Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
817 PM PDT THU JUL 30 2015


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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-
817 PM PDT THU JUL 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM
PDT FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 3 AM PDT FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM
FRIDAY TO 5 AM PDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS: NORTH 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. NEAR SHORE WINDS
  STRONGEST LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* SEAS: SEAS CURRENTLY AROUND 7 FT WITH WAVE PERIODS AROUND 6 TO 7
  SECONDS...CREATING STEEP SEAS THIS EVENING. WINDS DECREASE TO 10
  TO 15 KTS EARLY FRIDAY...THEN RAMP BACK UP TO 20 TO 25 KT FRIDAY
  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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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
817 PM PDT THU JUL 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM
PDT FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM
FRIDAY TO 5 AM PDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS: NORTH 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. NEAR SHORE WINDS
  STRONGEST THIS EVENING. WINDS DECREASE TO 10 TO 15 KTS EARLY
  FRIDAY...THEN RAMP BACK UP TO 20 TO 25 KT FRIDAY 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.

&&

$$


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