Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
445 PM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...

.ANOTHER COLD LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL PUSH A COLD FRONT ACROSS
THE COASTAL WATERS SUNDAY MORNING. GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL
DEVELOP AHEAD OF THIS FRONT, AND THEN WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
BECOME WEST-NORTHWESTERLY DURING THE AFTERNOON. FRESH SWELL WILL
CAUSE STEEP SEAS SUNDAY MORNING TO BECOME VERY STEEP IN THE
AFTERNOON THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT ON SUNDAY. SEAS WILL REMAIN
ELEVATED AND STEEP THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT BEFORE SUBSIDING.

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WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
445 PM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY 7 AM PST SUNDAY THROUGH 1 PM PST SUNDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING FROM 1 PM SUNDAY TO 4 AM PST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A HAZARDOUS
SEAS WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SUNDAY TO 4 AM PST
MONDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED AND IS IN
EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 1 PM PST SUNDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS SUNDAY
  MORNING, BECOMING WEST-NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.

* SEAS...WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL AND SOUTHWEST WIND WAVES WILL
  COMBINE SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON TO RESULT IN
  CHAOTIC, STEEP 8 TO 9 FOOT SEAS. SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
  WIND WAVES AND FRESH SWELL WILL BECOME DOMINANT RESULTING IN
  VERY STEEP 10 TO 13 FOOT SEAS THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* AREAS AFFECTED...ONLY THE NORTHWESTERN PORTION OF THE AREA WILL
  BE AFFECTED BEFORE 1 PM PST SUNDAY. HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING
  CONDITIONS ARE THEN EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER ALL BUT THE FAR
  SOUTHEASTERN PORTION OF THE AREA, WHERE ADVISORY LEVEL
  CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS AND SEAS WILL CREATE A
POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

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.

&&

$$

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WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
445 PM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY 7 AM PST SUNDAY THROUGH 1 PM PST SUNDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING FROM 1 PM SUNDAY TO 4 AM PST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A HAZARDOUS
SEAS WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SUNDAY TO 4 AM PST
MONDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED AND IS IN
EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 1 PM PST SUNDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS SUNDAY
  MORNING, BECOMING WEST-NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.

* SEAS...WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL AND SOUTHWEST WIND WAVES WILL
  COMBINE SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON TO RESULT IN
  CHAOTIC, STEEP 8 TO 10 FOOT SEAS. SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
  WIND WAVES AND FRESH SWELL WILL BECOME DOMINANT RESULTING IN
  VERY STEEP 11 TO 13 FOOT SEAS THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* AREAS AFFECTED...ALL AREAS.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS AND SEAS WILL CREATE A
POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

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.

&&

$$

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COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
445 PM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 1 PM PST SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM
PST SUNDAY THROUGH 4 AM PST TUESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 1 PM PST SUNDAY. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS ALSO IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM
PST SUNDAY THROUGH 4 AM PST TUESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS SUNDAY
  MORNING, BECOMING WEST-NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.

* SEAS...WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL AND SOUTHWEST WIND WAVES WILL
  COMBINE SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON TO RESULT IN
  CHAOTIC, STEEP 8 TO 9 FOOT SEAS. SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
  WIND WAVES AND FRESH SWELL WILL BECOME DOMINANT RESULTING IN
  STEEP 9 TO 11 FOOT SEAS THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* AREAS AFFECTED...ONLY AREAS BEYOND 5 NAUTICAL MILES OF THE
COAST WILL BE AFFECTED THROUGH 1 PM PST SUNDAY. ALL AREAS WILL
BE AFFECTED BEGINNING 1 PM PST SUNDAY.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS AND SEAS WILL CREATE A
POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES WILL
BE STEEP ENOUGH TO 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-
445 PM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT FROM
1 PM SUNDAY TO 4 AM PST TUESDAY...

* SEAS...WIND WAVES AND FRESH SWELL WILL BECOME DOMINANT RESULTING
  IN STEEP 9 TO 11 FOOT SEAS THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* AREAS AFFECTED...ALL AREAS.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES WILL
BE STEEP ENOUGH TO CREATE A POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS
AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

&&

$$

BTL

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