weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

Gale Warning


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
634 AM PDT SUN APR 30 2017

PZZ131-132-302145-
/O.UPG.KSEW.SC.Y.0105.000000T0000Z-170501T1000Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.GL.W.0039.170430T1334Z-170501T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.SC.Y.0107.170501T0300Z-170501T1000Z/
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
634 AM PDT SUN APR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 AM
PDT MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A GALE WARNING...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN
EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 AM PDT MONDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WIND AND WAVES...WESTERLY 25 TO 35 KNOTS...EASING THIS EVENING TO
  15 TO 25 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET..SUBSIDING LATE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES EXPERIENCE
AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT
MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO
THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS ARE
EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS
SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory For Hazardous Seas


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
240 AM PDT SUN APR 30 2017

PZZ250-270-301745-
/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0046.000000T0000Z-170430T2300Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO
60 NM-
240 AM PDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 4 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

* SEAS...STEEP AT 6 TO 8 FT WITH PERIODS 6 TO 8 SECONDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WIND MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO
33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK
MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED.
REMEMBER...BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PORTLAND


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
634 AM PDT SUN APR 30 2017

PZZ131-132-302145-
/O.UPG.KSEW.SC.Y.0105.000000T0000Z-170501T1000Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.GL.W.0039.170430T1334Z-170501T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.SC.Y.0107.170501T0300Z-170501T1000Z/
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
634 AM PDT SUN APR 30 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 AM
PDT MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A GALE WARNING...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN
EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 AM PDT MONDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WIND AND WAVES...WESTERLY 25 TO 35 KNOTS...EASING THIS EVENING TO
  15 TO 25 KNOTS. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET..SUBSIDING LATE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES EXPERIENCE
AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT
MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO
THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS ARE
EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS
SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
634 AM PDT SUN APR 30 2017

PZZ130-150-153-156-170-173-176-301600-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0105.000000T0000Z-170430T1600Z/
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM-
634 AM PDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT THIS
MORNING...

* WINDS...WESTERLY 15 TO 25 KNOTS...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
  DURING THE MORNING.

* SEAS...WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET DURING
  THE MORNING. WEST SWELL 7 TO 9 FEET AT 10 OR 11 SECONDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS ARE
EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS
SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
634 AM PDT SUN APR 30 2017

PZZ133-134-302145-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0105.000000T0000Z-170501T0600Z/
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
634 AM PDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...

* WIND AND WAVES...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS...EASING BY MIDNIGHT.
  WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING BY MIDNIGHT. HIGHEST WIND AND
  WAVES NORTH PART.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS ARE
EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS
SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


WWW.WEATHER.GOV


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Spokane WA
327 AM PDT Sun Apr 30 2017

...GUSTY WINDS TODAY OVER PORTIONS NORTH-CENTRAL WASHINGTON...

.Winds are expected to increase through the morning and peak in
the afternoon behind a cold front passage. Breaking mountain
waves in the lee of the Cascade Mountains will also be possible,
which will be capable of mixing down stronger wind gusts into the
Wenatchee Area and on the Waterville Plateau. The Moses Lake Area
is expected to see gusty winds that funnel out of the Kittitas
Valley.

WAZ034-041-044-301900-
/O.NEW.KOTX.WI.Y.0003.170430T1600Z-170501T0200Z/
Moses Lake Area-Wenatchee Area-Waterville Plateau-
327 AM PDT Sun Apr 30 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM PDT
THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a Wind
Advisory...which is in effect from 9 AM this morning to 7 PM PDT
this evening.

* Winds...West 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Timing...Increasing through the morning and peaking in the
  afternoon.

* Impacts...Strong cross winds will make travel difficult for high
  profile vehicles along Interstate 90 between George and Vantage.
  Small tree branches may break and light weight objects may
  become airborne.

* Locations...George, Royal City, Quincy, Wenatchee, Chelan,
  Entiat, Cashmere, Waterville, and Mansfield.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
305 AM PDT Sun Apr 30 2017

...VERY WINDY ACROSS PORTION OF THE FORECAST AREA TODAY...

.A storm system crossing the area will bring strong winds aloft
and tightened pressure gradients over the forecast area. This
will create very windy conditions in the Kittitas Valley, the
Simcoe Highlands, the eastern Columbia River Gorge and the Oregon
portion of the Lower Columbia Basin today into this evening. Winds
will decrease late this evening as the system and tight pressure
gradients moves away to the east.

ORZ041-WAZ024-521-301815-
/O.EXA.KPDT.WI.Y.0014.170430T1400Z-170501T0400Z/
East Columbia River Gorge-
Eastern Columbia River Gorge of Washington-Simcoe Highlands-
including the cities of Arlington, The Dalles, White Salmon,
Goldendale, and Bickleton
305 AM PDT Sun Apr 30 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO 9 PM PDT
THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a Wind
Advisory...which is in effect from 7 AM this morning to 9 PM PDT
this evening.

* WINDS...Northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* TIMING...Winds will increase this morning as a cold front moves
  through the area. Pressure gradients will remain tight through
  this afternoon and this evening and then will diminish late this
  evening.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds may blow down tree limbs, and powerlines.
  Scattered power outages are expected.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
305 AM PDT Sun Apr 30 2017

...VERY WINDY ACROSS PORTION OF THE FORECAST AREA TODAY...

.A storm system crossing the area will bring strong winds aloft
and tightened pressure gradients over the forecast area. This
will create very windy conditions in the Kittitas Valley, the
Simcoe Highlands, the eastern Columbia River Gorge and the Oregon
portion of the Lower Columbia Basin today into this evening. Winds
will decrease late this evening as the system and tight pressure
gradients moves away to the east.

WAZ026-301815-
/O.CON.KPDT.WI.Y.0014.170430T1400Z-170501T0400Z/
Kittitas Valley-
including the cities of Ellensburg and Thorp
305 AM PDT Sun Apr 30 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO 9 PM
PDT THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...Northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* TIMING...Winds will increase this morning as a cold front moves
  through the area. Pressure gradients will remain tight through
  this afternoon and this evening and then will diminish late this
  evening.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds may blow down tree limbs, and powerlines.
  Scattered power outages are expected.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Spokane WA
604 AM PDT Sun Apr 30 2017

WAZ034-041-042-044-011315-
MOSES LAKE AREA-WENATCHEE AREA-EAST SLOPES NORTHERN CASCADES-
WATERVILLE PLATEAU-
604 AM PDT Sun Apr 30 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Central
Washington...East Central Washington and North Central
Washington.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Gusty winds will develop through the mid to late morning hours in
the lee of the northern Cascade Mountains and remain windy through
the afternoon. Breaking mountain waves will be possible in the
Wenatchee Area and on the Waterville Plateau with the potential
for strong wind gusts that will be capable of breaking small tree
limbs.

Please see our Weather Story at
http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/FXC/wxstory.php?wfo=otx

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

Thunderstorms will be possible at the end of the week as a ridge
of high pressure that brings us our above average temperatures
breaks down. Any thunderstorms that do develop will have the
potential to become strong...especially during the afternoon
hours.

$$

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Page last modified: June 2, 2009
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE