604  
WHUS76 KPQR 140503  
MWWPQR  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR  
903 PM PST SAT FEB 13 2016  
 
PZZ270-141315-  
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/O.EXB.KPQR.SI.Y.0028.000000T0000Z-160215T1200Z/  
/O.EXA.KPQR.SW.Y.0020.000000T0000Z-160215T0000Z/  
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO  
60 NM-  
903 PM PST SAT FEB 13 2016  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST  
MONDAY...  
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM  
PST SUNDAY...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT  
ADVISORY FOR WINDS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST MONDAY. A  
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED.  
THIS SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS IN EFFECT UNTIL  
4 PM PST SUNDAY.  
 
* WINDS: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS THROUGH  
SUNDAY.  
 
* SEAS: 12 TO 14 FEET THROUGH TONIGHT...SUBSIDING TO 10 FEET  
SUNDAY.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
PZZ250-140615-  
/O.EXT.KPQR.GL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-160214T0600Z/  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT  
10 NM-  
903 PM PST SAT FEB 13 2016  
   
..GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS EVENING
 
 
* WINDS: SOUTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS...BECOMING  
SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT LATE THIS EVENING  
CONTINUING THROUGH SUNDAY.  
 
* SEAS: 12 TO 14 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 10 FEET SUNDAY.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
PZZ255-275-141315-  
/O.CON.KPQR.SI.Y.0028.000000T0000Z-160215T0200Z/  
/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0020.000000T0000Z-160215T0000Z/  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-  
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-  
903 PM PST SAT FEB 13 2016  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM  
PST SUNDAY...  
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT  
UNTIL 4 PM PST SUNDAY...  
 
* WINDS: SOUTH 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS UNTIL LATE  
THIS EVENING NEAR SHORE. WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS  
WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS LATER THIS EVENING AND CONTINUING THROUGH  
SUNDAY.  
 
* SEAS: 12 TO 14 FEET THROUGH TONIGHT...SUBSIDING TO 10 FEET  
SUNDAY.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
PZZ210-141315-  
/O.CON.KPQR.RB.Y.0031.000000T0000Z-160214T1800Z/  
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-  
903 PM PST SAT FEB 13 2016  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL  
10 AM PST SUNDAY...  
 
* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...  
 
* GENERAL SEAS...10 TO 12 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...BECOMING 8  
TO 10 FT SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.  
 
* FIRST EBB...SEAS TO 16 FEET WITH BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND  
830 PM THIS EVENING.  
 
* SECOND EBB...SEAS TO 15 FEET...WITH BREAKERS...DURING THE EBB  
AROUND 915 AM SUNDAY.  
 
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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