The High Wind Warning for the Central Coast was cancelled at 3:56pm this afternoon as lighter than expected winds diminished below National Weather Service criteria. Thunderstorms with brief localized winds of 50 mph remain possible tonight.
The High Surf Warning will remain in effect until 10:00pm tonight. Though seas have struggled to top 20 feet so far today, projections indicate stronger winds offshore will continue building waves of 26-30 feet by this evening.
The Hurricane Force Winds Warning for local waters has been downgraded to a Gale Warning.
Peak wind gusts from today’s storm:
Lincoln City 55 mph
Depoe Bay 43 mph
Newport Airport 55 mph
Waldport 42 mph
Yachats 63 mph
Cape Blanco Coast Guard Station 85 mph
Mary’s Peak 102 mph