Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
255 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

PZZ210-061900-
/O.CON.KPQR.RB.Y.0175.161206T1500Z-161206T1900Z/
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
255 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM
TO 11 AM PST THIS MORNING...

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS...AROUND 8 FT THROUGH TONIGHT...LOWERING TO 6 FT
  EARLY WEDNESDAY.

* FIRST EBB...AROUND 930 AM THIS MORNING. SEAS NEAR 11 FEET.

* SECOND EBB...AROUND 915 PM THIS EVENING. SEAS NEAR 9 FEET.

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.
TUESDAY
&&

$$

PZZ250-270-061900-
/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0089.000000T0000Z-161207T0000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO
60 NM-
255 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

* SEAS...AROUND 10 TO 12 FEET THROUGH MIDDAY...THEN LOWERING BELOW
  10 FEET LATER THIS AFTERNOON.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ255-275-061900-
/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0088.000000T0000Z-161207T0000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
255 AM PST TUE DEC 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

* SEAS...AROUND 11 TO 12 FEET THROUGH MIDDAY...THEN LOWERING BELOW
  10 FEET LATER THIS AFTERNOON.

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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