Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
230 PM PDT TUE SEP 27 2016

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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-
230 PM PDT TUE SEP 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT
THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 9 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT EASING TO 10
  TO 15 KT WITH GUSTS TO 20 AFTER MIDNIGHT.

* SEAS...STEEP AND HAZARDOUS WITH A FRESH SWELL AROUND 6 TO 7 FT
  WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD AROUND 7 TO 8 SECONDS THROUGH TONIGHT.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ250-255-280530-
/O.CON.KPQR.SI.Y.0128.000000T0000Z-160928T0500Z/
/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0066.000000T0000Z-160928T1600Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
230 PM PDT TUE SEP 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM
PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 9 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT TONIGHT
  BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 25 KT WEDNESDAY
  MORNING. NORTH WIND RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
  AND EVENING.

* SEAS...STEEP AND HAZARDOUS WITH A FRESH SWELL AROUND 6 TO 8 FT
  WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD AROUND 7 TO 8 SECONDS LATE THROUGH LATE
  TONIGHT.

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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