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Latest Marine Weather Warning by KEKA
Issued 7/21/2016 2:53 AM US/Pacific.
Valid through 7/27/2016 2:00 PM US/Pacific.
whus76 keka 250412
pt st george to cape mendocino out 10 nm-
912 pm pdt sun jul 24 2016
...small craft advisory remains in effect until 2 pm pdt
* winds...nw to n 5 to 15 kt with gusts to 25 kts. highest gusts
near pt st george beyond 5 nm. south winds 5 to 15 kt likely
along the immediate del norte county coastline.
* waves...nw 8 to 9 ft at 8 seconds.
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.
Latest Marine Weather Warning by KMFR
Issued 7/23/2016 2:48 PM US/Pacific.
Valid through 7/29/2016 11:00 PM US/Pacific.
whus76 kmfr 242122
urgent - marine weather message
national weather service medford or
222 pm pdt sun jul 24 2016
...gales south of cape blanco through the week...
.a strong thermal trough will produce north gales and very steep
wind driven seas south of cape blanco through the week. small
craft advisory level winds and seas can be expected elsewhere.
winds will be strongest and seas will be steepest during the
afternoons and evenings beyond 5 nm from shore south of cape
blanco. winds will be particularly strong starting on tuesday
with high end gales to low end storm force winds possible at
times south of cape blanco through thursday.
coastal waters from cape blanco or to pt. st. george ca out 10 nm-
waters from cape blanco or to pt. st. george ca from 10 to 60 nm-
222 pm pdt sun jul 24 2016
...gale warning remains in effect until 11 pm pdt friday...
* winds...north gales 30 to 40 kt with gusts to 45 kt.
* seas...very steep and wind driven at 9 to 13 feet.
* areas affected and timing...the strongest winds and steepest
seas will occur in the afternoons and evenings and beyond 5 nm
from shore through monday. winds may become even stronger with
high end gales to low end storm force winds possible tuesday
through thursday. winds will be lighter and seas calmer within
a mile or two of brookings...especially at night...however
small craft conditions can still be expected.
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