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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
848 AM PDT WED OCT 22 2014


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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-
848 AM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT
THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM
PDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR WINDS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT THURSDAY.
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED.
THIS SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS IN EFFECT UNTIL
5 PM PDT THURSDAY.



* WINDS: SOUTH WINDS OF 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25
  KT...PARTICULARLY SOUTH OF THE COLUMBIA RIVER MOUTH. WIND GUSTS
  SHOULD DROP BELOW 20 KT OVERNIGHT.

* SEAS: 17 TO 19 FT THIS MORNING...WILL SUBSIDE TO 14 TO 16 THIS
  AFTERNOON...BEFORE DROPPING INTO THE 11 TO 13 FT RANGE BY
  THURSDAY MORNING.



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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WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO
60 NM-
848 AM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM
PDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT
THURSDAY. THE GALE WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.




* SEAS: 17 TO 19 FT THIS MORNING...WILL SUBSIDE TO 14 TO 16 THIS
  AFTERNOON...BEFORE DROPPING INTO THE 11 TO 13 FT RANGE BY
  THURSDAY MORNING.



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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COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
848 AM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING.



* WINDS: SOUTH WINDS OF 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT MAY
  TEMPORARILY INCREASE TO 35 KT LATE THIS MORNING AND
  AFTERNOON...BUT CONFIDENCE IS LOW. EITHER WAY...WIND GUSTS
  SHOULD DROP BELOW 20 KT OVERNIGHT.

* SEAS: 17 TO 19 FT THIS MORNING...WILL SUBSIDE TO 14 TO 16 THIS
  AFTERNOON...BEFORE DROPPING INTO THE 11 TO 13 FT RANGE BY
  THURSDAY MORNING.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
848 AM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
5 AM PDT THURSDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM
PDT THURSDAY.



* GENERAL SEAS: 14 TO 16 FT THIS MORNING WILL STEADILY DECREASE
  THROUGHOUT TODAY AND TONIGHT...REACHING 9 TO 11 FT THURSDAY
  MORNING.

* FIRST EBB: SEAS TO 19 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 445
  PM TODAY.

* SECOND EBB: SEAS TO 15 FT WITH BREAKERS LIKELY DURING THE EBB
  AROUND 5 AM THURSDAY.




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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