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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
230 PM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

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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-
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-
230 PM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST
   SATURDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
   AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Gale Watch...
which is in effect from Saturday evening through Sunday
afternoon.

* Winds...Southwest winds 15 to 25 kt will diminish to 10 to 20 kt
  Friday. Winds will become south and increase to 30 to 40 kt late
  Saturday night into Sunday.

* Seas...West swell 26 to 28 feet will subside to 19 to 20 feet
  Friday morning, to 17 to 18 feet Friday night, then to 11 to 13
  feet Saturday evening. Seas will then build again ahead of an
  incoming cold front.

* Areas affected...Dangerous seas will impact all areas through
  Friday night. Gale force winds will affect nearly all areas
  Sunday.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 Gale Watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased, but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

&&

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http://www.weather.gov/medford

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
207 PM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

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/O.CON.KLOX.GL.A.0003.180119T2100Z-180121T0500Z/
Waters from Pt. Sal to Santa Cruz Island CA and westward 60 nm
including San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands-
Outer waters from Santa Cruz Island to San Clemente Island to
60 NM offshore including San Nicolas and Santa Barbara Islands-
207 PM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM PST FRIDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

* Winds...Northwest winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt are
  possible when winds are strongest.

* Seas...Combined seas of 14 to 17 feet with periods around 15
  seconds are possible when waves are largest.

SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFLOX) FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that hazardous wind and sea
conditions will exist for small craft. Inexperienced mariners...
especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid
navigating in these conditions.

A Gale Watch is issued when hazardous gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots are probable in the near future, but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
207 PM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

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East Santa Barbara Channel from Pt. Conception to Pt. Mugu CA
including Santa Cruz Island-
Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa
Catalina and Anacapa Islands-
207 PM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

* Winds...Northwest winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt are
  possible when winds are strongest.

* Seas...Combined seas of 7 to 9 feet with periods around 14
  seconds are possible when waves are largest.

SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFLOX) FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Watch is issued when hazardous gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots are probable in the near future, but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

&&

$$

RAT

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/LOSANGELES

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Diego CA
1216 PM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

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Coastal Waters from San Mateo Point to the Mexican Border and out
to 30 nm-
Waters from San Mateo point to the Mexican Border Extending 30 to
60 nm out including San Clemente Island-
1216 PM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

* Winds...Northwest 15 to 20 kt with gusts to 30 kt Friday
  afternoon, becoming 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 35 kt Friday
  evening through Saturday morning. Winds weakening Saturday
  evening.

* Waves/Seas...Combined seas building to 10 feet near San
  Clemente Island tonight. Seas building across coastal waters
  on Friday, 8 to 14 feet Friday evening through Saturday before
  lowering to 6 to 10 feet Saturday night.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Gale Watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased...but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.

&&

$$

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