Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
132 AM PDT THU JUL 24 2014

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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-
132 AM PDT THU JUL 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PDT
TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON
PDT TODAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT
THURSDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT THURSDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 20 KT...WITH GUSTS TO
  25 KT...WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING. WINDS WILL TURN WESTERLY AND
  EASE LATER THIS MORNING.

* SEAS: 7 TO 9 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 TO 9 SECONDS. THIS
  WILL MAKE SEAS ESPECIALLY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS. SEAS WILL
  GRADUALLY EASE LATER THIS MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON.

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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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
132 AM PDT THU JUL 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
6 AM PDT EARLY THIS MORNING...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM
PDT EARLY THIS MORNING.

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS: 6 TO 7 FT TODAY...THEN NEAR 5 FT TONIGHT.

* FIRST EBB: AROUND 345 AM TODAY. SEAS 10 FT WITH BREAKERS.

* SECOND EBB: AROUND 415 PM TODAY. SEAS NEAR 8 FT.

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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