Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
250 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
250 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...GALE WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
   THURSDAY MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM PDT TUESDAY THROUGH
   11 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. WINDS MAY
  INCREASE TO 30 TO 35 KT WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* SEAS...STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 7 TO 9 FEET. SEAS MAY INCREASE
  TO 10 TO 12 FEET BETWEEN 10 AND 40 NM OFFSHORE WEDNESDAY
  AFTERNOON INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

* AREAS AFFECTED...ALL AREAS WILL BE IMPACTED BY SMALL CRAFT
  ADVISORY CONDITIONS. GALES ARE POSSIBLE BETWEEN 10 AND 40 NM
  OFFSHORE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/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 WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

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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 FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
250 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM PDT TUESDAY THROUGH
   11 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.

* SEAS...STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 7 TO 9 FEET.

* AREAS AFFECTED...ALL AREAS WILL BE IMPACTED BY SMALL CRAFT
  ADVISORY CONDITIONS.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD


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