Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
240 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017


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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-
240 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PDT EARLY
THIS MORNING...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM
PDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS
MORNING TO 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 40 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
  50 KNOTS.

* SEAS...STEEP AT 8 TO 11 FEET...INCREASING TO 10 TO 14 FEET LATE THIS
  MORNING.

* AREAS AFFECTED...MOST AREAS BEYOND 8NM AND ALSO CLOSER TO SHORE
  NEAR CAPE BLANCO WILL BE AFFECTED BY HAZARDOUS SEAS FOR THE NEXT
  FEW HOURS...THEN GALES THIS MORNING INTO THIS AFTERNOON. THE
  REMAINDER OF THE INNER WATERS WILL BE AFFECTED BY HIGH AND VERY
  STEEP SEAS.

* 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.

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 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.

&&

$$

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WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
240 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PDT EARLY
THIS MORNING...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM
PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...SOUTH INCREASING TO 35 TO 40 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 50
  KNOTS THIS MORNING.

* SEAS...STEEP AT 8 TO 10 FEET...INCREASING TO 11 TO 14 FEET LATE THIS
  MORNING.

* AREAS AFFECTED...SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS WILL AFFECT ALL AREAS
  FOR THE NEXT FEW HOURS...THEN GALES WILL AFFECT ALL AREAS THIS
  MORNING INTO THIS AFTERNOON.

* 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.

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.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD



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