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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
909 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

PZZ131-132-300015-
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0066.160730T0000Z-160730T1000Z/
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
909 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 3 AM
PDT SATURDAY...

* WIND...WEST 5 TO 15 KNOTS RISING LATE THIS AFTERNOON TO WEST 25
  TO 35 KNOTS TONIGHT.

* WIND WAVES...1 TO 3 FEET RISING TO 4 TO 6 FEET THIS EVENING.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
909 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

PZZ170-173-300015-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0180.000000T0000Z-160730T0000Z/
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0066.160730T0000Z-160731T0100Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
909 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM
PDT SATURDAY...

* WIND...INCREASING TO NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 KNOTS LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY.

* SEAS...8 TO 10 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 8 SECONDS...RISING
  TO 10 TO 14 FEET TONIGHT AND SATURDAY.

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.

&&

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
900 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS-
INNER WATERS FROM  60 NM TO 150 NM OFFSHORE.
OUTER WATERS FROM 150 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

PZZ800-300615-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
900 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 11
TO 15 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST SE.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
EARLY. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
900 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS-
INNER WATERS FROM  60 NM TO 150 NM OFFSHORE.
OUTER WATERS FROM 150 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

PZZ815-300615-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
900 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14
FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 13
FT...HIGHEST SE.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 11 FT...HIGHEST
SE.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
900 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

CALIFORNIA WATERS-
INNER WATERS FROM  60 NM TO 150 NM OFFSHORE.
OUTER WATERS FROM 150 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

PZZ820-300615-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
900 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT EARLY. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 8 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST E.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST E.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST E.

$$

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
900 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

CALIFORNIA WATERS-
INNER WATERS FROM  60 NM TO 150 NM OFFSHORE.
OUTER WATERS FROM 150 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

PZZ920-300615-
POINT ST. GEORGE TO POINT ARENA BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
900 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15
FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST
E.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT EARLY. SEAS
12 TO 17 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SUN...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO
18 FT...HIGHEST E.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14
FT...HIGHEST E.
.MON...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST E.
.MON NIGHT AND TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST E.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
855 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

PZZ470-300000-
/O.CON.KEKA.GL.W.0045.000000T0000Z-160801T1500Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
855 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM PDT MONDAY...

* WINDS...INCREASING TO N 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT.

* WAVES...BUILDING TO 13 TO 16 FEET 9 SECONDS. LARGE AND VERY
  STEEP THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
634 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...GALES TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO
WITH STEEP TO VERY STEEP SEAS AND MODERATE TO STRONG WINDS
ELSEWHERE...

PZZ356-300245-
/O.EXT.KMFR.SE.W.0055.160729T1334Z-160801T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.GL.W.0044.000000T0000Z-160731T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.SC.Y.0070.000000T0000Z-160801T0600Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
634 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT SATURDAY...

* WINDS...BEYOND 5 NM FROM SHORE: NORTH 20 TO 30 KT WITH GALE
  FORCE GUSTS TO 40 KT. INSIDE 5 NM: NORTH 15 TO 25 KT WITH
  OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 35 KT.

* SEAS...BEYOND 5 NM FROM SHORE: VERY STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 8
  TO 12 FEET. INSIDE 5 NM: STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 7 TO 9 FEET.

* AREAS AFFECTED AND TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS AND STEEPEST
  SEAS WILL OCCUR IN THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS AND BEYOND 5 NM
  FROM SHORE...WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS AND HIGHEST SEAS EXPECTED SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING. GALES ARE EXPECTED BEYOND 8 NM FROM
  SHORE. WINDS WILL BE LIGHTER AND SEAS LESS HAZARDOUS WITHIN A
  MILE OR TWO OF BROOKINGS...ESPECIALLY AT NIGHT. HOWEVER...
  CONDITIONS HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT SHOULD STILL BE EXPECTED
  THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ALONG WITH VERY
STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEAS 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 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.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS AND SEAS WILL CREATE A
POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
634 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...GALES TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO
WITH STEEP TO VERY STEEP SEAS AND MODERATE TO STRONG WINDS
ELSEWHERE...

PZZ376-300245-
/O.CAN.KMFR.SC.Y.0072.000000T0000Z-160730T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.GL.W.0044.000000T0000Z-160801T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.SE.W.0054.000000T0000Z-160801T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.SC.Y.0073.160731T0600Z-160801T0600Z/
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
634 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH GALES 30 TO 40 KT WITH GUSTS TO 50 KT.

* SEAS...VERY STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 10 TO 16 FEET.

* TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS AND STEEPEST SEAS WILL OCCUR IN THE
  AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS AND WINDS WILL PEAK LATE SATURDAY.

* AREAS AFFECTED...ALL AREAS WILL EXPERIENCE HAZARDOUS SEAS
  WARNING CONDITIONS. GALE FORCE WINDS ARE EXPECTED FROM PORT
  ORFORD SOUTHWARD.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ALONG WITH VERY
STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEAS 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 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.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS AND SEAS WILL CREATE A
POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

&&

$$

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