Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
259 AM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
259 AM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM
PDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR WINDS, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS HAS ALSO
BEEN ISSUED. THIS SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING.


* WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT THIS
  MORNING.

* SEAS...COMBINED SEAS 15 TO 17 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11
  SECONDS DECREASING STEADILY THROUGH THE DAY BEFORE SUBSIDING TO
  8 TO 10 FT BY 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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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
259 AM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM
PDT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM
THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 6 AM
PDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 6 AM PDT
SATURDAY.


* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS...11 TO 13 FT EARLY THIS MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 8
  TO 10 FT TODAY BEFORE SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT FRIDAY NIGHT.

* FIRST EBB...AROUND 315 PM FRIDAY. SEAS NEAR 12 FT WITH BREAKERS
  LIKELY.

* SECOND EBB...AROUND 345 AM SATURDAY. SEAS NEAR 10 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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