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Gale Watch

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
250 AM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

...GUSTY NORTH WINDS AND STEEP TO VERY STEEP SEAS MOST OF THIS
WEEK...

.THE THERMAL TROUGH PATTERN OVER THE AREA WILL WEAKEN SOME TODAY.
TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY GALES AND VERY STEEP SEAS ARE
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER MOST OF THE AREA, PERSISTING INTO
THURSDAY BEFORE WEAKENING.

PZZ376-222300-
/O.EXT.KMFR.SC.Y.0054.000000T0000Z-170524T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.GL.A.0019.170523T1800Z-170525T1800Z/
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
250 AM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT TUESDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...LIKELY
  INCREASING TO GALES 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON. GALES ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY.

* SEAS...STEEP 7 TO 9 FT...INCREASING TO VERY STEEP WARNING LEVEL
  10 TO 14 FT TUESDAY MORNING. SEAS PEAK AT 12 TO 16 FT TUESDAY
  NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* AREAS AFFECTED...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LEVEL CONDITIONS WILL
  AFFECT ALL AREAS TODAY. THE GALE WATCH COVERS AREAS FROM GOLD
  BEACH SOUTHWARD TUESDAY AND EXPANDS TO ALL AREAS TUESDAY NIGHT
  INTO THURSDAY.

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

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD




Small Craft Advisory

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
250 AM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

...GUSTY NORTH WINDS AND STEEP TO VERY STEEP SEAS MOST OF THIS
WEEK...

.THE THERMAL TROUGH PATTERN OVER THE AREA WILL WEAKEN SOME TODAY.
TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY GALES AND VERY STEEP SEAS ARE
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER MOST OF THE AREA, PERSISTING INTO
THURSDAY BEFORE WEAKENING.

PZZ376-222300-
/O.EXT.KMFR.SC.Y.0054.000000T0000Z-170524T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.GL.A.0019.170523T1800Z-170525T1800Z/
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
250 AM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT TUESDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...LIKELY
  INCREASING TO GALES 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON. GALES ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY.

* SEAS...STEEP 7 TO 9 FT...INCREASING TO VERY STEEP WARNING LEVEL
  10 TO 14 FT TUESDAY MORNING. SEAS PEAK AT 12 TO 16 FT TUESDAY
  NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* AREAS AFFECTED...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LEVEL CONDITIONS WILL
  AFFECT ALL AREAS TODAY. THE GALE WATCH COVERS AREAS FROM GOLD
  BEACH SOUTHWARD TUESDAY AND EXPANDS TO ALL AREAS TUESDAY NIGHT
  INTO THURSDAY.

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

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD




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