Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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WHUS76 KMFR 221042
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KMFR
342 AM PDT FRI MAY 22 2015

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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-
342 AM PDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM
THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY
TO 11 PM PDT MONDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM
SATURDAY TO 11 PM PDT MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR
HAZARDOUS SEAS HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO 11 PM
PDT MONDAY. IN ADDITION...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS HAS
BEEN ISSUED. THIS SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IS IN EFFECT
FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO 11 PM PDT MONDAY.

* SEAS: NORTH WIND WAVES AND A FRESH NORTHWEST SWELL WILL DOMINATE
  THE WATERS THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. 5 TO 6 FOOT SEAS WILL NUDGE
  HIGHER TO 6 TO 7 FEET AT A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS THIS
  AFTERNOON. SEAS WILL DIMINISH SLIGHTLY LATE TONIGHT THEN BECOME
  STEEP AGAIN ON SATURDAY AND REMAIN MODERATE AT LEAST THROUGH
  MONDAY EVENING.

* WINDS: INCREASING TO NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON THEN 20
  TO 30 KNOTS SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY EVENING WITH SPEEDS TRENDING
  GRADUALLY HIGHER.

* AREAS AFFECTED: WINDS AND SEAS WILL BE HIGHEST IN THE AREA SOUTH
  OF GOLD BEACH BETWEEN 5 NM AND 40 NM FROM SHORE.

* 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 SMALL CRAFT.

SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS FOR WIND MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 23 TO
33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$
DW

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD



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