Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
250 PM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
250 PM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT SUNDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT
SUNDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. WINDS WILL
  GRADUALLY LOWER LATE TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

* SEAS...VERY STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 10 TO 14 FT THIS AFTERNOON
  AND THIS EVENING...THEN GRADUALLY DIMINISHING THROUGH SUNDAY.

* AREAS AFFECTED...GALES WILL IMPACT AREAS BEYOND 4 NM FROM SHORE
  THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT SOUTH OF PORT ORFORD...WITH VERY
  STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEAS ELSEWHERE. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SEAS
  ARE EXPECTED ONLY IN PROTECTED NEAR SHORE WATERS BETWEEN PORT
  ORFORD AND GOLD BEACH...AND SOUTH OF BROOKINGS.

* 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 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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WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
250 PM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT SUNDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO
11 PM PDT SUNDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. WINDS WILL
  GRADUALLY LOWER LATE TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

* SEAS...VERY STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 10 TO 15 FT...WITH UP TO 18
  FEET POSSIBLE SOUTH OF CAPE SEBASTIAN. SEAS WILL REMAIN WIND
  DRIVE...BUT GRADUALLY LOWER TO 8 TO 10 FT SUNDAY MORNING.

* AREAS AFFECTED...GALES WILL IMPACT AREAS SOUTH OF PORT
  ORFORD...WITH VERY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEAS ELSEWHERE THROUGH
  THIS EVENING. ALL AREAS CAN EXPECT HAZARDOUS SEAS THROUGH
  TONIGHT...DIMINISHING TO SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SEAS THROUGH
  SUNDAY.

* 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 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 FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
250 PM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO
11 PM PDT SUNDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT THROUGH THIS
  EVENING.

* SEAS...STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 8 TO 10 FEET SEAS THROUGH THIS
  EVENING...DIMINISHING TO 7 TO 8 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY.

* AREAS AFFECTED...VERY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEAS WILL IMPACT AREAS
  BEYOND 5 NM FROM SHORE SOUTH OF BANDON THROUGH THIS
  EVENING...WITH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ELSEWHERE. SEAS
  WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH OVERNIGHT...WITH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
  SEAS EXPECTED SOUTH OF CAPE ARAGO THROUGH 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 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 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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