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WHUS76 KPQR 202150
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
250 PM PDT SUN APR 20 2014


PZZ210-210600-
/O.EXT.KPQR.RB.Y.0070.000000T0000Z-140422T0000Z/
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
250 PM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM
PDT MONDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
5 PM PDT MONDAY.

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS: COMBINED SEAS 16 FT TONIGHT AND 12 FT MON.

* FIRST EBB: SEAS BUILDING TO 18 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE EBB
  AROUND 945 TONIGHT.

* SECOND EBB: SEAS BUILDING TO 15 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE EBB
  AROUND 10 AM MON.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ250-255-270-275-210600-
/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0034.000000T0000Z-140422T1200Z/
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-
250 PM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 5 AM PDT TUESDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
5 AM PDT TUESDAY.

* SEAS: WESTERLY SWELL 17 FT WITH A 16 SECOND PERIOD SUBSIDING TO
  NEAR 12 FT OVERNIGHT. SEAS WILL CONTINUE TO SUBSIDE BUT WILL
  REMAIN NEAR 10 FT THROUGH MIDWEEK.

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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