Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
800 AM PDT SUN APR 23 2017

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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-
800 AM PDT SUN APR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM
PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM
THIS EVENING TO 2 PM PDT MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT
THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25
  KT THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. STRONGER SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KT
  WITH GUSTS 30 TO 35 KT MONDAY MORNING.

* SEAS...9 TO 10 FT TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT. SEAS COMING DOWN TO
  AROUND 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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-
800 AM PDT SUN APR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
5 PM PDT MONDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM
THIS AFTERNOON TO 2 PM PDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT
  THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. STRONGER SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KT
  WITH GUSTS 30 TO 35 KT MONDAY MORNING.

* SEAS...AROUND 9 TO 10 FT TODAY BUILDING TO 11 TO 12 FT TONIGHT
  INTO MONDAY MORNING.

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-
800 AM PDT SUN APR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM
THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

* EBB...AROUND 330 PM THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS NEAR 10 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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