707  
WHUS76 KPQR 232141  
MWWPQR  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR  
241 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017  
 
PZZ270-275-240545-  
/O.EXT.KPQR.GL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-170324T0800Z/  
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-  
241 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
..GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM PDT FRIDAY
 
 
* WINDS...SOUTH 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT THROUGH  
MIDNIGHT...THEN DECREASING LATE TONIGHT.  
 
* SEAS...COMBINED SEAS BUILDING TO A PEAK OF 13 TO 15 FT WITH A  
DOMINANT PERIOD AROUND 10 SECONDS TONIGHT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR  
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES  
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY  
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE  
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
PZZ250-255-240545-  
/O.CON.KPQR.GL.W.0021.170324T0000Z-170324T1000Z/  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT  
10 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-  
241 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
..GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT FRIDAY
 
 
* WINDS...SOUTH WIND INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35  
KT TONIGHT.  
 
* SEAS...COMBINED SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 14 FEET WITH A DOMINANT  
PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS TONIGHT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR  
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES  
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY  
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE  
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
PZZ210-240545-  
/O.EXT.KPQR.RB.Y.0068.170324T0400Z-170324T1200Z/  
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-  
241 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR NOW IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM  
THIS EVENING TO 5 AM PDT FRIDAY...  
 
* GENERAL SEAS...BUILDING TO 10 FEET LATE THIS EVENING AND  
CONTINUING THROUGH THE NIGHT.  
 
* FIRST EBB...SEAS BUILDING TO 11 FEET WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE  
DURING THE EBB AROUND 3 AM TONIGHT.  
 
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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