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Sunrise 7:41AMSunset 4:35PM Sunday December 15, 2019 6:11 AM PST (14:11 UTC) Moonrise 8:27PMMoonset 10:55AM Illumination 85% Phase: Waning Gibbous; Moon at 19 days in cycle
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Marine Forecasts
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PZZ255 Expires:201912160100;;817297 Fzus56 Kpqr 151102 Cwfpqr Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Portland Or 302 Am Pst Sun Dec 15 2019 Coastal Waters From Cape Shoalwater Washington To Florence Oregon And Westward 60 Nm Pzz250-255-160100- Coastal Waters From Cape Shoalwater Wa To Cascade Head Or Out 10 Nm-coastal Waters From Cascade Head To Florence Or Out 10 Nm- 302 Am Pst Sun Dec 15 2019
Today..NE wind 5 kt, veering to se to 5 kt in the morning, then becoming S in the afternoon. Wind waves ne 1 ft at 4 seconds, shifting to the S at 4 seconds. W swell 8 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog early in the morning.
Tonight..SE wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves se 2 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 8 ft at 12 seconds. Chance of rain.
Mon..SE wind 10 to 15 kt, easing to 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves se 3 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 8 ft at 12 seconds. Chance of rain in the morning.
Mon night..E wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves E 3 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 10 ft at 15 seconds.
Tue..SE wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves se 4 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 10 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of rain.
Tue night..SE wind 5 to 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt. Wind waves se 2 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 10 ft at 16 seconds. SEcondary swell sw 5 ft at 1 second. Chance of rain.
Wed..S wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 7 ft. W swell 10 ft.
Thu..S wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. W swell 11 ft.
PZZ200 302 Am Pst Sun Dec 15 2019
Synopsis for the southern washington and northern oregon coast.. Weak low pressure located roughly 100 nm west of newport will slowly dissipate while approaching coos bay early Sun. A weak warm front will lift north across the waters Sunday night and early Mon. Offshore flow will develop early next week before a series of fronts bring increasing winds and seas during the latter half of the work week.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Lincoln City, OR
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Area Discussion for - Portland, OR
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Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Portland OR 303 AM PST Sun Dec 15 2019

SYNOPSIS. Fairly benign weather the next couple of days will likely give way to a multi-day stretch of notably wet weather mid to late week.

SHORT TERM. Today through Wednesday . Water vapor satellite imagery early this morning reveals a shortwave ridge offshore shifting eastward towards the Pacific Northwest. This has resulted in the atmosphere stabilizing overnight. Light winds and lingering moisture near the surface have allowed plenty of low clouds and some patchy fog to develop across northwest Oregon and southwest Washington early this morning. Given the weak pressure gradients expected across the area today, low clouds and fog should be slow to clear and many locations in the Willamette and lower Columbia River valleys appear unlikely to clear. As a result, have lowered high temperatures for inland valley locations a couple of degrees for today.

Models are in good agreement a warm front will shift eastward towards the region tonight. While operational models have come into better agreement that it will fall apart enough that the area will remain dry, there are enough ensemble members that bring at least some light rain to our western zones that have maintained slight chance to low chance PoPs for later tonight and early Monday. Shortwave ridging will then shift more squarely over the region late Monday into Monday night so expect more areas of fog and low clouds to develop. The main exception to this will be across the northern half of the Willamette Valley where increasing east winds near the mouth of the Columbia River Gorge will likely prevent widespread fog and low clouds from developing.

Models are in good agreement the next shortwave trough approaching the region will split and weaken, as most storms seemingly have the last several weeks, considerably as it hits the Pacific Northwest later Tuesday. As a result, have kept PoPs in the slight chance to chance categories for Tuesday into Tuesday night. With that said, this storm system will likely be the sacrificial lamb and open the door for strong zonal flow to spread across the region Wednesday. Models are in good agreement this will be in response to a broad shortwave trough developing in the Gulf of Alaska. This will result in a more solid shot of rain Wednesday as a cold front pushes eastward across the area. /Neuman

LONG TERM. Wednesday night through Sunday . Models and their ensembles are in general agreement a broad shortwave trough will move into the Gulf of Alaska midweek before digging southeastward towards the West Coast of the US next weekend. Concurrently, a shortwave ridge will build northward into the Rocky Mountain states. As this occurs, a strong zonal jet will take aim at the Pacific Northwest Wednesday night into early Thursday. There have been a few model runs over the past couple of days that result in a surface low pressure developing and moving northeastward towards the Pacific Northwest Wednesday night into early Thursday, but most model solutions keep the low pressure either very weak or nonexistent. Nonetheless, the pattern seems conducive for a surface low pressure to develop and move close enough to the region to at least bring a threat of high winds to the coast. Even though the latest operational model runs show few signs of this occurring this will be worth monitoring.

Meanwhile, models are in better agreement that at least a moderate strength atmospheric river will end up impacting the West Coast of the US Thursday into Friday night. Given the digging nature of the offshore trough, the atmospheric river could stall or at least waver back and forth between northern California, Oregon and Washington during this timeframe. While the operational GFS, and particularly the EC are somewhat ominous and would likely result in at least some flooding issues in our CWA late in the week, the GEFS and EPS suggest there is a lot of uncertainty in how long the steadier rain will reside over our CWA mid to late week . at least a lot more so than just looking at the operational GFS and EC. Will wait for more of a consensus among the models and their ensembles before issuing any products highlighting potential impacts.

It should be noted there may be some winter precipitation type issues in the Gorge when the initial warm front spreads into the region late Wednesday night and Thursday morning, but given the marginally cold temperatures east of the Cascades currently, confidence in significant issues arising is low at this point. This pattern does seem conducive for heavier snow to fall across the higher terrain between Mt Hood and Mt Adams initially Wednesday night into early Thursday regardless. Nonetheless, temperatures should moderate enough late Thursday and Friday that snow levels will likely climb above the Cascade passes during any heavier bouts of precipitation late Thursday and Friday.

Expect precipitation to turn more showery and snow levels to lower below the Cascade passes next weekend as the main upper level trough spreads eastward over the area. Given the digging nature of the shortwave trough as it hits the West Coast of the US and the bulk of the energy appears likely to remain south of the region, low level westerly flow should not be terribly strong across our CWA. This will likely limit snow totals across our Cascades next weekend despite the colder temperatures and modest instability spreading across the area. /Neuman

AVIATION. Primarily a mixture of MVFR and IFR cigs have settled in over the area, and are expected to keep any fog from developing along the coast and within the Willamette Valley through the morning. There could be some patchy LIFR cigs that develop along the coast, but if they develop would expect them to dissipate by 19Z Sunday. There are a few areas within the Willamette Valley that currently have a SCT cloud deck that might allow for some patchy fog development, but overall areas should maintain VFR or MVFR visibilities. Look for a slow improvement towards VFR conditions starting around 19Z Sunday for all locations. Expect increasing precip chances starting after 00Z Monday.

KPDX AND APPROACHES . IFR cigs have developed over the area, and are expected to persist through 19Z Sunday as the cigs slowly lift towards VFR. /42

MARINE. Winds and seas will slowly build through the evening as a front moves NE across our waters. This frontal passage will bring Small Craft Advisory winds and seas to our outer waters through Sunday night through at least Monday afternoon. A stronger system is then expected to move into our waters by late Monday evening with Small Craft Advisory winds and seas, that could develop into marginal Gales for the outer waters. However, models are all over the place when looking at strength and placement of this Tue/Wed system. Expect primarily southerly winds to dominate through the middle of the week, along with a primary westerly swell, and secondary weaker wind driven southerly swell. All of these factors will keep seas around 9 to 10 feet for the early part of this week, and could push seas up to 14 to 16 feet by Wednesday. /42

PQR WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. OR . None. WA . None. PZ . Small Craft Advisory from 10 PM this evening to 4 PM PST Monday for coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Florence OR from 10 to 60 NM.

Small Craft Advisory until 9 AM PST this morning for Columbia River Bar.

Small Craft Advisory from 4 PM this afternoon to 10 PM PST this evening for Columbia River Bar.




Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
SBEO3 - 9435380 - South Beach, OR 21 mi59 min ESE 7 G 8.9 37°F 50°F1020.7 hPa
NWPO3 - Newport, OR 22 mi71 min E 5.1 G 5.1 37°F 1020.6 hPa (+1.6)
46097 25 mi141 min SE 5.8 45°F 51°F1018.9 hPa
46050 - STONEWALL BANKS - 20NM West of Newport, OR 32 mi31 min SSE 5.8 G 9.7 47°F 51°F1020.7 hPa42°F
TLBO3 - 9437540 - Garibaldi, Tillamook Bay, OR 44 mi59 min 49°F1020.4 hPa

Wind History for South Beach, Yaquina River, OR
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Airport Reports
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Newport, Newport Municipal Airport, OR24 mi16 minN 010.00 miOvercast36°F35°F100%1022 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Taft, Siletz Bay, Oregon
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Sun -- 03:02 AM PST     5.87 feet High Tide
Sun -- 07:47 AM PST     Sunrise
Sun -- 08:25 AM PST     2.66 feet Low Tide
Sun -- 10:54 AM PST     Moonset
Sun -- 01:45 PM PST     7.14 feet High Tide
Sun -- 04:35 PM PST     Sunset
Sun -- 08:26 PM PST     Moonrise
Sun -- 09:21 PM PST     -0.60 feet Low Tide
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Tide / Current Tables for Nestucca Bay entrance, Oregon
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Nestucca Bay entrance
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Sun -- 03:09 AM PST     6.87 feet High Tide
Sun -- 07:47 AM PST     Sunrise
Sun -- 08:24 AM PST     3.26 feet Low Tide
Sun -- 10:54 AM PST     Moonset
Sun -- 01:52 PM PST     8.36 feet High Tide
Sun -- 04:33 PM PST     Sunset
Sun -- 08:25 PM PST     Moonrise
Sun -- 09:20 PM PST     -0.74 feet Low Tide
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