Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
1236 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM...
  WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 115 PM PST

* AT 1235 PM PST...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED 19 NM NORTHWEST OF CAPE ARAGO...MOVING
  NORTH AT 45 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS...WIND GUSTS TO NEARLY 50 KNOTS...AND SMALL
           HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
           HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY
           HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  20NM W OF CAPE ARAGO...20NM W OF FLORENCE AND HECETA BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 4399 12414 4331 12443 4331 12491 4400 12506
      4403 12414
TIME...MOT...LOC 2035Z 188DEG 45KT 4362 12462

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...49KTS

$$

MAS



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