Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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WHUS76 KMFR 301001
MWWMFR

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
301 AM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

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WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
301 AM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT
FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
11 PM PDT FRIDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A GALE WATCH...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. A
HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED AND IS IN EFFECT FROM
THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. THE SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR WINDS IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT FRIDAY. THE
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11
PM PDT FRIDAY.

* WINDS: NORTH 20 TO 30 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 35
  KT...POTENTIALLY INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT GALES THURSDAY
  AFTERNOON INTO FRIDAY.

* SEAS: STEEP WIND DRIVEN SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET...POTENTIALLY BUILDING
  TO 8 TO 11 FEET THURSDAY AFTERNOON INTO FRIDAY AND POSSIBLY
  LASTING INTO THE WEEKEND.

* AREAS AFFECTED: SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS FOR WINDS AND
  WAVES WILL AFFECT ALL AREAS. THE POTENTIAL FOR GALES AND VERY
  STEEP SEAS IS FOR AREAS MAINLY SOUTH OF GOLD BEACH.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/Z67H

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS FOR WIND MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 23 TO
33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES WILL
BE STEEP ENOUGH TO CREATE A POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALL CRAFT.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

A HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF HAZARDOUS SEAS
HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING AND/OR
LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN.  IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
301 AM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT
FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
11 PM PDT FRIDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM
PDT FRIDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS NOW IN
EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT FRIDAY.

* WINDS: NORTH 15 TO 25 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 30 KT...INCREASING
  TO 20 TO 30 KT THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...PERSISTING INTO
  THE WEEKEND.

* SEAS: STEEP WIND DRIVEN SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8
  FEET THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...PERSISTING INTO THE
  WEEKEND.

* AREAS AFFECTED: SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS FOR WINDS WILL OCCUR
  BEYOND 7 NM FROM SHORE AROUND BROOKINGS...AND BEYOND 2 NM FROM
  SHORE NORTH OF BROOKINGS. STEEP SEAS WILL IMPACT AREAS BEYOND 2
  NM FROM SHORE THROUGH THURSDAY AND THEN MOST AREAS THURSDAY
  EVENING INTO THE WEEKEND.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/Z67H

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS FOR WIND MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 23 TO
33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES WILL
BE STEEP ENOUGH TO CREATE A POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALL CRAFT.

&&

$$

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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-
301 AM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
11 PM PDT FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM
THURSDAY TO 11 PM PDT FRIDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS NOW IN EFFECT
UNTIL 11 PM PDT FRIDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IS NOW
IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THURSDAY TO 11 PM PDT FRIDAY.

* WINDS: NORTH 15 TO 20 KT...HIGHEST IN THE AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* SEAS: STEEP WIND DRIVEN SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WILL BUILD TO 6 TO 8
  FEET THURSDAY AFTERNOON...PERSISTING THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THE
  HIGHEST SEAS WILL BE IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* AREAS AFFECTED: MOST AREAS BEYOND 2NM FROM SHORE WILL BE
  AFFECTED BY STEEP SEAS...THEN ALL AREAS BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON.
  SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS FOR WINDS WILL AFFECT AREAS NEAR
  CAPE BLANCO THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/Z67H

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES WILL
BE STEEP ENOUGH TO CREATE A POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALL CRAFT.

SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS FOR WIND MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 23 TO
33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

SK
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