Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
216 AM PDT THU OCT 19 2017

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COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
216 AM PDT THU OCT 19 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
11 PM PDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A HAZARDOUS
SEAS WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
11 PM PDT FRIDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTH 30 TO 35 KT GALES THROUGH THE MORNING. WINDS WILL
  DIMINISH LATE TODAY BEFORE POTENTIALLY INCREASING TO SOUTHERLY
  GALES AGAIN SATURDAY MORNING.

* SEAS...VERY STEEP 12 TO 16 FT THROUGH THE MORNING. HEAVY WEST
  SWELL WILL THEN BUILD THIS AFTERNOON WITH COMBINED SEAS REACHING
  A PEAK AROUND 21 FEET TONIGHT. SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN VERY
  HIGH AND VERY STEEP THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* AREAS AFFECTED...GALES WILL AFFECT MOST AREAS WITH THE HIGHEST
  WINDS AND SEAS BEYOND 2 NM FROM SHORE. WARNING LEVEL SEAS WILL
  AFFECT ALL AREAS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

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WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
216 AM PDT THU OCT 19 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...INCREASING TO SOUTH 25 TO 35 KT GALES THROUGH EARLY
  AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL DIMINISH LATE TODAY BEFORE POTENTIALLY
  INCREASING TO SOUTHERLY GALES AGAIN SATURDAY MORNING.

* SEAS...VERY STEEP 10 TO 16 FT THROUGH THE MORNING. HEAVY WEST
  SWELL WILL THEN BUILD THIS AFTERNOON WITH COMBINED SEAS REACHING
  A PEAK AROUND 21 FEET TONIGHT. SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN VERY
  HIGH AND VERY STEEP THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* AREAS AFFECTED...GALES WILL IMPACT MOST AREAS NORTH OF
  BROOKINGS...WITH WARNING LEVEL SEAS FROM BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD.
  WARNING LEVEL SEAS WILL IMPACT ALL AREAS FROM LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY.

* 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 GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE HARBOR
PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
216 AM PDT THU OCT 19 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...INCREASING TO SOUTH 25 TO 35 KT GALES THROUGH EARLY
  AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL DIMINISH LATE TODAY BEFORE POTENTIALLY
  INCREASING TO SOUTHERLY GALES AGAIN SATURDAY MORNING.

* SEAS...VERY STEEP 10 TO 15 FT THROUGH THE MORNING. HEAVY WEST
  SWELL WILL THEN BUILD THIS AFTERNOON WITH COMBINED SEAS REACHING
  A PEAK AROUND 21 FEET TONIGHT. SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN VERY
  HIGH AND VERY STEEP THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* AREAS AFFECTED...GALES WILL IMPACT MOST AREAS NORTH OF
  BROOKINGS...WITH A MIX OF WARNING LEVEL AND SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
  LEVEL CONDITIONS FROM BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD WITH THE LOWEST WINDS
  AND SEAS WITHIN 5 NM FROM SHORE. WARNING LEVEL SEAS WILL IMPACT
  ALL AREAS FROM LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY.

* 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 GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

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

&&

$$

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WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
216 AM PDT THU OCT 19 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT
FRIDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 30 TO 35 KT GALES THROUGH THIS MORNING. WINDS
  DIMINISH THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE POTENTIALLY INCREASING TO
  SOUTHERLY GALES AGAIN SATURDAY MORNING.

* SEAS...VERY STEEP 13 TO 17 FT THROUGH THE MORNING. HEAVY WEST
  SWELL WILL THEN BUILD LATE THIS MORNING WITH COMBINED SEAS
  REACHING A PEAK AROUND 21 FEET TONIGHT. SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO
  REMAIN VERY HIGH AND VERY STEEP THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* AREAS AFFECTED...GALES WILL AFFECT MOST AREAS. WARNING LEVEL
  SEAS WILL AFFECT ALL AREAS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$


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