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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
230 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-
230 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM
PDT EARLY THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR WINDS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST TO NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25
  KNOTS THROUGH EARLY MORNING. WIND EASING A BIT LATER THIS
  MORNING...BUT INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25
  KNOTS MID TO LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUING THROUGH LATE
  THURSDAY EVENING.

* SEAS...STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN SEAS 7 TO 8 FEET WITH PERIODS
  AROUND 8 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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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
230 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
6 AM PDT EARLY THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS...5 TO 6 FEET.

* FIRST EBB...SEAS BUILDING TO 8 FEET WITH BREAKERS COVERING THE
  BAR DURING THE VERY STRONG EBB AROUND 415 AM EARLY THIS MORNING.

* SECOND EBB...SEAS BUILDING TO 8 FEET WITH BREAKERS DURING THE
  EBB AROUND 445 PM THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

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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WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO
60 NM-
230 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT
FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST TO NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30
  KNOTS THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.

* SEAS...STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN SEAS 7 TO 8 FEET WITH PERIODS
  AROUND 8 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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WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
230 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM
PDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST TO NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30
  KNOTS THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.

* SEAS...STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN SEAS 7 TO 8 FEET WITH PERIODS
  AROUND 8 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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COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
230 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM PDT
FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST TO NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25
  KNOTS UNTIL EARLY FRIDAY MORNING. SOME GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE
  THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING.

* SEAS...STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN SEAS 7 TO 8 FEET WITH PERIODS
  AROUND 8 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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