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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
1254 AM PST Thu Feb 9 2023

PZZ251>253-273-100100-
/O.NEW.KPQR.GL.W.0013.230209T2300Z-230210T0600Z/
/O.EXT.KPQR.SC.Y.0027.230210T0600Z-230210T1800Z/
Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cape Falcon OR out
10 NM-
Coastal waters from Cape Falcon to Cape Foulweather OR out 10 NM-
Coastal waters from Cape Foulweather to Florence OR out 10 NM-
Waters from Cape Foulweather to Florence OR from 10 to 60 NM-
1254 AM PST Thu Feb 9 2023

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 PM PST
THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM PST FRIDAY...

* WHAT...For the Gale Warning, seas 8 to 13 ft at 14 seconds and
  south winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt expected. For the
  Small Craft Advisory, seas 11 to 14 ft at 14 to 16 seconds and
  southwest winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt expected.

* WHERE...Portions of South Washington, North Oregon coastal
  waters.

* WHEN...Gale Warning, from 3 PM this afternoon to 10 PM PST
  this evening. Small Craft Advisory, from 10 PM this evening to
  10 AM PST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
1254 AM PST Thu Feb 9 2023

PZZ271-100100-
/O.CON.KPQR.SC.Y.0026.000000T0000Z-230209T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KPQR.GL.W.0013.230209T2300Z-230210T0600Z/
/O.EXT.KPQR.SC.Y.0027.230210T0600Z-230210T1800Z/
Waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cape Falcon OR from 10 to 60 NM-
1254 AM PST Thu Feb 9 2023

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST EARLY
THIS MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 PM PST
THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM PST FRIDAY...

* WHAT...For the Gale Warning, seas 11 to 14 ft at 13 to 14
  seconds and south winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt
  expected. For the first Small Craft Advisory, seas 8 to 10 ft at
  14 seconds and southeast winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25
  kt. For the second Small Craft Advisory, seas 11 to 14 ft at 15
  seconds and southwest winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt
  expected.

* WHERE...Waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cape Falcon OR from
  10 to 60 NM.

* WHEN...Gale Warning, from 3 PM this afternoon to 10 PM PST
  this evening. Small Craft Advisory, until 4 AM PST early this
  morning. Small Craft Advisory, from 10 PM this evening to 10
  AM PST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

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.

&&

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
747 PM PST Wed Feb 8 2023

Washington and Oregon waters-
Inner waters from  60 nm to 150 nm offshore.
Outer waters from 150 nm to 250 nm offshore.

Seas given as significant wave height, which is the average
height of the highest 1/3 of the waves. Individual waves may be
more than twice the significant wave height.

PZZ800-091600-
Cape Flattery to Cape Shoalwater between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
747 PM PST Wed Feb 8 2023

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 25 to 35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt. Seas
10 to 15 ft. Chance of rain.
.THU...S to SE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 18 ft. Rain.
.FRI...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 15 to 19 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Seas 13 to 18 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW. Seas 8 to
13 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas
8 to 14 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 15 ft.
.MON...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 13 to 18 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 17 to 23 ft.

$$

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