Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43
000
WHUS76 KPQR 021015
MWWPQR

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
215 AM PST MON MAR 2 2015

PZZ270-021700-
/O.CON.KPQR.SI.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-150302T1700Z/
/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-150302T1700Z/
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO
60 NM-
215 AM PST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM
PST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 9 AM PST THIS MORNING...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST
THIS MORNING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS
IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST THIS MORNING.

* WINDS: NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25
  KT. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY EASE LATER THIS MORNING.

* SEAS: 7 TO 9 FEET WITH PERIODS OF 8 SECONDS. HIGHEST SEAS WILL
  BE BEYOND ABOUT 30 MILES OFFSHORE.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ275-021815-
/O.CON.KPQR.SI.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-150302T2300Z/
/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-150302T1700Z/
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
215 AM PST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM
PST THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 9 AM PST THIS MORNING...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST
THIS AFTERNOON. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS
IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST THIS MORNING.

* WINDS: NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25
  KT. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY EASE THIS AFTERNOON.

* SEAS: 7 TO 9 FEET WITH PERIODS OF 8 SECONDS. HIGHEST SEAS WILL
  BE BEYOND ABOUT 30 MILES OFFSHORE.

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.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PORTLAND


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.