Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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WHUS76 KMFR 152135
MWWMFR

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
235 PM PDT TUE APR 15 2014

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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-
235 PM PDT TUE APR 15 2014

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT
   WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM
   PDT WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
   UNTIL 2 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

A HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT
WEDNESDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 2 AM PDT WEDNESDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS
SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT WEDNESDAY.

* SEAS: NORTHWEST 6 TO 8 FEET AT 12 SECONDS WITH SIGNIFICANT CHOP
  DUE TO STRONG NORTH WINDS.

* WINDS: NORTH 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KT.

* AREAS AFFECTED: SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WINDS ARE EXPECTED OUT TO
  50 NM FROM SHORE AND SOUTH OF GOLD BEACH. MOST OF THE AREA WILL
  BE IMPACTED BY SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SEAS...WITH VERY STEEP AND
  HAZARDOUS SEAS LIKELY BETWEEN 5 AND 30 NM FROM SHORE SOUTH OF
  GOLD BEACH.

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.

A HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING MEANS 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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