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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
445 PM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...

.ANOTHER COLD LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL PUSH A COLD FRONT ACROSS
THE COASTAL WATERS SUNDAY MORNING. GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL
DEVELOP AHEAD OF THIS FRONT, AND THEN WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
BECOME WEST-NORTHWESTERLY DURING THE AFTERNOON. FRESH SWELL WILL
CAUSE STEEP SEAS SUNDAY MORNING TO BECOME VERY STEEP IN THE
AFTERNOON THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT ON SUNDAY. SEAS WILL REMAIN
ELEVATED AND STEEP THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT BEFORE SUBSIDING.

PZZ370-261345-
/O.NEW.KMFR.SC.Y.0016.170226T1500Z-170226T2100Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.SE.W.0016.170226T2100Z-170227T1200Z/
/O.EXT.KMFR.SW.Y.0018.170227T1200Z-170228T1200Z/
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
445 PM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY 7 AM PST SUNDAY THROUGH 1 PM PST SUNDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING FROM 1 PM SUNDAY TO 4 AM PST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A HAZARDOUS
SEAS WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SUNDAY TO 4 AM PST
MONDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED AND IS IN
EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 1 PM PST SUNDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS SUNDAY
  MORNING, BECOMING WEST-NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.

* SEAS...WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL AND SOUTHWEST WIND WAVES WILL
  COMBINE SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON TO RESULT IN
  CHAOTIC, STEEP 8 TO 10 FOOT SEAS. SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
  WIND WAVES AND FRESH SWELL WILL BECOME DOMINANT RESULTING IN
  VERY STEEP 11 TO 13 FOOT SEAS THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* AREAS AFFECTED...ALL AREAS.

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

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
445 PM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...

.ANOTHER COLD LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL PUSH A COLD FRONT ACROSS
THE COASTAL WATERS SUNDAY MORNING. GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL
DEVELOP AHEAD OF THIS FRONT, AND THEN WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
BECOME WEST-NORTHWESTERLY DURING THE AFTERNOON. FRESH SWELL WILL
CAUSE STEEP SEAS SUNDAY MORNING TO BECOME VERY STEEP IN THE
AFTERNOON THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT ON SUNDAY. SEAS WILL REMAIN
ELEVATED AND STEEP THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT BEFORE SUBSIDING.

PZZ350-261345-
/O.NEW.KMFR.SC.Y.0016.170226T1500Z-170226T2100Z/
/O.EXT.KMFR.SW.Y.0018.170226T2100Z-170228T1200Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
445 PM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 1 PM PST SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM
PST SUNDAY THROUGH 4 AM PST TUESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 1 PM PST SUNDAY. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS ALSO IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM
PST SUNDAY THROUGH 4 AM PST TUESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS SUNDAY
  MORNING, BECOMING WEST-NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.

* SEAS...WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL AND SOUTHWEST WIND WAVES WILL
  COMBINE SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON TO RESULT IN
  CHAOTIC, STEEP 8 TO 9 FOOT SEAS. SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
  WIND WAVES AND FRESH SWELL WILL BECOME DOMINANT RESULTING IN
  STEEP 9 TO 11 FOOT SEAS THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* AREAS AFFECTED...ONLY AREAS BEYOND 5 NAUTICAL MILES OF THE
COAST WILL BE AFFECTED THROUGH 1 PM PST SUNDAY. ALL AREAS WILL
BE AFFECTED BEGINNING 1 PM PST SUNDAY.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT
  HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/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 SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES WILL
BE STEEP ENOUGH TO CREATE A POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS
AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
445 PM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...

.ANOTHER COLD LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL PUSH A COLD FRONT ACROSS
THE COASTAL WATERS SUNDAY MORNING. GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL
DEVELOP AHEAD OF THIS FRONT, AND THEN WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
BECOME WEST-NORTHWESTERLY DURING THE AFTERNOON. FRESH SWELL WILL
CAUSE STEEP SEAS SUNDAY MORNING TO BECOME VERY STEEP IN THE
AFTERNOON THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT ON SUNDAY. SEAS WILL REMAIN
ELEVATED AND STEEP THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT BEFORE SUBSIDING.

PZZ376-261345-
/O.NEW.KMFR.SC.Y.0016.170226T1500Z-170226T2100Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.SE.W.0016.170226T2100Z-170227T1200Z/
/O.EXT.KMFR.SW.Y.0018.170226T2100Z-170228T1200Z/
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
445 PM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY 7 AM PST SUNDAY THROUGH 1 PM PST SUNDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING FROM 1 PM SUNDAY TO 4 AM PST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A HAZARDOUS
SEAS WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SUNDAY TO 4 AM PST
MONDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED AND IS IN
EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 1 PM PST SUNDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS SUNDAY
  MORNING, BECOMING WEST-NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.

* SEAS...WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL AND SOUTHWEST WIND WAVES WILL
  COMBINE SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON TO RESULT IN
  CHAOTIC, STEEP 8 TO 9 FOOT SEAS. SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
  WIND WAVES AND FRESH SWELL WILL BECOME DOMINANT RESULTING IN
  VERY STEEP 10 TO 13 FOOT SEAS THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* AREAS AFFECTED...ONLY THE NORTHWESTERN PORTION OF THE AREA WILL
  BE AFFECTED BEFORE 1 PM PST SUNDAY. HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING
  CONDITIONS ARE THEN EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER ALL BUT THE FAR
  SOUTHEASTERN PORTION OF THE AREA, WHERE ADVISORY LEVEL
  CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED.

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

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
250 PM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-260700-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0036.170225T2300Z-170227T0300Z/
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-
250 PM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DEVELOPING BY EVENING.

* WAVES/SEAS...WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. WEST SWELL 6 FEET
  AT 14 SECONDS.

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 SEATTLE WA
250 PM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

PZZ131-132-260500-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0036.000000T0000Z-170226T0500Z/
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
250 PM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...WEST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS BY EVENING.

* WAVES/SEAS...WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

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.

&&

$$


WWW.WEATHER.GOV

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
245 PM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

PZZ470-260645-
/O.NEW.KEKA.SC.Y.0029.170226T1600Z-170227T1200Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO 10 TO 60 NM-
245 PM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM SUNDAY TO 4 AM PST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EUREKA HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM SUNDAY TO 4 AM PST MONDAY.

* WINDS...WESTERLY GUSTS AROUND 30 KT ON SUNDAY.

* WAVES/SEAS...COMBINED SEAS UP TO 10 FT SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
  SUNDAY NIGHT.


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 EUREKA CA
245 PM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

PZZ450-260645-
/O.NEW.KEKA.SC.Y.0029.170226T1600Z-170227T0100Z/
PT ST GEORGE TO CAPE MENDOCINO OUT 10 NM-
245 PM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 5 PM PST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EUREKA HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 5 PM PST SUNDAY.

* WINDS...WESTERLY GUSTS AROUND 30 KT ON SUNDAY.


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 SAN FRANCISCO CA
209 PM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

PZZ570-260500-
/O.CON.KMTR.SC.Y.0037.000000T0000Z-170226T0500Z/
WATERS FROM POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10-60 NM-
209 PM PST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS
EVENING.

* WINDS AND WAVES: SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFMTR) OR
  OUR MARINE PAGE AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO/MARINE.PHP
  FOR MORE DETAILS.

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.

&&

$$


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