Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
235 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

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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-
235 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM UNTIL NOON TODAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A STORM
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO NOON PDT
TODAY. THE GALE WARNING IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS: SOUTH WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH EARLY THIS MORNING WILL
  INCREASE RAPDILY TOWARDS DAYLIGHT. EXPECT SOUTH WINDS TO BECOME
  30 TO 40 KT...WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KT AT TIMES THIS MORNING.
  WINDS WILL EASE THIS AFTERNOON.

* LOCATION OF STRONGEST WINDS: SOUTH OF THE COLUMBIA RIVER.

* TIMING OF STRONGEST WINDS: 7 AM TO 2 PM TODAY.

* SEAS: GENERALLY NEAR 6 FT EARLY THIS MORNING...BUT SEAS
  BUILDING QUICKLY AFTER DAYLIGHT. SEAS WILL PEAK AT 14 TO 18 FT
  BY LATE MORNING...THEN SLOWLY SUBSIDE LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A STORM WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 48 TO 63 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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.

&&

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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-
235 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM THIS EVENING...
...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING FOR AREAS SOUTH
OF THE COLUMBIA RIVER...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A STORM
WARNING FROM 6 AM UNTIL NOON TODAY. THE GALE WARNING REMAINS IN
EFFECT FOR TODAY INTO EARLY THIS EVENING.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH EARLY THIS
  MORNING WILL INCREASE RAPIDLY JUST AFTER DAYLIGHT. EXPECT SOUTH
  WINDS TO BECOME 30 TO 40 KT...WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 KT AT TIMES
  THIS MORNING. WINDS WILL EASE THIS AFTERNOON.

* LOCATION OF STRONGEST WINDS: SOUTH OF THE COLUMBIA RIVER.

* TIMING OF STRONGEST WINDS: 7 AM TO 2 PM TODAY.

* SEAS: GENERALLY NEAR 5 FT EARLY THIS MORNING...BUT SEAS BUILDING
  QUICKLY AFTER DAYLIGHT. SEAS WILL PEAK AT 14 TO 18 FT BY LATE
  MORNING...THEN SLOWLY SUBSIDE LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

A STORM WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 48 TO 63 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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.

&&

$$

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
235 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM
EARLY THIS MORNING TO MIDNIGHT PDT TONIGHT...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM
EARLY THIS MORNING TO MIDNIGHT PDT TONIGHT.

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS: 4 FT EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN SEAS BUILDING
  QUICKLY AROUND DAYBREAK. EXPECT SEAS NEAR 12 FT BY 9 AM...THEN
  HOVERING 12 TO 14 FT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS WILL DROP
  BACK TO UNDER 10 FT THIS EVENING.

* FIRST EBB: NEAR 8 FT DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 5 AM TODAY.

* SECOND EBB: NEAR 15 FT DURING THE EBB AROUND 530 AM TODAY.

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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