Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
224 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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/O.NEW.KPQR.SW.Y.0050.160504T0600Z-160505T1200Z/
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-
224 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 5 AM PDT THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM
THIS EVENING TO 5 AM PDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS
EVENING TO 5 AM PDT THURSDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST TO NORTH WIND INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
  THIS EVENING WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS. WIND INCREASING TO 20 TO
  25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS WEDNESDAY.

* SEAS...BECOMING STEEP AND WIND-DRIVEN STARTING THIS EVENING
  WITH 7 TO 8 FT COMBINED SEAS AT 7 TO 8 SECONDS.

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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/O.EXT.KPQR.SI.Y.0065.160504T0600Z-160505T1200Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
224 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM
THIS EVENING TO 5 AM PDT THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS
EVENING TO 5 AM PDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS
EVENING TO 5 AM PDT THURSDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST TO NORTH WIND INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
  LATE THIS EVENING WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS. NORTH WIND 15 TO 25
  KNOTS WEDNESDAY.

* SEAS...BECOMING STEEP AND WIND-DRIVEN STARTING THIS EVENING
  WITH 7 TO 8 FT COMBINED SEAS AT 7 TO 8 SECONDS.

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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