Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
900 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015


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/O.CON.KPQR.GL.W.0014.150829T1000Z-150830T0700Z/
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-
900 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM SATURDAY TO MIDNIGHT
PDT SATURDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS: SOUTH WINDS OF 10 TO 20 KT TODAY AND TONIGHT WILL
  INCREASE LATE TONIGHT. AT THAT TIME...EXPECT SOUTH WINDS OF 20
  TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.

* TIMING OF STRONGEST WINDS: 6 AM TO 1 PM SATURDAY.

* SEAS: GENERALLY 5 TO 6 FT TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN RISING
  QUICKLY LATER TONIGHT. EXPECT SEAS OF 12 TO 15 FT ON SATURDAY
  THEN SEAS WILL SUBSIDE BACK TO NEAR 10 TO 12 FT SATURDAY
  EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

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