Marine Weather Message
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WHUS76 KMFR 250956
MWWMFR

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
256 AM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

PZZ350-356-370-252100-
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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-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
256 AM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON. A
HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS
EVENING.

* WINDS: SOUTH GALES 35 TO 45 KT WITH OCCASIONAL STORM FORCE GUSTS
  TO 55 KT.

* SEAS: VERY STEEP WIND DRIVEN SEAS OF 17 TO 20 FEET WITH A
  DOMINANT PERIOD AROUND 7 SECONDS.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING: ALL AREAS WILL EXPERIENCE STRONG
  GALES AND HEAVY SEAS TODAY...HOWEVER THE WORST CONDITIONS WILL
  OCCUR LATE MORNING THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON IN THE VICINITY OF
  CAPE BLANCO. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE LATE THIS AFTERNOON AS
  WINDS SHIFT TO WEST AND DIMINISH. SEAS WILL TAKE UNTIL EVENING
  TO DIMINISH.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING MEANS 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.

&&

$$

PZZ376-252100-
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/O.CON.KMFR.SE.W.0065.000000T0000Z-141026T0300Z/
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
256 AM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON. A
HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS
EVENING.

* WINDS: SOUTH GALES 35 TO 45 KT WITH OCCASIONAL STORM FORCE GUSTS
  TO 55 KT.

* SEAS: VERY STEEP WIND DRIVEN SEAS OF 17 TO 20 FEET WITH A
  DOMINANT PERIOD AROUND 7 SECONDS.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING: ALL AREAS WILL EXPERIENCE STRONG
  GALES AND HEAVY SEAS TODAY...HOWEVER THE WORST CONDITIONS WILL
  OCCUR LATE THIS MORNING IN THE VICINITY OF CAPE BLANCO.
  CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE THIS AFTERNOON AS WINDS SHIFT TO WEST
  AND DIMINISH. SEAS WILL TAKE UNTIL EVENING TO DIMINISH.

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

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 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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