Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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WHUS76 KMFR 300924
MWWMFR

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
224 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

...BREEZY AND CHOPPY SEAS THIS AFTERNOON FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE
BLANCO...

.A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS THIS AFTERNOON.
SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE TO SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NORTH OF CAPE
BLANCO. STEEP SEAS WILL BE DUE MAINLY TO WIND GENERATED WAVES.
BOTH WINDS AND SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO RETURN BELOW SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY CRITERIA BY THIS EVENING.

PZZ350-370-302230-
/O.NEW.KMFR.SI.Y.0126.141030T2100Z-141031T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.SW.Y.0125.141030T2100Z-141031T0000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
224 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 5 PM PDT
THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO
5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR WINDS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 5 PM PDT
THIS AFTERNOON. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS HAS
ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS
IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS: SOUTH AND INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS.

* SEAS: BECOMING STEEP AT 8 FEET AT 9 SECONDS.

* AREAS AFFECTED: FROM ABOUT 9 NM OFFSHORE OF FLORENCE SOUTH TO 9
  NM OFF CAPE BLANCO AND OUT TO 20 NM.

* 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.

&&

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