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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
213 PM PST Thu Dec 5 2019

Washington and Oregon waters-
Inner waters from  60 nm to 150 nm offshore.
Outer waters from 150 nm to 250 nm offshore.

Seas given as significant wave height, which is the average
height of the highest 1/3 of the waves. Individual waves may be
more than twice the significant wave height.

PZZ815-061045-
Florence, OR to Point St. George between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
213 PM PST Thu Dec 5 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt, increasing to 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 7 to 11 ft building to 10 to 17 ft.
.FRI...S winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas
10 to 17 ft. Rain.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.
.SAT...S to SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft. Chance of
rain.
.SAT NIGHT...Winds becoming N to NE less than 10 kt, then becoming
N. Seas 8 to 12 ft.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable. Seas
5 to 7 ft.
.MON...SE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas
8 to 9 ft.

$$


Winter Weather Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
117 PM PST Thu Dec 5 2019

CAZ085-ORZ031-061315-
/O.NEW.KMFR.WW.Y.0031.191207T0600Z-191208T0600Z/
Modoc County-Central and Eastern Lake County-
117 PM PST Thu Dec 5 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM FRIDAY TO 10 PM
PST SATURDAY ABOVE 5500 FEET...

* WHAT...Wet snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6
  inches. Winds occasionally gusting as high as 35 mph.

* WHERE...Higher terrain of Modoc County to include Highway 299
  at Cedar Pass. Higher terrain of Lake County to include Highway
  140 at Warner Mountain Summit.

* WHEN...From 10 PM Friday to 10 PM PST Saturday. Heaviest snow is
  expected Saturday morning into Saturday afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Gusty
  winds could bring down tree branches.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* Slow down and allow extra time to reach your destination.

* Carry tire chains and be prepared for snow covered roads and
  limited visibilities.

* See https://www.tripcheck.com or http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov for
  latest road conditions.

* A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
  will cause travel difficulties.

&&

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Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
256 PM PST Thu Dec 5 2019

PZZ153-156-170-173-176-060700-
/O.NEW.KSEW.SC.Y.0238.191206T1500Z-191207T1200Z/
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-
256 PM PST Thu Dec 5 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM FRIDAY TO 4 AM PST
SATURDAY...

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a Small Craft
Advisory...which is in effect from 7 AM Friday to 4 AM PST
Saturday.

* WIND AND WAVES...Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Wind waves 2
  to 4 feet.

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.

&&

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
144 PM PST Thu Dec 5 2019

PZZ370-061200-
/O.CAN.KMFR.SE.W.0056.000000T0000Z-191207T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.SC.Y.0095.191205T2144Z-191206T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.SE.W.0057.191206T0600Z-191207T1800Z/
Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm-
144 PM PST Thu Dec 5 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS EVENING...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM PST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...South winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt and steep
  wind driven seas of 8 to 10 feet at 13 seconds expected through
  this evening. Winds increase to 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35
  kt with very steep seas 12 to 16 feet beginning tonight.

* WHERE...Small Craft Advisory conditions are expected beyond 15
  nm from shore through this evening, then very steep and
  hazardous seas will impact all areas beginning tonight.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, until 10 PM PST this
  evening. For the Hazardous Seas Warning, from 10 PM this
  evening to 10 AM PST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Very steep and hazardous seas could capsize or
  damage vessels. Bar crossing will become especially
  treacherous.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Recreational boaters should remain in port. Commercial vessels
should prepare for very steep seas and consider remaining in port
until conditions improve.

&&

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
128 PM PST Thu Dec 5 2019

PZZ270-275-060530-
/O.NEW.KPQR.SC.Y.0083.191206T1200Z-191207T1200Z/
Waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR from 10 to
60 NM-Waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR from 10 to 60 NM-
128 PM PST Thu Dec 5 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM FRIDAY TO 4 AM PST
SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt and
  seas 9 to 12 feet at 16 seconds expected.

* WHERE...Waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR from
  10 to 60 NM and Waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR from
  10 to 60 NM.

* WHEN...From 4 AM Friday to 4 AM PST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Strongest winds expected before 10 PM
  Friday. Seas building to 10 ft Friday afternoon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

This 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.

This Small Craft Advisory 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.

&&

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http://weather.gov/pqr


Hazardous Seas Warning


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
144 PM PST Thu Dec 5 2019

PZZ370-061200-
/O.CAN.KMFR.SE.W.0056.000000T0000Z-191207T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.SC.Y.0095.191205T2144Z-191206T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.SE.W.0057.191206T0600Z-191207T1800Z/
Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm-
144 PM PST Thu Dec 5 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS EVENING...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM PST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...South winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt and steep
  wind driven seas of 8 to 10 feet at 13 seconds expected through
  this evening. Winds increase to 25 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35
  kt with very steep seas 12 to 16 feet beginning tonight.

* WHERE...Small Craft Advisory conditions are expected beyond 15
  nm from shore through this evening, then very steep and
  hazardous seas will impact all areas beginning tonight.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, until 10 PM PST this
  evening. For the Hazardous Seas Warning, from 10 PM this
  evening to 10 AM PST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Very steep and hazardous seas could capsize or
  damage vessels. Bar crossing will become especially
  treacherous.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Recreational boaters should remain in port. Commercial vessels
should prepare for very steep seas and consider remaining in port
until conditions improve.

&&

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
144 PM PST Thu Dec 5 2019

PZZ350-356-061200-
/O.CAN.KMFR.SE.W.0056.000000T0000Z-191207T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.SE.W.0057.191206T0600Z-191207T1800Z/
Coastal waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR out 10 nm-
Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm-
144 PM PST Thu Dec 5 2019

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM PST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Very steep and hazardous seas 8 to 13 feet at 15
  seconds expected.

* WHERE...Very steep and hazardous seas will impact all near shore
  waters.

* WHEN...From 10 PM this evening to 10 AM PST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Very steep and hazardous seas could capsize or
  damage vessels. Bar crossing will become especially
  treacherous.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Recreational boaters should remain in port. Commercial vessels
should prepare for very steep seas and consider remaining in port
until conditions improve.

&&

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Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
251 PM PST Thu Dec 5 2019

ORZ031-061200-
/O.EXB.KMFR.WI.Y.0025.191206T1800Z-191208T0600Z/
Central and Eastern Lake County-
Including the cities of Adel, Lakeview, and Valley Falls
251 PM PST Thu Dec 5 2019

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO 10 PM PST
SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Southeast winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph
  expected.

* WHERE...The city of Paisley, the Chewaukan Valley, and Highway
  31 between Paisley and Summer Lake.

* WHEN...From 10 AM Friday to 10 PM PST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree
  limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.
  Driving could become difficult, especially for high profile
  vehicles.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high
profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

&&

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Air Stagnation Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
851 AM PST Thu Dec 5 2019

ORZ008-070000-
/O.CAN.KPQR.FG.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-191205T2000Z/
/O.CON.KPQR.AS.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-191207T0000Z/
South Willamette Valley-
Including the cities of Eugene, Springfield, Corvallis, Albany,
and Lebanon
851 AM PST Thu Dec 5 2019

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST
FRIDAY...


* WHAT...Stagnant air may lead to poor air quality at times.

* WHERE...South Willamette Valley.

* WHEN...Until 4 PM PST Friday.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

People with respiratory illness should follow their physician`s
advice for dealing with high levels of air pollution during
periods of stagnant air.

State air quality agencies highly recommend that no outdoor
burning occur and that residential wood burning devices be
limited as much as possible. According to state air quality
agencies, prolonged periods of stagnant air can hold pollutants
close to the ground where people live and breathe. Check with
your local burn agency for any current restrictions in your area.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
851 AM PST Thu Dec 5 2019

ORZ005>007-010-012-WAZ022-039-040-070000-
/O.CON.KPQR.AS.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-191207T0000Z/
Lower Columbia-Greater Portland Metro Area-
Central Willamette Valley-Northern Oregon Cascade Foothills-
Cascade Foothills in Lane County-I-5 Corridor in Cowlitz County-
Greater Vancouver Area-South Washington Cascade Foothills-
Including the cities of St. Helens, Clatskanie, Hillsboro,
Portland, Wilsonville, Oregon City, Gresham, Troutdale, Salem,
McMinnville, Woodburn, Stayton, Dallas, Sandy, Estacada,
Sweet Home, Vida, Jasper, Lowell, Cottage Grove, Longview, Kelso,
Castle Rock, Vancouver, Battle Ground, Ridgefield, Washougal,
Yacolt, Amboy, Toutle, Lake Merwin, Yale Lake, and Cougar
851 AM PST Thu Dec 5 2019

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST
FRIDAY BELOW 1500 FEET...


* WHAT...Stagnant air may lead to poor air quality at times.

* WHERE...Interior southwest Washington and interior northwest
  Oregon for areas below 1500 feet.

* WHEN...Until 4 PM Friday.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

People with respiratory illness should follow their physician`s
advice for dealing with high levels of air pollution during
periods of stagnant air.

State air quality agencies highly recommend that no outdoor
burning occur and that residential wood burning devices be
limited as much as possible. According to state air quality
agencies, prolonged periods of stagnant air can hold pollutants
close to the ground where people live and breathe. Check with
your local burn agency for any current restrictions in your area.

&&

$$

For more information from the National Weather Service visit
https://weather.gov/portland

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