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WHUS76 KMFR 072230  
MWWMFR  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR  
230 PM PST WED DEC 7 2022  
 
PZZ350-356-370-376-081130-  
/O.CON.KMFR.GL.W.0026.221208T0300Z-221208T1800Z/  
/O.CON.KMFR.SC.Y.0124.221208T0300Z-221209T1800Z/  
/O.NEW.KMFR.SR.A.0001.221209T1800Z-221210T1200Z/  
/O.CON.KMFR.GL.A.0023.221209T1800Z-221210T1200Z/  
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-  
230 PM PST WED DEC 7 2022  
 
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM  
PST THURSDAY...  
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING  
TO 10 AM PST FRIDAY...  
...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE FRIDAY  
NIGHT...  
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE  
FRIDAY NIGHT...  
 
* WHAT...FOR THE GALE WARNING, SOUTH WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS  
UP TO 40 KT AND WIND WAVE DOMINATED SEAS 8 TO 13 FT EXPECTED.  
FOR THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH 10 AM PST THURSDAY, SOUTH  
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT AND WIND WAVE DOMINATED  
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT EXPECTED. FOR THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FROM 10  
AM PST THURSDAY THROUGH 10 AM PST FRIDAY, SEAS 12 TO 14 FEET  
WITH A PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS IN WEST TO NORTHWEST SWELL DOMINATED  
SEAS. FOR THE GALE WATCH, SOUTH WINDS 35 TO 45 KT WITH GUSTS UP  
TO 50 KT AND WIND WAVE DOMINATED SEAS 18 TO 24 FT POSSIBLE. FOR  
THE STORM WATCH, SOUTH WINDS 40 TO 50 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 KT  
AND WIND WAVE DOMINATED SEAS 21 TO 26 FT POSSIBLE.  
 
* WHERE...FOR THE GALE WARNING, ALL BUT AREAS WITHIN 2 NM OF COAST  
BETWEEN POINTS AND TO THE COAST NEAR THE POINTS, EXCEPT BEYOND 5  
TO 10 NM OFFSHORE SOUTH OF GOLD BEACH. FOR THE SMALL CRAFT  
ADVISORY, ALL AREAS NOT COVERED BY THE GALE WARNING THROUGH 10  
AM PST, THURSDAY, THEN ALL AREAS THROUGH 10 PM PST FRIDAY. FOR  
THE STORM WATCH, ALL AREAS WEST OF A LINE EXTENDING FROM 60 NM  
WEST OF REEDSPORT TO CAPE BLANCO TO 60 NM OFFSHORE WEST OF POINT  
ST. GEORGE. FOR THE GALE WATCH, ALL AREAS NOT COVERED BY THE  
STORM WATCH.  
 
* WHEN...FOR THE GALE WARNING, FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING  
TO 10 AM PST THURSDAY. FOR THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY, FROM 7 PM  
THIS EVENING TO 10 AM PST FRIDAY. FOR THE GALE WATCH, FROM  
FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT. FOR THE STORM WATCH,  
FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT.  
 
* IMPACTS...VERY STRONG WINDS AND VERY STEEP SEAS COULD CAPSIZE  
OR DAMAGE VESSELS. VISIBILITIES MAY BE SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED.  
 
* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTPS://GO.USA.GOV/X6HKS  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MARINERS SHOULD PREPARE TO REMAIN IN PORT, ALTER COURSE, AND/OR  
SECURE THE VESSEL FOR VERY STRONG WINDS AND VERY STEEP AND  
HAZARDOUS SEAS.  
 

 
 

 
 
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