666  
WHUS76 KPQR 252152  
MWWPQR  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR  
252 PM PDT MON MAR 25 2019  
 
PZZ250-270-261100-  
/O.CON.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-  
WATERS FROM CAPE SHOALWATER WA TO CASCADE HEAD OR FROM 10 TO  
60 NM-  
252 PM PDT MON MAR 25 2019  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM  
PDT TUESDAY...  
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT  
UNTIL 5 AM PDT TUESDAY...  
 
* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT.  
 
* SEAS...TOTAL WAVE HEIGHTS AROUND 10 FEET THROUGH TONIGHT. 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.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
PZZ255-275-261100-  
/O.CON.KPQR.SI.Y.0032.000000T0000Z-190326T1000Z/  
/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0023.000000T0000Z-190326T1200Z/  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-  
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-  
252 PM PDT MON MAR 25 2019  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM  
PDT TUESDAY...  
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT  
UNTIL 5 AM PDT TUESDAY...  
 
* WINDS...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT.  
 
* SEAS...TOTAL WAVE HEIGHTS AROUND 10 FEET THROUGH TONIGHT. 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.  
 
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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