850  
WHUS76 KPQR 261028  
MWWPQR  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR  
328 AM PDT TUE MAR 26 2019  
 
PZZ250-255-270-275-261200-  
/O.EXP.KPQR.SI.Y.0032.000000T0000Z-190326T1000Z/  
/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0023.000000T0000Z-190326T1200Z/  
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-  
328 AM PDT TUE MAR 26 2019  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT  
UNTIL 5 AM PDT EARLY THIS MORNING...  
 
* SEAS...TOTAL WAVE HEIGHTS AROUND 10 FEET EARLY THIS MORNING.  
THE COMBINATION OF A LONGER PERIOD PRIMARY WEST SWELL AND  
SHORTER PERIOD SECONDARY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST SWELL WILL RESULT IN  
CHOPPY CONDITIONS.  
 
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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