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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
226 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

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/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0034.140419T2300Z-140421T1300Z/
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-
226 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO
9 PM PDT SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
4 PM SATURDAY TO 6 AM PDT MONDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO
9 PM PDT SATURDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS
REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM SATURDAY TO 6 AM PDT MONDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE TONIGHT
  THEN VEER TO THE SOUTHWEST SUNDAY MORNING AS A FRONT MOVES
  THROUGH THE WATERS. GUSTS TO 30 KT ARE POSSIBLE. WINDS WILL EASE
  SAT AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* SEAS: LARGE WESTERLY SWELL IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE WATERS
  LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON. SEAS WILL BUILD ABOVE 10 FT IN THE
  AFTERNOON AND RAPIDLY BUILD TO 17 TO 20 FT SATURDAY EVENING
  THEN SUBSIDE TO 13 TO 16 FT SUNDAY AFTERNOON...BUT LIKELY
  REMAINING ABOVE 10 FT INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
226 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

PZZ255-275-190530-
/O.CON.KPQR.SI.Y.0054.140419T0900Z-140419T2300Z/
/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0034.140419T2300Z-140421T1300Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
226 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO
4 PM PDT SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
4 PM SATURDAY TO 6 AM PDT MONDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO
4 PM PDT SATURDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS
REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM SATURDAY TO 6 AM PDT MONDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE TONIGHT
  THEN VEER TO THE SOUTHWEST SUNDAY MORNING AS A FRONT MOVES
  THROUGH THE WATERS. GUSTS TO 30 KT ARE POSSIBLE. WINDS WILL EASE
  SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* SEAS: LARGE WESTERLY SWELL IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE WATERS
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON. SEAS WILL BUILD ABOVE 10 FT IN THE
  AFTERNOON AND RAPIDLY BUILD TO 15 TO 19 FT SATURDAY EVENING
  THEN SUBSIDE TO 13 TO 16 FT SUNDAY AFTERNOON...BUT LIKELY
  REMAINING ABOVE 10 FT INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PORTLAND

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
258 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

INLAND WATERS OF WESTERN WASHINGTON AND THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
WASHINGTON COASTAL WATERS INCLUDING THE OLYMPIC COAST NATIONAL
MARINE SANCTUARY

PZZ156-190700-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
258 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM PDT SATURDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL
7 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 18 FT AT 16
SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W
SWELL 19 FT AT 16 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 16 FT AT 16 SECONDS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 13 FT AT 14 SECONDS...
SUBSIDING TO 11 FT AT 14 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 10 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE...SE WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
258 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

PZZ130>133-150-153-156-170-173-176-190600-
/O.NEW.KSEW.SC.Y.0078.140419T0900Z-140420T0600Z/
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM-
258 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 11 PM PDT
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 11 PM PDT SATURDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES...SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS 15 TO 25 KTS...INCREASING
  TO 20 TO 30 KTS FOR COASTAL WATERS SATURDAY MORNING. WIND WAVES
  3 TO 5 FT FOR COASTAL WATERS...2 TO 4 FT FOR THE STRAIT AND
  INLAND WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
258 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

INLAND WATERS OF WESTERN WASHINGTON AND THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
WASHINGTON COASTAL WATERS INCLUDING THE OLYMPIC COAST NATIONAL
MARINE SANCTUARY

PZZ170-173-176-190700-
WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM-
258 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM PDT SATURDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 13 FT AT 11 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 22 FT AT
16 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 21 FT AT
16 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 17 FT AT 15 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 15 FT AT 14 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 13 FT AT
13 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 13 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
11 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.
.WED...S WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
245 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

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/O.NEW.KMFR.SI.Y.0053.140419T1200Z-140419T2100Z/
/O.UPG.KMFR.SE.A.0014.140420T0600Z-140420T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.SE.W.0027.140420T1200Z-140420T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.SW.Y.0047.140419T1200Z-140420T1800Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
245 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 2 PM PDT
SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM
SATURDAY TO 11 AM PDT SUNDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 11 AM PDT
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A HAZARDOUS
SEAS WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 11 AM PDT SUNDAY.
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED AND IS IN
EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 2 PM PDT SATURDAY. IN ADDITION...A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS HAS BEEN ISSUED AND IS IN EFFECT FROM
5 AM SATURDAY TO 11 AM PDT SUNDAY.

* WIND: SOUTH 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SOUTH 20 TO 30 KT NORTH OF CAPE
  BLANCO ON SATURDAY. WINDS DIMINISH LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* SEAS: PRIMARILY WIND DRIVEN SEAS OF 8 TO 10 FEET WITH DOMINANT
  PERIOD AROUND 7 SECONDS WILL DEVELOP SATURDAY MORNING AND
  CONTINUE INTO THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES DIMINISH SATURDAY
  EVENING...BUT HEAVY WEST SWELL OF 16 TO 20 FEET 16 SECONDS WILL
  ARRIVE SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY.

* AREAS AFFECTED: THE STRONGEST WINDS AND STEEPEST SEAS ON
  SATURDAY WILL OCCUR FROM CAPE BLANCO NORTH AND BEYOND A FEW
  MILES FROM SHORE. HEAVY WEST SWELL WILL AFFECT ALL WATERS
  SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/Z67H

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING MEANS HAZARDOUS SEA CONDITIONS ARE
IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD REMAIN IN
PORT...OR TAKE SHELTER UNTIL WAVES SUBSIDE.  COMMERCIAL VESSELS
SHOULD PREPARE FOR ROUGH SEAS AND CONSIDER REMAINING IN PORT OR
TAKING SHELTER IN PORT UNTIL HAZARDOUS SEAS SUBSIDE.

SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS FOR WIND MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 23 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 WILL
BE STEEP ENOUGH TO CREATE A POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALL CRAFT.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
245 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

PZZ370-191200-
/O.NEW.KMFR.SI.Y.0053.140419T1200Z-140419T2100Z/
/O.UPG.KMFR.SE.A.0014.140420T0600Z-140420T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.SE.W.0027.140420T0600Z-140420T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.SW.Y.0047.140419T1200Z-140420T1200Z/
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
245 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 2 PM PDT
SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM
SATURDAY TO 5 AM PDT SUNDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM SATURDAY TO 11 AM
PDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A HAZARDOUS
SEAS WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM SATURDAY TO 11 AM
PDT SUNDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS HAS ALSO BEEN
ISSUED AND IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 2 PM PDT SATURDAY. IN
ADDITION...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS HAS BEEN
ISSUED AND IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SATURDAY TO 5 AM PDT SUNDAY.

* WIND: SOUTH 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT.

* SEAS: PRIMARILY WIND DRIVEN SEAS OF 8 TO 10 FEET WITH DOMINANT
  PERIOD AROUND 7 SECONDS WILL DEVELOP SATURDAY MORNING AND
  CONTINUE INTO THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES DIMINISH SATURDAY
  EVENING...BUT HEAVY WEST SWELL OF 18 TO 20 FEET 16 SECONDS WILL
  ARRIVE SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/Z67H

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING MEANS HAZARDOUS SEA CONDITIONS ARE
IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD REMAIN IN
PORT...OR TAKE SHELTER UNTIL WAVES SUBSIDE.  COMMERCIAL VESSELS
SHOULD PREPARE FOR ROUGH SEAS AND CONSIDER REMAINING IN PORT OR
TAKING SHELTER IN PORT UNTIL HAZARDOUS SEAS SUBSIDE.

SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS FOR WIND MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 23 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 WILL
BE STEEP ENOUGH TO CREATE A POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALL CRAFT.

&&

$$


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