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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
254 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

PZZ350-356-232300-
/O.CAN.KMFR.SW.Y.0104.000000T0000Z-140926T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.SW.Y.0105.140923T1800Z-140926T0600Z/
/O.EXT.KMFR.SI.Y.0106.140923T1800Z-140924T1800Z/
/O.EXT.KMFR.GL.W.0039.140924T0000Z-140924T0900Z/
/O.EXT.KMFR.SE.W.0057.140924T0000Z-140924T1200Z/
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-
254 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM
THIS MORNING TO 11 PM PDT THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS
MORNING TO 11 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 2 AM
PDT WEDNESDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO 5 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

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 THURSDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS
IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 11 AM PDT WEDNESDAY.
THE GALE WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 2 AM
PDT WEDNESDAY. THE HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 5
PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 AM PDT WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT THIS MORNING WILL INCREASE THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING TO 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS 25 TO 40 KT.
  WINDS WILL DIMINISH BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* SEAS: 3 TO 6 FOOT SEAS THIS MORNING WILL STEEPEN AND BUILD THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING TO A WIND DRIVEN 7 TO 11 FEET AT A
  DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS OR LESS. WEST SWELL WILL BUILD ON
  WEDNESDAY TO 13 TO 16 FEET AT 14 SECONDS. SEAS WILL SUBSIDE
  THURSDAY NIGHT.

* AREAS AFFECTED: GALE AND HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING LEVEL CONDITIONS
  ARE EXPECTED PRIMARILY BEYOND 5 NAUTICAL MILES OF THE COAST AND
  IN THE VICINITY OF CAPE BLANCO DURING THE 12 HOURS PERIOD FROM 5
  PM PDT THIS EVENING THROUGH 5 AM PDT WEDNESDAY MORNING. OTHER
  AREAS WILL EXPERIENCE ADVISORY LEVEL CONDITIONS.

* 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 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.

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
254 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

PZZ370-376-232300-
/O.CAN.KMFR.SW.Y.0104.000000T0000Z-140926T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.SW.Y.0105.140923T1800Z-140926T0600Z/
/O.EXT.KMFR.SI.Y.0106.140923T1800Z-140926T0600Z/
/O.EXT.KMFR.GL.W.0039.140924T0000Z-140924T0900Z/
/O.EXT.KMFR.SE.W.0057.140924T0000Z-140924T1200Z/
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-
254 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM
THIS MORNING TO 11 PM PDT THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS
MORNING TO 11 PM PDT THURSDAY...
...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 2 AM
PDT WEDNESDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO 5 AM PDT WEDNESDAY...

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 THURSDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS
IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 11 PM PDT THURSDAY.
THE GALE WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 2 AM
PDT WEDNESDAY. THE HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 5
PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 AM PDT WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KT THIS MORNING WILL INCREASE THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING TO 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS 35 TO 45 KT.
  WINDS WILL DIMINISH BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS LATE THURSDAY EVENING.

* SEAS: 4 TO 6 FOOT SEAS THIS MORNING WILL STEEPEN AND BUILD THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING TO A WIND DRIVEN 9 TO 12 FEET AT A
  DOMINANT PERIOD OF 9 SECONDS OR LESS. WEST SWELL WILL BUILD ON
  WEDNESDAY TO 14 TO 18 FEET AT 14 SECONDS. SEAS WILL SUBSIDE
  THURSDAY NIGHT.

* AREAS AFFECTED: GALE AND HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING LEVEL CONDITIONS
  ARE EXPECTED PRIMARILY DURING THE 12 HOURS PERIOD FROM 5 PM PDT
  THIS EVENING THROUGH 5 AM PDT WEDNESDAY MORNING. ADVISORY LEVEL
  CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DURING OTHER TIME PERIODS.


* 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 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.

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.

&&

$$

BTL

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
241 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-231745-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0220.000000T0000Z-140924T0000Z/
/O.UPG.KSEW.GL.A.0032.140924T0000Z-140924T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KSEW.GL.W.0072.140924T0000Z-140924T1000Z/
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-
241 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 3 AM PDT
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 3 AM PDT
WEDNESDAY. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...SOUTHERLY WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS THROUGH THIS
  AFTERNOON. WINDS RISING TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS TONIGHT.

* SEAS...WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WESTERLY SWELL 5 TO 7 FEET.
  COMBINED SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET TONIGHT WITH A DOMINANT
  PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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.

&&

$$

PZZ905-232315-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
236 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT EARLY.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 24 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.WED...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS
16 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS...SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS...SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ910-232315-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
236 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT EARLY.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 24 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS...SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ815-232315-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
236 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS LATE.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 18
FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 15 TO 19 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W LATE. SEAS 9 TO
11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ915-232315-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
236 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT EARLY...
THEN...BECOMING S TO SW 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 24
FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 21 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW LATE. SEAS
5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER SHAW. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.

PZZ800-232315-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
236 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SE 25 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 18 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS
15 TO 19 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS...SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS...SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ900-232315-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
236 AM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT
EARLY. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13 TO 23
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.WED...S WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 15 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS
LATE.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS...SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.

$$

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