Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
815 AM PST MON FEB 8 2016

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
815 AM PST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM
THIS MORNING TO 9 PM PST THIS EVENING...

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS...COMBINED SEAS AROUND 6 TO 8 FT THIS
  MORNING...BUILDING TO AROUND 10 FT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS FALL
  BACK DOWN TO 6 TO 8 FT LATE THIS EVENING.NEAR 8 FEET DURING THE
  EBB AROUND 430 AM THIS MORNING.

* FIRST EBB...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO NEAR 12 FT DURING
  THE VERY STRONG EBB AROUND 445 PM THIS AFTERNOON. 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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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-
815 AM PST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS EVENING...

* SEAS...SEAS ARE AROUND 10 TO 12 FEET THIS MORNING. SEAS REMAIN
  ABOVE 10 FT FOR A 12 TO 18 HOUR PERIOD THEN SUBSIDE BELOW 10
  FEET TONIGHT.

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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