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WHUS76 KMFR 050952  
MWWMFR  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR  
152 AM PST THU DEC 5 2019  
 
PZZ376-052230-  
/O.CON.KMFR.GL.W.0026.191205T2100Z-191207T1800Z/  
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-  
152 AM PST THU DEC 5 2019  
 
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO  
10 AM PST SATURDAY...  
 
* WHAT...SOUTH WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 KT AND VERY  
STEEP WIND DRIVEN SEAS OF 14 TO 19 FEET ARE EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...GALES AND VERY STEEP SEAS WILL IMPACT ALL AREAS BEYOND  
10 NM FROM SHORE AND SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 1 PM THURSDAY TO 10 AM PST SATURDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS AND VERY STEEP SEAS COULD CAPSIZE OR  
DAMAGE VESSELS. LOW VISIBILITY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED.  
 
* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT  
HTTPS://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MFR/HAZARD  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MARINERS SHOULD ALTER PLANS TO AVOID STRONG WINDS AND VERY STEEP  
SEAS. REMAIN IN PORT, SEEK SAFE HARBOR, ALTER COURSE, AND/OR  
SECURE THE VESSEL FOR SEVERE CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
PZZ350-356-370-052230-  
/O.CON.KMFR.SE.W.0056.191205T2100Z-191207T1800Z/  
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-  
152 AM PST THU DEC 5 2019  
 
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS  
AFTERNOON TO 10 AM PST SATURDAY...  
 
* WHAT...VERY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEAS OF 12 TO 16 FEET AT 9  
SECONDS ARE EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...ALL AREAS, WITH SLIGHTLY LOWER SEAS IN THE VERY NEAR  
SHORE AND SHELTERED WATERS.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 1 PM THURSDAY TO 10 AM PST SATURDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...VERY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEAS COULD CAPSIZE OR  
DAMAGE VESSELS. BAR CROSSING WILL BECOME ESPECIALLY  
TREACHEROUS.  
 
* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT  
HTTPS://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MFR/HAZARD  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
RECREATIONAL BOATERS SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT. COMMERCIAL VESSELS  
SHOULD PREPARE FOR VERY STEEP SEAS AND CONSIDER REMAINING IN PORT  
UNTIL CONDITIONS IMPROVE.  
 

 
 

 
 
VISIT US AT HTTPS://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD  
 
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