Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
753 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

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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-
753 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM PDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT THROUGH
  MIDNIGHT...THEN DECREASING LATE TONIGHT.

* SEAS...COMBINED SEAS BUILDING TO A PEAK OF 14 TO 16 FT WITH A
  DOMINANT PERIOD AROUND 10 SECONDS TONIGHT.

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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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
753 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH WIND INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT
  TONIGHT.

* SEAS...COMBINED SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 15 FT WITH A DOMINANT
  PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS TONIGHT.

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-
753 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR NOW IN
EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PDT FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IN EFFECT
FROM 1 PM TO 6 PM PDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1
PM TO 6 PM PDT FRIDAY.

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL......

* GENERAL SEAS...11 TO 13 FT TONIGHT SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT FRI.

* FIRST EBB...SEAS BUILDING TO 16 FT WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING
  THE EBB AROUND 3 AM TONIGHT.

* SECOND EBB...SEAS BUILDING TO 11 OR 12 FT WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE
  DURING THE EBB AROUND 315 PM FRI AFTERNOON.

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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