Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
851 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

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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-
851 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 6 PM PST MONDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IS CANCELLED...

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS HAVE EASED BELOW SMALL CRAFT
  CRITERIA. SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE AT 10 TO 15 KT
  TODAY.

* SEAS: 14 TO 16 FT TODAY...DECREASING TO AROUND 12 FT TONIGHT.

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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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
851 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM
PST MONDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
9 AM PST MONDAY.

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS: COMBINED SEAS 13 TO 14 FT TODAY...THEN 11 TO 12
  FT TONIGHT.

* FIRST EBB: SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILDING TO 18 FT WITH BREAKERS
  DURING THE VERY STRONG EBB AROUND 4 PM TODAY.

* SECOND EBB: SEAS TEMPORARILY BUILDING TO 16 FT WITH BREAKERS
  DURING THE EBB AROUND 445 AM MONDAY.

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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