Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
854 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015


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/O.NEW.KPQR.SW.Y.0050.150802T0600Z-150802T2300Z/
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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-
854 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM
PDT SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM
SUNDAY TO MIDNIGHT PDT SUNDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PDT
SUNDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3
PM SUNDAY TO MIDNIGHT PDT SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS: NORTH 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WINDS STRONGEST
  IN THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* SEAS: STEEP...CHOPPY SEAS 6 TO 8 FT AT 7 SECONDS.

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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/O.CON.KPQR.SI.Y.0185.000000T0000Z-150802T1700Z/
/O.NEW.KPQR.SW.Y.0050.150802T0600Z-150802T2300Z/
/O.CON.KPQR.SI.Y.0186.150802T2200Z-150803T0700Z/
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-
854 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM
PDT SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM
PDT SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM
SUNDAY TO MIDNIGHT PDT SUNDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PDT
SUNDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
10 AM PDT SUNDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN
EFFECT FROM 3 PM SUNDAY TO MIDNIGHT PDT SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS: NORTH 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WINDS STRONGEST
  IN THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* SEAS: STEEP...CHOPPY SEAS 6 TO 8 FT AT 7 SECONDS.

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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