Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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WHUS76 KMFR 282118
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
218 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...GALES POSSIBLE SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO SATURDAY...

.HIGH PRESSURE OFFSHORE WILL STRENGTHEN LATE THIS WEEK INTO THIS
WEEKEND. THIS WILL ALLOW A THERMAL TROUGH TO DEVELOP ALONG THE
COAST RESULTING IN STRONG, GUSTY NORTH WINDS OVER THE COASTAL
WATERS. GALES AND VERY HIGH, DANGEROUS SEAS ARE POSSIBLE SOUTH OF
CAPE BLANCO SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
218 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A GALE WATCH...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 30 KTS EASING EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.
  ANOTHER ROUND OF GUSTY NORTH WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED LATE FRIDAY
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING. GALES ARE POSSIBLE SATURDAY AND SATURDAY
  NIGHT.

* SEAS...NORTHWEST 8 TO 11 FEET EASING BELOW 8 FEET FRIDAY
  MORNING. SEAS BECOME CHOPPY AGAIN FRIDAY EVENING, THEN HIGH AND
  VERY STEEP SEAS ARE POSSIBLE SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT.

* AREAS AFFECTED...ALL AREAS WILL HAVE CONDITIONS HAZARDOUS TO
  SMALL CRAFT THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING. OVERNIGHT..SMALL CRAFT
  CONDITIONS WILL BE MAINLY 5 NM FROM SHORE. GALES ARE POSSIBLE
  SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT, ESPECIALLY BEYOND 5 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 SMALLER VESSELS
AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

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

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

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WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
218 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A GALE WATCH...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 30 KTS EASING EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.
  ANOTHER ROUND OF GUSTY NORTH WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED FRIDAY
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING. GALES ARE POSSIBLE SATURDAY AND SATURDAY
  NIGHT.

* SEAS...NORTHWEST 8 TO 11 FEET EASING BELOW 8 FEET FRIDAY
  MORNING. SEAS BECOME CHOPPY AGAIN FRIDAY EVENING, THEN HIGH AND
  VERY STEEP SEAS ARE POSSIBLE SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT.

* AREAS AFFECTED...ALL AREAS WILL HAVE CONDITIONS HAZARDOUS TO
  SMALL CRAFT THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING. OVERNIGHT...THE
  STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE SOUTH OF PORT ORFORD.

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 WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

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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-
218 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST AT 15 TO 25 KTS EASING THIS EVENING.

* SEAS...NORTHWEST 8 TO 11 FEET EASING THIS EVENING.

* AREAS AFFECTED...ALL AREAS WILL HAVE CONDITIONS HAZARDOUS TO
  SMALL CRAFT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL BE STRONGEST
  NEAR CAPE BLANCO AND 10 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 SMALLER VESSELS
AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

&&

$$

MAS

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD


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