Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
859 PM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
859 PM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM
TO 7 AM PDT FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM TO 8 PM
PDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM TO 8 PM PDT
FRIDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR WILL EXPIRE AT
9 PM PDT THIS EVENING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR
REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 7 AM PDT FRIDAY.

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS: COMBINED SEAS NEAR 9 FT THIS EVENING LOWERING TO 6
  TO 8 FT OVERNIGHT.

* FIRST EBB: SEAS 12 FT WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB
  AROUND 530 AM FRIDAY.

* SECOND EBB: SEAS 12 FT WITH BREAKERS LIKELY DURING THE STRONG
  EBB AROUND 545 PM FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

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-
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO
60 NM-
859 PM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 3 AM PDT FRIDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
3 AM PDT FRIDAY. A GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY
NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* SEAS: NEAR 10 FEET WILL SUBSIDE TO AROUND 8 FEET OVERNIGHT. SEAS
  MAY APPROACH 20 FEET WITH THE GALES EXPECTED SATURDAY.

* WINDS: GALE FORCE WINDS ARE POSSIBLE BEGINNING EARLY SATURDAY
  MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

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.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
859 PM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 3 AM PDT FRIDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
3 AM PDT FRIDAY. A GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY
EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* SEAS: NEAR 10 FEET WILL SUBSIDE TO AROUND 8 FEET OVERNIGHT. SEAS
  MAY APPROACH 20 FEET WITH THE GALES EXPECTED SATURDAY.

* WINDS: GALE FORCE WINDS ARE POSSIBLE AS EARLY AS LATE FRIDAY
  NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY 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.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$


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