Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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WHUS76 KMFR 280951
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
251 AM PDT WED SEP 28 2016

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COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
251 AM PDT WED SEP 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 11 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* SEAS...STEEP AT 6 TO 7 FEET. SEAS MAY SUBSIDE LATE THIS MORNING
  BUT ARE EXPECTED TO RISE AGAIN TO AROUND 7 FEET THIS AFTERNOON
  AND EVENING.

* AREAS AFFECTED...THE HAZARD WILL BE FROM SHORT PERIOD FRESH
  SWELL FROM 5 NM FROM SHORE.

* 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.

&&

$$

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WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
251 AM PDT WED SEP 28 2016

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A HAZARDOUS
SEAS WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
11 AM PDT THURSDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS 45 KT.

* SEAS...FROM THE NORTH AND STEEP TO VERY STEEP AT 7 TO 10 FEET.
  SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO RISE TO 10 TO 12 FEET THIS EVENING...THEN
  SUBSIDE TO 8 TO 10 FEET LATE THIS EVENING.

* AREAS AFFECTED...GALES AND VERY STEEP SEAS ARE EXPECTED FOR
  AREAS SOUTH OF GOLD BEACH. ALL AREAS OTHER AREAS WILL BE
  AFFECTED BY SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS.

* 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.

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.

&&

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
251 AM PDT WED SEP 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 PM PDT
THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 PM
PDT THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS LATE
  THIS AFTERNOON.

* SEAS...FROM THE NORTH...STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN 6 TO 7 FEET
  THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON THEN RISING TO 7 TO 9 FEET LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE THIS EVENING.

* AREAS AFFECTED...SMALL CRAFTY ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR AT
  MOST OTHER LOCATIONS...EXCEPT IN SHELTERED LOCATIONS ALONG THE
  IMMEDIATE COAST SUCH AS NEAR PORT ORFORD AND SOUTH OF BROOKINGS.
  GALE IS EXPECTED BEYOND 5 NM FROM GOLD BEACH SOUTH TO ABOUT 10
  NM OFFSHORE OFF BROOKINGS.

* 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 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.

&&

$$

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WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
251 AM PDT WED SEP 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT
THURSDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT.

* SEAS...FROM THE NORTH...STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN 7 TO 9 FEET. SEAS
  MAY SUBSIDE TO 6 FEET EARLY THIS AFTERNOON BUT ARE EXPECTED TO
  RISE TO 9 FEET AGAIN LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING...ALL AREAS WILL BE AFFECTED.

* 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.

&&

$$


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