Southwest Washington and Northwest Oregon Watches and Warnings

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Today's and yesterday's warnings in reverse chronological order.


WHUS76 KPQR 250343
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
843 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

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/O.EXT.KPQR.RB.Y.0146.141025T1000Z-141026T1200Z/
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
843 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM SATURDAY TO 5 AM PDT SUNDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM SATURDAY TO 5 AM PDT SUNDAY.

* GENERAL SEAS: COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT THROUGH MID DAY SATURDAY INCREASING TO 10 TO 12 FT SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* FIRST EBB: SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO TO 13 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 615 AM SATURDAY MORNING.

* SECOND EBB: SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 11 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 615 PM SATURDAY EVENING.

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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PZZ255-275-251145- /O.CON.KPQR.GL.W.0028.141025T0600Z-141026T0000Z/ COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM- WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM- 843 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT SATURDAY...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT SATURDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT TONIGHT AND SATURDAY.

* SEAS: COMBINED SEAS OF 7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS BUILDING TO 11 TO 13 FT AT 12 SECONDS ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON. SEAS WILL LIKELY PEAK SATURDAY EVENING AT 15 FT.

* TIMING OF STRONGEST WINDS: STRONGEST WIND EXPECTED MID SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ250-270-251145- /O.CON.KPQR.GL.W.0028.141025T0900Z-141026T0600Z/ 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- 843 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 11 PM PDT SATURDAY...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 11 PM PDT SATURDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...TURNING TO THE NORTHWEST SATURDAY EVENING.

* SEAS: COMBINED SEAS OF 7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS BUILDING TO 11 TO 13 FT AT 12 SECONDS ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON. SEAS WILL LIKELY PEAK SATURDAY EVENING AT 15 FT.

* TIMING OF STRONGEST WINDS: STRONGEST WIND EXPECTED LATE SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

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.

&&

$$

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PORTLAND





WHUS76 KPQR 242130
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
230 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

PZZ255-275-250530-
/O.UPG.KPQR.GL.A.0015.141025T0600Z-141026T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KPQR.GL.W.0028.141025T0600Z-141026T0000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
230 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 PM PDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A GALE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 PM PDT SATURDAY. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS: SOUTH WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT TONIGHT AND SATURDAY.

* SEAS: COMBINED SEAS OF 7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS BUILDING TO 11 TO 13 FT AT 12 SECONDS ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON. SEAS WILL LIKELY PEAK SATURDAY EVENING AT 15 FT.

* TIMING OF STRONGEST WINDS: STRONGEST WIND EXPECTED MID SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ250-270-250530- /O.UPG.KPQR.GL.A.0015.141025T0900Z-141026T0600Z/ /O.NEW.KPQR.GL.W.0028.141025T0900Z-141026T0600Z/ 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- 230 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 11 PM PDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A GALE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 11 PM PDT SATURDAY. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS: SOUTH 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...TURNING TO THE NORTHWEST SATURDAY EVENING.

* SEAS: COMBINED SEAS OF 7 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS BUILDING TO 11 TO 13 FT AT 12 SECONDS ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON. SEAS WILL LIKELY PEAK SATURDAY EVENING AT 15 FT.

* TIMING OF STRONGEST WINDS: STRONGEST WIND EXPECTED LATE SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ210-250530- /O.CON.KPQR.RB.Y.0144.141024T2200Z-141025T0300Z/ /O.CON.KPQR.RB.Y.0145.141025T1000Z-141025T1500Z/ /O.NEW.KPQR.RB.Y.0146.141025T2100Z-141026T1200Z/ COLUMBIA RIVER BAR- 230 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 8 AM PDT SATURDAY...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM SATURDAY TO 5 AM PDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM SATURDAY TO 5 AM PDT SUNDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 8 AM PDT SATURDAY.

* GENERAL SEAS: COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT THROUGH MID DAY SATURDAY INCREASING TO 10 TO 12 FT SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* FIRST EBB: SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 11 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 545 PM THIS EVENING.

* SECOND EBB: SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO TO 13 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 615 AM SATURDAY.

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.

&&

$$

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PORTLAND





WHUS76 KPQR 241557
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
857 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

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/O.NEW.KPQR.RB.Y.0145.141025T1000Z-141025T1500Z/
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
857 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 8 AM PDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 8 AM PDT SATURDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* GENERAL SEAS: COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT THROUGH SATURDAY.

* FIRST EBB: SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 11 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 545 PM THIS EVENING.

* SECOND EBB: SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO TO 13 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 615 AM SATURDAY.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ255-275-250000- /O.CON.KPQR.GL.A.0015.141025T0600Z-141026T0000Z/ COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM- WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM- 857 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

A GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS: SOUTH WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT TONIGHT AND SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

PZZ250-270-250000- /O.CON.KPQR.GL.A.0015.141025T0900Z-141026T0600Z/ 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- 857 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

A GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* WINDS: SOUTH 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...TURNING TO THE NORTHWEST SATURDAY EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PORTLAND


WHUS76 KPQR 240957
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
257 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

PZZ250-270-241800-
/O.EXP.KPQR.SW.Y.0068.000000T0000Z-141024T1000Z/
/O.CON.KPQR.GL.A.0015.141025T0900Z-141026T0600Z/
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-
257 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

A GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* WINDS: SOUTH 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...TURNING TO THE NORTHWEST SATURDAY EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

PZZ255-275-241800- /O.EXP.KPQR.SW.Y.0068.000000T0000Z-141024T1000Z/ /O.CON.KPQR.GL.A.0015.141025T0600Z-141026T0000Z/ COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM- WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM- 257 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

A GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS: SOUTH WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT TONIGHT AND SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

PZZ210-241800- /O.CON.KPQR.RB.Y.0143.141024T1000Z-141024T1400Z/ /O.CON.KPQR.RB.Y.0144.141024T2200Z-141025T0300Z/ COLUMBIA RIVER BAR- 257 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM PDT THIS MORNING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* GENERAL SEAS: COMBINED SEAS 7 FT TODAY AND TONIGHT.

* FIRST EBB: SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO 11 FT WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB AROUND 530 AM THIS MORNING.

* SECOND EBB: SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY BUILD TO TO 13 FT WITH BREAKERS LIKELY DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 545 PM THIS AFTERNOON.

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.

&&

$$

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PORTLAND


WHUS76 KPQR 240359
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
859 PM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

PZZ210-241200-
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/O.CON.KPQR.RB.Y.0143.141024T1000Z-141024T1400Z/
/O.NEW.KPQR.RB.Y.0144.141024T2200Z-141025T0300Z/
COLUMBIA RIVER BAR-
859 PM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 7 AM PDT FRIDAY...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM TO 8 PM PDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM TO 8 PM PDT FRIDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 7 AM PDT FRIDAY.

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS: COMBINED SEAS NEAR 9 FT THIS EVENING LOWERING TO 6 TO 8 FT OVERNIGHT.

* FIRST EBB: SEAS 12 FT WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB AROUND 530 AM FRIDAY.

* SECOND EBB: SEAS 12 FT WITH BREAKERS LIKELY DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 545 PM FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ250-270-241200- /O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0068.000000T0000Z-141024T1000Z/ /O.CON.KPQR.GL.A.0015.141025T0900Z-141026T0600Z/ 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- 859 PM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT FRIDAY...

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT FRIDAY. A GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* SEAS: NEAR 10 FEET WILL SUBSIDE TO AROUND 8 FEET OVERNIGHT. SEAS MAY APPROACH 20 FEET WITH THE GALES EXPECTED SATURDAY.

* WINDS: GALE FORCE WINDS ARE POSSIBLE BEGINNING EARLY SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

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 GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

PZZ255-275-241200- /O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0068.000000T0000Z-141024T1000Z/ /O.CON.KPQR.GL.A.0015.141025T0600Z-141026T0000Z/ COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM- WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM- 859 PM PDT THU OCT 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT FRIDAY...

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT FRIDAY. A GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* SEAS: NEAR 10 FEET WILL SUBSIDE TO AROUND 8 FEET OVERNIGHT. SEAS MAY APPROACH 20 FEET WITH THE GALES EXPECTED SATURDAY.

* WINDS: GALE FORCE WINDS ARE POSSIBLE AS EARLY AS LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

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 GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PORTLAND