Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
240 PM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

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/O.CON.KPQR.RB.Y.0152.141101T0500Z-141101T1000Z/
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
240 PM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
10 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 AM PDT SATURDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM
THIS EVENING TO 3 AM PDT SATURDAY.

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS: AROUND 8 FT THROUGH TONIGHT EASING TO AROUND 5 FT
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* FIRST EBB: 10 FT DURING THE EBB AROUND MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

* SECOND EBB: 8 FT DURING THE EBB AROUND 1245 PM SATURDAY.

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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/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0071.000000T0000Z-141101T0900Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
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-
240 PM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 2 AM PDT SATURDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
2 AM PDT SATURDAY.

* SEAS: AROUND 10 FT WITH DOMINANT PERIOD AROUND 14 SECONDS.

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.

&&

$$


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