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Small Craft Advisory For Winds

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
818 PM PDT MON OCT 23 2017

PZZ270-275-241130-
/O.CAN.KPQR.SI.Y.0112.000000T0000Z-171025T1200Z/
/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0068.000000T0000Z-171024T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KPQR.SI.Y.0113.171024T2100Z-171025T1200Z/
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-
818 PM PDT MON OCT 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TUESDAY TO
5 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR WINDS, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TUESDAY TO 5 AM
PDT WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...INCREASING OUT OF THE NORTH-NORTHEAST TO 15 TO 20 KT
  WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SEAS...DROPPING BELOW 10 FT TONIGHT.

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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