Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
901 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

PZZ210-280015-
/O.CON.KPQR.RB.Y.0074.170327T2200Z-170328T0300Z/
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
901 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM
THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

* FIRST EBB...STRONG...AROUND 515 PM THIS EVENING. SEAS NEAR 12
FT WITH BREAKERS.

* SECOND EBB...STRONG...AROUND 545 AM TUESDAY MORNING. SEAS NEAR
  16 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.

&&

$$

PZZ250-255-270-275-280015-
/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0030.000000T0000Z-170329T0000Z/
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-
901 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 5 PM PDT TUESDAY...

* SEAS...7 TO 9 FT THIS MORNING BEFORE RISING INTO THE 10 TO 12
  FT RANGE BY MIDDAY...THEN 12 TO 14 FT TONIGHT. SEAS LIKELY TO
  REMAIN ABOVE 10 FT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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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