Southwest Washington and Northwest Oregon Watches and Warnings

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WHUS76 KPQR 112231
MWWPQR

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
231 PM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

PZZ250-255-270-275-120900-
/O.CON.KPQR.GL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-191212T0900Z/
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-
231 PM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM PST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Southwest winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt and seas 11 to 16 feet at 15 seconds are expected.

* WHERE...Waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR from 10 to 60 NM, Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR out 10 NM, Waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR from 10 to 60 NM and Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 NM.

* WHEN...Until 1 AM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions. Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the vessel for severe conditions.

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PZZ210-121145- /O.EXT.KPQR.SC.Y.0084.000000T0000Z-191212T2100Z/ Columbia River Bar- 231 PM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM PST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Rough bar conditions expected.

- GENERAL SEAS...Seas around 13 ft then increasing to 15 to 17 ft through Thursday night.

- FIRST EBB...Strong ebb around 4 PM Wednesday. Seas near 15 ft with breakers likely.

- SECOND EBB...Around 430 AM Thursday. Seas near 17 ft with breakers possible.

* WHERE...In the Main Channel of the Columbia River Bar.

* WHEN...Until 1 PM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft especially when navigating in or near harbor entrances.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Small craft should use extreme caution when navigating in or near harbor entrances.

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For more information from the National Weather Service visit http://weather.gov/pqr





WWUS46 KPQR 112222
WSWPQR

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
222 PM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

WAZ019-121200-
/O.CON.KPQR.WS.W.0009.000000T0000Z-191213T2000Z/
South Washington Cascades-
Including the city of Mount St. Helens
222 PM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST FRIDAY ABOVE 4000 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected above 4000 feet. Total snow accumulations of 15 to 30 inches. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph.

* WHERE...South Washington Cascades.

* WHEN...From 1 PM Wednesday afternoon to noon Friday. The heaviest snow is expected to occur Wednesday evening.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Windy conditions may significantly reduce visibility at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest road conditions and any chain requirements for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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A map of the actual warning area can be found at www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=pqr.

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ORZ011-121200- /O.CON.KPQR.WS.W.0009.191212T0000Z-191213T2000Z/ Northern Oregon Cascades- Including the city of Santiam Pass 222 PM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM WEDNESDAY UNTIL NOON PST FRIDAY ABOVE 4500 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected above 4500 feet. Total snow accumulations of 15 to 30 inches, with heaviest accumulations above 5500 feet. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph.

* WHERE...Northern Oregon Cascades above 4500 feet elevation.

* WHEN...From 4 PM Wednesday afternoon to noon Friday. The heaviest snow is expected during the day Thursday.

* iMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Windy conditions may significantly reduce visibility at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest road conditions and any chain requirements for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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A map of the actual warning area can be found at www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=pqr.

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ORZ013-121200- /O.CON.KPQR.WS.W.0009.191212T0800Z-191213T2000Z/ Cascades in Lane County- Including the city of McKenzie Pass 222 PM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON PST FRIDAY ABOVE 5000 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected above 5000 feet. Total snow accumulations of 12 to 24 inches, with heavier accumulations above 6000 feet. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph.

* WHERE...Cascades in Lane County above 5000 feet elevation.

* WHEN...From midnight Wednesday night to noon Friday. The heaviest snow is expected early Thursday morning through Thursday evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Windy conditions may significantly reduce visibility at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest road conditions and any chain requirements for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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A map of the actual warning area can be found at www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=pqr.

$$


WHUS46 KPQR 112206
CFWPQR

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Portland OR
206 PM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

ORZ001-002-WAZ021-120615-
/O.NEW.KPQR.SU.Y.0005.191212T1600Z-191213T0200Z/
North Oregon Coast-Central Oregon Coast-South Washington Coast-
206 PM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 6 PM PST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Large waves and hazardous surf conditions expected.

* WHERE...In Washington, the South Washington Coast. In Oregon, the North Oregon Coast and Central Oregon Coast.

* WHEN...From 8 AM to 6 PM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Destructive waves may wash over beaches, jetties, and other structures unexpectedly. People can be swept off rocks and jetties and drown while observing high surf. Minor beach erosion may damage coastal properties and buildings. Higher than normal water run-up is expected on beaches and low- lying shoreline.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...There is also an enhanced threat for sneaker waves, which can unexpectedly run up the beach even further than the already large waves.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches, producing rip currents, sneaker waves and beach erosion. Stay well back from the water's edge and be alert for exceptionally high waves.

Keep away from large logs on the beach. Sneaker waves can run up on the beach lifting or rolling these extremely heavy logs. People have been injured after being caught under these logs from sneaker wave action.

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WWUS46 KPQR 111115
WSWPQR

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
315 AM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

WAZ019-120000-
/O.UPG.KPQR.WS.A.0007.191212T0000Z-191213T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KPQR.WS.W.0009.191211T2100Z-191213T2000Z/
South Washington Cascades-
Including the city of Mount St. Helens
315 AM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO NOON PST FRIDAY ABOVE 4000 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected above 4000 feet. Total snow accumulations of 15 to 30 inches. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph.

* WHERE...South Washington Cascades.

* WHEN...From 1 PM this afternoon to noon Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

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ORZ011-120000- /O.UPG.KPQR.WS.A.0007.191212T0000Z-191213T1200Z/ /O.NEW.KPQR.WS.W.0009.191212T0000Z-191213T2000Z/ Northern Oregon Cascades- Including the city of Santiam Pass 315 AM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO NOON PST FRIDAY ABOVE 4500 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected above 4500 feet. Total snow accumulations of 15 to 30 inches, with heaviest accumulations above 5500 feet. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph.

* WHERE...Northern Oregon Cascades.

* WHEN...From 4 PM this afternoon to noon Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Snow levels will gradually lower tonight, with accumulating snow starting on the passes this evening.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

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ORZ013-120000- /O.NEW.KPQR.WS.W.0009.191212T0800Z-191213T2000Z/ Cascades in Lane County- Including the city of McKenzie Pass 315 AM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON PST FRIDAY ABOVE 5000 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected above 5000 feet. Total snow accumulations of 12 to 24 inches, with heavier accumulations above 6000 feet. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph.

* WHERE...Cascades in Lane County.

* WHEN...From midnight tonight to noon Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Snow levels will stay near 6000 feet today into early this evening, the lower to 5500 feet tonight and Thursday, and down to 4500 to 5000 feet Thursday night.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

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WHUS76 KPQR 111056
MWWPQR

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
256 AM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

PZZ250-255-270-275-120000-
/O.CON.KPQR.SC.Y.0084.000000T0000Z-191211T2100Z/
/O.CON.KPQR.GL.W.0019.191211T2100Z-191212T0900Z/
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-
256 AM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 1 AM PST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...For the Gale Warning, south winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 40 kt and seas 11 to 16 feet at 15 seconds expected. For the Small Craft Advisory, south winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt and seas 8 to 11 feet at 15 seconds.

* WHERE...Waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Florence OR out 60 NM.

* WHEN...For the Gale Warning, from 1 PM this afternoon to 1 AM PST Thursday. For the Small Craft Advisory, until 1 PM PST this afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions. Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the vessel for severe conditions.

&&

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PZZ210-120000- /O.EXT.KPQR.SC.Y.0084.000000T0000Z-191212T1400Z/ Columbia River Bar- 256 AM PST Wed Dec 11 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Rough bar conditions expected. - GENERAL SEAS...Seas around 10 ft then increasing to 12 to 15 ft Wednesday night.

- FIRST EBB...Around 4 AM Wednesday, with seas near 13 ft.

- SECOND EBB...Strong ebb around 4 PM Wednesday. Seas near 16 ft with breakers likely.

* WHERE...In the Main Channel of the Columbia River Bar.

* WHEN...Until 6 AM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft especially when navigating in or near harbor entrances.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Small craft should use extreme caution when navigating in or near harbor entrances.

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For more information from the National Weather Service visit http://weather.gov/pqr


WWUS46 KPQR 110205
WSWPQR

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
605 PM PST Tue Dec 10 2019


WAZ019-120000-
/O.NEW.KPQR.WS.A.0007.191212T0000Z-191213T1200Z/
South Washington Cascades-
Including the city of Mount St. Helens
605 PM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT ABOVE 4500 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible above 4500 feet. Total snow accumulations of 15 to 30 inches possible. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.

* WHERE...South Washington Cascades above 4500 feet.

* WHEN...From Wednesday afternoon through late Thursday night.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Periods of heavy snow and gusty winds may make travel very difficult to impossible in the high terrain.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

There is a potential for significant snow accumulations. Future driving and recreation conditions may become hazardous, so it is important to monitor the latest forecasts.

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ORZ011-120000- /O.NEW.KPQR.WS.A.0007.191212T0000Z-191213T1200Z/ Northern Oregon Cascades- 605 PM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT ABOVE 5000 FEET...

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible above 5000 feet. Total snow accumulations of 15 to 30 inches possible. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

* WHERE...Northern Oregon Cascades above 5000 feet.

* WHEN...From Wednesday afternoon through late Thursday night.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Periods of heavy snow and gusty winds may make travel very difficult to impossible in the high terrain, mainly above the passes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

There is a potential for significant snow accumulations. Future driving and recreation conditions may become hazardous, so it is important to monitor the latest forecasts.

&&

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Weagle


WHUS76 KPQR 102229
MWWPQR

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
229 PM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

PZZ250-255-270-275-111230-
/O.EXT.KPQR.SC.Y.0084.000000T0000Z-191211T2100Z/
/O.UPG.KPQR.GL.A.0011.191211T2100Z-191212T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KPQR.GL.W.0019.191211T2100Z-191212T0900Z/
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-
229 PM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM PST WEDNESDAY...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM WEDNESDAY TO 1 AM PST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...South winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt and seas 9 to 11 feet at 13 seconds. South winds will increase to 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt and seas 14 to 19 feet at 15 seconds expected.

* WHERE...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 and Waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR from 10 to 60 NM.

* WHEN...The Small Craft Advisory will be in effect until 1 PM PST Wednesday and the Gale Warning will begin Wednesday afternoon through late Wednesday night.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions. Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the vessel for severe conditions.

&&

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PZZ210-111230- /O.EXT.KPQR.SC.Y.0084.000000T0000Z-191212T0000Z/ Columbia River Bar- 229 PM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Rough bar conditions expected.

- GENERAL SEAS...Seas around 9 ft Tuesday night then increasing to be between 12 to 15 ft through Wednesday.

- FIRST EBB...Strong ebb around 330 PM Tuesday. Seas near 12 ft with breakers likely.

- SECOND EBB...Around 4 AM Wednesday, with seas near 14 ft.

- THIRD EBB...Strong ebb around 4 PM Wednesday. Seas near 17 ft with breakers likely.

* WHERE...In the Main Channel of the Columbia River Bar.

* WHEN...Until 4 PM PST Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft especially when navigating in or near harbor entrances.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Small craft should use extreme caution when navigating in or near harbor entrances.

&&

$$

For more information from the National Weather Service visit http://weather.gov/pqr





WWUS76 KPQR 102002
NPWPQR

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
1202 PM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

ORZ005>008-010-012-WAZ022-039-040-102115-
/O.EXP.KPQR.AS.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-191210T2000Z/
Lower Columbia-Greater Portland Metro Area-
Central Willamette Valley-South Willamette Valley-
Northern Oregon Cascade Foothills-
Cascade Foothills in Lane County-I-5 Corridor in Cowlitz County-
Greater Vancouver Area-South Washington Cascade Foothills-
Including the cities of St. Helens, Clatskanie, Hillsboro,
Portland, Wilsonville, Oregon City, Gresham, Troutdale, Salem,
McMinnville, Woodburn, Stayton, Dallas, Eugene, Springfield,
Corvallis, Albany, Lebanon, Sandy, Estacada, Sweet Home, Vida,
Jasper, Lowell, Cottage Grove, Longview, Kelso, Castle Rock,
Vancouver, Battle Ground, Ridgefield, Washougal, Yacolt, Amboy,
Toutle, Lake Merwin, Yale Lake, and Cougar
1202 PM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT NOON PST TODAY BELOW 1500 FEET...

Surface winds have increased, which should end this episode of stagnant air. Further improvement is expected through the rest of the day.

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For more information from the National Weather Service visit https://weather.gov/portland


WHUS76 KPQR 101400
MWWPQR

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
600 AM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

PZZ270-275-110000-
/O.CON.KPQR.SC.Y.0084.000000T0000Z-191211T1200Z/
/O.CON.KPQR.GL.A.0011.191211T2100Z-191212T1200Z/
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-
600 AM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST WEDNESDAY...

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, south winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt and seas 9 to 12 feet at 13 seconds. For the Gale Watch, south winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35 kt and seas 12 to 17 feet at 15 seconds possible.

* WHERE...Waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR from 10 to 60 NM and Waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR from 10 to 60 NM.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, until 4 AM PST Wednesday. For the Gale Watch, from Wednesday afternoon through late Wednesday night.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds can cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should consider altering plans to avoid possible hazardous conditions. Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the vessel for severe wind and seas.

&&

$$

PZZ250-255-110000- /O.CON.KPQR.SC.Y.0084.191210T1800Z-191211T0900Z/ /O.CON.KPQR.GL.A.0011.191211T2100Z-191212T1200Z/ Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR out 10 NM-Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 NM- 600 AM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 1 AM PST WEDNESDAY...

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, south winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt and seas 9 to 11 feet at 14 seconds expected. For the Gale Watch, south winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt and seas 12 to 17 feet at 16 seconds possible.

* WHERE...Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR out 10 NM and Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 NM.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, from 10 AM this morning to 1 AM PST Wednesday. For the Gale Watch, from Wednesday afternoon through late Wednesday night.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds can cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should consider altering plans to avoid possible hazardous conditions. Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the vessel for severe wind and seas.

&&

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PZZ210-110000- /O.CON.KPQR.SC.Y.0084.191210T2200Z-191211T0400Z/ Columbia River Bar- 600 AM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM PST THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Rough bar conditions expected. - GENERAL SEAS...Seas 6 ft, then near 9 ft late in the afternoon through early Wednesday.

- FIRST EBB...Around 315 AM Tuesday, with seas near 9 ft.

- SECOND EBB...Strong ebb around 330 PM Tuesday. Seas near 13 ft with breakers likely.

* WHERE...In the Main Channel of the Columbia River Bar.

* WHEN...From 2 PM this afternoon to 8 PM PST this evening.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft especially when navigating in or near harbor entrances.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Small craft should use extreme caution when navigating in or near harbor entrances.

&&

$$

For more information from the National Weather Service visit http://weather.gov/pqr


WHUS76 KPQR 101058
MWWPQR

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
258 AM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

PZZ250-255-101900-
/O.EXB.KPQR.SC.Y.0084.191210T1800Z-191211T0900Z/
/O.NEW.KPQR.GL.A.0011.191211T2100Z-191212T1200Z/
Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR out
10 NM-Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 NM-
258 AM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 1 AM PST WEDNESDAY...

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, south winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt and seas 9 to 11 feet at 14 seconds expected. For the Gale Watch, south winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt and seas 12 to 17 feet at 16 seconds possible.

* WHERE...Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR out 10 NM and Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 NM.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, from 10 AM this morning to 1 AM PST Wednesday. For the Gale Watch, from Wednesday afternoon through late Wednesday night.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds can cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should consider altering plans to avoid possible hazardous conditions. Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the vessel for severe wind and seas.

&&

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PZZ210-101900- /O.EXB.KPQR.SC.Y.0084.191210T2200Z-191211T0400Z/ Columbia River Bar- 258 AM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM PST THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Rough bar conditions expected. - GENERAL SEAS...Seas 6 ft, then near 9 ft late in the afternoon through early Wednesday.

- FIRST EBB...Around 315 AM Tuesday, with seas near 9 ft.

- SECOND EBB...Strong ebb around 330 PM Tuesday. Seas near 13 ft with breakers likely.

* WHERE...In the Main Channel of the Columbia River Bar.

* WHEN...From 2 PM this afternoon to 8 PM PST this evening.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft especially when navigating in or near harbor entrances.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Small craft should use extreme caution when navigating in or near harbor entrances.

&&

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PZZ270-275-101900- /O.EXT.KPQR.SC.Y.0084.000000T0000Z-191211T1200Z/ /O.NEW.KPQR.GL.A.0011.191211T2100Z-191212T1200Z/ 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- 258 AM PST Tue Dec 10 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST WEDNESDAY...

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...For the Small Craft Advisory, south winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt and seas 9 to 12 feet at 13 seconds. For the Gale Watch, south winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 35 kt and seas 12 to 17 feet at 15 seconds possible.

* WHERE...Waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR from 10 to 60 NM and Waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR from 10 to 60 NM.

* WHEN...For the Small Craft Advisory, until 4 AM PST Wednesday. For the Gale Watch, from Wednesday afternoon through late Wednesday night.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds can cause hazardous seas which could capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should consider altering plans to avoid possible hazardous conditions. Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the vessel for severe wind and seas.

&&

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For more information from the National Weather Service visit http://weather.gov/pqr