Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
826 PM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
826 PM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM
PST SUNDAY...



* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS...8 TO 10 FT.

* FIRST EBB...AROUND 2 AM SUNDAY. SEAS NEAR 12 FEET WITH
  BREAKERS POSSIBLE.

* SECOND EBB...VERY STRONG...AROUND 230 PM SUNDAY. SEAS NEAR 13
  FEET 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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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-
826 PM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM
PST SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 4 AM PST MONDAY...




* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT THROUGH
  SUNDAY EVENING. ISOLATED GUSTS TO 35 KT WILL BE POSSIBLE UNDER
  THE STRONGEST SHOWERS.

* SEAS...GENERALLY 10 TO 12 FT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING. SEAS SHOULD
  SUBSIDE BELOW 10 FT SUNDAY NIGHT OR MONDAY MORNING.





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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