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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
246 AM PDT TUE APR 21 2015

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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
246 AM PDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM
TO 10 AM PDT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM
TO 10 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM
TO 10 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM
TO 10 AM PDT THIS MORNING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR
REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM TO 10 PM PDT THIS EVENING. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 10 AM
PDT WEDNESDAY.

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS: COMBINED SEAS 6 FT THIS MORNING THEN 9 FT TONIGHT.

* FIRST EBB: 11 FT WITH BREAKERS LIKELY DURING THE VERY STRONG EBB
  AROUND 715 AM.

* SECOND EBB: 10 TO 12 FT DURING THE EBB AROUND 745 PM THIS
  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.

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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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-
246 AM PDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM
THIS MORNING TO NOON PDT WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM PDT WEDNESDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS
MORNING TO NOON PDT WEDNESDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR
HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM
PDT WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST WIND 15 KT TONIGHT WILL BUILD TO 20 TO 25 KT
  WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT THIS MORNING.

* SEAS: COMBINED SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 11 FT TUE AFTERNOON
  THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
246 AM PDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM
THIS AFTERNOON TO NOON PDT WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM PDT WEDNESDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO NOON PDT WEDNESDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR
HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM
PDT WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS: NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT TONIGHT WILL BUILD TO 15 TO
  20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT TUE AFTERNOON.

* SEAS: COMBINED SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 11 FT TUE AFTERNOON
  THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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.

&&

$$


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