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Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
835 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

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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-
835 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...
...STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
10 AM PST WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS 35 TO 40 KT KT THIS
  MORNING INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS TO 50 KT FROM LATE
  THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING. A COASTAL JET
  WILL PRODUCE LOCALLY STRONGER WINDS WITH AT LEAST 55 KT GUSTS
  WITHIN 20 NM OF THE COAST.

* SEAS...14 TO 17 FT...INCREASING FURTHER LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND
  TONIGHT. SEAS
REACH THE 22 TO 27 FT RANGE LATE TONIGHT AND
  EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A STORM WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 48 TO 63 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT...OR TAKE
SHELTER UNTIL WINDS AND WAVES SUBSIDE. COMMERCIAL VESSELS SHOULD
PREPARE FOR VERY STRONG WINDS AND DANGEROUS SEA CONDITIONS...AND
CONSIDER REMAINING IN PORT OR TAKING SHELTER IN PORT UNTIL WINDS
AND WAVES SUBSIDE.

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

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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-
835 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...
...STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
10 AM PST WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS 35 TO 40 KT THIS MORNING
  INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS TO 50 KT FROM LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING. A COASTAL JET WILL
  PRODUCE LOCALLY STRONGER WINDS WITH AT LEAST 55 KT GUSTS WITHIN
  20 NM OF THE COAST.

* SEAS...13 TO 16 FT...INCREASING FURTHER LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND
  TONIGHT. SEAS WILL REACH THE 22 TO 27 FT RANGE LATE TONIGHT AND
  EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A STORM WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 48 TO 63 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT...OR TAKE
SHELTER UNTIL WINDS AND WAVES SUBSIDE. COMMERCIAL VESSELS SHOULD
PREPARE FOR VERY STRONG WINDS AND DANGEROUS SEA CONDITIONS...AND
CONSIDER REMAINING IN PORT OR TAKING SHELTER IN PORT UNTIL WINDS
AND WAVES SUBSIDE.

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
835 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
4 PM PST WEDNESDAY...

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS...12 TO 14 FT THROUGH TONIGHT.

* FIRST EBB...AROUND 815 PM THIS EVENING. SEAS NEAR 18 FT WITH
  BREAKERS.

* SECOND EBB...AROUND 915 AM WEDNESDAY MORNING. SEAS NEAR 18 FT
  WITH BREAKERS.

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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