Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
218 PM PST SUN NOV 19 2017

...ACTIVE AND WINDY PATTERN THROUGH MIDWEEK...

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WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
218 PM PST SUN NOV 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL
7 AM PST MONDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM MONDAY TO 4 AM PST
TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A HAZARDOUS
SEAS WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM MONDAY TO 4 AM PST
TUESDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 30 KT INCREASING TO GALES 30 TO 40 KT LATE
  THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING. SOUTH WINDS MAY
  INCREASE AGAIN TO GALES TUESDAY MORNING.

* SEAS...STEEP 8 TO 12 FEET EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO
  WIND WAVE DOMINATED AND VERY STEEP AT 13 TO 16 FEET.

* AREAS AFFECTED...ALL AREAS BEYOND 2 NM FROM SHORE OF FLORENCE
  TO CAPE BLANCO.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTPS://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MFR/HAZARD

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 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 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 CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
218 PM PST SUN NOV 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL
7 AM PST MONDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM MONDAY TO 4 AM PST
TUESDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 30 KT EARLY THIS AFTERNOON INCREASING TO
  SOUTH GALES 30 TO 40 KT LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY MONDAY
  MORNING. SOUTH WINDS MAY INCREASE AGAIN TO GALES TUESDAY
  MORNING.

* SEAS...STEEP 6 TO 10 FT EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO
  VERY STEEP 10 TO 13 WIND WAVE DOMINATED SEAS.

* AREAS AFFECTED...GALES ARE EXPECTED FROM GOLD BEACH NORTHWARD
  MOSTLY BEYOND 5 NM FROM SHORE EXCEPT NEXT TO THE SHORE AT CAPE
  BLANCO. VERY STEEP SEAS WILL IMPACT AREAS FROM PISTOL RIVER
  NORTHWARD THIS EVENING...THEN EXPAND SOUTHWARD TO ALL AREAS
  TONIGHT.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTPS://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MFR/HAZARD

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 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 MEANS THAT WINDS AND SEAS WILL CREATE A
POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

&&

$$


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