Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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WHUS76 KMFR 302125
MWWMFR

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
225 PM PDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...GALES TO CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO WITH
STEEP TO VERY STEEP SEAS AND MODERATE TO STRONG WINDS ELSEWHERE.
WINDS WILL LOWER SLIGHTLY ON MONDAY BUT EXPECT CONTINUED GUSTY
NORTH WINDS AND STEEP TO VERY STEEP SEAS SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO
WITH STEEP SEAS FROM CAPE BLANCO NORTHWARD...

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WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
225 PM PDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT
SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SUNDAY TO 2 AM PDT
TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SUNDAY TO 2 AM PDT
TUESDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 35 KT THROUGH
  TONIGHT...THEN 20 TO 25 KT ON SUNDAY...LOWERING TO 15 TO 20 KT
  MONDAY.

* SEAS...VERY STEEP WIND DRIVEN 9 TO 10 FEET THROUGH
  TONIGHT...THEN STEEP 7 TO 9 FEET ON SUNDAY...LOWERING TO 6 FEET
  ON MONDAY BUT REMAINING STEEP.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING...VERY STEEP HAZARDOUS...WARNING
  LEVEL SEAS ARE EXPECTED OVER MOST THE AREA TONIGHT. SMALL CRAFT
  ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL IMPACT THE WATERS SUNDAY THROUGH
  MONDAY.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/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 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-
225 PM PDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT MONDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT TUESDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH GALES 30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS OF 45 TO 50 KT
  THROUGH SUNDAY...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 30 KT MONDAY WITH
  OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 35 KT. ISOLATED GALES ARE POSSIBLE MONDAY
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING SOUTH OF BROOKINGS FROM 15 NM TO 25 NM
  BEYOND SHORE.

* SEAS...VERY STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 10 TO 16 FEET THROUGH THIS
  EVENING...THEN LOWERING SLIGHTLY TO VERY STEEP 9 TO 14 FEET ON
  SUNDAY. STEEP TO VERY STEEP SEAS OF 7 TO 11 FEET ARE EXPECTED ON
  MONDAY WITH HIGHEST SEAS FROM GOLD BEACH SOUTHWARD.

* TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS AND STEEPEST SEAS WILL OCCUR IN THE
  AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS THROUGH SUNDAY...THEN WINDS WILL LOWER
  SLIGHTLY ON MONDAY.

* AREAS AFFECTED... GALE FORCE WINDS ARE EXPECTED FROM PORT ORFORD
  SOUTHWARD. MOST ALL AREAS WILL BE IMPACTED BY HAZARDOUS SEAS
  WARNING CONDITIONS THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...THEN ON MONDAY
  HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING CONDITIONS WILL IMPACT THE WATERS FROM
  GOLD BEACH SOUTHWARD WITH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS NORTH
  OF GOLD BEACH.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ALONG WITH VERY
STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEAS 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 CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
225 PM PDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT TUESDAY...

* WINDS...BEYOND 8 NM FROM SHORE: NORTH 25 TO 30 KT WITH GALE
  FORCE GUSTS TO 40 KT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY...LOWERING TO NORTH 20
  TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT ON MONDAY. INSIDE 8 NM: NORTH 15 TO
  25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 35 KT THROUGH LATE
  SUNDAY...LOWERING TO 15 TO 20 KT ON MONDAY.

* SEAS...BEYOND 5 NM FROM SHORE: VERY STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 8
  TO 13 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. INSIDE 5 NM: STEEP AND WIND
  DRIVEN AT 7 TO 9 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. ON MONDAY STEEP SEAS
  OF 6 TO 9 FEET ARE EXPECTED OVER THE AREA.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS AND STEEPEST
  SEAS WILL OCCUR IN THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS AND BEYOND 5 NM
  FROM SHORE. GALES ARE EXPECTED BEYOND 8 NM FROM SHORE AND
  HAZARDOUS WARNING LEVEL SEAS ARE EXPECTED BEYOND 5 NM FROM SHORE
  THROUGH TONIGHT WITH SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS ELSEWHERE. ON
  SUNDAY...HAZARDOUS SEAS WILL IMPACT THE WATERS BEYOND 8 NM FROM
  SHORE WITH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ELSEWHERE. SMALL
  CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL IMPACT ALL OF THE AREA MONDAY.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ALONG WITH VERY
STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEAS 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-
225 PM PDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT
SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT TUESDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 35 KT THROUGH
  TONIGHT...THEN 15 TO 25 KT ON SUNDAY...LOWERING TO NORTH 15 TO
  20 KT ON MONDAY.

* SEAS...VERY STEEP WIND DRIVEN SEAS OF 9 TO 10 FEET BEYOND 5 NM
  FROM SHORE AND NEAR CAPE BLANCO THROUGH TONIGHT WITH STEEP SEAS
  OF 7 TO 8 FEET WITHIN 5 NM OF SHORE. ON SUNDAY...EXPECTED STEEP
  7 TO 9 FEET SEAS...LOWERING TO 6 FEET ON MONDAY BUT REMAINING
  STEEP.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS AND STEEPEST
  WILL OCCUR IN THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS. VERY STEEP HAZARDOUS
  SEAS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT NEAR CAPE BLANCO AND BEYOND 5
  NM FROM SHORE WITH STEEP SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LEVEL SEAS WITHIN
  5 NM. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL IMPACT ALL AREAS
  SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/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 MEANS THAT WINDS AND SEAS WILL CREATE A
POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

&&

$$


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