WA Marine Warning and Forecast

WA Marine Warnings and Forecast for Friday, January 15, 2021

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SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Portland OR

204 PM PST Thu Jan 14 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Rough bar conditions expected.

- GENERAL SEAS...5 to 7 ft this afternoon and early evening

before building to 10 to 12 ft late Thursday night into Friday

morning.

- FIRST EBB...Very strong ebb around 545 PM Thursday. Seas to

10 ft with breakers likely.

- SECOND EBB...Around 615 AM Friday. Seas to 12 ft with

breakers possible.

- THIRD EBB...Strong ebb around 615 PM Friday. Seas to 15 feet

with breakers likely.

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

* WHEN...Until 10 PM PST Friday.

* 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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