Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
915 PM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

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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-
915 PM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 3 PM PDT SUNDAY...



* WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 20 KT EARLY...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT
  WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 45 KTS SHORTLY AFTER DAYBREAK. WINDS VEER
  TO SOUTHWEST AND SUBSIDE TO 15 TO 25 KT LATER SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* SEAS...8 TO 10 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS BUILDING
  TO 13 TO 15 FT SUNDAY MIDDAY AND AFTERNOON. SEAS SHOULD SUBSIDE
  BELOW 10 FT SUNDAY NIGHT.





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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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
915 PM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 4 PM PDT SUNDAY...



* WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 20 KT EARLY...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT
  WITH GUSTS OF 35 TO 40 KT SHORTLY AFTER DAYBREAK. WINDS VEER
  TO SOUTHWEST AND SUBSIDE TO 15 TO 25 KT LATER SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* SEAS...8 TO 10 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS
  BUILDING TO 11 TO 13 FT SUNDAY MIDDAY AND AFTERNOON. SEAS
  SHOULD SUBSIDE BELOW 10 FT SUNDAY NIGHT.





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-
915 PM PDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 7 PM
PDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 7 PM PDT
SUNDAY.




* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT TONIGHT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
  7 FT SUNDAY MORNING BEFORE INCREASING TO 7 TO 9 FT SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* FIRST EBB...AROUND 430 AM SUNDAY. SEAS NEAR 9 FT WITH BREAKERS
  POSSIBLE.

* SECOND EBB...STRONG...AROUND 445 PM SUNDAY. SEAS NEAR 11 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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