029  
WHUS76 KMFR 261947  
MWWMFR  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR  
1247 PM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017  
 
PZZ350-356-376-270000-  
/O.CON.KMFR.GL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-170327T0000Z/  
/O.CON.KMFR.SE.W.0025.000000T0000Z-170327T0000Z/  
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 CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-  
1247 PM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017  
   
..GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS  
AFTERNOON...  
 
* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS 35 TO 40 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 50 KNOTS UNTIL  
MID AFTERNOON THEN TURNING SOUTHWEST AND DECREASING TO 20 TO 25  
KNOTS.  
 
* SEAS...VERY STEEP AT 10 TO 14 FEET.  
 
* AREAS AFFECTED...MOST AREAS BEYOND 8NM AND ALSO CLOSER TO SHORE  
NEAR CAPE BLANCO WILL BE AFFECTED BY GALES AND HAZARDOUS  
SEAS.THE REMAINDER OF THE INNER WATERS WILL BE AFFECTED BY HIGH  
AND VERY STEEP SEAS.  
 
* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT  
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/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 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
PZZ370-270000-  
/O.CON.KMFR.GL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-170327T0000Z/  
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-  
1247 PM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017  
   
..GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
* WINDS...SOUTH 35 TO 40 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 50 KNOTS UNTIL THE  
MIDDLE OF THIS AFTERNOON THEN TURNING TO THE WEST AND DECREASING  
TO 20 KNOTS.  
 
* SEAS...VERY STEEP AT 15 TO 18 FEET UNTIL LATE THIS AFTERNOON  
THEN SUBSIDING TO 12 FEET.  
 
* AREAS AFFECTED...ALL AREAS ARE AFFECTED.  
 
* 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD  
 
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