701  
WHUS76 KPQR 021508  
MWWPQR  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR  
808 AM PDT WED SEP 2 2015  
 
PZZ210-030015-  
/O.CON.KPQR.RB.Y.0124.000000T0000Z-150902T1700Z/  
/O.CON.KPQR.RB.Y.0125.150903T0100Z-150903T0500Z/  
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-  
808 AM PDT WED SEP 2 2015  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL  
10 AM PDT THIS MORNING...  
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM  
TO 10 PM PDT THIS EVENING...  
 
* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...  
 
* GENERAL SEAS: COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT TODAY AND TONIGHT.  
 
* FIRST EBB: 11 FT WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING THE STRONG EBB  
AROUND 830 PM THIS EVENING.  
 
* SECOND EBB: 8 FT DURING THE EBB AROUND 845 AM THURSDAY.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
PZZ270-030015-  
/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0060.000000T0000Z-150903T0400Z/  
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO  
60 NM-  
808 AM PDT WED SEP 2 2015  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT  
UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...  
 
* SEAS: 10 FT THROUGH THIS EVENING UNDER A FRESH NW SWELL.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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