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Small Craft Advisory For Hazardous Seas


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
208 AM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

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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-
208 AM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM
THIS MORNING TO 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS
MORNING TO 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* SEAS: STEEP 6 TO 7 FEET AT 8 SECONDS.

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

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.

&&

$$

SPILDE

HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/WRH/WHV/?WFO=MFR

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
208 AM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
208 AM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
11 PM PDT THURSDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS
MORNING TO 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR WINDS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING
TO 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS
SEAS IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THURSDAY. A HAZARDOUS SEAS
WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* SEAS: STEEP WIND WAVE DOMINATED SEAS OF 6 TO 8 FEET...EXCEPT
  VERY STEEP SEAS OF 8 TO 10 FEET BEYOND 8 NM FROM SHORE.

* WINDS: NORTH 20 TO 30 KT.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING: THE STRONGEST WINDS AND STEEPEST SEAS
  ARE EXPECTED BETWEEN 8 NM AND 10 NM FROM SHORE AND SOUTH OF CAPE
  FERRELO DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
  LEVEL WINDS AND CHOPPY SEAS ARE EXPECTED BEYOND 2 NM FROM SHORE.

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

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.

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 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
208 AM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

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WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
208 AM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT
THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
11 PM PDT THURSDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

THE HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT
THURSDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IS NOW IN EFFECT
UNTIL 5 PM PDT THURSDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS
SEAS IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THURSDAY. A GALE WARNING
REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* SEAS: STEEP WIND WAVE DOMINATED SEAS OF 6 TO 10 FEET...EXCEPT
  VERY STEEP SEAS OF 10 TO 12 FEET SOUTH OF CAPE FERRELO.

* WINDS: NORTH 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT NORTH GALES 35 KT WITH GUSTS
  TO 45 KT SOUTH OF CAPE FERRELO.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING: THE STRONGEST WINDS AND STEEPEST
  SEAS ARE EXPECTED BETWEEN 10 NM AND 25 NM FROM SHORE AND SOUTH
  OF CAPE FERRELO DURING THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS. SMALL
  CRAFT ADVISORY LEVEL WINDS AND SEAS ARE EXPECTED ELSEWHERE.

* 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.

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.

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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