Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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WHUS76 KMFR 192122
MWWMFR

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
222 PM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

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/O.CON.KMFR.SE.W.0027.140420T0600Z-140420T1800Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
222 PM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS
EVENING TO 11 AM PDT SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 5 PM PDT TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS HAS EXPIRED...

A HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS
EVENING TO 11 AM PDT SUNDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS
SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT TUESDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR WINDS HAS EXPIRED.

* SEAS: CHOPPY AND WIND DRIVEN 7 TO 9 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
  OF AROUND 7 SECONDS THROUGH EARLY EVENING. SEAS WILL DIMINISH
  BRIEFLY LATER THIS EVENING AS WIND WAVES SUBSIDE. THEN A HEAVY
  WEST SWELL OF 17 TO 20 FEET AT 16 SECONDS WILL ARRIVE TONIGHT
  AND CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY.

* AREAS AFFECTED: THE STEEPEST SEAS WILL OCCUR OVER THE OUTER
  WATERS...BEYOND 10 NM FROM SHORE LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
  MORNING. HOWEVER...STEEP...POWERFUL SWELLS WILL MAKE IT ALL THE
  WAY TO SHORE ON SUNDAY...RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS OVER
  THE INNER WATERS AND IN THE SURF ZONE AS WELL.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/Z67H

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES WILL
BE STEEP ENOUGH TO CREATE A POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALL CRAFT.

&&

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