South winds of 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 60 mph are expected near beaches and headlands. Winds will increase after 10:00 p.m. this evening and will continue until around sunrise Wednesday morning.
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.