Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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WHUS76 KMFR 272124
MWWMFR

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
224 PM PDT THU JUL 27 2017

...EXTENDED PERIOD OF NORTH WINDS, STEEP SEAS LATE THIS WEEK INTO
THE WEEKEND...

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
224 PM PDT THU JUL 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT
SUNDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM FRIDAY TO 11 PM PDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS UPGRADED THE GALE
WATCH TO A GALE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM FRIDAY TO
11 PM PDT SUNDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 KT INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT GALES FRIDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* SEAS...STEEP WIND DRIVEN 6 TO 8 FT INCREASING TO STEEP TO VERY
  STEEP 8 TO 10 FT FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* AREAS AFFECTED...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL AFFECT
  AREAS BEYOND 2 NM FROM SHORE. FRIDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND GALES
  WILL IMPACT AREAS BEYOND 5 NM FROM SHORE FROM GOLD BEACH
  SOUTHWARD...WITH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ALL OTHER
  AREAS. HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS ARE EXPECTED IN THE AFTERNOONS AND
  EVENINGS.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTPS://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MFR/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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WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
224 PM PDT THU JUL 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT
SUNDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM FRIDAY TO 11 PM PDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS UPGRADED THE GALE
WATCH TO A GALE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM FRIDAY TO
11 PM PDT SUNDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 KT INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT GALES FRIDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* SEAS...STEEP WIND DRIVEN 6 TO 9 FT INCREASING TO STEEP TO VERY
  STEEP 8 TO 11 FT FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* AREAS AFFECTED...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL AFFECT
  MOST AREAS THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THE
  WEEKEND GALES WILL IMPACT AREAS FROM GOLD BEACH SOUTHWARD WITH
  SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ALL OTHER AREAS. HIGHEST WINDS
  AND SEAS ARE EXPECTED IN THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTPS://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MFR/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 FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
224 PM PDT THU JUL 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM FRIDAY TO
11 PM PDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 25 KT.

* SEAS...STEEP WIND DRIVEN AROUND 6 FT.

* AREAS AFFECTED...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL AFFECT
  AREAS FROM BANDON SOUTHWARD BEYOND 5 NM FROM SHORE...EXCEPT
  CLOSER TO SHORE NEAR CAPE BLANCO.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTPS://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MFR/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$


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