Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
250 PM PDT WED AUG 23 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-
250 PM PDT WED AUG 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT
   THURSDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THURSDAY TO 5 AM PDT
   SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THURSDAY TO
   5 AM PDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THURSDAY TO 5 AM PDT
SATURDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THURSDAY TO 5 AM PDT
SATURDAY.

* WINDS...IN THE WARNING AREA...NORTH 25 TO 35 KT...PEAKING IN
  THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS. IN THE ADVISORY AREA...NORTH 15 TO
  25 KT...PEAKING IN THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS.

* WAVES...IN THE WARNING AREA...WIND DRIVEN 9 TO 13 FEET...PEAKING
  IN THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS. IN THE ADVISORY AREA...WIND
  DRIVEN 6 TO 9 FEET...PEAKING IN THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS.

* AREAS AFFECTED...THE ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT WILL AFFECT AN
  AREA SOUTH OF PORT ORFORD BETWEEN 5 NM AND 20 NM OFF THE COAST.
  THE WARNING FOR THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT WILL AFFECT AN
  AREA FROM GOLD BEACH SOUTH BEYOND 5 NM OFF THE COAST. THE
  ADVISORY FOR THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT WILL AFFECT THE
  REMAINDER OF THE AREA EXCEPT FOR A FEW PROTECTED AREAS RIGHT
  ALONG THE COAST.

* 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 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-
250 PM PDT WED AUG 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THURSDAY TO
   5 AM PDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THURSDAY TO 5 AM PDT
SATURDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 KT...PEAKING IN THE AFTERNOONS AND
  EVENINGS.

* SEAS...WIND DRIVEN 6 TO 9 FEET...PEAKING IN THE AFTERNOONS AND
  EVENINGS.

* AREAS AFFECTED...ALL AREAS WILL BE AFFECTED EXCEPT FOR A FEW
  PROTECTED AREAS RIGHT ALONG THE COAST.

* 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.

&&

$$

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD



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