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WHUS76 KMFR 221010  
MWWMFR  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR  
210 AM PST MON JAN 22 2018  
 
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/O.NEW.KMFR.SE.W.0008.180123T1200Z-180124T1200Z/  
/O.NEW.KMFR.GL.W.0007.180123T1200Z-180124T1200Z/  
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-  
210 AM PST MON JAN 22 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST  
TUESDAY...  
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TUESDAY TO 4 AM PST  
WEDNESDAY...  
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TUESDAY TO 4 AM PST  
WEDNESDAY...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A GALE  
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TUESDAY TO 4 AM PST  
WEDNESDAY. A HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED AND IS  
IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TUESDAY TO 4 AM PST WEDNESDAY.  
 
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KT THROUGH TONIGHT. INCREASING TO  
SOUTH GALES 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT BY EARLY TUESDAY  
MORNING.  
 
* SEAS...WEST SWELL OF 13 TO 15 FEET THROUGH THIS MORNING,  
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 13 FEET THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY  
MORNING. SEAS WILL BUILD LATE TUESDAY MORNING, BECOMING VERY  
STEEP AND HAZARDOUS 12 TO 16 FEET AT 10 TO 11 SECONDS THROUGH  
WEDNESDAY MORNING.  
 
* AREAS AFFECTED...ALL AREAS WILL BE AFFECTED SMALL CRAFT  
CONDITIONS THROUGH TONIGHT. THEN ALL AREAS WILL BE AFFECTED BY  
VERY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEAS. GALES ARE EXPECTED BEYOND 3 NM  
FROM SHORE, EXCEPT CLOSER TO SHORE IN THE VICINITY OF CAPE  
BLANCO.  
 
* 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.CON.KMFR.SC.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-180123T1200Z/  
/O.UPG.KMFR.GL.A.0004.180123T1200Z-180124T1200Z/  
/O.NEW.KMFR.GL.W.0007.180123T1200Z-180124T1200Z/  
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-  
210 AM PST MON JAN 22 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST  
TUESDAY...  
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TUESDAY TO 4 AM PST  
WEDNESDAY...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A GALE  
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TUESDAY TO 4 AM PST  
WEDNESDAY.  
 
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KT THROUGH TONIGHT. INCREASING TO  
SOUTH GALES 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 50 KT BY EARLY TUESDAY  
MORNING.  
 
* SEAS...WEST SWELL OF 13 TO 15 FEET THROUGH THIS MORNING,  
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 13 FEET THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY  
MORNING. SEAS WILL BUILD EARLY TUESDAY MORNING BECOMING VERY  
STEEP AND HAZARDOUS 14 TO 17 FEET AT 10 TO 11 SECONDS THROUGH  
WEDNESDAY MORNING.  
 
* AREAS AFFECTED...ALL AREAS WILL BE AFFECTED SMALL CRAFT  
CONDITIONS THROUGH TONIGHT. THEN ALL AREAS WILL BE AFFECTED BY  
VERY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEAS, WITH THE STEEPEST SEAS EXPECTED  
NORTH OF GOLD BEACH. GALES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS ALL AREAS.  
 
* 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 SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS AND SEAS WILL CREATE A  
POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.  
 

 
 

 
 
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