Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
230 PM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

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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-
230 PM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST
SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
4 AM PST MONDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST TO WEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP
  TO 30 KNOTS THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* SEAS...GENERALLY 11 TO 13 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING. SEAS
  POSSIBLY REACHING NEAR 15 FEET TONIGHT OVER THE NORTHERN WATERS.
  SEAS WILL SUBSIDE TO NEAR 10 FEET BY 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-
230 PM PST SAT DEC 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM
PST SUNDAY...

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS...NEAR 10 FEET.

* FIRST EBB...AROUND 2 AM SUNDAY. SEAS NEAR 12 FEET WITH BREAKERS
  POSSIBLE.

* SECOND EBB...VERY STRONG EBB AROUND 230 PM SUNDAY. SEAS NEAR 13
  FEET WITH BREAKERS.

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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