Marine Weather Message
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WHUS76 KMFR 221108
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
408 AM PDT MON SEP 22 2014


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WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
408 AM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM
THIS EVENING TO 11 PM PDT TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 11 PM
PDT TUESDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS
EVENING TO 11 PM PDT TUESDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS
HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IS IN
EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 11 PM PDT TUESDAY. IN ADDITION...A GALE WATCH
HAS BEEN ISSUED. THIS GALE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING. IN ADDITION...A HAZARDOUS SEAS
WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED. THIS HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IS IN EFFECT
FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.


* SEAS: BECOMING WIND WAVE DOMINATED TONIGHT WITH SEAS OF 5 TO 7
  FEET THEN LIKELY BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET BY TUESDAY EVENING.
  SEAS WILL BECOME DOMINATED BY A WEST SWELL LATE TUESDAY NIGHT
  AND CONTINUE TO BUILD INTO WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS: INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE TONIGHT THEN THE STRONGER
  WINDS WITH THE NEXT FRONT TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
  EVENING ARE LIKELY TO REACH 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS AROUND 40 KT.

* AREAS AFFECTED: THE STRONGEST WINDS AND HIGHEST SEAS ARE
  EXPECTED NORTH OF GOLD BEACH.

* 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.

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 FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
408 AM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 11 PM
PDT TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO
11 PM PDT TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR WINDS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 11 PM PDT
TUESDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS HAS ALSO BEEN
ISSUED. THIS SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS IN EFFECT
FROM 8 AM TO 11 PM PDT TUESDAY.

* WINDS: INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT TUESDAY MORNING THEN 20 TO 30
  KT TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* SEAS: BECOMING WIND WAVE DOMINATED AT 4 TO 7 FEET ON TUESDAY
  MORNING THEN BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET TUESDAY EVENING. SEAS WILL
  CONTINUE TO BUILD LATE TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY BUT BECOME
  DOMINATED BY A LONG PERIOD WEST SWELL.

* AREAS AFFECTED: THE STRONGEST WINDS AND HIGHEST SEAS WILL OCCUR
  IN THE VICINITY OF CAPE BLANCO WHILE CONDITIONS WILL BE AT A
  MINIMUM IN THE VICINITY OF BROOKINGS.

* 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.

&&

$$
DW

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