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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
831 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-
831 PM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST
TUESDAY...
...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 4 AM
PST TUESDAY.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST WIND OF 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS
  WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT. WIND WILL EASE A LITTLE MONDAY
  MORNING...BUT INCREASE AND SWITCH TO NORTHEAST TO EAST BEGINNING
  MONDAY AFTERNOON. WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30
  KNOTS WILL THEN PERSIST THROUGH AT LEAST MONDAY NIGHT.

* SEAS: 12 TO 14 FEET...BUT GRADUALLY SUBSIDING TO 10 FEET BY
  DAWN. SEAS FALL BELOW 10 FEET MONDAY MORNING.

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-
831 PM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST
TUESDAY...
...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 4 AM
PST TUESDAY.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS WILL
  CONTINUE TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING. WIND WILL
  DIMINISH TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS FOR A SHORT TIME MID TO LATE MONDAY
  MORNING...BUT THEN INCREASE FROM THE NORTH TO NORTHEAST AT 15 TO
  20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS BY MONDAY AFTERNOON. WIND SPEEDS
  20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS CAN BE EXPECTED MONDAY
  NIGHT.

* SEAS: 11 TO 12 FEET...BUT EASING TO 10 FEET BY DAWN. SEAS FALL
  BELOW 10 FEET MONDAY MORNING.

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-
831 PM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

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

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS: 10 TO 11 FEET...BUT SLOWLY SUBSIDING TO 8 FEET BY
  LATE TONIGHT AND THEN TO 6 FEET BY MONDAY AFTERNOON.

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

* SECOND EBB: AROUND 11 AM MONDAY. SEAS 9 FEET.

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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