Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
920
WHUS76 KPQR 291007
MWWPQR

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
307 AM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

PZZ270-275-291815-
/O.CON.KPQR.SI.Y.0063.160429T1900Z-160430T1300Z/
/O.NEW.KPQR.SW.Y.0048.160430T0100Z-160430T1300Z/
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-
307 AM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FOR TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 AM PDT SATURDAY.

* WINDS...WESTERLY WINDS WILL BECOME NORTHWESTERLY AND INCREASE
  THIS AFTERNOON. EXPECT NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT THIS
  AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY EASE AFTER
  MIDNIGHT.

* SEAS...OVERALL...SEAS WILL HOVER AT 7 TO 9 FT TODAY...BUT BUILD
  BACK TO AROUND 10 FT EARLY THIS EVENING. SEAS WILL STAY NEAR 10
  FT TONIGHT.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ250-255-291815-
/O.EXB.KPQR.SI.Y.0063.160430T0100Z-160430T1000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
307 AM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 3 AM SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR WINDS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
3 AM PDT SATURDAY.

* WINDS...WESTERLY WINDS WILL BECOME NORTHWESTERLY AND INCREASE
  THIS AFTERNOON. EXPECT NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY EASE AFTER
  MIDNIGHT.

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.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PORTLAND



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.