Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
730 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

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/O.CAN.KPQR.SI.Y.0168.000000T0000Z-161208T0600Z/
/O.EXT.KPQR.GL.W.0060.161208T0330Z-161209T1200Z/
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-
730 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST FRIDAY...



* WINDS...EAST AT 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. STRONGEST WINDS
  NEAR COASTAL GAPS. WINDS SHIFT TO SOUTH AND THEN SOUTHWEST
  THURSDAY EVENING AND THURSDAY NIGHT WITH WIND GUSTS OF 35 TO 40
  KT LIKELY.

* SEAS...5 TO 7 FT TONIGHT...INCREASING TO 6 TO 9 FT THURSDAY.
  LIKELY RISING ABOVE 10 FT THURSDAY NIGHT.




PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

PZZ255-275-081130-
/O.CON.KPQR.SI.Y.0168.000000T0000Z-161208T1800Z/
/O.CON.KPQR.GL.W.0060.161208T1800Z-161209T1200Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
730 PM PST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM
PST THURSDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THURSDAY TO 4 AM PST
FRIDAY...


* WINDS...EAST AT 20 TO 30 KT. STRONGEST WINDS NEAR COASTAL GAPS.
  WINDS SHIFT TO SOUTH AND THEN SOUTHWEST THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND
  THURSDAY NIGHT WITH WIND GUSTS OF 35 TO 40 KT LIKELY.

* SEAS...4 TO 6 FT TONIGHT...INCREASING TO 6 TO 9 FT THURSDAY.
  LIKELY RISING ABOVE 10 FT THURSDAY NIGHT.




PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

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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