Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
328 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
328 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM WEDNESDAY TO 11 PM PDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM WEDNESDAY TO 11 PM PDT
FRIDAY. THE GALE WATCH HAS BEEN UPGRADED.

* WINDS...NORTH 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT. WINDS WILL
  INCREASE TO 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT LATE WEDNESDAY
  MORNING THEN PERSIST THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* SEAS...STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 7 TO 9 FEET. SEAS WILL INCREASE
  TO 10 TO 12 FEET BETWEEN 10 AND 40 NM OFFSHORE WEDNESDAY THEN
  PERSIST INTO FRIDAY EVENING.

* AREAS AFFECTED...ALL AREAS WILL BE IMPACTED BY SMALL CRAFT
  ADVISORY CONDITIONS INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING. GALES WILL DEVELOP
  BETWEEN 10 AND 40 NM OFFSHORE LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING AND PERSIST
  THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING WITH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS
  ELSEWHERE IN THE ZONE.

* 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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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-
328 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH 11 PM PDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH 11 PM PDT FRIDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 KT THIS EVENING THEN 20 TO 30 KT WITH
  GUSTS UP TO 40 KT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* SEAS...BECOMING STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 5 TO 9 FEET TONIGHT
  THEN PERSISTING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* AREAS AFFECTED...ALL AREAS WILL BE IMPACTED BY SMALL CRAFT
  ADVISORY SEAS THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. SMALL CRAFT
  ADVISORY WINDS WILL DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT BEYOND 5 NM FROM SHORE
  AND NEAR CAPE BLANCO AND ALSO PERSIST THROUGH FRIDAY 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-
328 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH 11 PM PDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH 11 PM PDT FRIDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT THIS
  EVENING THEN PERSISTING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* SEAS...STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 7 TO 10 FEET.

* AREAS AFFECTED...ALL AREAS WILL BE IMPACTED BY SMALL CRAFT
  ADVISORY 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.

&&

$$
DW

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