Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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WHUS76 KMFR 272206
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
306 PM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...NORTH WINDS AND STEEP SEAS EXPECTED THROUGH THE HOLIDAY
WEEKEND MAINLY SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO...

.NORTH WINDS AND STEEP TO VERY STEEP SEAS WILL CONTINUE THIS
EVENING. WINDS WILL WEAKEN SLIGHTLY FOR SATURDAY BUT THEN TREND
STRONGER INTO MONDAY. ADVISORY LEVEL CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST
SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH GALES POSSIBLE
ON MONDAY.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
306 PM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT MONDAY
EVENING...

* SEAS...STEEP TO VERY STEEP FROM THE NORTH AND WIND DRIVEN AT 7
  TO 11 FEET THIS EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FEET SATURDAY THEN
  TRENDING HIGHER INTO MONDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS THROUGH MONDAY
  EVENING...POSSIBLY REACHING GALE FORCE ON MONDAY.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS AND STEEPEST
  SEAS ARE EXPECTED BETWEEN 5 NM AND 30 NM FROM SHORE...ESPECIALLY
  SOUTH OF GOLD BEACH.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 MEANS THAT WINDS AND SEAS WILL 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-
306 PM PDT FRI MAY 27 2016

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

* SEAS...STEEP FROM THE NORTH AND WIND DRIVEN AROUND 5 TO 6 FEET.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING...THE STEEPEST AND HIGHEST SEAS WILL
  BE BEYOND 5 NM FROM SHORE IN THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE AREA
  NEAR THE LATITUDE OF CAPE BLANCO.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$
DW

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD


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