645  
WHUS76 KPQR 190947  
MWWPQR  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR  
247 AM PDT SAT APR 19 2014  
 
PZZ210-191800-  
/O.CON.KPQR.RB.Y.0069.140419T1200Z-140419T1700Z/  
/O.EXT.KPQR.RB.Y.0070.140419T2300Z-140420T1000Z/  
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-  
247 AM PDT SAT APR 19 2014  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR REMAINS IN  
EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT THIS MORNING...  
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR NOW IN  
EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 3 AM PDT SUNDAY...  
 
THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR IS NOW IN  
EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 3 AM PDT SUNDAY. A SMALL CRAFT  
ADVISORY FOR ROUGH COLUMBIA RIVER BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10  
AM PDT THIS MORNING.  
 
* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...  
 
* GENERAL SEAS: SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET THROUGH THIS EVENING...THEN  
RAPIDLY BUILDING TO 16 TO 18 FEET LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AND EARLY  
SUNDAY.  
 
* FIRST EBB: SEAS NEAR 13 FEET WITH BREAKERS DURING THE STRONG EBB  
AROUND 8 AM SATURDAY.  
 
* SECOND EBB: SEAS NEAR 15 FEET WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING THE  
EBB AROUND 845 PM SATURDAY.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
PZZ250-270-191800-  
/O.CON.KPQR.SI.Y.0054.000000T0000Z-140420T0400Z/  
/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0034.140419T2300Z-140421T1300Z/  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT  
10 NM-  
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO  
60 NM-  
247 AM PDT SAT APR 19 2014  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM  
PDT THIS EVENING...  
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM  
4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 AM PDT MONDAY...  
 
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT  
THIS EVENING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS  
IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 AM PDT MONDAY.  
 
* WINDS: SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE TONIGHT  
THEN VEER TO THE SOUTHWEST SUNDAY MORNING AS A FRONT MOVES  
THROUGH THE WATERS. GUSTS TO 30 KT EXPECTED...WITH AN  
OCCASIONAL GUST TO 35 KT. WINDS WILL EASE SAT EVENING.  
 
* SEAS: SEAS WILL BUILD ABOVE 10 FT SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND RAPIDLY  
BUILD TO 17 TO 20 FT SATURDAY EVENING. SEAS WILL SUBSIDE TO 13  
TO 16 FT SUNDAY AFTERNOON...BUT REMAINING ABOVE 10 FT INTO  
EARLY NEXT WEEK.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
PZZ255-275-191800-  
/O.CON.KPQR.SI.Y.0054.000000T0000Z-140419T2300Z/  
/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0034.140419T2300Z-140421T1300Z/  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-  
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-  
247 AM PDT SAT APR 19 2014  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM  
PDT THIS AFTERNOON...  
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM  
4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 AM PDT MONDAY...  
 
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PDT  
THIS AFTERNOON. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS  
IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 AM PDT MONDAY.  
 
* WINDS: SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE TONIGHT  
THEN VEER TO THE SOUTHWEST SUNDAY MORNING AS A FRONT MOVES  
THROUGH THE WATERS. GUSTS TO 30 KT ARE LIKELY...WITH AN  
OCCASIONAL GUST TO 35 KT. WINDS WILL EASE SUNDAY AFTERNOON.  
 
* SEAS: SEAS WILL BUILD ABOVE 10 FT SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND  
RAPIDLY BUILD TO 15 TO 19 FT SATURDAY EVENING. SEAS WILL  
SUBSIDE TO 13 TO 16 FT SUNDAY AFTERNOON...BUT LIKELY REMAINING  
ABOVE 10 FT INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.  
 
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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