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Gale Warning


Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
840 AM PDT Wed May 22 2019

Washington and Oregon waters-
Inner waters from  60 nm to 150 nm offshore.
Outer waters from 150 nm to 250 nm offshore.

Seas given as significant wave height, which is the average
height of the highest 1/3 of the waves. Individual waves may be
more than twice the significant wave height.

PZZ800-230615-
Cape Flattery to Cape Shoalwater between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
840 AM PDT Wed May 22 2019

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY through THU...NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 12 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 12 to 17 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NW winds 30 to 40 kt. Seas building to 13 to 19
ft.
.SAT...N to NW winds diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Seas subsiding to
10 to 15 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 8 to 11
ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming N to NW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
subsiding to 7 to 9 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas subsiding to 6 to 7 ft.

$$


Small Craft Advisory For Hazardous Seas


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
821 AM PDT Wed May 22 2019

PZZ250-255-230430-
/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0036.000000T0000Z-190523T1200Z/
Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR out
10 NM-Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 NM-
821 AM PDT Wed May 22 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 5 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* SEAS...Around 10 feet through early Thursday morning. Dominant
  period 10 to 11 seconds, but becoming 9 seconds by this evening
  and continuing through Thursday. This will create steep and
  choppy sea conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory for wind means that wind speeds of 21 to
33 knots are expected. Inexperienced mariners, especially those
operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

A Small Craft Advisory for hazardous seas means that waves are
expected to be hazardous to small craft. Seas will be especially
steep and hazardous.

&&

$$


http://www.weather.gov/portland

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
821 AM PDT Wed May 22 2019

PZZ270-275-230430-
/O.CON.KPQR.SI.Y.0055.000000T0000Z-190523T1200Z/
/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0036.000000T0000Z-190523T1200Z/
Waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR from 10 to
60 NM-Waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR from 10 to 60 NM-
821 AM PDT Wed May 22 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM
PDT THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 5 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* WINDS...Northwest to North 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25
  knots through early Thursday morning. Strongest wind will be
  beyond 20 nautical miles.

* SEAS...Around 10 feet through early Thursday morning. Dominant
  period 10 to 11 seconds, but becoming 9 seconds this evening.
  This will result in steep and choppy sea conditions.

 PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory for wind means that wind speeds of 21 to
33 knots are expected. Inexperienced mariners, especially those
operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

A Small Craft Advisory for hazardous seas means that waves are
expected to be hazardous to small craft. Seas will be especially
steep and hazardous.

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory For Winds


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
821 AM PDT Wed May 22 2019

PZZ270-275-230430-
/O.CON.KPQR.SI.Y.0055.000000T0000Z-190523T1200Z/
/O.CON.KPQR.SW.Y.0036.000000T0000Z-190523T1200Z/
Waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR from 10 to
60 NM-Waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR from 10 to 60 NM-
821 AM PDT Wed May 22 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM
PDT THURSDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 5 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* WINDS...Northwest to North 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25
  knots through early Thursday morning. Strongest wind will be
  beyond 20 nautical miles.

* SEAS...Around 10 feet through early Thursday morning. Dominant
  period 10 to 11 seconds, but becoming 9 seconds this evening.
  This will result in steep and choppy sea conditions.

 PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory for wind means that wind speeds of 21 to
33 knots are expected. Inexperienced mariners, especially those
operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

A Small Craft Advisory for hazardous seas means that waves are
expected to be hazardous to small craft. Seas will be especially
steep and hazardous.

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
848 AM PDT Wed May 22 2019

PZZ170-173-176-230000-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0092.000000T0000Z-190523T1200Z/
Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island 10 To 60 Nm-
Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville 10 To 60 Nm-
Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater 10 To
60 Nm-
848 AM PDT Wed May 22 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT
THURSDAY...

* WIND...Northwest 15 to 30 kt.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
225 AM PDT Wed May 22 2019


PZZ350-222230-
/O.CON.KMFR.SC.Y.0041.000000T0000Z-190524T1200Z/
Coastal waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR out 10 nm-
225 AM PDT Wed May 22 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT FRIDAY...

* Winds...North 15 to 20 kt through Thursday night.

* Waves...Steep 8 to 10 feet at 10 seconds today through Thursday
  night.

* Areas affected...All of the waters will be affected by small
  craft conditions.

* 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

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
225 AM PDT Wed May 22 2019


PZZ356-370-376-222230-
/O.CON.KMFR.SC.Y.0041.000000T0000Z-190524T1200Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.SE.W.0029.190522T1800Z-190524T1200Z/
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-
225 AM PDT Wed May 22 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT FRIDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS
MORNING TO 5 AM PDT FRIDAY...

* Winds...North 20 to 25 with brief gusts to 35 kts.

* Seas...Becoming steep to very steep and wind-driven at 10 to 12
  feet today through Thursday night.

* Areas affected...All of the waters will be affected by small
  craft conditions, with very steep and hazardous seas expected
  beyond 4 nm from shore and south of Bandon this afternoon
  through Thursday night.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Seas Warning


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
225 AM PDT Wed May 22 2019


PZZ356-370-376-222230-
/O.CON.KMFR.SC.Y.0041.000000T0000Z-190524T1200Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.SE.W.0029.190522T1800Z-190524T1200Z/
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-
225 AM PDT Wed May 22 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT FRIDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS
MORNING TO 5 AM PDT FRIDAY...

* Winds...North 20 to 25 with brief gusts to 35 kts.

* Seas...Becoming steep to very steep and wind-driven at 10 to 12
  feet today through Thursday night.

* Areas affected...All of the waters will be affected by small
  craft conditions, with very steep and hazardous seas expected
  beyond 4 nm from shore and south of Bandon this afternoon
  through Thursday night.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/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.

&&

$$

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