Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
209 PM PST SUN DEC 28 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 PM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST
MONDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 6 AM PST MONDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM
PST MONDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST MONDAY.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT
  TONIGHT. WINDS WILL EASE LATER TONIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING. BUT
  BY MIDDAY...WINDS WILL PICK UP AGAIN FROM THE NORTHEAST.

* SEAS: 13 TO 15 FT. SEAS WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE TONIGHT...BACK TO
  NEAR 10 FT LATE TONIGHT...AND UNDER 10 FT ON 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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COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
209 PM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT
PST TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 6 AM PST MONDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS
REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST MONDAY.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT THIS
  EVENING. WINDS WILL EASE CONSIDERABLY OVERNIGHT. HOWEVER...WINDS
  WILL INCREASE AGAIN LATER MONDAY...BUT FROM A NORTHEAST
  DIRECTION.

* SEAS: 11 TO 13 FT. SEAS WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE TONIGHT...BACK TO 10
  FT LATE TONIGHT...AND UNDER 10 FT ON 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 PM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM
PST MONDAY...

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

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS: 10 TO 11 FT TONIGHT...SLOWLY SUBSIDING TO 9 FT
  BY LATE TONIGHT. THEN SEAS 8 TO 9 FT ON MONDAY.

* FIRST EBB: AROUND 10 PM TONIGHT. SEAS NEAR 13 FT.

* SECOND EBB: AROUND 11 AM MONDAY. SEAS NEAR 10 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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