Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
807 PM PST SUN MAR 1 2015



PZZ270-021215-
/O.CON.KPQR.SI.Y.0022.150302T0500Z-150302T1700Z/
/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0014.150302T0500Z-150302T1700Z/
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO
60 NM-
807 PM PST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM
PST MONDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 9 AM PST MONDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST
MONDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST MONDAY.



* WINDS: NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE LATE THIS EVENING.
  EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT.
  WINDS WILL GRADUALLY EASE MONDAY MORNING.

* SEAS: SEAS WILL BECOME INCREASINGLY STEEP AND CHOPPY TONIGHT AND
  MONDAY MORNING. SEAS SHOULD TOP OUT IN THE 8 FT AT 8 SECOND
  RANGE BEYOND ABOUT 30 TO 40 NM WEST OF THE COAST.



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.

&&

$$

PZZ275-021215-
/O.CON.KPQR.SI.Y.0022.150302T0500Z-150302T2300Z/
/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0014.150302T0500Z-150302T1700Z/
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
807 PM PST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM
PST MONDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 9 AM PST MONDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST
MONDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST MONDAY.



* WINDS: NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE LATE THIS EVENING.
  EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WINDS
  WILL GRADUALLY EASE MONDAY MORNING.

* SEAS: SEAS WILL BECOME INCREASINGLY STEEP AND CHOPPY TONIGHT AND
  MONDAY MORNING. SEAS SHOULD TOP OUT IN THE 8 FT AT 8 SECOND
  RANGE BEYOND ABOUT 30 TO 40 NM WEST OF THE COAST.



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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