Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
232 PM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

...GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS AND HEAVY SEAS THIS WEEKEND...

.A THERMAL TROUGH AT THE COAST WILL STRENGTHEN INTO SATURDAY
EVENING. THIS WILL PRODUCE 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-
232 PM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT MONDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT
   MONDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM
   SUNDAY TO 11 AM PDT MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM
SUNDAY TO 11 AM PDT MONDAY. THE HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IS NOW IN
EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT MONDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS
IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT MONDAY. A GALE WARNING REMAINS
IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT SUNDAY.

* SEAS: WEST SWELL AND NORTH WIND WAVES WILL COMBINE TO PRODUCE
  SEAS OF 10 TO 13 FEET THROUGH THIS EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 9 TO
  11 FEET SUNDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS: NORTH 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT THROUGH THIS
  EVENING THEN 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT THROUGH SUNDAY
  NIGHT. WINDS WILL BE STRONGEST IN THE OUTER PORTION OF THE
  WATERS DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS.

* AREAS AFFECTED: GALE FORCE WINDS WILL OCCUR OVER ALL BUT THE
  EASTERN AND NORTHERN FRINGES OF THE ZONE. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
  WINDS WILL OCCUR OVER THE REMAINDER OF THE ZONE. VERY STEEP AND
  HAZARDOUS SEAS WILL IMPACT ALL AREAS.

* 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.

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.

&&

$$

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
232 PM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT
   MONDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
   11 AM PDT MONDAY...

THE HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT
SUNDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
11 AM PDT MONDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS
NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT MONDAY.

* SEAS: WEST SWELL AND NORTH WIND WAVES WILL COMBINE TO PRODUCE
  SEAS OF 8 TO 10 FEET THROUGH THIS EVENING THEN DIMINISHING TO 5
  TO 9 FEET SUNDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS: NORTH 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KT THROUGH THIS
  EVENING THEN 10 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT THROUGH SUNDAY
  NIGHT. WINDS WILL BE STRONGEST IN THE OUTER PORTION OF THE
  WATERS DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS.

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

* 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-
232 PM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT MONDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT
   MONDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
   11 AM PDT MONDAY...

THE HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT
MONDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
11 AM PDT MONDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS
NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT MONDAY.

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

* SEAS: WEST SWELL AND NORTH WIND WAVES WILL COMBINE TO PRODUCE
  SEAS OF 8 TO 10 FEET THROUGH THIS EVENING THEN 7 TO 9 FEET
  THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

* AREAS AFFECTED: SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WINDS AND HAZARDOUS SEAS
  WILL AFFECT ALL OF THE ZONE THROUGH TONIGHT. CONDITIONS WILL
  IMPROVE SLIGHTLY FOR SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY NIGHT.

* 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-
232 PM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT
   MONDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
   11 AM PDT MONDAY...

THE HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT
SUNDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
11 AM PDT MONDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS
NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT MONDAY.

* WINDS: NORTH 15 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT THROUGH SUNDAY
  NIGHT. WINDS WILL BE STRONGEST IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING
  HOURS.

* SEAS: WEST SWELL AND NORTH WIND WAVES WILL COMBINE TO PRODUCE
  SEAS OF 8 TO 10 FEET THROUGH THIS EVENING THEN 6 TO 8 FEET
  THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

* AREAS AFFECTED: SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WINDS WILL OCCUR BEYOND 5
  NM FROM SHORE WHILE HAZARDOUS SEAS WILL AFFECT ALL OF THE ZONE
  THROUGH TONIGHT. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE SLIGHTLY FOR SUNDAY
  INTO SUNDAY NIGHT.

* 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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