Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
301 AM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

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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-
301 AM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST
SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
6 PM PST SUNDAY...
...GALE WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS CANCELLED THE GALE
WARNING.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT
  THROUGH SUNDAY. WINDS WILL INCREASE A BIT MORE THIS
  EVENING...BUT GUSTS GENERALLY REMAIN 30 KT OR LESS.

* SEAS...10 TO 12 FEET TODAY...BUT WILL BUILD A BIT MORE LATE
  TODAY INTO TONIGHT...WITH 13 TO 15 FT. SEAS WILL SUBSIDE
  GRADUALLY ON SUNDAY.

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-
301 AM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS...9 TO 11 FT.

* FIRST EBB...STRONG EBB AROUND 130 PM TODAY. SEAS NEAR 13 FT WITH
  BREAKERS.

* SECOND EBB...AROUND 2 AM SATURDAY. SEAS NEAR 16 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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