354  
WHUS76 KPQR 172157  
MWWPQR  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR  
257 PM PDT FRI APR 17 2015  
 
PZZ210-180600-  
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/O.NEW.KPQR.RB.Y.0088.150418T0800Z-150418T1400Z/  
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-  
257 PM PDT FRI APR 17 2015  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL  
7 PM PDT THIS EVENING...  
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 7 AM  
PDT SATURDAY...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT  
ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 7 AM PDT  
SATURDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT  
UNTIL 7 PM PDT THIS EVENING.  
 
* GENERAL SEAS: COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT THROUGH FRI NIGHT.  
 
* FIRST EBB: SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 11 TO 13 FT WITH  
BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB AROUND 445 PM THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
* SECOND EBB: SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 11 TO 13 FT WITH  
BREAKERS LIKELY DURING THE EBB AROUND 5 AM EARLY SAT MORNING.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
PZZ250-255-270-275-180600-  
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/O.EXT.KPQR.SI.Y.0043.000000T0000Z-150419T0600Z/  
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-  
257 PM PDT FRI APR 17 2015  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM  
PDT THIS EVENING...  
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT  
SATURDAY...  
 
* SEAS: NEAR 10 FT...SUBSIDING LATER TONIGHT.  
 
* WINDS: NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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