Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
230 PM PDT SAT APR 22 2017

...STEEP SEAS THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...
...VERY STEEP SEAS LIKELY SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

.SEAS WILL REMAIN STEEP AND CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN HAZARDOUS TO
SMALL CRAFT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING. A FRONT ARRIVING SUNDAY NIGHT
INTO MONDAY MORNING COULD BRING A BRIEF PERIOD OF GALES MAINLY
NORTH OF CAPE BLANCO AND BEYOND 5 NAUTICAL MILES OF THE COAST.
VERY STEEP SEAS WILL DEVELOP OVER ALMOST ALL OF THE COASTAL
WATERS.

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WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
230 PM PDT SAT APR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT SUNDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM SUNDAY TO 11 PM
   PDT MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A HAZARDOUS
SEAS WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM SUNDAY TO 11 PM PDT
MONDAY. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 20 TO 30 KT LATE SUNDAY
  NIGHT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 40 KT. WINDS WILL BECOME
  SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT BY MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* SEAS...STEEP SEAS AT 10 TO 12 FEET WILL BUILD TO A VERY STEEP 12
  TO 14 FEET MONDAY...THEN SUBSIDE TO 10 TO 12 FEET MONDAY NIGHT.
  SEAS WILL BE DOMINATED BY WEST TO SOUTHWEST SWELL EXCEPT FOR
  SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING...WHEN THERE WILL BE
  SIGNIFICANT WIND CHOP ON TOP OF THE SWELL.

* AREAS AFFECTED...THE ENTIRE AREA WILL BE AFFECTED BY SMALL CRAFT
  ADVISORY AND HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING CONDITIONS.

* 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 CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
230 PM PDT SAT APR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT SUNDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM SUNDAY TO 11 PM
   PDT MONDAY...

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

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE SUNDAY
  NIGHT...THEN DIMINISH BY MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* SEAS...STEEP SEAS AT 9 TO 11 FEET WILL BUILD TO A STEEP TO VERY
  STEEP 11 TO 13 FEET MONDAY...THEN SUBSIDE TO 10 TO 11 FEET
  MONDAY NIGHT. SEAS WILL BE DOMINATED BY WEST TO SOUTHWEST SWELL
  EXCEPT FOR SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING...WHEN THERE WILL
  BE SIGNIFICANT WIND CHOP ON TOP OF THE SWELL.

* AREAS AFFECTED...THE INITIAL SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL AFFECT
  AREAS BEYOND 5 NM OF THE COAST SOUTH OF HUMBUG MOUNTAIN...AND
  ALL OF THE WATERS NORTH OF THAT POINT. THE HAZARDOUS SEAS
  WARNING WILL AFFECT ALL AREAS EXCEPT WITHIN 5 NM OF THE COAST
  FROM CAPE FERRELO SOUTH. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY SEAS WILL AFFECT
  THE REST OF THE AREA.

* 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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COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
230 PM PDT SAT APR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT SUNDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM SUNDAY TO 11 PM
   PDT MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A HAZARDOUS
SEAS WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM SUNDAY TO 11 PM PDT
MONDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 20 TO 30 KT LATE SUNDAY
  NIGHT. WINDS WILL BECOME SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT BY MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* SEAS...STEEP SEAS AT 9 TO 12 FEET WILL BUILD TO A VERY STEEP 11
  TO 13 FEET MONDAY...THEN SUBSIDE TO 10 TO 12 FEET MONDAY NIGHT.
  SEAS WILL BE DOMINATED BY WEST TO SOUTHWEST SWELL EXCEPT FOR
  SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING...WHEN THERE WILL BE
  SIGNIFICANT WIND CHOP ON TOP OF THE SWELL.

* AREAS AFFECTED...THE ENTIRE AREA WILL BE AFFECTED BY SMALL CRAFT
  ADVISORY AND HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING CONDITIONS.

* 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.

&&

$$

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD



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