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WHUS76 KMFR 150938  
MWWMFR  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR  
238 AM PDT WED AUG 15 2018  
 
PZZ356-376-152245-  
/O.NEW.KMFR.SC.Y.0069.180816T1800Z-180819T0600Z/  
/O.NEW.KMFR.GL.A.0021.180817T1800Z-180819T0600Z/  
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-  
238 AM PDT WED AUG 15 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THURSDAY UNTIL 11 PM  
PDT SATURDAY...  
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY  
EVENING...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT  
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THURSDAY TO 11 PM PDT  
SATURDAY. A GALE WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS GALE WATCH IS  
IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.  
 
* WINDS: NORTH 20 TO 25 KT BEGINNING THURSDAY AFTERNOON,  
INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT BY FRIDAY  
AFTERNOON.  
 
* SEAS: STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 6 TO 8 FEET THURSDAY AFTERNOON,  
INCREASING TO 9 TO 12 FEET BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON.  
 
* AREAS AFFECTED: SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED IN  
ALL AREAS BEGINNING THURSDAY AFTERNOON, WITH GALES AND VERY  
STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEAS POSSIBLE FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY.  
 
* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT  
HTTPS://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MFR/HAZARD  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS AND SEAS WILL CREATE A  
POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.  
 
A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO  
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED, BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING  
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE  
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER  
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.  
 

 
 

 
 
PZZ350-370-152245-  
/O.NEW.KMFR.SC.Y.0069.180817T0000Z-180819T0600Z/  
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-  
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-  
238 AM PDT WED AUG 15 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THURSDAY TO 11 PM PDT  
SATURDAY...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT  
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THURSDAY TO 11 PM PDT  
SATURDAY.  
 
* WINDS: NORTH 20 TO 25 KT.  
 
* SEAS: STEEP AND WIND DRIVEN AT 6 TO 8 FEET.  
 
* AREAS AFFECTED: SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED IN  
ALL AREAS BEGINNING THURSDAY EVENING.  
 
* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT  
HTTPS://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MFR/HAZARD  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS AND SEAS WILL CREATE A  
POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.  
 

 
 

 
 
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD  
 
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