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Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
1100 AM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM-
1100 AM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...15 TO 25 KNOTS RISING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS TONIGHT.

* WAVES/SEAS...WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET
  TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS ARE
EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS
SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
230 AM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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

.THE THERMAL TROUGH WILL BRING STRONG NORTH WINDS AND STEEP TO
VERY STEEP SEAS BEGINNING TODAY AND PERSISTING INTO THURSDAY
BEFORE WEAKENING.

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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-
230 AM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT
   THURSDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM EARLY THIS
   MORNING TO 11 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 25 KT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...INCREASING
  TO 25 TO 30 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS TUESDAY
  EVENING...PERSISTING INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
  WINDS WILL THEN CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

* SEAS...STEEP WIND DRIVEN NORTHWEST SEAS 6 TO 8 FT THROUGH
  TUESDAY MORNING. NORTHERLY SEAS WILL BUILD TUESDAY EVENING
  THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT TO A STEEP TO VERY STEEP 8 TO 11 FEET.

* AREAS AFFECTED...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LEVEL CONDITIONS ARE
  EXPECTED TO AFFECT ALL EXCEPT THE MOST SHELTERED AREAS OF THE
  COAST. THE HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING WILL BE SOUTH OF CAPE ARAGO
  BEYOND 5 NM OF THE COAST...EXCEPT CLOSER NEAR CAPE BLANCO.

* 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.

&&

$$

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