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Small Craft Advisory
Issued: 9:55 AM Apr. 25, 2024 – National Weather Service
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM EARLY THIS
MORNING TO 2 AM PDT SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Rough bar conditions expected. Seas 6 to 8 ft at 9
seconds and southwest winds 15 to 25 kt with gusts up to 30 kt
expected. Winds turn west and ease to 10 to 15 kt Friday morning
with seas 7 to 9 ft at 9 seconds.

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

* WHEN...From 5 AM early this morning to 2 AM PDT Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft,
especially when operating near to, or attempting to cross, the
Columbia River Bar.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Strong ebb current of 5.7 kt at 604 AM
Thursday. Seas 7 to 8 ft. Ebb current of 3.3 kt at 629 PM
Thursday. Seas 7 to 8 ft. Strong ebb current of 5.74 kt at 634
AM Friday. Seas 8 ft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wave conditions are expected to
be hazardous to small craft in the vicinity of the Columbia River
Bar. Mariners are advised to obtain the latest bar conditions
from the United States Coast Guard before attempting to cross the
bar.

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