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Latest Marine Weather Warning by KMFR
Issued 8/21/2014 2:14 PM US/Pacific.
Valid through 8/26/2014 11:00 PM US/Pacific.
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waters from cape blanco or to pt. st. george ca from 10 to 60 nm-
304 am pdt fri aug 22 2014
...small craft advisory for hazardous seas now in effect from
2 pm this afternoon to 11 pm pdt tuesday...
...small craft advisory for winds remains in effect from 5 pm
this afternoon to 11 pm pdt tuesday...
...hazardous seas watch in effect from saturday afternoon through
the national weather service in medford has issued a hazardous
seas watch...which is in effect from saturday afternoon through
tuesday evening. the small craft advisory for hazardous seas is
now in effect from 2 pm this afternoon to 11 pm pdt tuesday. a
small craft advisory for winds remains in effect from 5 pm this
afternoon to 11 pm pdt tuesday.
* winds: north 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt.
* seas: steep wind driven seas of 7 to 9 feet at 7
seconds...increasing to 8 to 10 feet saturday afternoon.
* areas affected and timing: small craft advisory winds and seas
will impact all areas...with very steep and hazardous seas
possible south of port orford beginning saturday afternoon.
* view the hazard area in detail at http://go.usa.gov/z67h
small craft conditions for wind means that wind speeds of 23 to
33 knots are expected. inexperienced mariners...especially those
operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
a small craft advisory for hazardous seas means that waves will
be steep enough to create a potential hazard to small craft.
a hazardous seas watch is issued when the risk of hazardous seas
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.