Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
947 AM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

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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-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
947 AM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM
PDT THIS MORNING THROUGH 2 PM PDT SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

* SEAS...VERY STEEP AT 9 TO 11 FEET WITH THE COMBINATION OF FRESH
  SHORT PERIOD SOUTHWEST SWELL AND A MODERATE WEST SWELL THIS
  MORNING. SEAS THEN REMAIN HIGH THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON WITH
  THE LONGER PERIOD WEST SWELL BECOMING DOMINANT. ANOTHER STRONG
  FRONT IS LIKELY LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.

* AREAS AFFECTED...VERY STEEP HAZARDOUS SEAS WILL AFFECT ALL AREAS
  THROUGH LATE THIS MORNING. SMALL CRAFT FOR SEAS WILL THEN AFFECT
  ALL AREAS THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...AND THE OUTER WATERS AND NEAR
  CAPE BLANCO THIS EVENING INTO SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* 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 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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/O.EXT.KMFR.SW.Y.0031.170324T1800Z-170325T2100Z/
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
947 AM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM
PDT THIS MORNING THROUGH 2 PM PDT SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

* SEAS...VERY STEEP AT 9 TO 11 FEET WITH THE COMBINATION OF FRESH
  SHORT PERIOD SOUTHWEST SWELL AND A MODERATE WEST SWELL THIS
  MORNING. SEAS THEN REMAIN HIGH THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON WITH
  THE LONGER PERIOD WEST SWELL BECOMING DOMINANT. ANOTHER STRONG
  FRONT IS LIKELY LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.

* AREAS AFFECTED...VERY STEEP HAZARDOUS SEAS WILL AFFECT ALL AREAS
  THROUGH LATE THIS MORNING. SMALL CRAFT FOR SEAS WILL THEN AFFECT
  ALL AREAS THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...AND THE OUTER WATERS AND NEAR
  CAPE BLANCO THIS EVENING INTO SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* 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 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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