Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
259 AM PDT TUE AUG 4 2015

PZZ255-275-041800-
/O.CON.KPQR.SI.Y.0187.150804T2100Z-150805T1000Z/
/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0051.150804T2100Z-150805T1000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
259 AM PDT TUE AUG 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM
THIS AFTERNOON TO 3 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 3 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...


* WINDS: NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT.

* SEAS: WILL BECOME STEEP AND HAZARDOUS WITH A DOMINANT WAVE
  HEIGHT AROUND 6 TO 7 FT AND A DOMINANT PERIOD AROUND 6 OR 7
  SECONDS FOR A SEVERAL HOUR PERIOD TUESDAY EVENING. THE MOST
  LIKELY PERIOD OF HAZARDOUS SEAS WILL BE BETWEEN 6 PM AND
  MIDNIGHT.

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. VERY STEEP SEAS ARE
EXPECTED...WHICH CAN EASILY CAPSIZE SMALLER VESSELS.

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