Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
216 AM PST SAT FEB 6 2016

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/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-160207T0600Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
216 AM PST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS EVENING...

* SEAS: WAVE HEIGHTS 12 TO 14 FEET THIS MORNING...GRADUALLY
  SUBSIDING THROUGH THE DAY. SEAS FALLING TO JUST UNDER 10 FEET BY
  LATE THIS 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.

&&

$$

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/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-160207T0600Z/
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-
216 AM PST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST
EARLY THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS EVENING...

* WIND: SOUTHWEST TO WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT.

* SEAS: WAVE HEIGHTS 12 TO 14 FEET THIS MORNING...GRADUALLY
  SUBSIDING THROUGH THE DAY. SEAS FALLING TO JUST UNDER 10 FEET BY
  LATE THIS EVENING.

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-
216 AM PST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
7 PM PST THIS EVENING...

* GENERAL SEAS...COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 12 FEET THROUGH THIS
  MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FEET BY THIS AFTERNOON.

* FIRST EBB...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 15 FEET WITH BREAKERS LIKELY
  DURING THE EBB AROUND 3 AM THIS MORNING.

* SECOND EBB...SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 15 FEET WITH
  BREAKERS DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 315 PM THIS 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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