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Small Craft Advisory For Hazardous Seas

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
336 AM PDT TUE MAR 31 2015

PZZ370-376-312345-
/O.EXT.KMFR.SW.Y.0178.000000T0000Z-150401T0600Z/
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
336 AM PDT TUE MAR 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS NOW IN EFFECT
UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* WINDS: MODERATE WESTERLY TODAY THEN INCREASING NORTHERLY WINDS
  WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY.

* SEAS: STEEP SEAS OF AROUND 10 FEET WILL PERSIST THROUGH THIS
  EVENING...WITH A DOMINANT WEST SWELL AT 12 SECONDS COMBINED WITH
  ANOTHER WEST SWELL AT 15 SECONDS AND A LOWER SOUTHERLY SWELL AT
  15 SECONDS. SEAS WILL DIMINISH BELOW 10 FEET LATE TONIGHT. BUT
  WESTERLY SWELL WILL REMAIN MODERATE WHILE NORTHERLY WIND WAVES
  INCREASE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON INTO THURSDAY NIGHT.

* AREAS AFFECTED: STEEP SEAS WILL IMPACT ALL AREAS THROUGH THIS
  EVENING AND ARE LIKELY TO RETURN WITH THE HIGHEST SEAS SOUTH OF
  GOLD BEACH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON INTO THURSDAY EVENING.

* 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.

&&

$$



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