Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
1004 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

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Waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA from 10 to 60 nm-
1004 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST WEDNESDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM WEDNESDAY
TO 4 PM PST FRIDAY...

* Winds...South gales 30 to 40 kt reaching a peak gust near 45 kt
  tonight. Winds are expected to continue into early Wednesday
  morning.

* Seas...Very steep and hazardous 14 to 17 feet through Friday
  evening.

* Areas affected...All areas will be affected by gales, and very
  steep and hazardous seas, with the steepest seas expected
  north of Gold Beach.

* 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 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-
Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm-
1004 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST WEDNESDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST
FRIDAY...

* Winds...South gales 35 to 40 kt with gusts to 45 kt will
  continue today reaching a peak early this evening. Gales will
  then persist into early Wednesday morning.

* Seas...Very steep and hazardous 12 to 14 feet at 11 seconds.
  Seas are expected to build further and peak at 15 to 19 feet
  tonight through Friday evening.

* Areas affected...All areas will be affected by very steep and
  hazardous seas. Gales are expected beyond 3 nm from shore,
  except closer to shore in the vicinity of Cape Blanco.

* 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 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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/O.CON.KMFR.GL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-180124T1200Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.SE.W.0008.180124T1200Z-180127T0000Z/
Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm-
1004 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST WEDNESDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM WEDNESDAY
TO 4 PM PST FRIDAY...

* Winds...South gales 30 to 40 kt with gusts to 45 kt reaching a
  peak this evening. Gales will then persist into early Wednesday
  morning.

* Seas...Very steep and hazardous 14 to 17 feet at 10 seconds
  this afternoon through Friday evening.

* Areas affected...All areas will be affected by gales, with the
  strongest winds and steepest seas north of Cape Arago.

* 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 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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