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Gale Warning


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
846 PM PST Wed Jan 22 2020

PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-231300-
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-200123T2000Z/
Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island Out 10 Nm-
Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville Out 10 Nm-
Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater Out 10 Nm-
Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island 10 To 60 Nm-
Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville 10 To 60 Nm-
Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater 10 To
60 Nm-
846 PM PST Wed Jan 22 2020

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...South winds 25 to 35 kt and seas 9 to 12 feet at 9
  seconds.

* WHERE...Coastal Waters from Cape Flattery to Cape Shoalwater
  out to 60 nm.

* WHEN...Until noon PST Thursday.

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

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.

&&

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
405 PM PST Wed Jan 22 2020

PZZ250-255-270-275-231315-
/O.EXT.KPQR.GL.W.0012.000000T0000Z-200124T0000Z/
/O.CAN.KPQR.GL.A.0005.200123T0600Z-200123T2000Z/
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-
405 PM PST Wed Jan 22 2020

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...South winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt and seas
  12 to 16 feet at 10 seconds.

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

* WHEN...Until 4 PM 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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Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
846 PM PST Wed Jan 22 2020

PZZ110-231300-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-200124T0000Z/
Grays Harbor Bar-
846 PM PST Wed Jan 22 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST
THURSDAY...

* WHAT... Combined seas 11 to 13 feet subsiding to 9 to 11 feet on
  Thursday. Rough bar conditions expected.

* WHERE...Grays Harbor Bar.

* WHEN...Until 4 PM PST Thursday.

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

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
405 PM PST Wed Jan 22 2020

PZZ210-231315-
/O.CON.KPQR.SC.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-200123T0300Z/
/O.CON.KPQR.SC.Y.0015.200123T1000Z-200123T1400Z/
Columbia River Bar-
405 PM PST Wed Jan 22 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PST THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 6 AM PST
THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Rough bar conditions expected.

  - GENERAL SEAS...8 to 10 feet tonight, then subsiding to 7 to 9
    feet Thursday.

  - FIRST EBB...Strong ebb around 3 PM Wednesday. Seas to 14 ft
    with breakers likely.

  - SECOND EBB...Around 330 AM Thursday. Seas to 11 ft with
    breakers possible.

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

* WHEN...Until 7 PM this evening, then again from 2 AM to 6 AM
  Thursday morning.

* 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


Hazardous Seas Warning


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
833 PM PST Wed Jan 22 2020

PZZ350-370-231645-
/O.CAN.KMFR.GL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-200123T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.SE.W.0010.000000T0000Z-200124T0600Z/
Coastal waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR out 10 nm-
Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm-
833 PM PST Wed Jan 22 2020

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST
THURSDAY...
...GALE WARNING IS CANCELLED...

* WHAT...South winds 25 to 30 kt and very steep wind-driven seas
  of 11 to 14 feet are occuring.

* WHERE...All areas.

* WHEN...Until 10 PM PST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Very steep and hazardous seas could capsize or
  damage vessels. Bar crossing will become especially
  treacherous.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Recreational boaters should remain in port. Commercial vessels
should prepare for very steep seas and consider remaining in port
until conditions improve.

&&

$$


Flood Watch


Flood Watch
National Weather Service Seattle WA
341 PM PST Wed Jan 22 2020

WAC033-041-053-057-061-067-073-231200-
/O.EXT.KSEW.FA.A.0004.200123T1500Z-200125T0200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
King-Lewis-Pierce-Skagit-Snohomish-Thurston-Whatcom-
341 PM PST Wed Jan 22 2020

...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* Portions of northwest Washington and west central Washington,
  including the following counties, in northwest Washington,
  Skagit and Whatcom. In west central Washington, King, Lewis,
  Pierce, Snohomish, and Thurston.

* From Thursday morning through Friday afternoon

* A period of warming, rising snow levels, and heavy rain in the
  mountains will force sharp rises on the rivers flowing off the
  Cascades. Snow levels will rise to around 5,000 to 7,000 feet
  with 3 to 6 inches of rain in the mountains tonight through
  Saturday. Locally heavier amounts are possible. River flooding
  is possible as a result.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor latest forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

&&

$$

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Seattle WA
341 PM PST Wed Jan 22 2020

WAC009-027-031-231200-
/O.CON.KSEW.FA.A.0003.200123T0600Z-200124T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Clallam-Grays Harbor-Jefferson-
341 PM PST Wed Jan 22 2020

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM PST THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

The Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of northwest Washington, including the following
  counties, Clallam, Grays Harbor, and Jefferson.

* From 10 PM PST this evening through late Thursday night

* A period of warming, rising snow levels, and heavy rain in the
  mountains will force sharp rises on the rivers flowing off the
  Olympics. Snow levels will rise to around 6,000 to 7,000 feet
  with 4 to 6 inches of rain in the mountains tonight through
  Saturday. River flooding is possible as a result.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor latest forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

Latest river forecasts available at
water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=sew

&&

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