Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
221 AM PDT SUN OCT 22 2017

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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-
221 AM PDT SUN OCT 22 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT FROM
5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 PM PDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 25 KT THIS EVENING...THEN SOUTH 10 TO 20
  KT SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* SEAS...WEST SWELL 11 TO 13 FEET AT 12 SECONDS WILL COMBINE
  WITH CHOPPY SHORT PERIOD WIND WAVES TO MAINTAIN CHAOTIC STEEP
  TO VERY STEEP 12 TO 15 FOOT SEAS. SEAS WILL SUBSIDE TO 12 TO
  13 FEET BY SUNDAY EVENING, BUT WILL REMAIN STEEP.

* AREAS AFFECTED...THE HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING WILL AFFECT AREAS
  NORTH OF NESIKA BEACH. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS
  SEAS WILL AFFECT ALL AREAS.

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

&&

$$

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COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
221 AM PDT SUN OCT 22 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT FROM
5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 PM PDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 30 KT THIS EVENING...AND SOUTHWEST 10 TO
  20 KT SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* SEAS...WEST SWELL 11 TO 13 FEET AT 12 SECONDS WILL COMBINE
  WITH CHOPPY SHORT PERIOD WIND WAVES TO MAINTAIN CHAOTIC STEEP
  TO VERY STEEP 14 TO 18 FOOT SEAS. SEAS WILL SUBSIDE TO 12 TO
  13 FEET BY SUNDAY EVENING, BUT WILL REMAIN STEEP.

* AREAS AFFECTED...THE HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING WILL AFFECT ALL
  AREAS...AS WILL THE SUBSEQUENT SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR
  HAZARDOUS SEAS.

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

&&

$$


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