Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
259 AM PST THU JAN 19 2017

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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-
259 AM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST
FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
4 AM PST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS APPROACHING 30 KNOTS THIS MORNING.
  LULL THIS AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BEFORE GUSTS
  STRENGTHEN TO 30 KNOTS BY THURSDAY NIGHT.

* SEAS...13 TO 16 FT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.

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-
259 AM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS...12 TO 14 FT THURSDAY.

* FIRST EBB...AROUND 10 AM THURSDAY MORNING. 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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