Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
347 PM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...NORTH WINDS AND STEEP SEAS EXPECTED THROUGH THE HOLIDAY
WEEKEND MAINLY SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO...

.GUSTY NORTH WINDS AND STEEP TO VERY STEEP SEAS WILL BE STRONGEST
SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO AND TREND STRONGER SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.
WINDS SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO ARE FORECAST TO BE AT THE HIGH END OF
ADVISORY CRITERIA WITH HAZARDOUS SEAS LIKELY DUE TO WIND WAVES AND
FRESH SWELL.

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WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
347 PM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 11 PM PDT
SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT
MONDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 11 PM PDT MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A HAZARDOUS
SEAS WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 11 PM PDT SUNDAY.
A HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS HAZARDOUS SEAS
WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS
  THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...APPROACHING GALE FORCE DURING THE
  AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS OF SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

* SEAS...STEEP WIND DRIVEN SEAS AT 6 TO 10 FEET INTO MONDAY
  MORNING THEN PEAKING AT 8 TO 11 FEET EARLY MONDAY EVENING.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS AND STEEPEST
  SEAS ARE EXPECTED BETWEEN 10 NM AND 30 NM FROM SHORE...
  ESPECIALLY SOUTH OF GOLD BEACH DURING THE AFTERNOON THROUGH
  EARLY EVENING HOURS.

* 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 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 HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF VERY STEEP AND
HAZARDOUS SEAS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC
TIMING AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN.  IT IS INTENDED TO
PROVIDE ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO
CONSIDER ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

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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-
347 PM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM SUNDAY TO 11 PM PDT
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM SUNDAY TO 11 PM PDT
MONDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS INTO MONDAY EVENING. WINDS
  WILL BE STRONGEST SOUTH OF CAPE ARAGO DURING MONDAY AFTERNOON
  AND EVENING.

* SEAS...STEEP WIND DRIVEN SEAS AT 5 TO 7 FEET RISING TO 7 TO 9
  FEET DURING MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS AND STEEPEST
  SEAS ARE EXPECTED BETWEEN 10 NM AND 30 NM FROM SHORE...
  ESPECIALLY SOUTH OF CAPE ARAGO DURING THE AFTERNOON THROUGH
  EARLY EVENING.

* 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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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
347 PM PDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT
MONDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS
  THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...APPROACHING GALE FORCE IN THE OUTER
  PORTION DURING THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS OF SUNDAY AND
  MONDAY.

* SEAS...STEEP WIND DRIVEN SEAS AT 4 TO 8 FEET INTO MONDAY
  MORNING THEN PEAKING AT 6 TO 10 FEET EARLY MONDAY EVENING.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS AND STEEPEST
  SEAS ARE EXPECTED BETWEEN 5 NM AND 10 NM FROM SHORE...
  ESPECIALLY SOUTH OF GOLD BEACH DURING THE AFTERNOON THROUGH
  EARLY EVENING HOURS.

* 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.

&&

$$
DW

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