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Small Craft for Hazardous Seas Advisory, Gale Warning, Hazardous Seas Warning, Storm Watch

Statement as of 6:00 PM PST on January 19, 2017

Expires 1:00 AM EST on January 23, 2017


... Hazardous seas warning in effect until 9 PM PST this evening...
... Gale Warning now in effect from 9 PM this evening to 4 am PST
Friday...
... Hazardous seas warning now in effect from 4 am Friday to 4 PM
PST Saturday...
... Storm watch in effect from 4 PM PST Saturday to 10 PM PST
Sunday...

* winds... south winds increase late this afternoon and reach
gale force 30 to 40 kt with gusts to 50 kt tonight into early
Friday morning. Southwest winds near or at advisory strength
will follow Friday into Saturday ahead of another strong front
on Saturday night and Sunday that will bring the potential for
storm force winds.

* Seas... steep swell dominated seas today will build to a peak
around 20 feet early Friday morning. A building long period
swell will peak early Saturday with seas around 25 feet at 18
seconds. Seas are expected to remain very high into early
Sunday.

* Areas affected and timing... gales and very steep seas will
affect most areas beyond 5 nm from shore except closer to
shore near Cape Blanco. Hazardous extremely high seas will
impact all areas Friday through Saturday night.

* View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.Gov/Medford/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

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 for hazardous seas means that waves will
be steep enough to create a potential hazard to smaller vessels
and inexperienced mariners.

A storm watch is issued when the risk of storm force winds of
48 to 63 knots has significantly increased... but the specific
timing and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to
provide additional lead time for mariners who may wish to
consider altering their plans.









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