Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
243 AM PDT WED MAY 25 2016

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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-
243 AM PDT WED MAY 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM
PDT UNTIL 5 PM PDT TODAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
11 PM PDT FRIDAY...

* SEAS...BECOMING STEEP AND CHOPPY AT 6 TO 9 FEET LATE THIS
  MORNING...THEN BECOMING VERY STEEP AND RISING TO 10 TO 13 FEET
  THIS EVENING AND CONTINUING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTH RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT THIS EVENING AND CONTINUING
  THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KT
  ARE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS AND STEEPEST
  SEAS ARE EXPECTED SOUTH OF GOLD BEACH AND BEYOND 5 NM FROM SHORE
  DURING THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS.

* 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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COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
243 AM PDT WED MAY 25 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM
THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 PM PDT FRIDAY...

* SEAS...BECOMING STEEP AND CHOPPY AT 6 TO 9 FEET THIS EVENING
  AND CONTINUING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 20 KT. OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 30 KT ARE
  POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS AND STEEPEST
  SEAS ARE EXPECTED DURING THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS AND
  GENERALLY BEYOND 5 NM FROM SHORE EXCEPT RIGHT UP TO THE COAST
  NEAR CAPE BLANCO.

* 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.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD



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