Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
418 AM PST THU NOV 27 2014

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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-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
418 AM PST THU NOV 27 2014

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM
PST FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
10 AM THIS MORNING TO 10 PM PST FRIDAY...

A HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS
MORNING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
4 PM PST FRIDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS
REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 10 PM PST FRIDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS EARLY THIS
  MORNING THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30
  KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS AGAIN
  TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY.

* SEAS: 8 TO 12 FEET WITH 6 SECOND PERIOD SOUTH WIND WAVES AND
  WEST SWELL AT 12 SECONDS. SEAS WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD TO 10 TO
  13 FEET BY THIS EVENING AND THEN REMAIN HIGH THROUGH FRIDAY
  EVENING.

* AREAS AFFECTED: THE HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING CONDITIONS ARE
  EXPECTED IN THE VICINITY OF THE CAPE BLANCO BUOY 15 NORTHWARD
  ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO TO FLORENCE BETWEEN 5
  AND 50 NAUTICAL MILES OF THE COAST. ALL AREAS WILL BE AFFECTED
  BY THE ADVISORY LEVEL SEAS. NEARLY ALL AREAS EXCEPT THE
  BROOKINGS AREA FROM THE COAST OUT TO 10 MILES WEST OF THE COAST
  WILL BE AFFECTED BY THE ADVISORY LEVEL SOUTH WINDS THIS MORNING.
  WINDS WILL DIMINISH IN THE AREA NORTH OF GOLD BEACH AND BEYOND
  30 MILES FROM SHORE LATE THIS MORNING THEN INCREASE TONIGHT.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS FOR WIND MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 23 TO
33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES WILL
BE STEEP ENOUGH TO CREATE A POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALL CRAFT.

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.

&&

$$
DW

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