Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
452 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALES TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...
...STORM WARNING TUESDAY EVENING INTO WEDNESDAY...

.A SERIES OF STRONG STORMS WILL ARRIVE THIS WEEK WITH WARNING
LEVEL CONDITIONS EXPECTED TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING. SEAS
OF 18 TO 26 FEET ARE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY. WEST SWELL ON FRIDAY
COULD BE IN THE 25 TO 30 FOOT RANGE.

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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 CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
452 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM PST TUESDAY THROUGH 10 PM PST
WEDNESDAY...
...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH
4 PM PST WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A STORM
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM TUESDAY TO 4 PM PST
WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE
  TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS AND THEN ARE LIKELY TO INCREASE FURTHER LATER
  TUESDAY EVENING INTO WEDNESDAY TO 35 TO 50 KT WITH GUSTS 40 TO
  60 KT.

* SEAS...SOUTH WIND WAVES AND 13 SECOND PERIOD WEST SWELL ARE
  EXPECTED TO COMBINE TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY TO PEAK SEAS IN
  THE 18 TO 26 FOOT RANGE. ON FRIDAY VERY LONG 18 SECOND PERIOD
  WEST SWELL COULD REACH 25 TO 30 FEET.

* AREAS AFFECTED...THE GALE WARNING IS VALID FOR THE ENTIRE AREA.
  THE STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR AREAS INSIDE OF 35 NAUTICAL
  MILES OF THE COAST. AREAS WITHIN 5 NAUTICAL MILES OF THE COAST
  THAT ARE AFFECTED BY THE STORM WARNING ARE FROM CAPE SEBASTIAN
  TO COOS BAY.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ALONG WITH VERY
STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEAS 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 STORM WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 48 TO 63 KNOTS ALONG WITH
EXTREMELY STEEP AND DANGEROUS SEAS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.
RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT...OR TAKE SHELTER
UNTIL WINDS AND WAVES SUBSIDE. COMMERCIAL VESSELS SHOULD PREPARE
FOR VERY STRONG WINDS AND DANGEROUS SEA CONDITIONS AND CONSIDER
REMAINING IN PORT OR TAKING SHELTER IN PORT UNTIL WINDS AND WAVES
SUBSIDE.

&&

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WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
452 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM PST TUESDAY THROUGH 10 PM PST
WEDNESDAY...
...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH
4 PM PST WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A STORM
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM TUESDAY TO 4 PM PST
WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...25 TO 35 KT SOUTH WINDS TUESDAY MORNING ARE LIKELY TO
  INCREASE FURTHER TO 40 TO 50 KNOTS WITH GUSTS 45 TO 60 KNOTS
  TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

* SEAS...SOUTH WIND WAVES AND 13 SECOND PERIOD WEST SWELL ARE
  EXPECTED TO COMBINE TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY TO PEAK SEAS IN
  THE 23 TO 27 FOOT RANGE. ON FRIDAY VERY LONG 18 SECOND PERIOD
  WEST SWELL COULD REACH 25 TO 30 FEET.

* AREAS AFFECTED...THE GALE WARNING IS VALID FOR THE ENTIRE AREA.
  THE STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR AREAS INSIDE OF 40 NAUTICAL
  MILES OF THE COAST. WINDS AND SEAS ARE LIKELY TO REACH THEIR
  PEAK WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ALONG WITH VERY
STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEAS 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 STORM WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 48 TO 63 KNOTS ALONG WITH
EXTREMELY STEEP AND DANGEROUS SEAS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.
RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT...OR TAKE SHELTER
UNTIL WINDS AND WAVES SUBSIDE. COMMERCIAL VESSELS SHOULD PREPARE
FOR VERY STRONG WINDS AND DANGEROUS SEA CONDITIONS AND CONSIDER
REMAINING IN PORT OR TAKING SHELTER IN PORT UNTIL WINDS AND WAVES
SUBSIDE.

&&

$$

BTL

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD


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