Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
351 PM PDT SUN MAY 29 2016

...STRONG NORTH WINDS AND STEEP TO VERY STEEP SEAS EXPECTED
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

.GUSTY NORTH WINDS AND STEEP TO VERY STEEP SEAS WILL TREND
STRONGER INTO MONDAY EVENING. WINDS ARE FORECAST TO BE STRONGEST
IN THE OUTER WATERS SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO WHERE THEY WILL APPROACH
GALE FORCE THIS EVENING THEN REACH GALE FORCE ON MONDAY.


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WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
351 PM PDT SUN MAY 29 2016

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING THROUGH 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING AND 11 AM
TO 11 PM PDT MONDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM PDT MONDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH 11 PM PDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS
  THROUGH MONDAY MORNING THEN GALES AT 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
  TO 45 KNOTS ON MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* 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...STRONG WINDS AND VERY STEEP
  HAZARDOUS SEAS ARE EXPECTED BETWEEN 10 NM AND 30 NM FROM SHORE
  SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO THROUGH MONDAY EVENING WITH THE STRONGEST
  CONDITIONS SOUTH OF GOLD BEACH. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS
  ARE EXPECTED OVER ALL OTHER AREAS AND MAY PERSIST BEYOND MONDAY
  NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* 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 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-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
351 PM PDT SUN MAY 29 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 WITH OCCASIONAL
  GUSTS TO 40 KT IN THE OUTER PORTION BEYOND 5 NM FROM SHORE THIS
  EVENING AND MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* SEAS...STEEP WIND DRIVEN SEAS AT 5 TO 8 FEET INTO MONDAY MORNING
  THEN PEAKING AT 6 TO 10 FEET 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 THIS EVENING AND MONDAY AFTERNOON
  AND EVENING. IN THE OUTER WATERS NORTH OF CAPE BLANCO...HAZARDOUS
  CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT MAY EXTEND BEYOND MONDAY EVENING INTO
  TUESDAY 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.

&&

$$
DW

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD


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