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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
532 PM PDT FRI JUN 24 2016

PZZ670-673-250845-
/O.CON.KLOX.GL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-160626T1000Z/
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
532 PM PDT FRI JUN 24 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT ARE
  EXPECTED WHEN WINDS ARE STRONGEST.

* SEAS...COMBINED SEAS OF 10 TO 13 FEET WITH PERIODS AROUND 9
  SECONDS ARE EXPECTED WHEN WAVES ARE LARGEST.

SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFLOX) FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
223 PM PDT FRI JUN 24 2016


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/O.CON.KMFR.SC.Y.0065.000000T0000Z-160626T1200Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.SE.W.0048.160625T0000Z-160626T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KMFR.GL.W.0040.160625T2100Z-160626T1200Z/
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
223 PM PDT FRI JUN 24 2016

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT
SUNDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM SATURDAY TO 5 AM PDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM SATURDAY TO 5 AM PDT
SUNDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT...INCREASING TO 25
  TO 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT SATURDAY AFTERNOON INTO SATURDAY
  NIGHT.

* SEAS...STEEP TO VERY STEEP WIND DRIVEN SEAS OF 7 TO 9 FEET
  INCREASING TO 8 TO 12 FEET THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT.

* AREAS AFFECTED...VERY STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEAS ARE EXPECTED
  BEYOND 5 NM FROM SHORE SOUTH OF PORT ORFORD TODAY...INCREASING
  TO MOST AREAS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT. GALES WILL AFFECT
  AREAS FROM 10 TO 40 NM FROM SHORE FROM GOLD BEACH SOUTH. ALL
  OTHER AREAS WILL BE IMPACTED BY SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS.

* 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 SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS AND SEAS WILL CREATE A
POTENTIAL HAZARD TO SMALLER VESSELS AND INEXPERIENCED MARINERS.

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ALONG WITH VERY
STEEP AND HAZARDOUS SEAS 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.

&&

$$

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