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Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
157 AM PST Mon Feb 18 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.

PZZ800-182145-
Cape Flattery to Cape Shoalwater between 60 nm and 150 nm
offshore-
157 AM PST Mon Feb 18 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 5 to 15 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Seas
7 to 8 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming NW 25 to 35 kt.
Seas building to 9 to 15 ft.
.WED...NW winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
building to 13 to 18 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsidng to 9 to 14 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W. Seas subsiding
to 7 to 10 ft.
.FRI...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to NW 15 to 25 kt.
Seas 6 to 7 ft, building to 7 to 12 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas building to 9 to 16 ft.

$$


Freeze Warning


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
1251 PM PST Sun Feb 17 2019

ORZ021-181600-
/O.UPG.KMFR.FZ.A.0002.190218T1000Z-190218T1600Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.FZ.W.0003.190218T1000Z-190218T1600Z/
South Central Oregon Coast-
Including the cities of Coos Bay, North Bend, Reedsport, Bandon,
and Port Orford
1251 PM PST Sun Feb 17 2019

...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 8 AM PST MONDAY...

The National Weather Service in Medford has upgraded the Freeze
Watch to a Freeze Warning...which is in effect from 2 AM to 8 AM
PST Monday.

* Low temperature...29 to 32 degrees.

* Locations include...Coos Bay, North Bend, Charleston,
  Reedsport, Bandon, Port Orford.

* Impacts...Sensitive vegetation may be damaged or killed if no
  protective actions are taken.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Freeze Warning means sub-freezing temperatures are highly
likely. These conditions will kill crops and other sensitive
vegetation.

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory For Hazardous Seas


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
229 AM PST Mon Feb 18 2019

PZZ250-255-270-275-181700-
/O.NEW.KPQR.SW.Y.0015.190218T1029Z-190218T1700Z/
Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR out
10 NM-Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 NM-
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-
229 AM PST Mon Feb 18 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM
PST THIS MORNING...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Small Craft
Advisory for hazardous seas, which is in effect until 9 AM PST
this morning.

* SEAS...Around 10 ft through early this morning

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

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http://www.weather.gov/portland

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
200 AM PST Mon Feb 18 2019

PZZ350-370-181800-
/O.CON.KMFR.SW.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-190218T1800Z/
Coastal waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR out 10 nm-
Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm-
200 AM PST Mon Feb 18 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING...

* Seas...Northwest swell-dominated seas 10 to 12 feet at 10
  seconds.

* Areas affected...All areas.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory for hazardous seas means that waves will
be steep enough to create a potential hazard to smaller vessels
and inexperienced mariners.

&&

$$


http://www.weather.gov/medford


Small Craft Advisory For Rough Bar


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
229 AM PST Mon Feb 18 2019

PZZ210-182330-
/O.NEW.KPQR.RB.Y.0038.190218T2100Z-190219T0100Z/
Columbia River Bar-
229 AM PST Mon Feb 18 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 5 PM
PST THIS AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Small Craft
Advisory for rough bar, which is in effect from 1 PM to 5 PM PST
this afternoon.

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS...4 to 6 ft through Tuesday morning.

* FIRST EBB...Around 330 AM this morning. Seas building to 9
  feet.

* SECOND EBB...Very strong ebb around 4 PM this afternoon. Seas
  building to 11 feet with breakers possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory for rough bar means that wave conditions
are expected to be hazardous to small craft in or near harbor
entrances.

&&

$$


Freezing Fog Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
619 AM PST Mon Feb 18 2019


ORZ005>008-WAZ022-039-181800-
/O.NEW.KPQR.ZF.Y.0001.190218T1419Z-190218T1800Z/
Lower Columbia-Greater Portland Metro Area-
Central Willamette Valley-South Willamette Valley-I-
5 Corridor in Cowlitz County-Greater Vancouver Area-
Including the cities of St. Helens, Clatskanie, Hillsboro,
Portland, Wilsonville, Oregon City, Gresham, Troutdale, Salem,
McMinnville, Woodburn, Stayton, Dallas, Eugene, Springfield,
Corvallis, Albany, Lebanon, Longview, Kelso, Castle Rock,
Vancouver, Battle Ground, Ridgefield, Washougal, Yacolt,
and Amboy
619 AM PST Mon Feb 18 2019

...FREEZING FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Freezing
Fog Advisory, which is in effect until 10 AM PST this morning.

* TEMPERATURES...27 to 32..

* VISIBILITIES...A quarter of a mile.

* TIMING...Through 10 AM PST this morning

* IMPACTS...Slippery road surfaces and reduced visibilities will
  challenge travel this morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Freezing Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving, slow down, use
your headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you. Also,
be alert for frost on bridge decks causing slippery roads.

&&

$$


Short Term Forecast


Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Portland OR
449 AM PST Mon Feb 18 2019

ORZ005-006-WAZ022-039-181600-
Lower Columbia-Greater Portland Metro Area-I-
5 Corridor in Cowlitz County-Greater Vancouver Area-
Including the cities of St. Helens, Clatskanie, Hillsboro,
Portland, Wilsonville, Oregon City, Gresham, Troutdale, Longview,
Kelso, Castle Rock, Vancouver, Battle Ground, Ridgefield,
Washougal, Yacolt, and Amboy
449 AM PST Mon Feb 18 2019

.NOW...Patchy Freezing Fog is reducing visibility down to a
quarter of a mile in some spots. Especially near the Columbia
River and in the Beaverton and Hillsboro area. The freezing fog
may cause slick spots on road surfaces.

$$

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