Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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WHUS76 KMFR 160924
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
224 AM PDT Mon Sep 16 2019

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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-
224 AM PDT Mon Sep 16 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 8 AM PDT TUESDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 5 PM PDT TUESDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 5 PM PDT
TUESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Gale
Warning...which is in effect from 8 AM to 5 PM PDT Tuesday. A
Hazardous Seas Warning has also been issued and is in effect from
8 AM to 5 PM PDT Tuesday. In addition... a Small Craft Advisory
has been issued...which is in effect from 5 AM to 8 AM PDT
Tuesday.

* Winds...South gales 30 to 40 kt with gusts to 50 kt.

* Seas...Steep to very steep and hazardous 9 to 12 ft.

* Areas affected...All areas will be affected by conditions
  hazardous to small craft early Tuesday morning. Then areas
  beyond 1 to 2 nm from shore and within 50 nm of shore will be
  affected by gales, with very steep and hazardous seas occurring
  across all areas through Tuesday afternoon.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/hazard

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 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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/O.NEW.KMFR.SE.W.0043.190917T1500Z-190918T0000Z/
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-
224 AM PDT Mon Sep 16 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 5 PM TUESDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 5 PM PDT TUESDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 5 PM PDT
TUESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Gale
Warning...which is in effect from 8 AM to 5 PM PDT Tuesday. A
Hazardous Seas Warning has also been issued and is in effect from
8 AM to 5 PM PDT Tuesday. In addition... a Small Craft Advisory
has been issued...which is in effect from 5 AM to 5 PM PDT
Tuesday.

* Winds...South gales 30 to 40 kt with gusts to 50 kt.

* Seas...Steep to very steep and hazardous 8 to 11 ft.

* Areas affected...Conditions hazardous to small craft are
  expected north of Gold Beach early Tuesday morning. Then most
  areas will be affected by very steep and hazardous seas through
  Tuesday afternoon. Gales are expected north of Pistol River and
  within 30 nm of shore.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/hazard

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 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.

&&

$$


http://www.weather.gov/medford


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