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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR  
228 PM PST THU JAN 17 2019  
 
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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-  
228 PM PST THU JAN 17 2019  
   
..GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST  
FRIDAY...  
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO 4 AM PST  
SATURDAY...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A GALE  
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO 4 AM PST  
SATURDAY. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.  
 
* WINDS...SOUTH 30 TO 40 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOTS THIS  
AFTERNOON THEN WEAKENING SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS THURSDAY NIGHT.  
SOUTH 35 TO 40 KNOTS FRIDAY AFTERNOON.  
 
* SEAS...VERY STEEP SWELL DOMINATED SEAS 20 TO 25 FEET TONIGHT,  
THEN VERY STEEP 18 TO 22 FEET FRIDAY. SEAS REMAIN HAZARDOUS  
THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT.  
 
* AREAS AFFECTED...ALL AREAS AFFECTED.  
 
* 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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