370  
WHUS76 KPQR 270938  
MWWPQR  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR  
238 AM PDT TUE SEP 27 2016  
 
PZZ270-275-271745-  
/O.EXT.KPQR.SI.Y.0128.160927T1200Z-160928T2200Z/  
/O.NEW.KPQR.SW.Y.0066.160927T1900Z-160928T1600Z/  
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-  
238 AM PDT TUE SEP 27 2016  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT  
WEDNESDAY...  
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM NOON  
TODAY TO 9 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT  
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY  
TO 9 AM PDT WEDNESDAY.  
 
* WINDS...NORTH WIND INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT  
LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY THIS EVENING.  
 
* SEAS...STEEP AND HAZARDOUS WITH A FRESH SWELL AROUND 7 TO 8 FT  
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD AROUND 7 TO 8 SECONDS LATE THIS AFTERNOON  
THROUGH LATE 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
PZZ250-255-271745-  
/O.NEW.KPQR.SW.Y.0066.160927T1900Z-160928T1600Z/  
/O.EXB.KPQR.SI.Y.0128.160927T1900Z-160928T0500Z/  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT  
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-  
238 AM PDT TUE SEP 27 2016  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM NOON  
TODAY TO 9 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...  
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO  
10 PM PDT THIS EVENING...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT  
ADVISORY FOR WINDS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 10 PM  
PDT THIS EVENING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS HAS  
ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS  
IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 AM PDT WEDNESDAY.  
 
* WINDS...NORTH WIND INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT  
TODAY AND TONIGHT BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO  
25 KT WEDNESDAY.  
 
* SEAS...STEEP AND HAZARDOUS WITH A FRESH SWELL AROUND 7 TO 8 FT  
WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD AROUND 7 TO 8 SECONDS LATE THIS AFTERNOON  
THROUGH LATE 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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