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Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for North Oregon Coast (ORZ001) Oregon Issued by the National Weather Service

Hydrologic Outlook Hydrologic Outlook – North Oregon Coast (Oregon)


Updated: Sat 15-Dec-18 03:02pm PST
Effective: Mon 17-Dec-18 12:00pm PST
Expires: Sun 16-Dec-18 04:30pm PST
Severity: Unknown
Urgency: Future
Certainty: Possible
Status: Actual
Type: Alert
Category: Met

Areas affected: Cascade Foothills in Lane County; Cascades in Lane County; Central Coast Range of Western Oregon; Central Columbia River Gorge; Central Oregon Coast; Central Willamette Valley; Coast Range of Northwest Oregon; Greater Portland Metro Area; Lower Columbia; North Oregon Coast; Northern Oregon Cascade Foothills; Northern Oregon Cascades; South Willamette Valley; Upper Hood River Valley; Western Columbia River Gorge
Message summary: …flooding possible tuesday and wednesday in northwest oregon and southwest washington…
A weather system early next week is expected to bring heavy rain to the pacific northwest. Details are beginning to become more clear, with the potential for 2 to 5 inches of rain to fall across northwest oregon and southwest washington monday afternoon through tuesday, with heaviest amounts in the willapa hills, the north oregon coast range, and the west slopes of the cascades. Sharp rises are likely on rivers draining these areas, and flooding is possible tuesday and wednesday. Confidence in the precise timing and location of the heaviest rain for this storm remains moderate, and slight changes to the forecast should be expected and monitored over the next several days. If conditions warrant, watches or warnings for specific areas or rivers will be issued. If you live in or near a flood-prone location, this is a good time to review your preparations and action plans should flooding develop next week. Monitor weather and river forecasts closely at weather.gov/portland or mobile.weather.gov.
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High Wind Watch High Wind Watch – North Oregon Coast (Oregon)


Updated: Sat 15-Dec-18 03:00pm PST
Effective: Mon 17-Dec-18 12:00pm PST
Expires: Tue 18-Dec-18 04:00am PST
Severity: Severe
Urgency: Future
Certainty: Possible
Status: Actual
Type: Alert
Category: Met

Areas affected: Central Oregon Coast; North Oregon Coast
Instructions: A high wind watch means hazardous high wind conditions are favorable in and close to the watch area in the next 12 to 48 hours.

Message summary: …high wind watch in effect from monday afternoon through late monday night near beaches and headlands…
The national weather service in portland has issued a high wind watch near beaches and coastal headlands, which is in effect from monday afternoon through late monday night.
* winds…south 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 65 mph are possible, primarily for the beaches and coastal headlands.
* timing…most likely, high winds will increase around midday monday and continue into monday night.
* impacts…damaging winds may blow down trees and power lines. Power outages are possible. Travel may be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
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High Surf Advisory High Surf Advisory – North Oregon Coast (Oregon)


Updated: Sat 15-Dec-18 01:44pm PST
Effective: Sun 16-Dec-18 04:00am PST
Expires: Sun 16-Dec-18 03:00pm PST
Severity: Minor
Urgency: Expected
Certainty: Likely
Status: Actual
Type: Alert
Category: Met

Areas affected: Central Oregon Coast; North Oregon Coast
Instructions: A high surf warning means that dangerously high surf will batter beaches in the warning area, producing deadly rip currents and beach erosion. A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in the advisory area, producing rip currents and localized beach erosion.

Message summary: …high seas and surf ahead this week…
…high surf advisory in effect from 4 am to 3 pm pst sunday…
…high surf warning in effect from 3 pm sunday to 6 am pst monday…
The national weather service in portland has issued a high surf warning, which is in effect from 3 pm sunday to 6 am pst monday. A high surf advisory has also been issued. This high surf advisory is in effect from 4 am to 3 pm pst sunday.
* seas…seas 15 feet this evening but rising overnight to 20 feet by 4 am sunday. Seas will rise rapidly to 24 feet around 3 pm sunday and continue through 6 am monday. Seas will remain high, mostly above 20 feet through at least wednesday.
* surf…surf will increase tonight with 25 foot breakers after 4 am sunday. Breakers will increase after 3 pm monday becoming 30 to 40 feet overnight monday.
* sneaker waves…a long period swell arrives sunday afternoon and will increase the threat of sneaker waves duing the afternoon and overnight. Stay off the beach!
* impacts…do not walk or climb on jetties, rocks or low coastal cliffs during this week as it will be extremely hazardous there. Stay out of the surf zone especially sunday afternoon and monday morning when surf will be very energetic. Large drift logs will be floated and pushed up the beach and against rocks creating a serious hazard. Significant erosion of sand and dunes can be expected this week.
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High Surf Warning High Surf Warning – North Oregon Coast (Oregon)


Updated: Sat 15-Dec-18 01:44pm PST
Effective: Sun 16-Dec-18 03:00pm PST
Expires: Mon 17-Dec-18 06:00am PST
Severity: Moderate
Urgency: Expected
Certainty: Likely
Status: Actual
Type: Alert
Category: Met

Areas affected: Central Oregon Coast; North Oregon Coast
Instructions: A high surf warning means that dangerously high surf will batter beaches in the warning area, producing deadly rip currents and beach erosion. A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in the advisory area, producing rip currents and localized beach erosion.

Message summary: …high seas and surf ahead this week…
…high surf advisory in effect from 4 am to 3 pm pst sunday…
…high surf warning in effect from 3 pm sunday to 6 am pst monday…
The national weather service in portland has issued a high surf warning, which is in effect from 3 pm sunday to 6 am pst monday. A high surf advisory has also been issued. This high surf advisory is in effect from 4 am to 3 pm pst sunday.
* seas…seas 15 feet this evening but rising overnight to 20 feet by 4 am sunday. Seas will rise rapidly to 24 feet around 3 pm sunday and continue through 6 am monday. Seas will remain high, mostly above 20 feet through at least wednesday.
* surf…surf will increase tonight with 25 foot breakers after 4 am sunday. Breakers will increase after 3 pm monday becoming 30 to 40 feet overnight monday.
* sneaker waves…a long period swell arrives sunday afternoon and will increase the threat of sneaker waves duing the afternoon and overnight. Stay off the beach!
* impacts…do not walk or climb on jetties, rocks or low coastal cliffs during this week as it will be extremely hazardous there. Stay out of the surf zone especially sunday afternoon and monday morning when surf will be very energetic. Large drift logs will be floated and pushed up the beach and against rocks creating a serious hazard. Significant erosion of sand and dunes can be expected this week.
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