Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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WHUS76 KMFR 220952
MWWMFR

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
252 AM PDT THU JUN 22 2017


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

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PDT FRIDAY NIGHT...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PDT FRIDAY
NIGHT...

* WINDS...NORTH 25 TO 35 KT GUSTING TO 40 TO 45 KT WITH OCCASIONAL
  GUSTS TO 50 KT.

* SEAS...WIND DRIVEN, PEAKING 10 TO 15 FEET.

* AREAS AFFECTED...STEEPEST SEAS SOUTH OF PISTOL RIVER BEYOND 5
  NM. GALES AND VERY STEEP SEAS ARE EXPECTED MAINLY BEYOND 3 NM
  FROM SHORE WITH CONDITIONS HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT INSIDE 3
  NM.

* 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-
252 AM PDT THU JUN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PDT FRIDAY
NIGHT...

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 KT GUSTING TO 40 KT.

* SEAS...STEEP MOSTLY WIND DRIVEN 8 TO 11 FEET THROUGH FRIDAY.

* AREAS AFFECTED...GALES ARE EXPECTED MAINLY SOUTH OF CAPE ARAGO
  AND BEYOND 5 NM FROM SHORE...EXCEPT NEAR CAPE BLANCO WHERE
  GALES ARE POSSIBLE BEYOND 3 NM FROM SHORE. HAZARDOUS SEAS AND
  SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS WILL AFFECT THE REST OF THE AREA.

* 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-
252 AM PDT THU JUN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PDT FRIDAY NIGHT...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PDT FRIDAY
NIGHT...

* WINDS...NORTH 30 TO 40 GUSTING TO 50 KT.

* SEAS...WIND DRIVEN, VERY STEEP AT 12 TO 18 FEET DECREASING TO 10
  TO 15 FEET FRIDAY MORNING.

* AREAS AFFECTED...GALES AND VERY STEEP SEAS SOUTH OF PISTOL
  RIVER AND MAINLY BETWEEN 10 NM AND 40 NM FROM SHORE.
  ELSEWHERE...VERY STEEP SEAS AND SMALL CRAFT WINDS.

* 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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