Southwest Washington and Northwest Oregon Watches and Warnings

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


WHUS46 KPQR 182130
CFWPQR

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
230 PM PDT WED OCT 18 2017

ORZ001-002-WAZ021-190530-
/O.NEW.KPQR.SU.Y.0003.171019T2000Z-171020T1700Z/
NORTH OREGON COAST-CENTRAL OREGON COAST-SOUTH WASHINGTON COAST-
230 PM PDT WED OCT 18 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THURSDAY TO 10 AM PDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THURSDAY TO 10 AM PDT FRIDAY.

* SEAS...OFFSHORE WAVE HEIGHTS WILL BE FROM 19 TO 22 FEET FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...WAVE RUNUP WILL BE MUCH HIGHER THAN NORMAL AND COULD UNEXPECTEDLY SWEEP YOU OFF YOUR FEET AND INTO THE TURBULENT AND FRIGID WATERS. AVOID WALKING ON JETTIES...ROCKS...COASTAL CLIFFS...AND ALONG THE WATERS EDGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION.

&&

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HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PORTLAND





WHUS76 KPQR 182109
MWWPQR

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
209 PM PDT WED OCT 18 2017

PZZ255-275-190515-
/O.EXT.KPQR.GL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-171019T1200Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
209 PM PDT WED OCT 18 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS 40 TO 45 KT.

* SEAS...PEAKING BETWEEN 15 TO 17 FT.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ250-270-190515- /O.CON.KPQR.GL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-171019T0600Z/ 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- 209 PM PDT WED OCT 18 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...SOUTH 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS 40 TO 45 KT.

* SEAS...14 TO 16 FT.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ210-190515- /O.EXT.KPQR.RB.Y.0144.000000T0000Z-171020T0100Z/ COLUMBIA RIVER BAR- 209 PM PDT WED OCT 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THURSDAY...

* GENERAL SEAS...10 FT TONIGHT BUILDING TO 18 FT THURSDAY.

* FIRST EBB...SEAS TO 15 FT WITH BREAKERS LIKELY DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 445 PM.

* SECOND EBB...SEAS TO 13 FEET WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB AROUND 5 AM TONIGHT.

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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HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PORTLAND


WWUS76 KPQR 182029
NPWPQR

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
129 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017



ORZ003-WAZ020-190600-
/O.CON.KPQR.HW.W.0009.000000T0000Z-171019T0600Z/
Coast Range of Northwest Oregon-Willapa Hills-
Including the cities of Vernonia, Jewell, Sunset Summit,
Lees Camp, Trask, Willapa, Frances, Elk Mountain, and Ryderwood
129 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...South 25 to 35 mph with gusts 50 to 60 mph.

* TIMING OF STRONGEST WINDS...5 PM to 10 PM.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds could result in downed limbs and power lines. Isolated power outages are possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

&&

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ORZ001-WAZ021-190600- /O.CON.KPQR.HW.W.0009.000000T0000Z-171019T0600Z/ North Oregon Coast-South Washington Coast- Including the cities of Astoria, Cannon Beach, Tillamook, Netarts, Pacific City, Raymond, Long Beach, Ocean Park, Naselle, Cathlamet, and Cape Disappointment 129 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING NEAR BEACHES AND HEADLANDS...

* BEACHES AND HEADLANDS...South 30 to 40 mph with gusts 60 to 65 mph.

* COASTAL COMMUNITIES...South 25 to 35 mph with gusts 50 to 55 mph.

* TIMING OF STRONGEST WINDS...3 PM to 9 PM.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds could result in downed limbs and power lines. Isolated power outages are possible. Travel will be made more difficult...especially for higher profile vehicles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

&&

$$


WHUS76 KPQR 181614
MWWPQR

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
914 AM PDT WED OCT 18 2017

PZZ250-270-190015-
/O.CON.KPQR.GL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-171019T0600Z/
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-
914 AM PDT WED OCT 18 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...SOUTH 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS OF 40 KT. ACROSS THE INNER WATERS...GUSTS AROUND 45 KT POSSIBLE FROM A COASTAL JET DURING THE EVENING.

* SEAS...14 TO 16 FT MAINLY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ255-275-190015- /O.CON.KPQR.GL.W.0033.171018T2100Z-171019T1600Z/ COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM- WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM- 914 AM PDT WED OCT 18 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS 35 TO 40 KT. ACROSS THE INNER WATERS...GUSTS AROUND 45 KT POSSIBLE FROM A COASTAL JET WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* SEAS...PEAKING BETWEEN 14 TO 16 FT TONIGHT.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ210-190015- /O.EXT.KPQR.RB.Y.0144.171018T2100Z-171019T1300Z/ COLUMBIA RIVER BAR- 914 AM PDT WED OCT 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR NOW IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* GENERAL SEAS...7 FT THIS MORNING BUILDING 12 FT TONIGHT.

* FIRST EBB...SEAS TO 15 FT WITH BREAKERS LIKELY DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 445 PM.

* SECOND EBB...SEAS TO 12 FEET WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB AROUND 5 AM TONIGHT.

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


WWUS76 KPQR 181027
NPWPQR

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
327 AM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

ORZ003-WAZ020-182130-
/O.UPG.KPQR.HW.A.0007.171018T1900Z-171019T0900Z/
/O.NEW.KPQR.HW.W.0009.171018T1900Z-171019T0600Z/
Coast Range of Northwest Oregon-Willapa Hills-
Including the cities of Vernonia, Jewell, Sunset Summit,
Lees Camp, Trask, Willapa, Frances, Elk Mountain, and Ryderwood
327 AM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING for elevations above 2000 feet...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a High Wind Warning, which is in effect from noon today to 11 PM PDT this evening.

* WINDS...South 25 to 35 mph with gusts 50 to 60 mph.

* TIMING OF STRONGEST WINDS...5 PM to 10 PM.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds could result in downed limbs and power lines. Isolated power outages are possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

&&

$$

ORZ001-WAZ021-182130- /O.UPG.KPQR.HW.A.0007.171018T1900Z-171019T0600Z/ /O.NEW.KPQR.HW.W.0009.171018T1900Z-171019T0600Z/ North Oregon Coast-South Washington Coast- Including the cities of Astoria, Cannon Beach, Tillamook, Netarts, Pacific City, Raymond, Long Beach, Ocean Park, Naselle, Cathlamet, and Cape Disappointment 327 AM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING NEAR BEACHES AND HEADLANDS...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a High Wind Warning Near Beaches and Headlands, which is in effect from noon today to 11 PM PDT this evening.

* BEACHES AND HEADLANDS...South 30 to 40 mph with gusts 60 to 65 mph.

* COASTAL COMMUNITIES...South 25 to 35 mph with gusts 50 to 55 mph.

* TIMING OF STRONGEST WINDS...3 PM to 8 PM.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds could result in downed limbs and power lines. Isolated power outages are possible. Travel will be made more difficult...especially for higher profile vehicles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

&&

$$


WHUS76 KPQR 181021
MWWPQR

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
321 AM PDT WED OCT 18 2017

PZZ250-270-181830-
/O.CON.KPQR.GL.W.0033.171018T1200Z-171019T0600Z/
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-
321 AM PDT WED OCT 18 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...SOUTH 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS OF 40 KT. ACROSS THE INNER WATERS...GUSTS AROUND 45 KT POSSIBLE FROM A COASTAL JET DURING THE EVENING.

* SEAS...14 TO 16 FT MAINLY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ255-275-181830- /O.CON.KPQR.GL.W.0033.171018T2100Z-171019T1600Z/ COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM- WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM- 321 AM PDT WED OCT 18 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS 35 TO 40 KT. ACROSS THE INNER WATERS...GUSTS AROUND 45 KT POSSIBLE FROM A COASTAL JET WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* SEAS...14 TO 16 FT MAINLY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ210-181830- /O.CON.KPQR.RB.Y.0143.000000T0000Z-171018T1300Z/ /O.CON.KPQR.RB.Y.0144.171018T2100Z-171019T1000Z/ COLUMBIA RIVER BAR- 321 AM PDT WED OCT 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PDT EARLY THIS MORNING...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 3 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS...8 FT BUILDING TO BETWEEN 10 AND 12 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

* FIRST EBB...AROUND 11 FT WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB AROUND 415 AM.

* SECOND EBB...AROUND 15 FT WITH BREAKERS LIKELY DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 445 PM.

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 180428
MWWPQR

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
928 PM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

PZZ250-270-181230-
/O.EXP.KPQR.SW.Y.0066.000000T0000Z-171018T0400Z/
/O.CON.KPQR.GL.W.0033.171018T1200Z-171019T0600Z/
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-
928 PM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 11 PM PDT WEDNESDAY...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...SOUTH 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS OF 40 KT WEDNESDAY. ACROSS THE INNER WATERS...GUSTS AROUND 45 KT POSSIBLE FROM A COASTAL JET WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* SEAS...14 TO 16 FT MAINLY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ255-275-181230- /O.CON.KPQR.GL.W.0033.171018T2100Z-171019T1600Z/ COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM- WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM- 928 PM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM WEDNESDAY TO 9 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS 35 TO 40 KT. ACROSS THE INNER WATERS...GUSTS AROUND 45 KT POSSIBLE FROM A COASTAL JET WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* SEAS...14 TO 16 FT MAINLY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ210-181230- /O.CON.KPQR.RB.Y.0143.171018T0800Z-171018T1300Z/ /O.CON.KPQR.RB.Y.0144.171018T2100Z-171019T1000Z/ COLUMBIA RIVER BAR- 928 PM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 6 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM WEDNESDAY TO 3 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS...6 TO 8 FT BUILDING TO BETWEEN 10 AND 12 FT WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* FIRST EBB...AROUND 11 FT WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE DURING THE EBB AROUND 415 AM WEDNESDAY.

* SECOND EBB...AROUND 15 FT WITH BREAKERS LIKELY DURING THE STRONG EBB AROUND 445 PM WEDNESDAY.

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


WWUS76 KPQR 180404
NPWPQR

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
904 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

ORZ003-WAZ020-181615-
/O.EXB.KPQR.HW.A.0007.171018T1900Z-171019T0900Z/
Coast Range of Northwest Oregon-Willapa Hills-
Including the cities of Vernonia, Jewell, Sunset Summit,
Lees Camp, Trask, Willapa, Frances, and Ryderwood
904 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 2000 FEET...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a High Wind Watch, which is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through late Wednesday night.

* WINDS...South 35 to 45 mph with gusts 60 to 65 mph.

* TIMING OF STRONGEST WINDS...5 PM to 10 PM Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds could result in downed limbs and power lines. Isolated power outages are possible. Travel will be made more difficult...especially for higher profile vehicles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Watch means there is the potential for a hazardous high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph, or gusts of 58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

&&

$$

ORZ001-WAZ021-181615- /O.CON.KPQR.HW.A.0007.171018T1900Z-171019T0600Z/ North Oregon Coast-South Washington Coast- Including the cities of Cannon Beach, Netarts, Pacific City, Long Beach, Ocean Park, and Cape Disappointment 904 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING NEAR BEACHES AND HEADLANDS...

* BEACHES AND HEADLANDS...South 30 to 40 mph with gusts 60 to 65 mph.

* COASTAL COMMUNITIES...South 25 to 35 mph with gusts 50 to 55 mph.

* TIMING OF STRONGEST WINDS...3 PM to 8 PM Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds could result in downed limbs and power lines. Isolated power outages are possible. Travel will be made more difficult...especially for higher profile vehicles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Watch means there is the potential for a hazardous high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph, or gusts of 58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

&&

$$


WHUS76 KPQR 172131
MWWPQR

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
231 PM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

PZZ255-275-180545-
/O.UPG.KPQR.GL.A.0020.171018T2100Z-171019T1600Z/
/O.EXB.KPQR.GL.W.0033.171018T2100Z-171019T1600Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
231 PM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM WEDNESDAY TO 9 AM PDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A GALE WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM WEDNESDAY TO 9 AM PDT THURSDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS STRENGTHENING TO 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS OF 40 KT LATE WEDNESDAY. A COASTAL JET COULD PRODUCE LOCALLY STRONGER WINDS WITHIN 10 NM OF THE COAST.

* SEAS...INCREASING TO 14 TO 16 FT LATE 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.

&&

$$

PZZ250-270-180545- /O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0066.000000T0000Z-171018T0400Z/ /O.CON.KPQR.GL.W.0033.171018T1200Z-171019T0600Z/ 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- 231 PM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 11 PM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT WEAKENING THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WINDS WILL THEN STRENGTHEN TO 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS OF 40 KT WEDNESDAY. A COASTAL JET COULD PRODUCE LOCALLY STRONGER WINDS WITHIN 10 NM OF THE COAST.

* SEAS...DROPPING BELOW 10 FT OVERNIGHT BEFORE INCREASING TO 14 TO 16 FT 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.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ210-180545- /O.CON.KPQR.RB.Y.0142.000000T0000Z-171018T0100Z/ /O.CON.KPQR.RB.Y.0143.171018T0800Z-171018T1300Z/ /O.NEW.KPQR.RB.Y.0144.171018T2100Z-171019T1000Z/ COLUMBIA RIVER BAR- 231 PM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 6 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM WEDNESDAY TO 3 AM PDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM WEDNESDAY TO 3 AM PDT THURSDAY.

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS...8 TO 10 FT DECREASING TO 6 TO 8 FT EARLY WEDNESDAY BEFORE INCREASING TO 9 TO 11 FT LATE WEDNESDAY.

* FIRST EBB...AROUND 11 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON.

* SECOND EBB...AROUND 10 FT DURING THE EBB AROUND 415 AM WEDNESDAY.

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





WWUS76 KPQR 172124
NPWPQR

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
224 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017


ORZ001-WAZ021-181600-
/O.NEW.KPQR.HW.A.0007.171018T1900Z-171019T0600Z/
North Oregon Coast-South Washington Coast-
Including the cities of Cannon Beach, Netarts, Pacific City,
Long Beach, Ocean Park, and Cape Disappointment
224 PM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING NEAR BEACHES AND HEADLANDS...

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a High Wind Watch Near Beaches and Headlands, which is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday evening.

* BEACHES AND HEADLANDS...South-southwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts 60 to 65 mph.

* COASTAL COMMUNITIES...Southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts 50 to 55 mph.

* TIMING OF STRONGEST WINDS...3 PM to 8 PM Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds could result in downed limbs and power lines. Isolated power outages are possible. Travel will be made more difficult...especially for higher profile vehicles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Watch means there is the potential for a hazardous high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph, or gusts of 58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

&&

$$


WHUS76 KPQR 171557
MWWPQR

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
857 AM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

PZZ250-270-180000-
/O.CON.KPQR.SI.Y.0108.000000T0000Z-171017T2000Z/
/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0066.000000T0000Z-171018T0400Z/
/O.CON.KPQR.GL.W.0033.171018T1200Z-171019T0600Z/
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 TUE OCT 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 11 PM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT WEAKENING THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WINDS WILL THEN STRENGTHEN TO 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS OF 40 KT WEDNESDAY. A COASTAL JET COULD PRODUCE LOCALLY STRONGER WINDS WITHIN 10 NM OF THE COAST.

* SEAS...NEAR 10 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD AROUND 10 SECONDS TODAY. COMBINED SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY DROP BELOW 10 FT TONIGHT BEFORE INCREASING TO 14 TO 16 FT LATE 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.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ210-180000- /O.CON.KPQR.RB.Y.0142.000000T0000Z-171018T0100Z/ /O.CON.KPQR.RB.Y.0143.171018T0800Z-171018T1300Z/ COLUMBIA RIVER BAR- 857 AM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 6 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS...8 TO 10 FT DECREASING TO 6 TO 8 FT EARLY WEDNESDAY.

* FIRST EBB...AROUND 12 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON.

* SECOND EBB...AROUND 11 FT DURING THE EBB AROUND 415 AM WED.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ255-275-180000- /O.CON.KPQR.GL.A.0020.171018T2100Z-171019T1600Z/ 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 TUE OCT 17 2017

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS STRENGTHENING TO 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS OF 40 KT LATE WEDNESDAY. A COASTAL JET COULD PRODUCE LOCALLY STRONGER WINDS WITHIN 10 NM OF THE COAST.

* SEAS...COMBINED SEAS WILL INCREASE TO 14 TO 16 FT LATE WEDNESDAY.

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 171011
MWWPQR

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
311 AM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

PZZ250-270-171815-
/O.CON.KPQR.SI.Y.0108.000000T0000Z-171017T2000Z/
/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0066.171017T1200Z-171018T0400Z/
/O.UPG.KPQR.GL.A.0020.171018T1200Z-171019T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KPQR.GL.W.0033.171018T1200Z-171019T0600Z/
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-
311 AM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 11 PM PDT WEDNESDAY...

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

* WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT LATE TONIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING. WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN TO 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS OF 40 KT WEDNESDAY.

* SEAS...NEAR 10 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD AROUND 10 SECONDS TODAY. COMBINED SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY DROP BELOW 10 FT TONIGHT BEFORE INCREASING TO 14 FT 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.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ210-171815- /O.NEW.KPQR.RB.Y.0142.171017T1500Z-171018T0100Z/ /O.NEW.KPQR.RB.Y.0143.171018T0800Z-171018T1300Z/ COLUMBIA RIVER BAR- 311 AM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 6 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED FROM 1 AM TO 6 AM PDT WEDNESDAY.

* IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...

* GENERAL SEAS...COMBINED SEAS NEAR 9 FT TODAY THEN 7 FT BY EARLY WED.

* FIRST EBB...NEAR 10 FT WITH THE EBB AROUND 330 AM THIS MORNING.

* SECOND EBB...AROUND 12 FT WITH BREAKERS DURING THE EBB AROUND 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON.

* THIRD EBB...AROUND 11 FT DURING THE EBB AROUND 415 AM WED.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ255-275-171815- /O.CON.KPQR.GL.A.0020.171018T2100Z-171019T1600Z/ COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM- WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM- 311 AM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

* WINDS...SOUTH WIND INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 45 KT LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING AND LINGERING INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

* SEAS...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT BUILDING TO 14 TO 16 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD AROUND 10 SECONDS LATE WEDNESDAY THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY.

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 170321
MWWPQR

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
821 PM PDT MON OCT 16 2017

PZZ250-270-171130-
/O.CON.KPQR.SI.Y.0108.171017T0800Z-171017T2000Z/
/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0066.171017T1200Z-171018T0400Z/
/O.CON.KPQR.GL.A.0020.171018T1200Z-171019T0600Z/
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-
821 PM PDT MON OCT 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 1 PM PDT TUESDAY...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 9 PM PDT TUESDAY...

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

* WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT LATE TONIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING. WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN TO 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 45 KT WEDNESDAY.

* SEAS...BUILDING TO NEAR 10 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD AROUND 10 SECONDS TUESDAY. COMBINED SEAS WILL TEMPORARILY DROP BELOW 10 FT TUESDAY NIGHT BEFORE INCREASING TO 14 TO 16 FT WEDNESDAY.

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.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ255-275-171130- /O.CON.KPQR.GL.A.0020.171018T2100Z-171019T1600Z/ COASTAL WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR OUT 10 NM- WATERS FROM CASCADE HEAD TO FLORENCE OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM- 821 PM PDT MON OCT 16 2017

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

* WINDS...SOUTH WIND INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 45 KT LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING AND LINGERING INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

* SEAS...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT BUILDING TO 14 TO 16 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD AROUND 10 SECONDS LATE WEDNESDAY THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY.

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.

&&

$$