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WHUS76 KPQR 300330  
MWWPQR  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR  
830 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017  
 
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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-  
830 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM  
PDT THURSDAY...  
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM TO 8 PM  
PDT THURSDAY...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT  
ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM TO 8 PM PDT  
THURSDAY.  
 
* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...  
 
* GENERAL SEAS...COMBINED SEAS NEAR 10 FEET...BUT EASING TO 8 FEET  
BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON.  
 
* FIRST EBB...AROUND 7 AM THURSDAY. SEAS TO 12 FEET WITH BREAKERS.  
 
* SECOND EBB...AROUND 730 PM THURSDAY EVENING. SEAS TO 10 FEET  
WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE.  
 
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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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT  
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-  
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-  
830 PM PDT WED MAR 29 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL  
11 AM PDT THURSDAY...  
 
* SEAS...10 TO 12 FEET THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...THEN EASING TO 8  
TO 9 FEET BY THE 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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