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Gale Warning


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
553 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-232100-
/O.CON.KSEW.GL.W.0050.000000T0000Z-200924T0100Z/
Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island Out 10 Nm-
Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville Out 10 Nm-
Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater Out 10 Nm-
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-
553 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...South winds 30 to 40 kt and seas 10 to 12 ft at 12
  seconds.

* WHERE...Coastal Waters from Cape Flattery to Cape Shoalwater
  out to 60 nm.

* WHEN...Until 6 PM PDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

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.

&&

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
319 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

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.

PZZ810-232215-
Cape Lookout to Florence, OR between 60 NM and 150 NM offshore-
319 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming S to SW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
9 to 16 ft. Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt.
Seas 12 to 18 ft.
.THU...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 16 to 18 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 13 to 16 ft. Scattered showers.
.FRI...SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
13 to 16 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 10 to
20 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming 10 to 15 kt. Seas
8 to 10 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NW. Seas
7 to 8 ft.

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
319 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

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.

PZZ815-232215-
Florence, OR to Point St. George between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
319 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming S to SW 25 to 35 kt. Seas
9 to 15 ft. Chance of rain with vsby 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming W to SW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 11 to 17 ft.
.THU...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
14 to 18 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 13 to 15 ft.
.FRI...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 9 to 13 ft.
.SAT...W to SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt. Seas
7 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft.
.SUN...N to NW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

$$

Offshore Waters Forecast
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
319 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

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.

PZZ805-232215-
Cape Shoalwater to Cape Lookout between 60 NM and 150 NM
offshore-
319 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming SW 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to
16 ft. Scattered showers and tstms with vsby 1 nm or less.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 13 to 18 ft. Scattered
showers. Scattered tstms.
.THU...W to SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 16 to 18 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt.
Seas 14 to 16 ft. Scattered showers.
.FRI...W to SW winds 25 to 35 kt, becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Seas
14 to 18 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to
20 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 12 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 10 ft.
.SUN...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas
8 to 9 ft.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
215 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

PZZ270-275-232215-
/O.CON.KPQR.GL.W.0022.000000T0000Z-200924T0400Z/
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-
215 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...South winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts up to 45 kt and seas
  11 to 15 feet at 12 seconds.

* WHERE...Waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Florence OR from 10
  to 60 NM.

* WHEN...Until 9 PM PDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
215 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

PZZ250-255-232215-
/O.CON.KPQR.SC.Y.0143.000000T0000Z-200923T1200Z/
/O.CON.KPQR.GL.W.0022.200923T1200Z-200924T0400Z/
Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR out
10 NM-Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 NM-
215 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...South winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt increasing
  to 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt in the afternoon and seas
  6 to 8 feet at 10 seconds building to 9 to 14 feet at 13 seconds
  in the afternoon.

* WHERE...Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Florence OR
  out 10 NM.

* WHEN...Until 9 PM PDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could
  capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
209 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

PZZ350-370-232215-
/O.CON.KMFR.SC.Y.0083.000000T0000Z-200923T1200Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.GL.W.0020.200923T1200Z-200924T0300Z/
/O.EXT.KMFR.SC.Y.0084.200924T0300Z-200926T1200Z/
Coastal waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR out 10 nm-
Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm-
209 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT EARLY
THIS MORNING...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM EARLY THIS MORNING TO
8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO
5 AM PDT SATURDAY...

* WHAT...South winds 20 to 30 kt increasing to gales 25 to 35 kt
  with gusts to 40 kt today. Choppy seas 6 to 9 ft at 7 seconds
  becoming high and very steep at 10 to 15 ft. Winds ease this
  evening with seas transitioning to long period west swell of 14
  to 16 ft at 15 seconds.

* WHERE...All areas from Florence to Cape Blanco.

* WHEN...For the first Small Craft Advisory, until 5 AM PDT early
  this morning. For the Gale Warning, from 5 AM early this
  morning to 8 PM PDT this evening. For the second Small Craft
  Advisory, from 8 PM this evening to 5 AM PDT 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 or secure
the vessel for severe conditions.

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
553 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

PZZ110-232100-
/O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0198.200923T1253Z-200925T0600Z/
Grays Harbor Bar-
553 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Combined seas 10 to 12 ft. Bar conditions rough.

* WHERE...Grays Harbor Bar.

* WHEN...Until 11 PM PDT Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft
  especially when navigating in or near harbor entrances.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Maximum ebb currents will occur around 1000
  AM and 1030 PM Wednesday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory for rough bar means that wave conditions
are expected to be hazardous to small craft in or near harbor
entrances.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Portland OR
215 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

PZZ210-232215-
/O.NEW.KPQR.SC.Y.0144.200923T2100Z-200925T0000Z/
Columbia River Bar-
215 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
5 PM PDT THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Rough bar conditions expected.

  - GENERAL SEAS...4 to 6 ft this morning building to 10 to 12 ft
    this afternoon.

  - FIRST EBB...Around 1015 AM Wednesday. Seas to 8 ft.

  - SECOND EBB...Around 1045 PM Wednesday. Seas to 14 ft.

  - THIRD EBB...Around 1130 AM Thursday. Seas to 15 ft.

* WHERE...In the Main Channel of the Columbia River Bar.

* WHEN...From 2 PM this afternoon to 5 PM PDT Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft especially
  when navigating in or near harbor entrances.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Small craft should use extreme caution when navigating in or near
harbor entrances.

&&

$$

For more information from the National Weather Service visit
http://weather.gov/portland

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
209 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

PZZ350-370-232215-
/O.CON.KMFR.SC.Y.0083.000000T0000Z-200923T1200Z/
/O.CON.KMFR.GL.W.0020.200923T1200Z-200924T0300Z/
/O.EXT.KMFR.SC.Y.0084.200924T0300Z-200926T1200Z/
Coastal waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR out 10 nm-
Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm-
209 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT EARLY
THIS MORNING...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM EARLY THIS MORNING TO
8 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO
5 AM PDT SATURDAY...

* WHAT...South winds 20 to 30 kt increasing to gales 25 to 35 kt
  with gusts to 40 kt today. Choppy seas 6 to 9 ft at 7 seconds
  becoming high and very steep at 10 to 15 ft. Winds ease this
  evening with seas transitioning to long period west swell of 14
  to 16 ft at 15 seconds.

* WHERE...All areas from Florence to Cape Blanco.

* WHEN...For the first Small Craft Advisory, until 5 AM PDT early
  this morning. For the Gale Warning, from 5 AM early this
  morning to 8 PM PDT this evening. For the second Small Craft
  Advisory, from 8 PM this evening to 5 AM PDT 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 or secure
the vessel for severe conditions.

&&

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Medford OR
529 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

ORZ023-024-232100-
/O.NEW.KMFR.WI.Y.0015.200923T2000Z-200924T0300Z/
Central Douglas County-Eastern Curry County and Josephine County-
529 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM PDT
THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph
  expected. Strongest winds are expected in high terrain and to a
  lesser extent southwest to northeast oriented valleys.

* WHERE...Portions of Southern Douglas County including
  Azalea...portions of Josephine County including Sexton Pass on
  Interstate 5 and hills surrounding the Illinois Valley...and
  higher terrain areas of eastern Curry and Coos Counties.

* WHEN...From 1 PM this afternoon to 8 PM PDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects.
  Drought-stressed tree limbs could fall and a few power outages
  may result.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Fully leafed out and drought-stressed trees
  will be susceptible to damage in these gusty winds.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high
profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

&&

$$

Visit us at https://www.weather.gov/Medford

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Seattle WA
255 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

WAZ516-517-240000-
/O.CON.KSEW.WI.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-200924T0000Z/
North Coast-Central Coast-
Including the cities of Beaver, Clearwater, Forks, La Push,
Neah Bay, Ozette, Queets, Aberdeen, and Hoquiam
255 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...South winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* WHERE...North Coast and Central Coast.

* WHEN...Until 5 PM PDT this afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects.
  Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may
  result.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high
profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

&&

$$


Air Quality Alert


ORC013-031-240000-
Crook-Jefferson-
Including the cities of Prineville, Post, Paulina, Madras,
Warm Springs, and Culver
255 PM PDT Tue Sep 22 2020

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT WEDNESDAY...

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has issued an Air Quality
Advisory...in effect until 5 PM PDT Wednesday.

A Smoke Air Quality Advisory has been issued. Wildfires burning in
the region combined with forecasted conditions will cause air
quality to reach unhealthy levels.

Pollutants in smoke can cause burning eyes...runny nose...aggravate
heart and lung diseases...and aggravate other serious health
problems.  Limit outdoor activities and keep children indoors if it
is smoky. Please follow medical advice if you have a heart or lung
condition.

For additional information...please visit the Web site at
http://www.oregon.gov/DEQ

$$

ORZ024-026>031-240000-
Eastern Curry County and Josephine County-Jackson County-
South Central Oregon Cascades-
Siskiyou Mountains and Southern Oregon Cascades-Klamath Basin-
Northern and Eastern Klamath County and Western Lake County-
Central and Eastern Lake County-
Including the cities of Grants Pass, Cave Junction, Medford,
Ashland, Crater Lake, Crescent Lake, Diamond Lake, Union Creek,
Howard Prairie, Siskiyou Summit, Altamont, Klamath Falls, Beatty,
Bly, Chemult, Crescent, Gilchrist, Sprague River, Adel, Lakeview,
and Valley Falls
209 PM PDT Tue Sep 22 2020

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT WEDNESDAY...

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has issued an Air
Pollution Advisory...in effect until further notice.

Wildfires burning in the region combined with forecast conditions
will cause air quality levels to fluctuate and could be at unhealthy
levels.

Pollutants in smoke can cause burning eyes...runny nose...aggravate
heart and lung diseases...and aggravate other serious health
problems.Limit outdoor activities and keep children indoors if it is
smoky. Please follow medical advice if you have a heart or lung
condition.

For additional information...please visit the web site at
http://www.oregon.gov/deq

$$

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