Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
835 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS EXPECTED THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...

.A SERIES OF STRONG FRONTAL SYSTEMS WILL BRING WARNING LEVEL
WINDS AND SEAS TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. IN ADDITION TO
PERIODS OF GALE FORCE WIND AND VERY STEEP WIND DRIVEN SEAS...
VERY HEAVY SWELL IS EXPECTED TO PEAK AROUND 20 FEET AT 18 SECONDS
LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON INTO FRIDAY EVENING.

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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-
835 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM
   PST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
   UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS EVENING...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM PST
   FRIDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
   THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
   SATURDAY EVENING...

A HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM PST FRIDAY.
A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS EVENING. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST
THIS EVENING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS
IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING. A HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH
REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT. A GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* WINDS: SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT THIS MORNING WILL INCREASE TO
  30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS 40 TO 50 KT THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
  WINDS WILL DIMINISH OVERNIGHT. ANOTHER ROUND OF GALE FORCE
  WIND IS EXPECTED ON SATURDAY.

* SEAS: STEEP 10 TO 12 FOOT SOUTHWEST SEAS THIS MORNING WILL
  BECOME VERY STEEP AS THEY BUILD TO 10 TO 14 FEET THIS AFTERNOON
  AND EVENING. HEAVY WEST SWELL WILL BUILD ON FRIDAY PUSHING
  COMBINED SEAS TO 17 TO 22 FEET LATE FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY
  SUNDAY MORNING.

* AREAS AFFECTED: ALL AREAS WILL BE AFFECTED...BUT THE STRONG
  WINDS WILL ARRIVE AT THE COAST SLIGHTLY LATER THAN IT WILL
  OFFSHORE.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/Z67H

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS 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 HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING MEANS 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.

&&

$$

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WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
835 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM
   PST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
   UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS EVENING...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM PST
   FRIDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
   THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
   SATURDAY EVENING...

A HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM PST FRIDAY.
A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS EVENING. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST
THIS MORNING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS
IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING. A HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH
REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT. A GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* WINDS: SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT THIS MORNING WILL INCREASE TO
  30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS 40 TO 50 KT THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
  WINDS WILL DIMINISH OVERNIGHT. ANOTHER ROUND OF GALE FORCE
  WIND IS EXPECTED ON SATURDAY.

* SEAS: STEEP 10 TO 12 FOOT SOUTHWEST SEAS THIS MORNING WILL
  BECOME VERY STEEP AS THEY BUILD TO 10 TO 14 FEET THIS AFTERNOON
  AND EVENING. HEAVY WEST SWELL WILL BUILD ON FRIDAY PUSHING
  COMBINED SEAS TO 17 TO 22 FEET LATE FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY
  SUNDAY MORNING.

* AREAS AFFECTED: ALL AREAS WILL BE AFFECTED.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/Z67H

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS 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 HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING MEANS 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.

&&

$$

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