Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
210 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

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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-
210 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST
THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
6 PM PST MONDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM
PST THIS EVENING. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS
NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST MONDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KT...WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT
  TODAY. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY EASE LATER TODAY INTO THIS EVENING.

* SEAS: 14 TO 16 FT TODAY...THEN 12 TO 13 FT TONIGHT AND MONDAY.

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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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
210 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM
PST MONDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
6 AM PST MONDAY.

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS: COMBINED SEAS 13 TO 14 FT TODAY...THEN 11 TO 12 FT
  TONIGHT.

* FIRST EBB: AROUND 4 AM TODAY. SEAS NEAR 18 FT WITH BREAKERS.

* SECOND EBB: VERY STRONG EBB AROUND 4 PM TODAY. SEAS NEAR 17 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.

&&

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