Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
253 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

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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 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT
TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
6 PM PDT TUESDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM
PDT TUESDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS NOW
IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT TUESDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH 10 TO 20 KT...WITH GUSTS 20 TO 25 KT.

* SEAS: 12 TO 14 FEET TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN SUBSIDING TO 9 TO
  12 FT LATER TONIGHT. HIGHEST SEAS WILL BE OVER THE OUTER
  WATERS...OR FROM 10 TO 60 MILES OFFSHORE.

* TUESDAY: SEAS AND WINDS WILL INCREASE AGAIN LATER TUESDAY
  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 SUCH 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-
253 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM
PDT TUESDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
6 PM PDT TUESDAY.

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS: 11 TO 12 FT TODAY AND TONIGHT.

* FIRST EBB: AROUND 3 AM TODAY. SEAS NEAR 15 FT WITH BREAKERS
  LIKELY.

* SECOND EBB: AROUND 230 PM TODAY. SEAS NEAR 16 FT WITH BREAKERS
  LIKELY.

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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