Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
217 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

PZZ270-281830-
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/O.CON.KPQR.SI.Y.0021.000000T0000Z-150228T2300Z/
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO
60 NM-
217 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
9 AM PST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM
PST THIS AFTERNOON...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS NOW IN EFFECT
UNTIL 9 AM PST THIS MORNING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS
REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS: NORTHEAST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT
  TODAY...PARTICULARLY SOUTH OF THE MOUTH OF THE COLUMBIA RIVER.
  WINDS WILL DECREASE LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

* SEAS: W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS WILL CREATE STEEP CHOPPY
  SEAS.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ275-281830-
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/O.CON.KPQR.SI.Y.0021.000000T0000Z-150301T0500Z/
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
217 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
9 AM PST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM
PST THIS EVENING...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS NOW IN EFFECT
UNTIL 9 AM PST THIS MORNING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS
REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS EVENING.

* WINDS: NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS MORNING.
  EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 15 TO 20 KT...WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT.
  WINDS WILL DECREASE LATE THIS EVENING.

* SEAS: W SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS WILL CREATE STEEP CHOPPY
  SEAS.

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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