South winds of 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 60 mph are expected along beaches and headlands. Coastal communities will see gusts to between 40 and 50 mph.
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.
For the most up to date weather information from the NWS please visithttp://www.weather.gov/portland. This page brings up all advisories, watches, and warnings for the southwest Washington area.