101  
WHUS76 KPQR 222224  
MWWPQR  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR  
224 PM PST TUE JAN 22 2019  
 
PZZ250-270-231130-  
/O.CON.KPQR.SI.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-190123T0000Z/  
/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-190123T0000Z/  
/O.CON.KPQR.GL.W.0006.190123T0000Z-190123T1200Z/  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR OUT  
10 NM-  
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO  
60 NM-  
224 PM PST TUE JAN 22 2019  
 
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 4  
AM PST WEDNESDAY...  
 
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT.  
 
* SEAS...13 TO 15 FT. SEAS LIKELY TO REMAIN ABOVE 10 FT THROUGH  
MOST OF WEDNESDAY.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
PZZ255-275-231130-  
/O.CON.KPQR.SI.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-190123T1500Z/  
/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-190124T0000Z/  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-  
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-  
224 PM PST TUE JAN 22 2019  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM  
PST WEDNESDAY...  
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT  
UNTIL 4 PM PST WEDNESDAY...  
 
* WINDS...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. OCCASIONAL  
GUSTS TO 35 KT OVERNIGHT, MAINLY NORTH OF NEWPORT.  
 
* SEAS...10 TO 13 FT.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
PZZ210-231130-  
/O.CON.KPQR.RB.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-190124T0000Z/  
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-  
224 PM PST TUE JAN 22 2019  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL  
4 PM PST WEDNESDAY...  
 
* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...  
 
* GENERAL SEAS...8 TO 11 FEET, BUILDING TO 13 FEET LATE TONIGHT.  
 
* FIRST EBB...VERY STRONG EBB AROUND 545 PM THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS  
BUILDING TO 14 FEET WITH BREAKERS LIKELY.  
 
* SECOND EBB...AROUND 615 AM WEDNESDAY. SEAS BUILDING TO AROUND 16  
FEET WITH BREAKERS LIKELY.  
 
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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