A High Wind Warning for the Central Coast has been issed by the National Weather Service in Portland. The warning is in effect from 10:00pm Thursday evening to 7:00am Friday morning. Near beaches and headlands, south winds 25-35 mph with gusts to 60 mph. For coastal communities, south wind 15-30 mph with gusts to 45 mph. The strongest winds are expected between midnight and 4:00am Friday. These winds will make it difficult to be on the beaches and/or near headlands.
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.