Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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WHUS76 KMFR 222132
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
232 PM PDT THU JUN 22 2017

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
232 PM PDT THU JUN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT FRIDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH GALES 30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS TO 50 KT POSSIBLE.

* SEAS...VERY STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN 10 TO 13 FEET.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING...GALES AND VERY STEEP SEAS WILL OCCUR
  MAINLY BEYOND 5 NM FROM SHORE WITH HIGH END SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
  CONDITIONS EXPECTED CLOSER TO SHORE. THE STRONGEST WINDS AND
  STEEPEST SEAS MOVE FURTHER OFFSHORE SATURDAY.

* 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.

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 CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
232 PM PDT THU JUN 22 2017

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

* WINDS...NORTH GALES 35 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS TO 50 KT.

* SEAS...VERY STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN 12 TO 15 FT.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING...WINDS AND SEAS PEAK THIS EVENING AND
  TONIGHT, THEN THE WORST CONDITIONS MOVE FURTHER OFFSHORE FRIDAY.
  CONDITIONS IMPROVE AREA-WIDE FRIDAY NIGHT AND OVER THE WEEKEND.

* 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.

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 FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
232 PM PDT THU JUN 22 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 40
  KT.

* SEAS...VERY STEEP WIND DRIVEN 7 TO 11 FEET.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS AND STEEPEST
  SEAS ARE EXPECTED SOUTH OF CAPE ARAGO AND ESPECIALLY IN THE
  VICINITY OF CAPE BLANCO.

* 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.

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

&&

$$


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