Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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WHUS76 KMFR 182159
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
259 PM PDT WED OCT 18 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS AND HAZARDOUS SEAS EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL BRING STRONG SOUTH WINDS TO THE COASTAL
WATERS MAINLY FROM CAPE BLANCO NORTHWARD. THE REMAINDER OF THE
MARINE FORECAST AREA IS EXPECTED TO BE AFFECTED BY VERY STEEP
SEAS.

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WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
259 PM PDT WED OCT 18 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT FRIDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO
11 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT THIS EVENING THEN
  INCREASING FURTHER TO 30 TO 35 KT GALES TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY
  MORNING. WINDS WILL DIMINISH LATE THURSDAY BEFORE INCREASING
  AGAIN FRIDAY NIGHT.

* SEAS...BUILDING TO STEEP 8 TO 10 FT THIS EVENING...THEN
  BUILDING FURTHER TO 12 TO 14 FT TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING.
  HEAVY WEST SWELL WILL THEN BUILD THURSDAY AFTERNOON WITH
  COMBINED SEAS REACHING A PEAK 20 TO 23 FEET THURSDAY NIGHT. SEAS
  ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN VERY HIGH AND VERY STEEP THROUGH FRIDAY
  NIGHT.

* AREAS AFFECTED...ALL AREAS WILL BE AFFECTED.

* 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-
259 PM PDT WED OCT 18 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT FRIDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO
11 AM PDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THURSDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT THIS EVENING...
  THEN INCREASING FURTHER TO 30 TO 35 KT GALES TONIGHT INTO
  THURSDAY MORNING. WINDS WILL DIMINISH LATE THURSDAY BEFORE
  INCREASING AGAIN FRIDAY NIGHT.

* SEAS...STEEP 8 TO 10 FT THIS EVENING...THEN BUILDING FURTHER TO
  12 TO 16 FT TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING. HEAVY WEST SWELL WILL
  THEN BUILD THURSDAY AFTERNOON WITH COMBINED SEAS REACHING A PEAK
  AROUND 21 FEET THURSDAY NIGHT. SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN VERY
  HIGH AND VERY STEEP THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

* AREAS AFFECTED...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS AND HAZARDOUS
  SEAS WARNING WILL INITIALLY AFFECT AREAS BEYOND 5 NM FROM SHORE
  THIS EVENING. WARNING LEVEL SEAS WILL THEN AFFECT MOST AREAS
  BEYOND 2 NM FROM SHORE BY LATE THIS EVENING. GALES TONIGHT WILL
  AFFECT AREAS BEYOND 5 NM FROM SHORE WITH WARNING LEVEL SEAS
  ELSEWHERE.

* 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.

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

&&

$$

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
259 PM PDT WED OCT 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM PDT
THURSDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THURSDAY TO
11 PM PDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM PDT
THURSDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE THIS EVENING
  THEN 25 TO 35 KT TONIGHT. WINDS DIMINISH THURSDAY AFTERNOON
  BEFORE INCREASING AGAIN FRIDAY NIGHT.

* SEAS...STEEP 8 TO 10 FT TONIGHT...THEN BUILDING FURTHER TO 12
  TO 14 FT THURSDAY MORNING. HEAVY WEST SWELL WILL THEN BUILD
  THURSDAY AFTERNOON WITH COMBINED SEAS REACHING A PEAK 18 TO 21
  FEET THURSDAY NIGHT. SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN VERY HIGH AND
  VERY STEEP THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

* AREAS AFFECTED...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL AFFECT
  AREAS NEAR CAPE BLANCO. WARNING LEVEL SEAS WILL IMPACT MOST
  AREAS FROM PORT ORFORD NORTHWARD TONIGHT. WARNING LEVEL SEAS
  WILL IMPACT ALL AREAS THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTPS://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MFR/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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

&&

$$

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WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
259 PM PDT WED OCT 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THURSDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS
EVENING TO 11 PM PDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE THIS EVENING
  THEN 25 TO 35 KT TONIGHT. WINDS DIMINISH THURSDAY AFTERNOON
  BEFORE INCREASING AGAIN FRIDAY NIGHT.

* SEAS...STEEP 8 TO 10 FT TONIGHT...THEN BUILDING FURTHER TO 12 TO
  14 FT THURSDAY MORNING. HEAVY WEST SWELL WILL THEN BUILD
  THURSDAY AFTERNOON WITH COMBINED SEAS REACHING A PEAK 20 TO 22
  FEET THURSDAY NIGHT. SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN VERY HIGH AND
  VERY STEEP THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

* AREAS AFFECTED...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL AFFECT
  AREAS BEYOND 10 NM FROM GOLD BEACH NORTHWARD. WARNING LEVEL
  SEAS WILL IMPACT ALL AREAS THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTPS://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MFR/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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

&&

$$


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