Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
255 AM PST WED FEB 10 2016

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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-
255 AM PST WED FEB 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS
MORNING TO 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM
THIS EVENING TO 4 PM PST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS
EVENING TO 4 PM PST FRIDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT THEN EASING THIS
  EVENING. WINDS INCREASE AGAIN THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* SEAS: 6 TO 9 FT THROUGH THIS EVENING. SEAS THEN BUILD REACHING
  10 TO 15 FEET UNDER MULTIPLE SWELL TRAINS THROUGH AT LEAST
  FRIDAY. SEAS BECOME CONFUSED AT TIMES.

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 CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
255 AM PST WED FEB 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS
MORNING TO 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM
THIS EVENING TO 4 PM PST FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS
EVENING TO 4 PM PST FRIDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KT THEN EASING THIS
  EVENING. WINDS INCREASE AGAIN THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* SEAS: 6 TO 9 FT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. SEAS THEN BUILD
  REACHING 10 TO 15 FEET UNDER MULTIPLE SWELL TRAINS THROUGH AT
  LEAST FRIDAY. SEAS BECOME CONFUSED AT TIMES.

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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