Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
253 PM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

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/O.NEW.KPQR.GL.A.0013.140923T2200Z-140924T1200Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
253 PM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS
EVENING TO 3 PM PDT TUESDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR WINDS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING
TO 3 PM PDT TUESDAY. A GALE WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS GALE
WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT.

* TONIGHT AND TUESDAY: SOUTH WINDS LATE TONIGHT 20 TO 25
  KT...WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT.

* LATE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY: SOUTH WINDS INCREASE TO 25 TO 30 KT
  WITH GUSTS 35 TO 40 KT. WINDS WILL EASE A LITTLE EARLY WEDNESDAY
  MORNING TO 20 TO 25 KT GUSTING TO 30 KT.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WIND MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO
33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

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