Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
1005 AM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
1005 AM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM
THIS AFTERNOON TO 3 AM PDT SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR HAS EXPIRED...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM
THIS AFTERNOON TO 3 AM PDT SUNDAY.


* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS: SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET THROUGH THIS EVENING...THEN
  RAPIDLY BUILDING TO 16 TO 18 FEET LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY
  SUNDAY.

* FIRST EBB: SEAS NEAR 13 FEET WITH BREAKERS DURING THE STRONG
  EBB AROUND 8 AM SATURDAY.

* SECOND EBB: SEAS NEAR 15 FEET WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING
  THE EBB AROUND 845 PM SATURDAY.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR MEANS THAT WAVE CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT IN OR NEAR HARBOR
ENTRANCES.

&&

$$

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO
60 NM-
1005 AM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM
PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 AM PDT MONDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT
THIS EVENING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS
IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 AM PDT MONDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WILL VEER TO THE SOUTHWEST LATE
  IN THE MORNING AS A FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE WATERS. GUSTS TO 30
  KT EXPECTED...WITH AN OCCASIONAL GUST TO 35 KT. WINDS WILL EASE
  IN THE EVENING.

* SEAS: SEAS WILL BUILD ABOVE 10 FT THIS AFTERNOON AND RAPIDLY
  BUILD TO 17 TO 20 FT LATE IN THE EVENING. SEAS WILL SUBSIDE TO
  13 TO 16 FT SUNDAY AFTERNOON...BUT REMAINING ABOVE 10 FT INTO
  EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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 SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK
MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED.
REMEMBER...BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

$$

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
1005 AM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM
PDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 AM PDT MONDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PDT
THIS AFTERNOON. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS
IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 AM PDT MONDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH 20 TO 25 KT WILL VEER TO THE SOUTHWEST LATE THIS
  MORNING AS A FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE WATERS. GUSTS TO 30 KT ARE
  LIKELY...WITH AN OCCASIONAL GUST TO 35 KT. WINDS WILL EASE THIS
  AFTERNOON.

* SEAS: SEAS WILL BUILD ABOVE 10 FT THIS AFTERNOON AND RAPIDLY
  BUILD TO 15 TO 18 FT LATE THIS EVENING. SEAS WILL SUBSIDE TO 13
  TO 16 FT SUNDAY AFTERNOON...BUT LIKELY REMAINING ABOVE 10 FT
  INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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 SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID
SHOALING AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING
WAVES IN SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK
MUCH FARTHER FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED.
REMEMBER...BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

$$


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