Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
825 PM PDT WED JUL 23 2014


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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-
825 PM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM
PDT THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 9 AM PDT THURSDAY...


A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT
THURSDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT THURSDAY.


* WINDS: WEST 20 TO 25 KT THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY.
  GUSTS TO 30 KT. WINDS WILL EASE UNDER 20 KT THURSDAY MORNING.

* SEAS: 7 TO 9 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 TO 9 SECONDS. THIS
  WILL MAKE SEAS ESPECIALLY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS. SEAS SHOULD
  EASE THURSDAY MORNING.


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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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
825 PM PDT WED JUL 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM
TO 6 AM PDT THURSDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM
TO 6 AM PDT THURSDAY.



* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS: 5 TO 7 FT THROUGH THURSDAY.

* FIRST EBB: SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 8 FT WITH BREAKERS
  LIKELY DURING THE EBB AROUND 345 AM TONIGHT

* SECOND EBB: SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO NEAR 8 FT WITH
  BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB AROUND 415 PM THURSDAY



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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