High Winds Creating Critical Fire Weather Threats in California; Heavy Rains Along Gulf Coast

Strong to high winds are creating critical fire weather conditions across much of California, and explosive fire growth in Southern California. Wind gradients gradually weaken Sunday and through mid next week. Conversely, very wet conditions will develop this week as week along the Gulf Coast; and unsettled weather pattern to the north with snow from the Great Basin to the High Plains.

Coastal Waters Forecast for Columbia River Bar (PZZ210) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Columbia River Bar (PZZ210)
Issued by: National Weather Service Portland, OR
Last Update: 311 PM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

In The Main Channel: Combined seas 4 to 6 ft building to 7 to 8 ft sunday morning. However, seas will temporarily build to 10 feet during the strong ebb around 330 pm this afternoon and to 10 ft with breakers possible during the weaker ebb around 4 am sunday.

Zone Forecast: Columbia River Bar (PZZ210)

Visit your local NWS office at: http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/pqr