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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
505 PM PST WED NOV 26 2014

...INCREASING WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS INTO EARLY THURSDAY...

.AN APPROACHING FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE SOUTH WINDS
TO INCREASE AND WEST TO SOUTHWEST SEAS TO BUILD INTO THURSDAY
MORNING. HIGH SEAS AND MODERATE WINDS WILL THEN PERSIST THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING.

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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-
505 PM PST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST
FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
10 PM PST FRIDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM PST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A HAZARDOUS
SEAS WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
10 AM PST THURSDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IS
IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST FRIDAY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR
WINDS IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST FRIDAY.


* WINDS: SOUTH 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 TO 40 KNOTS.

* SEAS: BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FEET TODAY WITH 5 SECOND PERIOD SOUTH
  WIND WAVES AND WEST SWELL AT 12 SECONDS. SEAS WILL CONTINUE TO
  BUILD TO 10 TO 15 FEET EARLY THURSDAY AND THEN WILL REMAIN HIGH
  THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* AREAS AFFECTED: THE HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING CONDITIONS AREA
  EXPECTED TO OCCUR IN THE VICINITY OF THE CAPE BLANCO BUOY 15
  NORTHWARD ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO TO FLORENCE
  BETWEEN 5 AND 50 NAUTICAL MILES OF THE COAST. ALL AREAS WILL BE
  AFFECTED BY THE ADVISORY LEVEL SEAS. NEARLY ALL AREAS EXCEPT
  THE BROOKINGS AREA FROM THE COAST OUT TO 10 MILES WEST OF THE
  COAST WILL BE AFFECTED BY THE ADVISORY LEVEL SOUTH WINDS.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/Z67H


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.

&&

$$

BTL

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