Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
857 AM PDT THU MAY 25 2017

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
857 AM PDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM
THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM
TO 8 AM PDT FRIDAY...

* GENERAL SEAS...AROUND 7 TO 8 FT TODAY AND 6 FT TONIGHT.

* FIRST EBB...SEAS BUILDING TO AROUND 10 FT WITH BREAKERS
  POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB AROUND 530 PM THIS EVENING.

* SECOND EBB...SEAS BUILDING TO AROUND 10 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING
  THE VERY STRONG EBB AROUND 545 AM EARLY FRIDAY 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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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
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-
857 AM PDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

* SEAS...STEEP MAINLY WIND WAVE DRIVEN SEAS OF 9 TO 11 FT WITH
  DOMINANT PERIOD 8 TO 10 SECONDS WILL FALL BELOW 10 FT THIS
  AFTERNOON.

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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