Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
849 AM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

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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-
849 AM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON
TODAY TO 6 AM PDT SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM PDT SATURDAY...

* WINDS...WESTERLY WINDS WILL BECOME NORTHWESTERLY AND INCREASE
  THIS AFTERNOON. EXPECT NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT THIS
  AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY EASE AFTER
  MIDNIGHT.

* SEAS...OVERALL...SEAS WILL HOVER AT 7 TO 9 FT TODAY...BUT BUILD
  BACK TO AROUND 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS EARLY THIS EVENING. SEAS
  WILL STAY NEAR 10 FT TONIGHT.

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 CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
849 AM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM
THIS EVENING TO 3 AM PDT SATURDAY...

* WINDS...WESTERLY WINDS WILL BECOME NORTHWESTERLY AND INCREASE
  THIS AFTERNOON. EXPECT NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY EASE 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.

&&

$$


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