Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
928 PM PDT MON MAY 4 2015


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/O.EXT.KPQR.SW.Y.0036.150505T0900Z-150506T0400Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
928 PM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT FROM
2 AM TO 9 PM PDT TUESDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM
2 AM TO 9 PM PDT TUESDAY.

* SEAS: SEAS WILL BUILD TO BETWEEN 9 TO 11 FT OVERNIGHT. SEAS
  WILL LIKELY LOWER SOLIDLY BELOW 10 FT TUESDAY AFTERNOON OR
  EVENING.

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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/O.CON.KPQR.RB.Y.0102.150505T1200Z-150505T1600Z/
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
928 PM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM
TO 9 AM PDT TUESDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM
TO 9 AM PDT TUESDAY.

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS: COMBINED SEAS 6 FT...BUILDING TO 9 FT LATE TONIGHT
  THROUGH TUESDAY.

* FIRST EBB: SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD NEAR 11 FT WITH BREAKERS
  DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 615 AM TUESDAY.

* SECOND EBB: SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 10 FT WITH BREAKERS
  POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB AROUND 645 PM TUESDAY EVENING.

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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/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0036.000000T0000Z-150506T0400Z/
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-
928 PM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 9 PM PDT TUESDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
9 PM PDT TUESDAY.

* SEAS: SEAS WILL BE AROUND 10 TO 11 FT TONIGHT AND TUESDAY. SEAS
  WILL LIKELY LOWER SOLIDLY BELOW 10 FT TUESDAY AFTERNOON OR
  EVENING.

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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