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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR  
839 AM PDT THU APR 24 2014  
 
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COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-  
839 AM PDT THU APR 24 2014  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PDT  
THIS AFTERNOON...  
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR NOW IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT  
TONIGHT TO 5 AM PDT FRIDAY...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT  
ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PDT THIS  
AFTERNOON. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IS NOW IN  
EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 5 AM PDT FRIDAY.  
 
* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...  
 
* GENERAL SEAS: COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 10 FT TODAY...THEN 8 FT TONIGHT.  
 
* FIRST EBB: AROUND 145 PM TODAY. SEAS 13 FT WITH BREAKERS.  
 
* SECOND EBB: AROUND 215 AM FRIDAY. SEAS NEAR 11 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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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-  
839 AM PDT THU APR 24 2014  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT  
THIS EVENING...  
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL  
NOON PDT FRIDAY...  
 
THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM  
PDT THIS EVENING. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS  
NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PDT FRIDAY.  
 
* WINDS: WEST TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KT TODAY...WITH GUSTS 25 TO 30  
KT AT TIMES.  
 
* STRONGEST WINDS: STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE THIS MORNING...AND  
NORTH OF TILLAMOOK HEAD.  
 
* SEAS: 10 TO 12 FT TODAY...THEN SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 10 FT TONIGHT.  
 
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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