Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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WHUS76 KMFR 192226
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
226 PM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

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WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
226 PM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 4 PM PST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS CANCELLED THE
HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING.

* WINDS...SOUTH UP TO 25 KT THIS EVENING EASING TONIGHT. SOUTH
  WINDS WILL INCREASE MONDAY TO GALES 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45
  KT.

* SEAS...14 TO 15 FT AT 12 SECONDS BECOMING 16 SECONDS TONIGHT.

* AREAS AFFECTED...ALL AREAS.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

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 MEANS THAT WINDS AND SEAS WILL CREATE A
POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

&&

$$

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
226 PM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 4 PM PST MONDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 4 PM PST
MONDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH UP TO 25 KT BRIEFLY EASING TONIGHT. SOUTH WINDS
  INCREASE AGAIN ON MONDAY TO GALES 30 TO 35 KT GUSTING TO 45 KT.

* SEAS...12 TO 15 FT AT 12 SECONDS BECOMING 16 SECONDS TONIGHT.
  THIS WILL MAKE FOR DANGEROUS BAR CROSSINGS.

* AREAS AFFECTED...ALL AREAS WITH THE HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS NEAR
  CAPE BLANCO BEYOND 7 NM.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

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 HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING MEANS VERY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEA
CONDITIONS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD
REMAIN IN PORT, OR TAKE SHELTER UNTIL WAVES SUBSIDE.  COMMERCIAL
VESSELS SHOULD PREPARE FOR ROUGH SEAS AND CONSIDER REMAINING IN
PORT OR TAKING SHELTER IN PORT UNTIL HAZARDOUS SEAS SUBSIDE.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS AND SEAS WILL CREATE A
POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

&&

$$

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WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
226 PM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 4 PM PST MONDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH UP TO 25 KT EASING TONIGHT. SOUTH WINDS INCREASE
  AGAIN ON MONDAY TO GALES 30 TO 35 KT GUSTING TO 45 KT.

* SEAS...14 TO 16 FT AT 16 SECONDS DECREASING TO 13 SECONDS MONDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* AREAS AFFECTED...ALL AREAS.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS AND SEAS WILL CREATE A
POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

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 MEANS THAT WINDS AND SEAS WILL CREATE A
POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

&&

$$

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/O.CON.KMFR.SE.W.0015.170220T1500Z-170221T0000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
226 PM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 4 PM PST MONDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 4 PM PST
MONDAY...

* SOUTH UP TO 25 KT EASING TONIGHT. SOUTH WINDS INCREASE AGAIN
  MONDAY TO GALES 30 TO 35 KT GUSTING TO 45 KT.

* SEAS...12 TO 14 FT AT 12 SECONDS THIS EVENING BECOMING 16
  SECONDS TONIGHT. DANGEROUS BAR CROSSING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED.

* AREAS AFFECTED...ALL AREAS.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

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 HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING MEANS VERY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEA
CONDITIONS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD
REMAIN IN PORT, OR TAKE SHELTER UNTIL WAVES SUBSIDE.  COMMERCIAL
VESSELS SHOULD PREPARE FOR ROUGH SEAS AND CONSIDER REMAINING IN
PORT OR TAKING SHELTER IN PORT UNTIL HAZARDOUS SEAS SUBSIDE.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS AND SEAS WILL CREATE A
POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

&&

$$


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