Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
842 AM PST MON FEB 27 2017

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
842 AM PST MON FEB 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR NOW IN
EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM PST THIS EVENING...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM 3 AM TO 8 AM PST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED ANOTHER SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 8
AM PST TUESDAY.

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS...COMBINED SEAS 10 FT TODAY AND 8 TO 9 FT TONIGHT.

* FIRST EBB...NEAR 12 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE STRONG EBB
  AROUND 515 PM LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* SECOND EBB...NEAR 11 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE MODERATE EBB
  AROUND 545 AM EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.


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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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-
842 AM PST MON FEB 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
7 PM PST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM
PST THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT THIS
  MORNING THROUGH EVENING.

* SEAS...SWELL OUT OF THE WEST TO NORTHWEST WILL KEEP SEAS AROUND
  10 TO 12 FT TODAY. SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO DROP BELOW 10 FT LATE
  THIS EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
842 AM PST MON FEB 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
7 PM PST THIS EVENING...

* SEAS...SWELL OUT OF THE WEST TO NORTHWEST WILL KEEP SEAS AROUND
  10 TO 12 FT TODAY. SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO DROP BELOW 10 FT LATE
  THIS EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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