Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
200 PM PDT FRI APR 17 2015

...GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS AND HIGH SEAS INTO THIS WEEKEND...

.A THERMAL TROUGH AT THE COAST WILL STRENGTHEN INTO SATURDAY
EVENING. THIS WILL PRODUCE STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS THAT WILL BE
STRONGEST BEYOND 5 NM FROM SHORE AND SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO.
CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE SLOWLY SUNDAY INTO EARLY TUESDAY.

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WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
200 PM PDT FRI APR 17 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT
   MONDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT
   SUNDAY...
...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS WILL EXPIRE AT 2 PM
   PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS WILL EXPIRE AT 2 PM
PDT THIS AFTERNOON. THE GALE WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM
PDT SUNDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IS NOW IN EFFECT
UNTIL 5 AM PDT MONDAY. A HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 2 AM PDT SUNDAY.

* SEAS: WEST SWELL AND NORTH WIND WAVES WILL PRODUCE SEAS OF 11 TO
  13 FEET THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. SEAS WILL BE HEAVIEST IN THE
  AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS.

* WINDS: NORTH 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT THROUGH SATURDAY
  EVENING. WINDS WILL BE STRONGEST IN THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS.

* AREAS AFFECTED: GALE FORCE WINDS WILL DOMINATE WITH SMALL CRAFT
  ADVISORY WINDS ON THE NORTHERN AND EASTERN FRINGES OF THE ZONE.
  VERY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEAS WILL IMPACT ALL AREAS THROUGH
  SATURDAY NIGHT.

* 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 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.

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.

&&

$$

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
200 PM PDT FRI APR 17 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT
   MONDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
   5 AM PDT MONDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT
   SUNDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM
PDT MONDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS NOW IN
EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT MONDAY. A HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT SUNDAY.

* SEAS: WEST SWELL AND NORTH WIND WAVES WILL COMBINE TO PRODUCE
  SEAS OF 8 TO 12 FEET THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. SEAS WILL BE
  HEAVIEST IN THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS.

* WINDS: NORTH 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT THROUGH SUNDAY
  NIGHT. WINDS WILL BE STRONGEST IN THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS.

* AREAS AFFECTED: SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WINDS WILL OCCUR BEYOND 5
  NM FROM SHORE. VERY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEAS WILL IMPACT NEARLY
  ALL AREAS EXCEPT THE VERY NEAR SHORE WATERS...WHERE SMALL CRAFT
  ADVISORY SEAS WILL OCCUR.

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

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 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.

&&

$$

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WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
200 PM PDT FRI APR 17 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT
   MONDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
   5 AM PDT MONDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT
   SUNDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM
PDT MONDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS NOW IN
EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT MONDAY. A HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT SUNDAY.

* WINDS: NORTH 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT THROUGH SUNDAY
  NIGHT. WINDS WILL BE STRONGEST IN THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS.

* SEAS: WEST SWELL AND NORTH WIND WAVES WILL COMBINE TO PRODUCE
  SEAS OF 9 TO 11 FEET THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. SEAS WILL BE
  HEAVIEST IN THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS.

* AREAS AFFECTED: SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WINDS AND HAZARDOUS SEAS
  WILL AFFECT ALL OF THE ZONE.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES WILL
BE STEEP ENOUGH TO CREATE A POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALL CRAFT.

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.

&&

$$

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COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
200 PM PDT FRI APR 17 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
   5 AM PDT MONDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT
   MONDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT
   SUNDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS NOW IN EFFECT
UNTIL 5 AM PDT MONDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IS NOW
IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT MONDAY. A HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS
IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT SUNDAY.

* WINDS: NORTH 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT THROUGH SUNDAY
  EVENING. WINDS WILL BE STRONGEST IN THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS.

* SEAS: WEST SWELL AND NORTH WIND WAVES WILL COMBINE TO PRODUCE
  SEAS OF 8 TO 10 FEET THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. SEAS WILL BE
  HEAVIEST IN THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS.

* AREAS AFFECTED: SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WINDS AND HAZARDOUS SEAS
  ARE EXPECTED BEYOND 5 NM FROM SHORE WITH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
  SEAS BEYOND 2 NM FROM SHORE.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES WILL
BE STEEP ENOUGH TO CREATE A POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALL CRAFT.

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.

&&

$$

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD


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