Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
413 AM PST Sun Dec 17 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-
413 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM
PST MONDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Gale Watch,
which is in effect from late Monday night through Tuesday
afternoon.

* WINDS...For today, South to southwest 15 to 20 kt with gusts to
  25 kt. Late Monday night and Tue, south wind 30 kt with gusts to
  45 kt.

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 Gale Watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased...but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

&&

$$

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Columbia River Bar-
413 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM
THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM PST THIS EVENING...

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* General seas...4 to 6 FT building to 7 to 8 ft Sunday.

* FIRST EBB...Around 4 AM Sunday morning. Seas building to near
  8 ft.

* SECOND EBB...Around 415 PM Sunday afternoon. Seas building to
  near 10 ft with breakers likely.

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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Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 NM-
Waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR from 10 to 60 NM-
413 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Gale Watch,
which is in effect from late Monday night through Tuesday
afternoon.

* WINDS...Late Monday night and Tue, south wind 30 kt with gusts
  40 to 45 kt.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased...but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

&&

$$


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