Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
133 PM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

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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-
133 PM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...
...STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
1 PM PST SUNDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 10 PM PST
SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Hazardous
Seas Warning...which is in effect from 1 PM to 10 PM PST Sunday.

* Winds...Southwest 15 to 30 kt this evening. Winds will become
  south gales of 35 to 40 kt late tonight, increasing further to
  storm force 45 to 50 kt with gusts to 60 kt through Sunday
  morning.

* Seas...West 11 to 14 feet at 12 seconds by this evening evening.
  Wind driven seas will build again late Saturday night, peaking
  at 18 to 22 feet Sunday morning. Conditions will improve
  somewhat, but seas will stay steep and high through at least
  Monday evening.

* Areas affected...Small craft conditions are occurring everywhere
  through this evening. Tonight, storm force winds are expected
  north of Gold Beach and generally beyond 2 to 3 nm from shore,
  except near shore within the vicinity of Cape Blanco. Gale force
  winds are expected elsewhere. Hazardous seas will affect all
  areas.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/hazard

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Storm Warning means winds of 48 to 63 knots along with
extremely steep and dangerous seas are imminent or occurring.
Recreational boaters should remain in port, or take shelter until
winds and waves subside. Commercial vessels should prepare for
very strong winds and dangerous sea conditions, and consider
remaining in port or taking shelter in port until winds and waves
subside.

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.

&&

$$

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/O.NEW.KMFR.SE.W.0006.180121T2100Z-180122T0600Z/
Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm-
133 PM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...
...STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
1 PM PST SUNDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 10 PM PST
SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Hazardous
Seas Warning...which is in effect from 1 PM to 10 PM PST Sunday.

* Winds...Southwest 15 to 30 kt through this evening. Winds will
  become south gales of 35 to 40 kt late Saturday night increasing
  further to storm force 45 to 50 kt with gusts to 60 kt through
  Sunday morning.

* Seas...West 12 to 14 feet at 12 seconds by this evening evening.
  Wind driven seas will build again late Saturday night, peaking
  at 20 to 23 feet Sunday morning. Conditions will improve
  somewhat, but seas will stay steep and high through at least
  Monday evening.

* Areas affected...Small craft conditions are occuring everywhere
  through this evening. Tonight, storm force winds are expected
  across all areas. Hazardous seas will affect all areas.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/hazard

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Storm Warning means winds of 48 to 63 knots along with
extremely steep and dangerous seas are imminent or occurring.
Recreational boaters should remain in port, or take shelter until
winds and waves subside. Commercial vessels should prepare for
very strong winds and dangerous sea conditions, and consider
remaining in port or taking shelter in port until winds and waves
subside.

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.

&&

$$


http://www.weather.gov/medford



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