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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
209 AM PST SUN NOV 23 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-
209 AM PST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST
THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
9 AM PST MONDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM
PST THIS AFTERNOON. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS
IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST MONDAY.



* WINDS: SOUTHWEST TO WEST WIND OF 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS OF 25 TO
  30 KT THIS MORNING...DECREASING BELOW 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
  THERE IS A CHANCE A SHORT LIVED BURST OF GALE FORCE WIND GUSTS
  OF 35 KT WILL IMPACT THE WATERS EARLY THIS MORNING WHEN A LINE
  OF THUNDERSTORMS MOVE THROUGH THE FAR NORTHERN WATERS...BUT
  CONFIDENCE IS LOW.

* SEAS: SEAS 13 TO 15 FT THROUGH TONIGHT...THEN DECREASING TO 9
  TO 11 FT MONDAY.



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-
209 AM PST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM
PST MONDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
9 AM PST MONDAY.



* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS: 12 TO 14 FEET.

* FIRST EBB: SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO NEAR 15 FT WITH
  BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 5 AM SUNDAY.

* SECOND EBB: SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 17 FT DURING THE
  VERY STRONG EBB AROUND 5 PM SUNDAY.



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 CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
209 AM PST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
9 AM PST MONDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS NOW IN EFFECT
UNTIL 9 AM PST MONDAY.


* SEAS: SEAS 13 TO 15 FT THROUGH TONIGHT...THEN DECREASING TO 9
  TO 11 FT MONDAY.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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