Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
241 AM PST MON FEB 8 2016

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
241 AM PST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
10 AM THIS MORNING TO 9 PM PST THIS EVENING...

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS...COMBINED SEAS AROUND 5 TO 6 FEET THIS
  MORNING...BUILDING TO 7 TO 8 FEET THIS AFTERNOON.

* FIRST EBB...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO NEAR 8 FEET DURING
  THE EBB AROUND 430 AM THIS MORNING.

* SECOND EBB...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 10 FEET DURING THE
  VERY STRONG EBB AROUND 445 PM THIS AFTERNOON. BREAKERS LIKELY.

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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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-
241 AM PST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
5 AM EARLY THIS MORNING TO 9 PM PST THIS EVENING...

* SEAS...RISING TO 10 TO 12 FEET THIS MORNING. SEAS REMAIN ABOVE
  10 FT FOR A 12 TO 18 HOUR PERIOD. SEAS THEN SUBSIDE BELOW 10
  FEET TONIGHT.

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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