Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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WHUS76 KMFR 252135
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
235 PM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016


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WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
235 PM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A GALE WATCH...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 KT THROUGH TONIGHT. WINDS AND SEAS WILL
  DIMINISH BRIEFLY MONDAY INTO TUESDAY MORNING...THEN NORTH WINDS
  COULD REACH GALES 35 KTS WITH GUST TO 45 KTS TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* SEAS...STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN 6 TO 9 FEET THROUGH TONIGHT...SEAS
  WILL BRIEFLY DIMINISH MONDAY INTO TUESDAY MORNING...THEN STEEP
  WIND DRIVEN SEAS OF 9 TO 11 FEET ARE EXPECTED TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* AREAS AFFECTED...PRIMARILY SOUTH OF GOLD BEACH AND BETWEEN 10 NM
  AND 30 NM FROM SHORE THIS MORNING...THEN EXPANDING TO COVER THE
  WHOLE ZONE LATER THIS MORNING THROUGH TONIGHT. GALES ARE
  EXPECTED MAINLY SOUTH PORT ORFORD TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* 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-
235 PM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 5 AM PDT MONDAY...

* SEAS...STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN 5 TO 7 FEET.

* AREAS AFFECTED...MAINLY BEYOND 5 NM FROM SHORE... EXCEPT RIGHT
  UP TO SHORE NEAR CAPE BLANCO.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD



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