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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
245 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

PZZ370-191200-
/O.NEW.KMFR.SI.Y.0053.140419T1200Z-140419T2100Z/
/O.UPG.KMFR.SE.A.0014.140420T0600Z-140420T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.SE.W.0027.140420T0600Z-140420T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.SW.Y.0047.140419T1200Z-140420T1200Z/
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
245 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 2 PM PDT
SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM
SATURDAY TO 5 AM PDT SUNDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM SATURDAY TO 11 AM
PDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A HAZARDOUS
SEAS WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM SATURDAY TO 11 AM
PDT SUNDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS HAS ALSO BEEN
ISSUED AND IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 2 PM PDT SATURDAY. IN
ADDITION...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS HAS BEEN
ISSUED AND IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SATURDAY TO 5 AM PDT SUNDAY.

* WIND: SOUTH 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT.

* SEAS: PRIMARILY WIND DRIVEN SEAS OF 8 TO 10 FEET WITH DOMINANT
  PERIOD AROUND 7 SECONDS WILL DEVELOP SATURDAY MORNING AND
  CONTINUE INTO THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES DIMINISH SATURDAY
  EVENING...BUT HEAVY WEST SWELL OF 18 TO 20 FEET 16 SECONDS WILL
  ARRIVE SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/Z67H

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING MEANS 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.

SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS FOR WIND MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 23 TO
33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

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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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
245 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

PZZ350-356-376-191200-
/O.NEW.KMFR.SI.Y.0053.140419T1200Z-140419T2100Z/
/O.UPG.KMFR.SE.A.0014.140420T0600Z-140420T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.SE.W.0027.140420T1200Z-140420T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.SW.Y.0047.140419T1200Z-140420T1800Z/
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-
245 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 2 PM PDT
SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM
SATURDAY TO 11 AM PDT SUNDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 11 AM PDT
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A HAZARDOUS
SEAS WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 11 AM PDT SUNDAY.
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED AND IS IN
EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 2 PM PDT SATURDAY. IN ADDITION...A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS HAS BEEN ISSUED AND IS IN EFFECT FROM
5 AM SATURDAY TO 11 AM PDT SUNDAY.

* WIND: SOUTH 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SOUTH 20 TO 30 KT NORTH OF CAPE
  BLANCO ON SATURDAY. WINDS DIMINISH LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* SEAS: PRIMARILY WIND DRIVEN SEAS OF 8 TO 10 FEET WITH DOMINANT
  PERIOD AROUND 7 SECONDS WILL DEVELOP SATURDAY MORNING AND
  CONTINUE INTO THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES DIMINISH SATURDAY
  EVENING...BUT HEAVY WEST SWELL OF 16 TO 20 FEET 16 SECONDS WILL
  ARRIVE SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY.

* AREAS AFFECTED: THE STRONGEST WINDS AND STEEPEST SEAS ON
  SATURDAY WILL OCCUR FROM CAPE BLANCO NORTH AND BEYOND A FEW
  MILES FROM SHORE. HEAVY WEST SWELL WILL AFFECT ALL WATERS
  SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/Z67H

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING MEANS 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.

SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS FOR WIND MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 23 TO
33 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES WILL
BE STEEP ENOUGH TO CREATE A POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALL CRAFT.

&&

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR
232 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE OREGON TO POINT ST. GEORGE CALIFORNIA
AND WESTWARD 60 NM.

PZZ350-190400-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
232 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BACKING TO NW LATE IN THE
EVENING...THEN...BACKING TO W AFTER MIDNIGHT...BECOMING S 15 TO
25 KT LATE TONIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT. SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT AT
9 SECONDS...BUILDING TO W 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BACKING TO S 5 KT EARLY IN THE
MORNING. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS... BUILDING TO W 16 TO 17 FT
AT 16 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FOOT. SWELL W 16 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 5 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FOOT. SWELL W 12 FT AT
14 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FOOT... BUILDING TO 2 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT...VEERING TO W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 9 FT AT
13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TUE...W WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO SW 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES
1 FOOT...BUILDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN...BUILDING TO
4 FT IN THE EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W
10 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 10 KT...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 10 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 7 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR
232 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE OREGON TO POINT ST. GEORGE CALIFORNIA
AND WESTWARD 60 NM.

PZZ370-190400-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
232 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BACKING TO SW 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN...BACKING TO S 15 TO 25 KT LATE TONIGHT. WIND
WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 7 TO 9 FT... SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SWELL W 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE SW 7 TO
8 FT AT 9 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 8 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS...BUILDING TO W 18 FT
AT 16 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 18 TO 19 FT AT
16 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 16 FT AT 15 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 5 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FOOT. SWELL W 13 FT AT
14 SECONDS.
.MON...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT... BUILDING TO
3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT...VEERING TO NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT. SWELL W 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...W WIND 10 KT...BACKING TO SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON
AND EVENING...THEN...VEERING TO W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
1 FOOT...BUILDING TO 4 FT. SWELL W 11 FT.
.WED...W WIND 15 KT...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN...BUILDING TO
4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT... SUBSIDING TO 7 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR
232 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE OREGON TO POINT ST. GEORGE CALIFORNIA
AND WESTWARD 60 NM.

PZZ376-190400-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
232 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHERN PORTION...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BACKING TO NW
5 TO 10 KT LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN...BACKING TO SW 5 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT LATE TONIGHT. SOUTHERN
PORTION...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
EVENING... THEN...BACKING TO W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT...
BACKING TO S 10 TO 15 KT LATE TONIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND W 3 TO
5 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...NORTHERN PORTION...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BACKING TO S
5 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING. SOUTHERN PORTION...NW WIND 5 KT...
VEERING TO NE EARLY IN THE MORNING. WIND WAVES 2 FT. SWELL W 8 FT
AT 12 SECONDS...BUILDING TO W 16 TO 17 FT AT 16 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NORTHERN PORTION...SE WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO W IN THE
AFTERNOON. SOUTHERN PORTION...N WIND 5 KT... BACKING TO NW IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 FOOT. SWELL W 17 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NORTHERN PORTION...NW WIND 5 KT... BACKING TO W
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOUTHERN PORTION...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BACKING
TO NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. SWELL W 12 FT AT
14 SECONDS.
.MON...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT... BUILDING TO
2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT...VEERING TO NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT. SWELL W 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE...W WIND 10 KT...BACKING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...THEN...VEERING TO W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FOOT...
BUILDING TO 4 FT. SWELL W 11 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT...BACKING TO S. WIND WAVES 2 FT...BUILDING TO
3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 11 FT... SUBSIDING TO 8 FT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR
232 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE OREGON TO POINT ST. GEORGE CALIFORNIA
AND WESTWARD 60 NM.

PZZ356-190400-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
232 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHERN PORTION...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BACKING TO NW
5 TO 15 KT LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN...BACKING TO SW AFTER
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT LATE TONIGHT. BROOKINGS
SOUTHWARD...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT... BACKING TO W LATE IN THE
EVENING...THEN...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT...RISING TO 5 TO
10 KT LATE TONIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 5 FT
IN THE EVENING...THEN... SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXED SWELL W 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND W 3 TO 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...NORTHERN PORTION...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W
SWELL 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT...BACKING TO E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FOOT. SWELL W 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS... BUILDING TO W 14 TO
16 FT AT 16 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NE WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT. SWELL W 15 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. W SWELL 12 TO
13 FT AT 14 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 11 FT AT 14 SECONDS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. SWELL W 11 FT AT
13 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT...VEERING TO NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT. SWELL W 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TUE...W WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON
AND EVENING...THEN...EASING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
1 FOOT...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN...SUBSIDING TO
1 FOOT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 10 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FOOT...BUILDING TO 2 FT. W SWELL 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO
7 FT.

$$

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