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WHUS76 KMFR 260920
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
220 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

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/O.CON.KMFR.SE.W.0042.160526T1900Z-160527T0600Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
220 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON TODAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 KT THIS MORNING...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35
  KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* SEAS...STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 6 TO 8 FEET THIS MORNING...
  BECOMING VERY STEEP AT 9 TO 13 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS AND STEEPEST
  SEAS ARE EXPECTED SOUTH OF GOLD BEACH AND BEYOND 2 NM FROM
  SHORE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* 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.

&&

$$

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/O.CON.KMFR.SC.Y.0058.000000T0000Z-160528T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.SW.Y.0063.000000T0000Z-160528T0600Z/
/O.UPG.KMFR.GL.A.0024.160526T1900Z-160527T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.GL.W.0034.160526T1900Z-160527T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.SE.W.0042.160526T1900Z-160528T0600Z/
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
220 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON TODAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 KT THIS MORNING...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35
  KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* SEAS...STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 6 TO 8 FEET THIS MORNING...
  BECOMING VERY STEEP AT 9 TO 13 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS AND STEEPEST
  SEAS ARE EXPECTED SOUTH OF GOLD BEACH AND OUT TO APPROXIMATELY
  30 NM FROM SHORE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* 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.

&&

$$

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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-
220 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 11 PM PDT FRIDAY...

* SEAS...STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 6 TO 8 FEET.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING...THE STEEPEST AND HIGHEST SEAS WILL
  BE IN THE SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE AREA NEAR THE LATITUDE OF
  CAPE BLANCO DURING THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS.

* 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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