Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
350 PM PDT MON SEP 18 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT 10
  NM...
  COLUMBIA RIVER BAR...
  WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO 60
  NM...

* UNTIL 415 PM PDT.

* AT 347 PM PDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER CLATSOP
  SPIT...OR NEAR WARRENTON...MOVING EAST AT 15 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND GUSTY WINDS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
           HAZARDOUS SEAS.  SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY
           HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  COLUMBIA RIVER BAR...CLATSOP SPIT AND WARRENTON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 4613 12428 4624 12434 4630 12396 4620 12381
TIME...MOT...LOC 2247Z 253DEG 15KT 4624 12403

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

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