Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
842 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014


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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
842 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 7 AM
PDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 7 AM PDT
FRIDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING.



* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS: 10 TO 12 FT THIS MORNING WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE
  INTO THE 6 TO 8 FT RANGE FRIDAY.

* FIRST EBB: AROUND 515 PM TODAY. 14 FT WITH BREAKERS.

* SECOND EBB: AROUND 530 AM FRIDAY. 13 FT WITH 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-
842 AM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
3 AM PDT FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM
PDT THIS EVENING...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS NOW IN EFFECT
UNTIL 3 AM PDT FRIDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS
IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING.



* SEAS: 12 FEET THIS MORNING WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE THROUGH
  FRIDAY...WITH SEAS LIKELY DROPPING BELOW 10 FT TONIGHT.

* WINDS: 15 TO 20 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 25 KT TODAY.



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.

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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