Weather Alerts for Tillamook and North Coast

Red Flag Warning from SAT 11:00 AM PDT until SAT 11:00 PM PDT
Action Recommended Make preparations per the instructions
Issued By Portland – OR, US, National Weather Service
Affected Area North Oregon Coast

Description”

…RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM PDT SATURDAY FOR DRY AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 601…602…612…664 AND 665… Affected Area…In Oregon…Fire Weather Zone 601 North Oregon Coast…Fire Weather Zone 602 North Oregon Coast Range and Fire Weather Zone 612 Central Oregon Coast. In Washington… Fire Weather Zone 664 South Washington Coast and West Willapa Hills and Fire Weather Zone 665 East Willapa Hills. Winds…Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Timing…Worst conditions Saturday afternoon into evening. Relative Humidity…Minimum humidities between 20 and 25 percent. Humidities a bit higher in valleys closer to the coast.

Temperatures…Between 85 to 95, closer to 100 in the eastern lower slopes of the Oregon Coast Range and Willapa Hills in southwest Washington with a mid-level index of 6. Haines Index…5 with a mid-level index of 6. Impacts…Conditions may be favorable for rapid fire growth on any new or existing fires. Extreme fire behavior is possible. Outdoor burning is not recommended. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of the above conditions can contribute to extreme fire behavior.

Small Craft Advisory from FRI 12:00 PM PDT until SAT 12:00 PM PDT
Action Recommended: Avoid the subject event as per the instructions
Issued By: Portland – OR, US, National Weather Service
Affected Area: Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR out 10 NM and Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 NM Description …


SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO NOON PDT SATURDAY…

WHAT…North winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt and seas 4 to 7 feet at 8 seconds expected. Strongest wind south of Cascade Head.

WHERE…Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR out 10 NM and Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 NM. WHEN…From noon Friday to noon PDT Saturday.

IMPACTS…Conditions will be hazardous to small craft. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.