831  
WHUS76 KPQR 021651  
MWWPQR  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR  
851 AM PST FRI DEC 2 2016  
 
PZZ250-270-030100-  
/O.CON.KPQR.SI.Y.0166.000000T0000Z-161203T0200Z/  
/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0089.000000T0000Z-161207T0000Z/  
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-  
851 AM PST FRI DEC 2 2016  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM  
PST THIS EVENING...  
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT  
UNTIL 4 PM PST TUESDAY...  
 
* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT THIS MORNING  
BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
* TIMING FOR STRONGEST WINDS...10 AM TO 3 PM TODAY.  
 
* SEAS...10 TO 12 FT THIS MORNING...BUILDING TO 12 TO 14 FT THIS  
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A LARGER LONG-PERIOD SWELL BUILDS LATE  
TONIGHT WITH SEAS PEAKING AROUND 23 FT SATURDAY MORNING. SEAS  
WILL REMAIN 15 TO 18 FT THROUGH MONDAY AND SUBSIDE BELOW 10 FT  
TUESDAY AFTERNOON.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
PZZ255-275-030100-  
/O.CON.KPQR.SI.Y.0166.000000T0000Z-161203T0200Z/  
/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0088.000000T0000Z-161207T0000Z/  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-  
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-  
851 AM PST FRI DEC 2 2016  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM  
PST THIS EVENING...  
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT  
UNTIL 4 PM PST TUESDAY...  
 
* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT THIS MORNING  
BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT LATER THIS MORNING  
THROUGH THIS EVENING.  
 
* TIMING FOR STRONGEST WINDS...11 AM TO 4 PM TODAY.  
 
* SEAS...8 TO 10 FT THIS MORNING...BUILDING TO 11 TO 13 FT LATE THIS  
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A LARGER LONG-PERIOD SWELL BUILDS LATE  
TONIGHT WITH SEAS PEAKING AROUND 22 FT SATURDAY MORNING. SEAS  
WILL REMAIN 15 TO 18 FT THROUGH MONDAY AND SUBSIDE BELOW 10 FT  
TUESDAY 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.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
PZZ210-030100-  
/O.CON.KPQR.RB.Y.0174.000000T0000Z-161204T0200Z/  
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-  
851 AM PST FRI DEC 2 2016  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL  
6 PM PST SATURDAY...  
 
* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...  
 
* GENERAL SEAS...11 TO 13 FT TODAY...BUILDING TO 18 FT TONIGHT.  
 
* FIRST EBB...AROUND 6 PM FRIDAY. SEAS NEAR 20 FT WITH BREAKERS.  
 
* SECOND EBB...AROUND 645 AM SATURDAY. SEAS NEAR 24 FT WITH  
BREAKERS.  
 
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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