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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
851 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

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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-
851 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT
PST TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
6 AM PST MONDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS
IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST MONDAY.

* WINDS: WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30
  KT THROUGH THIS EVENING. WINDS WILL EASE CONSIDERABLY LATER THIS
  EVENING.

* SEAS: 13 TO 15 FT. SEAS WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE LATER TODAY INTO
  THIS EVENING...AND DROP UNDER 10 FT LATE TONIGHT.

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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COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
851 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST
THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
6 AM PST MONDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM
PST THIS EVENING. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS
NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST MONDAY.

* WINDS: WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25
  KT THROUGH LATE THIS MORNING. STRONGEST GUSTS GENERALLY NORTH OF
  NEWPORT. WINDS WILL DECREASE CONSIDERABLY THIS AFTERNOON INTO
  THIS EVENING.

* SEAS: 11 TO 13 FT THIS MORNING. SEAS WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE THIS
  AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING. SEAS WILL DROP BELOW 10 FT LATE
  TONIGHT.

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-
851 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT.

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS: NEAR 12 FEET THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON
  THEN 10 TO 11 FT THROUGH THIS EVENING. SEAS AROUND 9 FT LATE
  TONIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING.

* FIRST EBB: AROUND 10 AM TODAY. SEAS NEAR 15 FT WITH BREAKERS
  LIKELY.

* SECOND EBB: AROUND 10 PM TODAY. SEAS NEAR 12 FT.

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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