Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
230 PM PDT THU APR 24 2014

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
230 PM PDT THU APR 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
4 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 5 AM PDT FRIDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM
PDT THIS AFTERNOON. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS
IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 5 AM PDT FRIDAY.

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS: COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 10 FT THIS EVENING...THEN 8 TO
  9 FT LATER TONIGHT AND FRIDAY.

* FIRST EBB: AROUND 215 AM FRIDAY. SEAS NEAR 14 FT WITH BREAKERS.

* SECOND EBB: AROUND 245 PM FRIDAY. SEAS NEAR 13 FT WITH 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-
230 PM PDT THU APR 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM
PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL NOON PDT FRIDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM
PDT THIS EVENING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS
REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PDT FRIDAY.

* WINDS: WEST TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KT...WITH GUSTS 25 TO 30 KT
  AT TIMES THIS EVENING. WINDS WILL EASE A BIT LATER TONIGHT.

* STRONGEST WINDS: STRONGEST WINDS BE AROUND THE SHOWERS.

* SEAS: 10 TO 11 FT THROUGH TONIGHT...SUBSIDING TO 9 FRIDAY
  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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