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Gale Warning, Hazardous Seas Warning

Statement as of 2:30 AM PST on January 22, 2017

Expires 1:00 AM EST on January 24, 2017


... Storm Warning remains in effect until 4 am PST early this
   morning...
... Gale Warning remains in effect from 4 am this morning until 10
   PM PST this evening...
... Hazardous seas warning in effect from 10 PM this evening to
   10 PM PST Monday...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a hazardous
seas warning... which is in effect from 10 PM this evening to
10 PM PST Monday.

* Winds... south gales 30 to 40 kt through this evening. Storm
force winds 35 to 50 kt with gusts to 60 kt around the CAPES and
offshore early this morning from Cape Blanco south.

* Seas... moderate west swell will combine with wind waves to
create very dangerous seas 18 to 21 feet early this morning.
Seas will subside to 16 to 19 feet later this morning... but will
remain hazardous. Westerly swell will build again tonight into
Monday... and seas will build back to 20 to 23 feet tonight and
to 22 to 25 feet Monday. Seas will subside Monday night.

* Areas affected and timing... all areas will be impacted by
extremely dangerous seas through Monday evening. Storm force
winds will affect areas around the CAPES and offshore from Cape
Blanco south early this morning with gales elsewhere. South gale
force winds will affect the entire area later this morning
through this evening.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Storm Warning means winds of 48 to 63 knots along with
extremely steep and dangerous seas are imminent or occurring.
Recreational boaters should remain in port... or take shelter
until winds and waves subside. Commercial vessels should prepare
for very strong winds and dangerous sea conditions and consider
remaining in port or taking shelter in port until winds and waves
subside.

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.







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