Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
223 AM PDT MON SEP 25 2017

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WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
223 AM PDT MON SEP 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT
WEDNESDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 KT EACH AFTERNOON AND EVENING THROUGH
  TUESDAY WITH SLIGHTLY LIGHTER WINDS DURING THE OVERNIGHT AND
  MORNING HOURS. WINDS MAY STRENGTHEN FURTHER TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH
  GUSTS TO 35 KT LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND TUESDAY EVENING.

* SEAS...WIND DRIVEN STEEP SEAS WILL RANGE FROM 5 TO 7 FEET
  THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON WITH SEAS PEAKING IN THE AFTERNOONS
  AND EVENINGS. SEAS MAY INCREASE FURTHER LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON
  INTO TUESDAY EVENING BECOMING STEEP TO VERY STEEP AT 7 TO 10
  FEET.

* AREAS AFFECTED...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON SOUTH OF PORT ORFORD. THEN VERY STEEP
  HAZARDOUS SEAS ARE POSSIBLE LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
  TUESDAY NIGHT FOR AREAS BEYOND 10 NM FROM SHORE SOUTH OF GOLD
  BEACH WITH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ELSEWHERE.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTPS://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MFR/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF VERY STEEP AND
HAZARDOUS SEAS 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.

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

&&

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
223 AM PDT MON SEP 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 KT EACH AFTERNOON AND EVENING THROUGH
  TUESDAY WITH SLIGHTLY LIGHTER WINDS DURING THE OVERNIGHT AND
  MORNING HOURS. WINDS MAY STRENGTHEN FURTHER LATE TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON AND TUESDAY EVENING.

* SEAS...WIND DRIVEN STEEP SEAS WILL RANGE FROM 5 TO 7 FEET
  THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON WITH SEAS PEAKING IN THE AFTERNOONS
  AND EVENINGS. STEEP SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE TO 6 TO 9 FEET
  LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND TUESDAY EVENING.

* AREAS AFFECTED...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL AFFECT
  MOST AREAS FROM PORT ORFORD SOUTH BEYOND 2 NM FROM SHORE AND
  NEAR CAPES. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SEAS AND WINDS COULD SPREAD TO
  ALL OF THE AREA TUESDAY EVENING.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTPS://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MFR/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

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