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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
329 AM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...NORTH WINDS AND STEEP SEAS EXPECTED THROUGH THE HOLIDAY
WEEKEND MAINLY SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO...

.NORTH WINDS AND VERY STEEP SEAS WILL CONTINUE TODAY. WINDS WILL
BE A LITTLE LESS STRONG THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING THAN ON
THURSDAY...BUT STEEP TO VERY STEEP SEAS WILL CONTINUE. ADVISORY
LEVEL CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO INTO EARLY
NEXT WEEK.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
329 AM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT
SUNDAY...

* SEAS...STEEP TO VERY STEEP FROM THE NORTH AND WIND DRIVEN AT 8
  TO 10 FEET THIS MORNING. SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO RISE TO 11 FEET
  THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...SUBSIDING BY ONLY ABOUT A FOOT FOR
  SATURDAY AND THEN SUBSIDING FURTHER SUNDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS AND STEEPEST
  SEAS ARE EXPECTED SOUTH OF CAPE SEBASTIAN AND BETWEEN 5 NM AND
  25 NM FROM SHORE. OUTSIDE THIS AREA...CONDITIONS WILL BE IN
  THE ADVISORY CRITERIA.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

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COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
329 AM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* SEAS...STEEP FROM THE NORTH AND WIND DRIVEN AROUND 6 FEET.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING...THE STEEPEST AND HIGHEST SEAS WILL
  BE IN THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE AREA NEAR THE LATITUDE OF CAPE
  BLANCO DURING THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS. ONLY AREAS THAT ARE
  BEYOND 10 NAUTICAL MILES OF THE COAST...WEST OF CAPE
  BLANCO...AND SOUTH OF BANDON WILL BE AFFECTED. WEST OF THERE...
  ADVISORY LEVEL SEAS WILL OCCUR ONLY SPORADICALLY.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES WILL
BE STEEP ENOUGH TO CREATE A POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS
AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

&&

$$


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