Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
259 PM PST SUN FEB 26 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING THROUGH 4 AM PST MONDAY...

.BUILDING FRESH SWELL WILL COMBINE WITH LONG PERIOD SWELL THROUGH
4 AM PST MONDAY RESULTING IN VERY STEEP SEAS ACROSS THE AREA.
SEAS WILL THEN BEGIN TO SUBSIDE, BUT WILL REMAIN ELEVATED AND
STEEP THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

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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-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
259 PM PST SUN FEB 26 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST
MONDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT FROM
4 AM MONDAY TO 4 AM PST TUESDAY...

* SEAS...FRESH 9 SECOND PERIOD SWELL AND PRE-EXISTING LONGER 16
  SECOND PERIOD SWELL ARE COMBINING TO RESULT IN STEEP TO VERY
  STEEP 9 TO 12 FOOT SEAS THIS AFTERNOON. THE FRESH SWELL WILL
  BECOME MORE DOMINANT THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT RESULTING IN 10
  TO 14 FOOT SEAS AT A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS. THE PERIOD
  WILL LENGTHEN AND SEAS WILL BEGIN TO SUBSIDE MONDAY THROUGH
  MONDAY NIGHT, BUT SEAS WILL REMAIN MOSTLY STEEP UNTIL 4 AM PST
  TUESDAY.

* AREAS AFFECTED...ALL AREAS.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/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 FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES WILL
BE STEEP ENOUGH TO CREATE A POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS
AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

&&

$$

BTL

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD



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