Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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WHUS76 KMFR 272148
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
248 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

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COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
248 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS AND SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM
FRIDAY TO 5 AM PDT SATURDAY...
...GALE AND HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR WINDS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM FRIDAY TO 5 AM
PDT SATURDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS HAS ALSO
BEEN ISSUED. THIS SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS IN
EFFECT FROM 11 PM FRIDAY TO 5 AM PDT SATURDAY. IN ADDITION...A
GALE WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED. THIS GALE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON. IN ADDITION...A
HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED. THIS HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH
IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS: SOUTH 20 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO
  55KT.

* SEAS: VERY STEEP WIND DRIVEN WAVES OF 10 TO 12 FEET.

* AREAS AFFECTED: ALL AREAS AFFECTED WITH HIGHEST WINDS AND SEAS
  BEYOND 2 NM.

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


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 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.

A HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF HAZARDOUS SEAS
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-
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-
248 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS AND HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT
FROM 11 PM FRIDAY TO 5 PM PDT SATURDAY...
...GALE AND HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR WINDS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM FRIDAY TO 5 PM
PDT SATURDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS HAS ALSO
BEEN ISSUED. THIS SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS IN
EFFECT FROM 11 PM FRIDAY TO 5 PM PDT SATURDAY. IN ADDITION...A
GALE WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED. THIS GALE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON. IN ADDITION...A
HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED. THIS HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH
IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS: SOUTH 20 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS TO 55
  KT.

* SEAS: VERY STEEP WIND DRIVEN WAVES OF 8 TO 12 FEET.

* AREAS AFFECTED: ALL MARINE ZONES AFFECTED WITH HIGHEST WINDS AND
  SEAS OCCURRING NORTH OF GOLD BEACH BEYOND 8NM AND IN THE
  VICINITY OF CAPE BLANCO.

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

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 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.

A HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF HAZARDOUS SEAS
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.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD



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