Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
820 AM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

PZZ270-275-232330-
/O.CON.KPQR.GL.W.0021.170323T1800Z-170324T1000Z/
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-
820 AM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* SEAS...COMBINED SEAS BUILDING TO A PEAK OF 15 FT WITH A DOMINANT
  PERIOD AROUND 13 SECONDS THIS EVENING.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ250-255-232330-
/O.CON.KPQR.GL.W.0021.170324T0000Z-170324T1000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
820 AM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
3 AM PDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH WIND INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT
  TONIGHT.

* SEAS...COMBINED SEAS BUILDING TO 12 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
  OF 12 SECONDS TONIGHT.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ210-232330-
/O.EXT.KPQR.RB.Y.0068.170324T0300Z-170324T1200Z/
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
820 AM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR NOW IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM
THIS EVENING TO 5 AM PDT FRIDAY...

* GENERAL SEAS...BUILDING TO 10 FT TONIGHT.

* SECOND EBB...AROUND 3 AM FRIDAY. SEAS NEAR 11 FT WITH BREAKERS
  POSSIBLE.

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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