% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.97 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: West Slope, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:46 AM PDT

Temperature: 63.9 °F Dew Point: 56 °F Humidity: 75% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.71 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Richmond, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:53 AM PDT

Temperature: 68.0 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 56% Wind: North at - Pressure: 30.05 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Northwest District, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:53 AM PDT

Temperature: 63.9 °F Dew Point: 55 °F Humidity: 72% Wind: North at - Pressure: 29.90 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Irvington, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:58 AM PDT

Temperature: 67.4 °F Dew Point: 54 °F Humidity: 63% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.97 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Heat Index: - Graphs

Location: Sellwood / West Moreland, Portland, OR

Updated: 5:43 AM PDT

Temperature: 66.6 °F Dew Point: 50 °F Humidity: 56% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.72 in Hourly Precipitation: - Heat Index: - Graphs

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NWS Forecaster Discussion



AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
237 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A SIGNIFICANT WEATHER PATTERN CHANGE BEGINS TODAY AS A 
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM APPROACHES THE COAST. THE FIRST WAVE OF RAIN IS 
NOW AFFECTING THE COAST AND SOME LIGHT RAIN IS ALSO EXPECTED TO 
SPREAD INLAND FRIDAY BEFORE LIFTING NORTH LATER IN THE DAY. THE MOST 
SIGNIFICANT WAVE WILL LIFT NORTH THROUGH THE AREA FRIDAY NIGHT AND 
SATURDAY MORNING FOR MORE RAIN. THE MODELS ARE INCREASINGLY 
INDICATING THAT THIS WAVE WILL BE ASSOCIATED WITH A RATHER STRONG 
SURFACE LOW THAT WILL BRING WINDY CONDITIONS TO NEARLY ALL OF 
SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON AND NORTHWEST OREGON LATE FRIDAY NIGHT AND 
SATURDAY MORNING. ANOTHER FRONT WILL SWEEP IN FROM THE WEST SATURDAY 
NIGHT INTO EARLY SUNDAY FOR ANOTHER PERIOD OF RAIN. UNSETTLED 
WEATHER WILL CONTINUE AT TIMES INTO NEXT WEEK AS A TROUGH REMAINS 
NEAR THE COAST.

&&

.SHORT TERM...AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH CURRENTLY CENTERED ABOUT 700
MILES OFF THE OREGON COAST WILL MOVE TOWARD THE REGION OVER THE NEXT
COUPLE OF DAYS. THERE IS ALSO A MOIST FRONTAL BOUNDARY WITH
CONNECTIONS TO SUBTROPICAL MOISTURE APPARENT ON IR SATELLITE SITTING
JUST OFFSHORE. NWS DOPPLER RADAR SHOWS LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN ALONG
THE COAST AND MOVING INLAND...CURRENTLY JUST WEST OF A LINE FROM
CASTLE ROCK TO FOREST GROVE TO MCMINNVILLE. LIGHT RAIN WILL CONTINUE
TO MOVE EAST AND MAKE IT INTO THE VALLEY BY MORNING.

AFTER A BRIEF LULL LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND FRIDAY EVENING...THE
STRONGEST WAVE OF THE SERIES WILL BE LIFTING NORTH ALONG THE COAST
AND THROUGH THE FORECAST AREA LATE FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING.
00Z MODELS CONTINUE TO SHOW A STRONG SURFACE LOW DEVELOPING QUICKLY
DURING THIS SAME TIMEFRAME WITH THE ECMWF A BIT STRONGER THAN THE GFS
BUT VERY SIMILAR TRACKS TAKING IT UP THE COAST THROUGH SATURDAY. EVEN
THE 06Z NAM APPEARS TO HAVE COME ON BOARD WITH A SIMILAR SOLUTION. IF
THINGS PAN OUT AS CURRENTLY EXPECTED...THE LOW COULD BRING HIGH WINDS
TO THE COAST AND POSSIBLY THE COASTAL MOUNTAINS...AND WINDY
CONDITIONS FARTHER INLAND. 850 MB WINDS ARE SLIGHTLY WEAKER (50 TO 55
KT RATHER THAN 60 KT) ON THE LATEST GFS AND NAM RUNS WHICH QUESTIONS
THE POSSIBILITY OF HIGH WINDS BUT WILL LEAVE THE HIGH WIND WATCH AS
IS FOR NOW AND LET THE DAY SHIFT MAKE THE FINAL DECISION ABOUT
UPGRADING OR CANCELING IT. LOOKS LIKE PEAK WINDS WILL NOT BE UNTIL
SATURDAY MORNING...POSSIBLE STRETCHING INTO THE EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS
FOR NORTHERN AND INLAND AREAS.

AFTER THE PRECIPITATION TURNS TO SHOWERS AND EASES SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...ANOTHER FRONT WILL SWING IN FROM THE WEST SATURDAY NIGHT
FOR A ANOTHER PERIOD OF STEADY RAIN. SHOWERS WILL FOLLOW BEHIND ON
SUNDAY...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE NORTHERN FORECAST ZONES.  

THESE SYSTEMS...ESPECIALLY THE ONE LATE FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
MORNING...WILL HAVE SUBSTANTIAL DYNAMICS WITH THEM. PRECIPITABLE
WATER VALUES FEEDING IN FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY CONTINUE TO BE
FORECAST TO BE NEAR 1.5 INCHES...ACCOMPANIED BY A 110 KT 300 MB JET
STREAK LATE FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING. 850 MB INFLOW IS
AROUND 20 KT WITH THE INITIAL SURGE OF MOISTURE TODAY...THEN IS
AROUND 50 KT ON THE GFS AND NAM AS THE SURFACE LOW
MOVES THROUGH. ALL IN ALL THIS EVENT LOOKS QUITE WET...THOUGH THE
WINDY SYSTEM FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING MIGHT NOT BE QUITE AS
WET AS PREVIOUS EXPECTED AND MODELS ARE BEGINNING TO BACK OFF A BIT
OF QPF. HAVE FOLLOWED THIS TREND ALTHOUGH IN THE END WEEKEND RAINFALL
TOTALS DID NOT CHANGE MUCH WITH MORE THAN 1 INCH ALONG THE COAST...IN
THE COAST RANGE...AND IN
THE SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADES...0.5 TO 1.25 INCHES IN THE OREGON
CASCADES...AND IN THE 0.50 TO 1 INCH RANGE IN THE VALLEYS. THE
HEAVIER AMOUNTS WILL TEND TO BE NORTH AND WEST WITH LOWER AMOUNTS
SOUTH AND EAST. THIS WILL LIKELY PUT A HUGE DENT IN THE FIRE WEATHER
SEASON FOR OUR AREA FOR AT LEAST THE NEXT COUPLE OF WEEKS BUT IT IS
IMPORTANT TO NOTE THAT SAID LOCAL AREA ONLY INCLUDES THE AREA WEST OF
THE CASCADE CREST. BOWEN/PYLE/TOLLESON
 
.LONG TERM...NO SIGNIFICANT CHANGES. PREVIOUS DISCUSSION
FOLLOWS...SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY. FALL-LIKE WEATHER PATTERN
CONTINUES INTO NEXT WEEK WITH PRIMARILY COOLER THAN NORMAL
TEMPERATURES...CLOUDY CONDITIONS...AND CHANCES FOR ADDITIONAL RAIN.
ON MONDAY A SHORTWAVE MOVING THROUGH TO OUR NORTH MAY CLIP US WITH
SOME RAIN MAINLY ON THE COAST AND INLAND NORTH WHILE THE REST OF THE
AREA SHOULD REMAIN MOSTLY DRY. HAVE LEFT A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR RAIN
ACROSS MOST OF THE AREA JUST IN CASE THE MODELS DON'T QUITE HAVE THE
RIGHT TRACK FOR THIS SHORTWAVE SINCE IT'S A FEW DAYS OUT. MODELS ARE
HONING IN ON ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM THAT WILL MOVE THROUGH
TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY WHICH COULD PRODUCE ANOTHER SOAKING RAIN
ACROSS THE AREA. BEHIND THIS SYSTEM TEMPERATURES COOL DOWN A BIT MORE
WITH MAYBE A FEW SHOWERS LINGERING INTO THURSDAY. -MCCOY

&&

.AVIATION...MOIST SW FLOW ALOFT WILL MAINTAIN CONSIDERABLE CLOUDS
ACROSS THE REGION. GENERALLY MVFR WITH AREAS OF IFR CIGS WITH
OCCASIONAL RAIN ALONG THE COAST. FURTHER INLAND...CIGS GENERALLY
VFR THIS AM...BUT WILL BE GRADUALLY LOWERING TODAY WITH MVFR
INCREASING AFTER 19Z. EXPECT HIGHER TERRAIN BECOME OBSCURED. NOT
MUCH CHANGE TONIGHT...WITH WIDESPREAD CIGS OF 2500 TO 3500 FT...
BUT RAIN WILL BE INCREASING AFTER 06Z.

KPDX AND APPROACHES...VFR THIS AM WITH CONSIDERABLE MID AND HIGH
CLOUDS. HOWEVER...CIGS WILL BE LOWERING THROUGH THE DAY...WITH
MVFR AND OCCASIONAL RAIN INCREASING AFTER 20Z. EXPECT CIGS OF 2500
TO 3500 FT AND RAIN TONIGHT. ROCKEY

&&

.MARINE...FRONTAL BOUNDARY SITS JUST OFFSHORE THIS AM...BUT WILL
HAVE DIFFICULTY MOVING INLAND AS ANOTHER LOW IS FORMING FURTHER
BACK TO THE SW NEAR 35N AND 138W. AS THIS LOW LIFTS NE TONIGHT AND
SAT...EXPECT SOUTHERLY WINDS TO INCREASE SIGNIFICANTLY. EXPECT
SOUTH WINDS 25 TO 35 KT ON THE CENTRAL OREGON COASTAL WATERS
AFTER 3 AM SAT...WITH THOSE WINDS SPREADING NORTHWARD THROUGH SAT
AM. WILL UPGRADE GALE WATCH TO GALE WARNING FOR ALL WATERS FOR
LATE TONIGHT AND SAT. THE IS MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR GUSTS 45
KT...ESPECIALLY CLOSE TO SHORE. AS THE WIND INCREASES...SO WILL
THE SEAS. SEAS OF 5 TO 7 FT FRI NIGHT WILL RISE QUICKLY...WITH
GENERALLY SEAS OF 12 TO 15 FT ON SAT AND SAT NIGHT.

A SECOND STRONG FRONT WILL PUSH INTO THE WATERS SAT AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. THIS SHOULD PRODUCE ANOTHER ROUND SOUTHERLY GALES AT THAT
TIME. WINDS WILL RELAX BY SUN AM. HOWEVER...THE UNSETTLED WEATHER
WILL CONTINUE INTO NEXT WEEK. ROCKEY
&&

.PQR WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
OR...HIGH WIND WATCH FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SAT AFTERNOON 
     FOR...
    NORTH OREGON COAST
    CENTRAL COAST RANGE OF WESTERN OREGON
    COAST RANGE OF NORTHWEST OREGON.

     HIGH WIND WATCH FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SAT AM FOR...
    CENTRAL OREGON COAST.

WA...HIGH WIND WATCH FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SAT AFTERNOON
     FOR THE SOUTH WASHINGTON COAST AND THE WILLAPA HILLS. 

PZ...GALE WARNING ON ALL WATERS FOR LATE TONIGHT TO SAT EVENING.

&&

$$

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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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