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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
228 PM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

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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-
228 PM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM
PST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 4 PM PST TUESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. LOCAL
  GUSTS TO 35 KT THIS AFTERNOON.

* SEAS...10 TO 12 FT TODAY...BUILDING TO 12 TO 14 FT THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A LARGER LONG-PERIOD SWELL BUILDS LATE
  TONIGHT WITH SEAS PEAKING AROUND 23 FT SATURDAY MORNING. SEAS
  WILL REMAIN AROUND 15 FT THROUGH MONDAY AND SUBSIDE BELOW 10 FT
  TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

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 CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
228 PM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM
PST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 4 PM PST TUESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT.

* TIMING FOR STRONGEST WINDS...11 AM TO 4 PM TODAY.

* SEAS...8 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO 11 TO 13 FT LATE THIS AFTERNOON
  AND EVENING. A LARGER LONG-PERIOD SWELL BUILDS LATE TONIGHT WITH
  SEAS PEAKING AROUND 22 FT SATURDAY MORNING. SEAS WILL REMAIN
  AROUND 15 FT THROUGH MONDAY AND SUBSIDE BELOW 10 FT TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON.

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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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
228 PM PST FRI DEC 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
6 PM PST SATURDAY...

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS...10 FT THIS AFTERNOON...BUILDING TO 15 FT
  TONIGHT.

* FIRST EBB...AROUND 6 PM FRIDAY. SEAS NEAR 18 FT WITH BREAKERS.

* SECOND EBB...AROUND 645 AM SATURDAY. SEAS NEAR 22 FT WITH
  BREAKERS.

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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