Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
257 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

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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-
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-
257 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM PST
THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM
PST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR WINDS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM PST THURSDAY.
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED.
THIS SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS IN EFFECT UNTIL
10 PM PST THURSDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT THROUGH TONIGHT.
  WINDS INCREASE TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT EARLY THURSDAY
  THROUGH AROUND MIDDAY THURSDAY.

* SEAS...15 TO 17 FT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...AND FALLING INTO THE
  13 TO 15 FT RANGE TONIGHT.

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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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
257 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM
PST THURSDAY...

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS...14 TO 16 FT THIS AFTERNOON...DECREASING TO 12 TO
  14 FT TONIGHT AND THURSDAY.

* FIRST EBB...AROUND 915 PM THIS EVENING. SEAS NEAR 17 FT WITH
  BREAKERS.

* SECOND EBB...AROUND 10 AM THURSDAY MORNING. SEAS NEAR 17 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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