Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
252 PM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

...GUSTY NORTH WINDS AND STEEP TO VERY STEEP SEAS TODAY AND
THURSDAY...


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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
252 PM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT THURSDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT
FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT THROUGH THIS
  EVENING. WINDS WILL LOWER TO 20 TO 30 KT BY THURSDAY MORNING.
  THEN WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO LOWER TO 10 TO 20 KT THURSDAY NIGHT.

* SEAS...STEEP TO VERY STEEP 9 TO 14 FT THROUGH TONIGHT...LOWERING
  SLIGHTLY TO 8 TO 10 FEET ON THURSDAY. SEAS WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE
  ON FRIDAY.

* AREAS AFFECTED...GALES WILL AFFECT THE WATERS BEYOND 5 NM FROM
  SHORE THROUGH LATE TONIGHT. HAZARDOUS SEAS WILL AFFECT MOST THE
  WATERS THROUGH TONIGHT, EXCEPT FOR SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
  CONDITIONS IN PROTECTED LOCATIONS DOWNWIND OF CAPES NEAR THE
  SHORE. ON THURSDAY, HAZARDOUS SEAS WILL IMPACT THE WATERS BEYOND
  5 NM FROM SHORE FROM GOLD BEACH SOUTH, WITH SMALL CRAFT
  ADVISORY CONDITIONS ELSEWHERE.

* 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.

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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WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
252 PM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT FRIDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT
FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM THURSDAY TO
5 AM PDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH GALES 30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT THROUGH
  TONIGHT. WINDS WILL LOWER SLIGHTLY LATE TONIGHT AND THURSDAY BUT
  THERE WILL STILL BE AREAS OF GALES, MAINLY SOUTH OF CAPE FERRELO.

* SEAS...VERY STEEP SEAS OF 12 TO 17 FEET THROUGH TONIGHT. SEAS
  WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE THURSDAY BUT REMAIN STEEP TO VERY STEEP
  AT 9 TO 14 FEET THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT. THEN STEEP SEAS
  MAY LINGER INTO FRIDAY MORNING BEFORE SUBSIDING.

* AREAS AFFECTED...GALES WILL AFFECT MOST THE WATERS THROUGH
  TONIGHT THEN WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF THE WATERS SOUTH OF CAPE
  FERRELO ON THURSDAY. HAZARDOUS SEAS WILL AFFECT ALL THE WATERS
  THROUGH TONIGHT THEN WILL AFFECT THE WATERS FROM PORT ORFORD
  SOUTH ON THURSDAY WITH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS TO THE
  NORTH.

* 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.

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-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
252 PM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT
THURSDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS
  OF 35 KT THROUGH THIS EVENING. WINDS WILL LOWER TO 20 TO 25 KT
  ACROSS THE WATERS LATE TONIGHT AND THURSDAY.

* SEAS...VERY STEEP SEAS 9 TO 12 FEET PERSISTING INTO TONIGHT.
  SEAS WILL SUBSIDE TO STEEP 8 TO 9 FT SEAS ON THURSDAY AND INTO
  THURSDAY NIGHT. SEAS WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE ON FRIDAY.

* AREAS AFFECTED...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING CONDITIONS WILL AFFECT
  MOST THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT. SMALL CRAFT
  ADVISORY LEVEL CONDITIONS WILL AFFECT THE WATERS THURSDAY AND
  THURSDAY NIGHT.

* 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.

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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