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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
257 PM PST SAT DEC 3 2016

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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-
257 PM PST SAT DEC 3 2016

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

* WINDS...NW WINDS INCREASING LATE SATURDAY NIGHT REACHING 15 TO
  20 KT WITH GUSTS AROUND 25 KT. GALE GUSTS 35 TO 40 KT ARE
  POSSIBLE SOUTH OF TILLAMOOK HEAD BUT CONFIDENCE IS LOW.

* SEAS...16 TO 18 FT THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 16
  FT BY THIS EVENING. SEAS SHOULD SUBSIDE BELOW 10 FT WEDNESDAY.

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.

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.

&&

$$

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/O.CON.KPQR.SI.Y.0167.161204T1100Z-161205T0600Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
257 PM PST SAT DEC 3 2016

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

* WINDS...NW WINDS INCREASING LATE SATURDAY NIGHT REACHING 15 TO
  20 KT WITH GUSTS 25 TO 30 KT. GALE GUSTS 35 TO 40 KT ARE
  POSSIBLE BUT CONFIDENCE IS LOW.

* SEAS...16 TO 18 FT THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 16
  FT BY THIS EVENING. SEAS SHOULD SUBSIDE BELOW 10 FT WEDNESDAY.

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.

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.

&&

$$

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
257 PM PST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
4 PM PST SUNDAY...

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS...AROUND 16 FEET GRADUALLY EASING TO AROUND 14 FEET
  NEAR NOON SUNDAY.

* FIRST EBB...AROUND 645 PM SATURDAY. SEAS NEAR 19 FT WITH
  BREAKERS LIKELY.

* SECOND EBB...AROUND 730 AM SUNDAY. SEAS NEAR 17 FT WITH
  BREAKERS POSSIBLE.

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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