Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
231 PM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

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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-
231 PM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM WEDNESDAY TO 9 AM PDT
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM WEDNESDAY TO 9 AM PDT
THURSDAY.



* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS STRENGTHENING TO 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS OF
  40 KT LATE WEDNESDAY. A COASTAL JET COULD PRODUCE LOCALLY
  STRONGER WINDS WITHIN 10 NM OF THE COAST.

* SEAS...INCREASING TO 14 TO 16 FT LATE WEDNESDAY.




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.

&&

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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-
231 PM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 11 PM PDT
WEDNESDAY...



* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT WEAKENING THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WINDS WILL THEN STRENGTHEN TO 25 TO 35
  KT WITH GUSTS OF 40 KT WEDNESDAY. A COASTAL JET COULD PRODUCE
  LOCALLY STRONGER WINDS WITHIN 10 NM OF THE COAST.

* SEAS...DROPPING BELOW 10 FT OVERNIGHT BEFORE INCREASING TO 14 TO
  16 FT WEDNESDAY.




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 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-
231 PM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
6 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM
TO 6 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM
WEDNESDAY TO 3 AM PDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM WEDNESDAY TO
3 AM PDT THURSDAY.



* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS...8 TO 10 FT DECREASING TO 6 TO 8 FT EARLY
  WEDNESDAY BEFORE INCREASING TO 9 TO 11 FT LATE WEDNESDAY.

* FIRST EBB...AROUND 11 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 4
  PM THIS AFTERNOON.

* SECOND EBB...AROUND 10 FT DURING THE EBB AROUND 415 AM WEDNESDAY.





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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