Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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WHUS76 KMFR 162016
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
116 PM PDT MON OCT 16 2017

...GALE FORCE WINDS AND HAZARDOUS SEAS WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL BRING STRONG SOUTH WINDS TO THE COASTAL
WATERS. AREAS 10NM OFFSHORE COULD SEE SOUTH WINDS INCREASING TO
GALE FORCE SPEED. THE REMAINDER OF THE MARINE FORECAST AREA IS
EXPECTED TO BE AFFECTED BY SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS.

PZZ370-170930-
/O.NEW.KMFR.GL.A.0032.171019T0600Z-171019T1800Z/
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
116 PM PDT MON OCT 16 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A GALE WATCH...
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING.

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KNOTS.

* SEAS...BUILDING TO HIGH AND VERY STEEP 12 TO 14 FEET.

* AREAS AFFECTED...10NM OFFSHORE FROM FLORENCE SOUTH TO GOLD
  BEACH.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED, BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

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