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Small Craft Advisory For Hazardous Seas


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
500 AM PST MON NOV 20 2017

PZZ250-201800-
/O.EXP.KPQR.GL.W.0038.000000T0000Z-171120T1300Z/
/O.NEW.KPQR.SI.Y.0124.171120T1300Z-171120T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KPQR.SW.Y.0076.171120T1300Z-171120T1800Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-
500 AM PST MON NOV 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM
PST THIS MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR WINDS, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS
MORNING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS HAS ALSO BEEN
ISSUED. THIS SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING.

* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 30 KNOTS. LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS NEARSHORE
  THROUGH 8 AM.

* SEAS...NEAR 20 FEET...EASING TO AROUND 10 FEET DURING THE AFTERNOON.


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
500 AM PST MON NOV 20 2017

PZZ270-201800-
/O.EXP.KPQR.GL.W.0038.000000T0000Z-171120T1300Z/
/O.NEW.KPQR.SI.Y.0124.171120T1300Z-171120T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KPQR.SW.Y.0076.171120T1300Z-171120T1800Z/
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO
60 NM-
500 AM PST MON NOV 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM
PST THIS MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR WINDS, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS
MORNING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS HAS ALSO BEEN
ISSUED. THIS SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING.

* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS. LOCAL GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. WINDS
  BEYOND 30 NM WEST TO NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT.

* SEAS...AROUND 15 TO 18 FEET...EASING TO AROUND 10 FEET DURING
  THE AFTERNOON.

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 MEDFORD OR
646 AM PST MON NOV 20 2017

PZZ370-210400-
/O.EXP.KMFR.GL.W.0053.000000T0000Z-171120T1500Z/
/O.EXT.KMFR.SE.W.0070.000000T0000Z-171120T1800Z/
/O.EXT.KMFR.SW.Y.0103.171120T1800Z-171121T1200Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.GL.A.0036.171121T1200Z-171122T0600Z/
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
646 AM PST MON NOV 20 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS
MORNING...
...GALE WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 7 AM PST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT FROM
10 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 AM PST TUESDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SOUTH WINDS MAY
  INCREASE AGAIN TO GALES LATE TONIGHT.

* SEAS...VERY STEEP AT 13 TO 16 FEET UNTIL LATE THIS MORNING
  THEN SUBSIDE TO AROUND 10 FEET. SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO BUILD TO
  12 FEET TUESDAY AND COULD BUILD TO 15 FEET TUESDAY NIGHT.

* AREAS AFFECTED...ALL AREAS BEYOND 10 NM FROM SHORE OF FLORENCE
  TO CAPE BLANCO.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTPS://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MFR/HAZARD

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 HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING MEANS VERY STEEP AND 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.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS AND SEAS WILL CREATE A
POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
646 AM PST MON NOV 20 2017

PZZ350-210400-
/O.EXP.KMFR.GL.W.0053.000000T0000Z-171120T1500Z/
/O.EXT.KMFR.SE.W.0069.000000T0000Z-171120T1800Z/
/O.EXT.KMFR.SW.Y.0103.171120T1800Z-171121T1200Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
646 AM PST MON NOV 20 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS
MORNING...
...GALE WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 7 AM PST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT FROM
10 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 AM PST TUESDAY...

* SEAS...VERY STEEP WIND DOMINATED SEAS 12 TO 14 FT UNTIL LATE
THIS MORNING THEN SUBSIDE TO AROUND 10 FEET. SEAS ARE EXPECTED
TO BUILD TO 13 FEET TUESDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 30 KT THROUGH LATE THIS MORNING THEN
  DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT.

* AREAS AFFECTED...ALL AREAS ARE AFFECTED.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTPS://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MFR/HAZARD

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 HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING MEANS VERY STEEP AND 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.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS AND SEAS WILL CREATE A
POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES WILL
BE STEEP ENOUGH TO CREATE A POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS
AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

&&

$$


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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
254 AM PST MON NOV 20 2017

PZZ153-156-176-201900-
/O.CON.KSEW.SW.Y.0034.000000T0000Z-171120T2300Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO
60 NM-
254 AM PST MON NOV 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

* WAVES/SEAS...SOUTHWEST SWELL 14 TO 16 FEET AT 11 SECONDS
  OVERNIGHT...SUBSIDING TO 11 FEET AT 10 SECONDS LATER THIS
  MORNING.

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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