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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
832 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
832 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM PST TUESDAY...
...STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS...
  INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS BY
  MIDNIGHT.

* STORM WATCH...POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR WIND SPEEDS TO STRENGTHEN TO
  30 TO 40 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 50 KNOTS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND 35
  TO 45 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 55 KNOTS TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
  WEDNESDAY MORNING. CONFIDENCE REMAINS MODERATE TO HIGH IN THIS
  FORECAST. A STRENGTHENING COASTAL JET TUESDAY EVENING AND
  TUESDAY NIGHT WILL LIKELY PRODUCE GUSTS OF AT LEAST 55 KNOTS
  WITHIN 20 NM OF THE COAST.

* SEAS...6 TO 8 FEET THIS EVENING BUT BUILDING TO 9 TO 11 FEET
  TONIGHT BEFORE FURTHER INCREASING TO 14 TO 17 FEET TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON. SEAS OF 25 TO 30 FEET CAN BE EXPECTED TUESDAY NIGHT
  OR WEDNESDAY MORNING...WITH A SUBSTANTIAL SOUTH WIND WAVE
  COMPONENT.

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.

A STORM WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF STORM FORCE WINDS OF 48
TO 63 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

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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-
832 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM PST TUESDAY...
...STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. WIND
  CONTINUES TO INCREASE THIS EVENING TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH
  GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT.

* STORM WATCH...POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR WIND SPEEDS TO STRENGTHEN TO
  35 TO 40 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 50 KNOTS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING. CONFIDENCE REMAINS MODERATE
  TO HIGH IN THIS FORECAST. A STRENGTHENING COASTAL JET TUESDAY
  EVENING AND TUESDAY NIGHT WILL LIKELY PRODUCE GUSTS OF AT LEAST
  55 KNOTS WITHIN 20 NM OF THE COAST.

* SEAS...6 TO 8 FEET THIS EVENING...BUT BUILDING TO 10 TO 12 FEET
  TONIGHT BEFORE INCREASING TO 16 TO 18 FEET TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
  SEAS OF 25 TO 30 FEET CAN BE EXPECTED TUESDAY NIGHT OR WEDNESDAY
  MORNING...WITH A SUBSTANTIAL SOUTH WIND WAVE COMPONENT.

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.

A STORM WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF STORM FORCE WINDS OF
48 TO 63 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC
TIMING AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO
PROVIDE ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO
CONSIDER ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
832 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR NOW IN
EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST TUESDAY...

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS...7 TO 9 FEET TONIGHT...THEN BUILDING TO 11 FEET
  LATE TUESDAY MORNING...AND TO 15 FEET BY LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* FIRST EBB...SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILDING TO 13 FEET DURING THE EBB
  AROUND 815 AM TUESDAY.

* SECOND EBB...SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILDING TO 16 FEET DURING THE EBB
  AROUND 815 PM TUESDAY.

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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