Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
217 PM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015



PZZ210-060400-
/O.EXT.KPQR.RB.Y.0103.150505T2117Z-150506T0400Z/
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
217 PM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM
PDT THIS EVENING...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
9 PM PDT THIS EVENING.



* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS: COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 10 FT TODAY...DECREASING TO 4
  TO 6 FT LATE TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.

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

* SECOND EBB: SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 9 FT WITH BREAKER POSSIBLE
  DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 645 AM WEDNESDAY.



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.

&&

$$

PZZ250-060000-
/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0036.000000T0000Z-150506T0000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-
217 PM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON.



* SEAS: COMBINED SEAS BETWEEN 9 TO 11 FT DECREASING INTO THE 7
  TO 9 FT RANGE LATER THIS AFTERNOON.



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.

&&

$$

PZZ270-060000-
/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0036.000000T0000Z-150506T0000Z/
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO
60 NM-
217 PM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON.



* SEAS: COMBINED SEAS BETWEEN 9 TO 11 FT DECREASING INTO THE 7
  TO 9 FT RANGE LATER THIS AFTERNOON.



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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