Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
217 AM PDT FRI MAY 6 2016

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WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
217 AM PDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

* WINDS...NORTH 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT.

* SEAS...CONSISTING PRIMARILY OF SHORT PERIOD WIND DRIVEN
  WAVES....WILL BE VERY STEEP AT 9 TO 13 FEET THROUGH THIS EVENING
  THEN 8 TO 11 FEET DURING THIS WEEKEND.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING...GALE FORCE WINDS WILL OCCUR MOSTLY
  SOUTH OF PORT ORFORD. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL
  AFFECT THE REST OF THE ZONE. THE STRONGEST WINDS AND STEEPEST
  SEAS WILL OCCUR DURING THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS.

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

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.

&&

$$

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
217 AM PDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT
THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT.

* SEAS...CONSISTING PRIMARILY OF SHORT PERIOD WIND DRIVEN
  WAVES....WILL BE STEEP TO VERY STEEP AT 7 TO 12 FEET THROUGH
  THIS EVENING.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING...GALE FORCE WINDS WILL OCCUR MOSTLY
  BEYOND 5 NM OF THE COAST FROM GOLD BEACH SOUTH...WITH SMALL
  CRAFT ADVISORY WINDS AND SEAS OVER MOST OF THE REST OF THE ZONE.
  THE STRONGEST WINDS AND STEEPEST SEAS WILL OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON
  AND EVENING.

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

&&

$$

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/O.CON.KMFR.SW.Y.0056.000000T0000Z-160507T0600Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
217 AM PDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 KT THIS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT.

* SEAS...CONSISTING PRIMARILY OF SHORT PERIOD WIND DRIVEN
  WAVES....WILL BE STEEP AT 6 TO 9 FEET.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WINDS WILL
  OCCUR BEYOND 5 NM OFFSHORE AND NEAR CAPE BLANCO WITH SMALL CRAFT
  ADVISORY SEAS NEAR SHORE. THE STRONGEST WINDS AND STEEPEST SEAS
  WILL OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* 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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WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
217 AM PDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT.

* SEAS...CONSISTING PRIMARILY OF SHORT PERIOD WIND DRIVEN
  WAVES....WILL BE STEEP AT 7 TO 10 FEET.

* AREAS AFFECTED...ALL AREAS WILL BE IMPACTED BY SMALL CRAFT
  ADVISORY CONDITIONS. THE STRONGEST WINDS AND STEEPEST SEAS WILL
  OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* 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.

&&

$$


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