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Small Craft Advisory For Hazardous Seas


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
257 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

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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-
257 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM PST
THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
1 AM PST TUESDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 10 PM PST TUESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Gale
Warning, which is in effect from 1 AM to 10 PM PST Tuesday.

* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 20 knots with gusts 25 knots easing to
  10 to 15 knots with gusts to 20 knots this morning. South winds
  increase to 25 to 35 knots with gusts to 45 knots later tonight
  through Tue.

* SEAS...Combined 13 to 16 feet today then near 12 feet tonight.
  Seas will increase to 16 to 18 feet on Tuesday.


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 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
257 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

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/O.NEW.KPQR.GL.W.0007.180123T1500Z-180124T0600Z/
Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR out
10 NM-Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 NM-
257 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM PST
THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
7 AM PST TUESDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 10 PM PST TUESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Gale
Warning, which is in effect from 7 AM to 10 PM PST Tuesday.

* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 20 knots with gusts 25 easing 10 to 15
  knots with gusts to 20 knots this morning. South winds
  increase to 25 to 35 kts with gusts to 40 kts Tuesday.

* SEAS...Combined seas 15 to 17 feet this evening, falling to 14
  to 15 feet Monday. Seas will increase to 15 to 17 feet on
  Tuesday.

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 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 Seattle WA
908 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

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/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0009.180123T0800Z-180124T0000Z/
West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
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-
Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island 10 To 60 Nm-
Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville 10 To 60 Nm-
Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater 10 To
60 Nm-
908 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL
MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 4 PM
PST TUESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a Small Craft
Advisory for hazardous seas...which is in effect until midnight
PST tonight.

* WIND...West 15 to 20 knots today, becoming south 5 to 15 knots
  this evening. Rapidly rising to southeast 30 to 40 knots late
  tonight or Tuesday morning.

* SEAS...West swell 14 to 16 feet today with a dominant period of
  13 seconds. Gradually subsiding to 10 to 12 feet this evening,
  then building to 12 to 17 feet on Tuesday with a dominant period
  of 10 seconds.

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 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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