Sunday, September24, 2017

Marine Weather and Tides
Nehalem, OR

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Sunrise 7:02AMSunset 7:05PM Sunday September 24, 2017 5:24 AM PDT (12:24 UTC) Moonrise 10:37AMMoonset 8:50PM Illumination 15% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 4 days in cycle
NOTE: Some of the data on this page has not been verified and should be used with that in mind. It may and occasionally will, be wrong. The tide reports are by xtide and are NOT FOR NAVIGATION.
Marine Forecasts
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PZZ250 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- 256 Am Pdt Sun Sep 24 2017
Today..N wind 5 to 10 kt. Gusts to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves N 1 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 4 ft at 11 seconds.
Tonight..N wind 5 to 10 kt. Gusts to 15 kt in the evening. Wind waves N 1 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 4 ft at 10 seconds.
Mon..W wind to 5 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves sw 2 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 4 ft at 10 seconds. Chance of rain.
Mon night..S wind 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt, veering to sw after midnight. Wind waves sw 2 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 5 ft at 10 seconds. Chance of rain.
Tue..NE wind to 5 kt, becoming N in the afternoon. Wind waves N 2 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 5 ft at 10 seconds.
Tue night..N wind 10 to 15 kt, rising to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves N 3 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 4 ft at 10 seconds.
Wed..NE wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. W swell 4 ft.
Thu..S wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. W swell 4 ft.
PZZ200 256 Am Pdt Sun Sep 24 2017
Synopsis for southern washington and northern oregon coast.. High pressure builds over the waters tonight and Sunday. A warm front moves across the washington and northern oregon waters Monday. High pressure returns Tuesday and will persist through much of next week.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Nehalem, OR
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Area Discussion for - Portland, OR
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national weather service portland or
305 am pdt Sun sep 24 2017

Synopsis Expect mostly sunny skies Sunday, other than some morning
coastal stratus. The next front arrives mon, with increasing chance
of light rain. High pressure builds later tue, and remains over the
region through end of next week. This will allow for dry weather,
with above normal temperatures under some offshore flow.

Short term Today through Tuesday... An upper level ridge will
move onshore over the pac NW later tonight and Sunday, which will
bring a warm and dry end to the weekend. NOAA satellite imagery
showing plenty of mid and high clouds well offshore. But also shows
the low stratus now forming along the coast. These low clouds and
patchy fog, will eventually burn off later this morning. Then will
just have partly to mostly sunny skies with mild temperatures. Not
much fog inland, though will keep mention of patchy fog this am.

The mid high clouds offshore will gradually increase over the region
tonight into Mon am as a weak front approaches. Weak front well to
the northwest today will push into the region later Mon and mon
evening. But, not a lot of moisture with the front. Models in fair
agreement, so will not vary trends much away. Will keep increasing
chance of rain along the coast on mon, and into the interior late in
the day into the evening. But again, with spotty precipitation with
the front, rainfall amounts will be light and sporadic. Still think
best threat of rain will be to the north, and much less threat as
move south towards lane county.

Upper ridge will build over the region on tue, with decreasing
clouds. Will see somewhat warmer temperatures, thanks to increasing
light offshore flow. rockey.

Long term Upper ridge slowly pushes inland Wed and thu, moving
east towards the northern rockies fri. Low level flow remains
offshore Wed through Fri as the inverted surface trough drifts
offshore and weakens. This will bring warmer than normal temps to
the region including the coast, with the warmest days likely to be
wed and thu. By Fri night models in general agreement with pushing a
weak shortwave through the pacific nw, pushing down upper heights
and allowing a weak cold front to move in. While still likely too
dry to carry any sort of mentionable pop, the flattened flow should
still allow some clouds back in, while cooling temps down a few

Aviation Vfr conditions inland with patchy ifr conditions
along the coast. Expect stratus to fill in more along the coast
within the next few hours. Still an isolated chance of cigs
developing at one or two sites inland, but expect mostlyVFR

Kpdx and approaches... MostlyVFR conditions through the period.

Small chance (less than 20 percent) that MVFR CIGS develop at the
terminal this morning. Bentley

Marine Quiet marine weather continues through Sunday and into
next week with light winds less than 15 knots and seas less than
6 feet. North winds will start to increase late in the day on
Tuesday as the thermal tough builds up the coast. Small craft
strength winds are likely and will begin in the southern waters
before expanding northward. These gusty winds will likely be
short lived as the gradient relaxes and winds switch to offshore
by late in the day Wednesday. Bentley

Pqr watches warnings advisories
Or... None.

Wa... None.

Pz... None.

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Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
TLBO3 - 9437540 - Garibaldi, Tillamook Bay, OR 12 mi55 min 56°F1020.3 hPa
46096 34 mi115 min NNE 5.8 G 7.8 51°F 57°F1020.4 hPa
ASTO3 - 9439040 - Astoria, OR 34 mi55 min N 7 G 8.9 56°F 65°F1020 hPa
46243 - Clatsop Spit, OR - 162 37 mi55 min 58°F4 ft
46029 - COL RIVER BAR - 20NM West of Columbia River Mouth 43 mi95 min N 7.8 G 9.7 57°F 58°F3 ft1020.5 hPa (+0.0)54°F
46T29 47 mi35 min N 7.8 G 7.8 57°F 58°F1021.1 hPa54°F
46248 - Astoria Canyon, OR (179) 49 mi60 min 58°F4 ft

Wind History for Garibaldi, OR
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Tillamook, Tillamook Airport, OR21 mi30 minN 00.75 miFog/Mist45°F44°F100%1021 hPa

Wind History from TMK (wind in knots)
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Tide / Current Tables for Nehalem, Nehalem River, Oregon
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Sun -- 04:18 AM PDT     6.00 feet High Tide
Sun -- 07:05 AM PDT     Sunrise
Sun -- 10:38 AM PDT     1.55 feet Low Tide
Sun -- 11:37 AM PDT     Moonrise
Sun -- 04:03 PM PDT     6.72 feet High Tide
Sun -- 07:08 PM PDT     Sunset
Sun -- 09:50 PM PDT     Moonset
Sun -- 11:24 PM PDT     0.52 feet Low Tide
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Tide / Current Tables for Garibaldi, Oregon
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Sun -- 04:25 AM PDT     6.58 feet High Tide
Sun -- 07:05 AM PDT     Sunrise
Sun -- 10:11 AM PDT     1.73 feet Low Tide
Sun -- 11:36 AM PDT     Moonrise
Sun -- 04:17 PM PDT     7.32 feet High Tide
Sun -- 07:08 PM PDT     Sunset
Sun -- 09:51 PM PDT     Moonset
Sun -- 10:50 PM PDT     0.37 feet Low Tide
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Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for Portland, OR (8,2,3,4)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Portland, OR
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