Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
211 PM PDT THU APR 17 2014


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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
211 PM PDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR NOW IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO
9 AM PDT FRIDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM
TO 9 AM PDT FRIDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS
IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING.



* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS: 6 TO 8 FT THROUGH FRIDAY.

* FIRST EBB: SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILD TO NEAR 10 FT WITH BREAKERS
  POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB AROUND 7 PM TONIGHT.

* SECOND EBB: SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILD TO NEAR 10 FT WITH BREAKERS
  POSSIBLE DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 715 AM FRIDAY.



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-
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO
60 NM-
211 PM PDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM
PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM
PDT THIS EVENING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS
REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING.



* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS 25 KT....WITH GUSTS
  FALLING BELOW 25 KT TOWARDS MIDNIGHT.

* SEAS: 9 TO 10 FT THIS EVENING...BEFORE FALLING SOLIDLY BELOW 10
  FT TOWARDS MIDNIGHT.

* TIMING: THROUGH THIS EVENING.




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-
211 PM PDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM
PDT THIS EVENING...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM
PDT THIS EVENING.



* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS 25 KT....WITH GUSTS
  FALLING BELOW 25 KT TOWARDS MIDNIGHT.

* SEAS: 7 TO 9 FT THIS EVENING.

* TIMING: THROUGH THIS EVENING.




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.

&&

$$


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