Central Oregon Coast Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 8:05 PM PST Jan. 17, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through late Wednesday night for
portions of northwest Oregon...

The Flood Watch continues for...

* a portion of northwest Oregon... including the following
areas... Cascade foothills in Lane County... Coast Range of west
central Oregon... coast of west central Oregon... central
Willamette Valley... northern Oregon Cascade foothills and south
Willamette Valley.

* Through late Wednesday night.

* The onset of heavy rain tonight... combined with some snowmelt in
the Coast Range and Cascades foothills... will cause rises on
rivers and creeks draining the Coast Range... and north Oregon
Cascade foothills.

* Rainfall amounts through Thursday... 1 to 2 inches in the central
and southern Willamette Valley... 4 to 7 inches in the coast and
Coast Range of west central Oregon... and 2 to 4 inches in the
Cascade foothills of north Oregon and Lane County.

* Rivers of concern include... but are not limited to... the Marys
River in Benton County... and the Luckiamute river in Polk and
Benton counties.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

Landslides and debris flows are possible... especially in and near
steep slopes.




High Wind Warning
Issued: 10:05 PM PST Jan. 17, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning remains in effect until 10 am PST
Wednesday for the South Washington coast and the north and
central Oregon coast...

A High Wind Warning remains in effect until 10 am PST Wednesday.

* Headlands and open beaches: south 35 to 45 mph with gusts 65 to
70 mph.

* Coastal communities: south 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 45 to 60
mph.

* Timing of strongest winds: there will be a brief lull in the
strongest gusts tonight... before increasing again between 4 am
and 8 am Wednesday. Late tonight into Wednesday morning.

* Impacts: winds may be strong enough to produce spotty power
outages. Watch for tree debris on roadways through Wednesday
morning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.





Gale Warning, Storm Warning, Hazardous Seas Warning
Issued: 2:45 PM PST Jan. 17, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Storm Warning remains in effect until 4 PM PST Wednesday...
... Hazardous seas warning remains in effect from 4 PM to 10 PM
PST Wednesday...

* winds... south gales 30 to 40 knots this afternoon... increasing
to storm force 35 to 50 kt with gusts to 65 kt late this
afternoon and evening continuing into Wednesday afternoon.

* Seas... west swell and wind waves will produce very steep
combined seas of 13 to 18 feet this afternoon. Seas become
mainly wind driven and extremely high and steep at 24 to 28 feet
tonight continuing through Wednesday evening.

* Areas affected and timing... all areas will experience
hazardous conditions through Wednesday... but the strongest
winds and steepest seas will occur as the front approaches the
coast and a coastal jet forms Wednesday morning through
afternoon.

* View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.Gov/Medford/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots along with very
steep and hazardous seas are imminent or occurring. 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 Storm Warning means winds of 48 to 63 knots along with
extremely steep and dangerous seas are imminent or occurring.
Recreational boaters should remain in port... or take shelter
until winds and waves subside. Commercial vessels should prepare
for very strong winds and dangerous sea conditions and consider
remaining in port or taking shelter in port until winds and waves
subside.

A hazardous seas warning means very steep and hazardous sea
conditions are imminent or occurring. Recreational boaters should
remain in port... or take shelter until waves subside. Commercial
vessels should prepare for rough seas and consider remaining in
port or taking shelter in port until hazardous seas subside.



Http://www.Weather.Gov/Medford




Public Information Statement
Issued: 9:01 PM PST Jan. 17, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Strong south winds battering the coastal areas and higher peaks...

Strong front is slowly pushing towards the coast. South winds
increased along the coast this afternoon, with one burst of strong
winds occuring late in the afternoon. Afterwards, winds eased a bit.
But south winds have been increasing since 7 PM. Strong gusty south
winds will continue overnight, then slowly ease Wednesday morning.


Here is a summary of peak winds as of 9 PM Tuesday evening...
(these will be updated as stronger winds gusts are recorded/reported).

Location speed time/date lat/Lon/elev (ft.)

... South Washington coast...
3 NNE Naselle... bpa tower 77 mph 0640 PM 01/17 46.34n/123.72w/2009
1 NE Megler... bpa tower 73 mph 0730 PM 01/17 46.27n/123.88w/1189
Cape Disappointment 73 mph 0700 PM 01/17 46.28n/124.08w/120
Long Beach 63 mph 0350 PM 01/17 46.35n/124.05w/16
Tokeland 51 mph 0512 PM 01/17 46.71n/123.97w/0

... Willapa Hills...
Abernathy mtn 78 mph 0401 PM 01/17 46.35n/123.10w/2000

... North Oregon coast...
Garibaldi 72 mph 0810 PM 01/17 45.56n/123.91w/null
2 WNW Garibaldi 67 mph 0750 PM 01/17 45.57n/123.95w/75
Astoria... US 101 bridge 60 mph 0831 PM 01/17 46.19n/123.82w/200
Cannon Beach 59 mph 0741 PM 01/17 45.89n/123.96w/22
Manzanita 57 mph 0722 PM 01/17 45.70n/123.94w/42
Clatsop Spit 56 mph 0700 PM 01/17 46.23n/124.00w/27
Astoria... Airport 55 mph 0623 PM 01/17 46.16n/123.88w/9
Oceanside 51 mph 0513 PM 01/17 45.46n/123.97w/21
3 SW Sandlake 48 mph 0250 PM 01/17 45.26n/123.95w/13

... Central Oregon coast...
Newport... US 101 bridge 86 mph 0830 PM 01/17 44.63n/124.05w/100
1 N Lincoln Beach 56 mph 0641 PM 01/17 44.86n/124.04w/49
sea lion caves 55 mph 0817 PM 01/17 44.13n/124.10w/300
Yachats 55 mph 0619 PM 01/17 44.31n/124.11w/32
Newport... South jetty 54 mph 0700 PM 01/17 44.13n/124.10w/25
Waldport 49 mph 0410 PM 01/17 44.42n/124.08w/42
Newport... Airport 48 mph 0515 PM 01/17 44.58n/124.06w/130

... Coast Range of northwest and west central Oregon...
Marys Peak 84 mph 0630 PM 01/17 44.50n/123.55w/4137
4 E Hebo 65 mph 0348 PM 01/17 45.21n/123.75w/3160
South Fork RAWS 32 mph 0312 PM 01/17 45.60n/123.48w/2256


... Maritime bouy stations...
21 W Yaquina Head 51 mph 0750 PM 01/17 44.70n/124.50w/0
20 W Cape Disappointment 51 mph 0650 PM 01/17 46.20n/124.50w/0


Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.


901 PM PST Tue Jan 17 2017

... Strong south winds battering the coastal areas and higher peaks...

Strong front is slowly pushing towards the coast. South winds
increased along the coast this afternoon, with one burst of strong
winds occuring late in the afternoon. Afterwards, winds eased a bit.
But south winds have been increasing since 7 PM. Strong gusty south
winds will continue overnight, then slowly ease Wednesday morning.


Here is a summary of peak winds as of 9 PM Tuesday evening...
(these will be updated as stronger winds gusts are recorded/reported).

Location speed time/date lat/Lon/elev (ft.)

... South Washington coast...
3 NNE Naselle... bpa tower 77 mph 0640 PM 01/17 46.34n/123.72w/2009
1 NE Megler... bpa tower 73 mph 0730 PM 01/17 46.27n/123.88w/1189
Cape Disappointment 73 mph 0700 PM 01/17 46.28n/124.08w/120
Long Beach 63 mph 0350 PM 01/17 46.35n/124.05w/16
Tokeland 51 mph 0512 PM 01/17 46.71n/123.97w/0

... Willapa Hills...
Abernathy mtn 78 mph 0401 PM 01/17 46.35n/123.10w/2000

... North Oregon coast...
Garibaldi 72 mph 0810 PM 01/17 45.56n/123.91w/null
2 WNW Garibaldi 67 mph 0750 PM 01/17 45.57n/123.95w/75
Astoria... US 101 bridge 60 mph 0831 PM 01/17 46.19n/123.82w/200
Cannon Beach 59 mph 0741 PM 01/17 45.89n/123.96w/22
Manzanita 57 mph 0722 PM 01/17 45.70n/123.94w/42
Clatsop Spit 56 mph 0700 PM 01/17 46.23n/124.00w/27
Astoria... Airport 55 mph 0623 PM 01/17 46.16n/123.88w/9
Oceanside 51 mph 0513 PM 01/17 45.46n/123.97w/21
3 SW Sandlake 48 mph 0250 PM 01/17 45.26n/123.95w/13

... Central Oregon coast...
Newport... US 101 bridge 86 mph 0830 PM 01/17 44.63n/124.05w/100
1 N Lincoln Beach 56 mph 0641 PM 01/17 44.86n/124.04w/49
sea lion caves 55 mph 0817 PM 01/17 44.13n/124.10w/300
Yachats 55 mph 0619 PM 01/17 44.31n/124.11w/32
Newport... South jetty 54 mph 0700 PM 01/17 44.13n/124.10w/25
Waldport 49 mph 0410 PM 01/17 44.42n/124.08w/42
Newport... Airport 48 mph 0515 PM 01/17 44.58n/124.06w/130

... Coast Range of northwest and west central Oregon...
Marys Peak 84 mph 0630 PM 01/17 44.50n/123.55w/4137
4 E Hebo 65 mph 0348 PM 01/17 45.21n/123.75w/3160
South Fork RAWS 32 mph 0312 PM 01/17 45.60n/123.48w/2256


... Maritime bouy stations...
21 W Yaquina Head 51 mph 0750 PM 01/17 44.70n/124.50w/0
20 W Cape Disappointment 51 mph 0650 PM 01/17 46.20n/124.50w/0


Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.


Rockey
NWS Portland or

901 PM PST Tue Jan 17 2017

... Strong south winds battering the coastal areas and higher peaks...

Strong front is slowly pushing towards the coast. South winds
increased along the coast this afternoon, with one burst of strong
winds occuring late in the afternoon. Afterwards, winds eased a bit.
But south winds have been increasing since 7 PM. Strong gusty south
winds will continue overnight, then slowly ease Wednesday morning.


Here is a summary of peak winds as of 9 PM Tuesday evening...
(these will be updated as stronger winds gusts are recorded/reported).

Location speed time/date lat/Lon/elev (ft.)

... South Washington coast...
3 NNE Naselle... bpa tower 77 mph 0640 PM 01/17 46.34n/123.72w/2009
1 NE Megler... bpa tower 73 mph 0730 PM 01/17 46.27n/123.88w/1189
Cape Disappointment 73 mph 0700 PM 01/17 46.28n/124.08w/120
Long Beach 63 mph 0350 PM 01/17 46.35n/124.05w/16
Tokeland 51 mph 0512 PM 01/17 46.71n/123.97w/0

... Willapa Hills...
Abernathy mtn 78 mph 0401 PM 01/17 46.35n/123.10w/2000

... North Oregon coast...
Garibaldi 72 mph 0810 PM 01/17 45.56n/123.91w/null
2 WNW Garibaldi 67 mph 0750 PM 01/17 45.57n/123.95w/75
Astoria... US 101 bridge 60 mph 0831 PM 01/17 46.19n/123.82w/200
Cannon Beach 59 mph 0741 PM 01/17 45.89n/123.96w/22
Manzanita 57 mph 0722 PM 01/17 45.70n/123.94w/42
Clatsop Spit 56 mph 0700 PM 01/17 46.23n/124.00w/27
Astoria... Airport 55 mph 0623 PM 01/17 46.16n/123.88w/9
Oceanside 51 mph 0513 PM 01/17 45.46n/123.97w/21
3 SW Sandlake 48 mph 0250 PM 01/17 45.26n/123.95w/13

... Central Oregon coast...
Newport... US 101 bridge 86 mph 0830 PM 01/17 44.63n/124.05w/100
1 N Lincoln Beach 56 mph 0641 PM 01/17 44.86n/124.04w/49
sea lion caves 55 mph 0817 PM 01/17 44.13n/124.10w/300
Yachats 55 mph 0619 PM 01/17 44.31n/124.11w/32
Newport... South jetty 54 mph 0700 PM 01/17 44.13n/124.10w/25
Waldport 49 mph 0410 PM 01/17 44.42n/124.08w/42
Newport... Airport 48 mph 0515 PM 01/17 44.58n/124.06w/130

... Coast Range of northwest and west central Oregon...
Marys Peak 84 mph 0630 PM 01/17 44.50n/123.55w/4137
4 E Hebo 65 mph 0348 PM 01/17 45.21n/123.75w/3160
South Fork RAWS 32 mph 0312 PM 01/17 45.60n/123.48w/2256


... Maritime bouy stations...
21 W Yaquina Head 51 mph 0750 PM 01/17 44.70n/124.50w/0
20 W Cape Disappointment 51 mph 0650 PM 01/17 46.20n/124.50w/0


Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.