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WHUS76 KMFR 221628
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KMFR
928 AM PDT FRI MAY 22 2015

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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-
928 AM PDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT FROM
2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 PM PDT MONDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM
SATURDAY TO 11 PM PDT MONDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM
2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 PM PDT MONDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO 11 PM PDT
MONDAY.

* SEAS: NORTH WIND WAVES AND A FRESH NORTHWEST SWELL WILL DOMINATE
  THE WATERS THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. 5 TO 6 FOOT SEAS WILL NUDGE
  HIGHER TO 6 TO 7 FEET AT A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS THIS
  AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING. SEAS WILL SUBSIDE SLIGHTLY LATE
  TONIGHT AND THEN WILL BECOME STEEP AGAIN ON SATURDAY AND REMAIN
  MODERATE AT LEAST THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* WINDS: INCREASING TO NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON THEN
  20 TO 30 KNOTS SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY EVENING WITH SPEEDS
  TRENDING GRADUALLY HIGHER.

* AREAS AFFECTED: HAZARDOUS SEAS WILL AFFECT AREAS SOUTH OF PORT
  ORFORD LATER THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT...AND THEN MOST OF
  THE AREA SATURDAY. ADVISORY LEVEL WINDS WILL AFFECT AREAS SOUTH
  OF PORT ORFORD BEGINNING LATE SATURDAY MORNING.

* 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 SMALL CRAFT.

SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS FOR WIND MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 23 TO
33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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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-
928 AM PDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM
SATURDAY TO 11 PM PDT MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM
SATURDAY TO 11 PM PDT MONDAY.

* SEAS: NORTH WIND WAVES AND A FRESH NORTHWEST SWELL WILL WILL
  NUDGE HIGHER TO 6 TO 7 FEET AT A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 7 SECONDS
  LATE SATURDAY MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON AND THEN CONTINUE
  THROUGH LATE MONDAY.

* AREAS AFFECTED: ADVISORY LEVEL SEAS ARE EXPECTED FROM THE COAST
  OUT TO 10 NAUTICAL MILES IN THE VICINITY OF CAPE BLANCO...AND
  THEN OVER THE SOUTHWESTERN HALF OF THE AREA BEYOND 10 NAUTICAL
  MILES OF THE COAST.

* 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 SMALL CRAFT.

SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS FOR WIND MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 23 TO
33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

BTL

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD



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