Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
240 PM PDT SUN APR 23 2017

...WARNING LEVEL CONDITIONS NORTH OF CAPE BLANCO MONDAY MORNING...

.A FRONT ARRIVING SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING COULD BRING A
BRIEF PERIOD OF GALES MAINLY NORTH OF CAPE BLANCO AND BEYOND
5 NAUTICAL MILES OF THE COAST, BUT THERE IS HIGHER CONFIDENCE
THAT VERY STEEP SEAS WILL OCCUR MONDAY MORNING. WINDS WILL
DIMINISH MONDAY, BUT SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN STEEP INTO
TUESDAY MORNING.

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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-
240 PM PDT SUN APR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM
   PDT THIS EVENING...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING
   TO 11 AM PDT MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT
THIS EVENING.

* SEAS...COMBINED SEAS WILL PEAK AT A STEEP TO VERY STEEP 10 TO 14
  FEET AT 11 SECONDS OR LESS LATE TONIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING.
  STEEP SEAS WILL PERSIST INTO TUESDAY MORNING BEFORE SUBSIDING.

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 20 TO 30 KT TONIGHT WITH
  GUSTS 30 TO 40 KT. WINDS COULD BRIEFLY REACH GALES 35 KT GUSTING
  TO 45 KT BETWEEN ABOUT 2AM AND 5AM PDT MONDAY MORNING BETWEEN 5
  AND 25 NAUTICAL MILES FROM THE COAST. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
  BECOME WESTERLY AROUND SUNRISE MONDAY MORNING AND DIMINISH.

* AREAS AFFECTED...THE ENTIRE AREA WILL BE AFFECTED BY SMALL
  CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS. HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING CONDITIONS
  ARE EXPECTED BETWEEN 5 AND 55 NAUTICAL MILES OF THE COAST
  MONDAY MORNING.

* 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.

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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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-
240 PM PDT SUN APR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM
   PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING
   TO 5 AM PDT TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT
THIS EVENING.

* SEAS...COMBINED SEAS WILL PEAK AT A STEEP 11 TO 13 FEET AT 11
  SECONDS OR LESS LATE TONIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING. STEEP SEAS
  WILL PERSIST INTO TUESDAY MORNING BEFORE SUBSIDING.

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS 30
  TO 40 KT LATE TONIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING. WINDS WILL BECOME
  WESTERLY MONDAY MORNING AND DIMINISH.

* AREAS AFFECTED...ALL 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 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.

&&

$$

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD


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