Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
216 PM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

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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-
216 PM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* WINDS: SOUTH WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT SHOULD
  CONTINUE TO GRADUALLY WEAKEN OVER THE AFTERNOON HOURS.

* LOCATION OF STRONGEST WINDS: SOUTH WASHINGTON AND NORTH OREGON
  WATERS WITHIN 30 NM FROM THE COAST.

* SEAS: SEAS AROUND 15 TO 18 FT CURRENTLY. SEAS LOWER THIS
  AFTERNOON TO 12 TO 14 FT BY THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE TO LOWER
  TO 8 TO 10 FT BY SUNDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
216 PM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM
PDT SUNDAY...

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS: COMBINED SEAS NEAR 14 TO 15 FT...LOWERING TO NEAR
  10 FT LATE THIS EVENING. SEAS CONTINUE TO DROP TO 7 TO 8 FT BY
  MIDDAY SUNDAY.

* FIRST EBB: NEAR 15 FT DURING THE EBB AROUND 530 PM TODAY.

* SECOND EBB: NEAR 14 FT DURING THE VERY STRONG EBB AROUND 545 AM
  SUNDAY.

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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