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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Medford, OR
214 AM PST Fri Nov 24 2017

Coastal waters from Florence Oregon to Point St. George California
and westward 60 nm.

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214 AM PST Fri Nov 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...Weak high
pressure building into the area will bring calmer conditions to
the coastal waters today into tonight. A strong front will bring
strengthening south winds Saturday, with gales and very steep seas
possible late Saturday afternoon through Saturday night. Seas
will remain high and steep to very steep on Sunday. High and
steep seas will continue into early next week. On Wednesday, a
high long period west swell is expected to build into the waters.


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Coastal waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR out 10 nm-
214 AM PST Fri Nov 24 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft before sunrise...
becoming 2 ft or less. Swell SW 5 to 7 ft at 10 seconds and NW
4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds...shifting to the NW 6 ft at 11 seconds
and SW 4 ft at 10 seconds in the afternoon. Slight chance of
showers early in the morning.
.TONIGHT...S wind 5 to 10 kt...backing to SE after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 5 ft at 9 seconds and SW 3 to
4 ft at 9 seconds.
.SAT...SE wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell NW 5 to
6 ft at 10 seconds. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 30 kt...becoming S after midnight. Wind
waves 6 to 9 ft...building to 11 to 13 ft after midnight. NW
swell 6 to 7 ft...building to 8 to 9 ft after midnight. Rain.
.SUN...SW wind 15 to 20 kt...backing to S in the afternoon. Wind
waves 5 to 6 ft...subsiding to 4 ft in the afternoon. NW swell
9 to 11 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 10 to 15 kt...backing to E after midnight.
Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Mixed swell NW 9 to 11 ft and SW 6 ft.
Rain.
.MON...NW wind 10 kt...backing to W in the evening, then...
backing to S after midnight. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 10 ft...
becoming W 8 ft.
.TUE...S wind 10 kt...veering to NW. Wind waves 3 ft in the
morning...becoming 2 ft or less. Swell W 8 ft...building to W
13 ft.

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Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm-
214 AM PST Fri Nov 24 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NE wind 5 kt...veering to SW in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. Swell SW 5 to 6 ft at 10 seconds and NW 4 ft
at 11 seconds...shifting to the NW 5 to 6 ft at 11 seconds and SW
4 ft at 10 seconds in the afternoon. Slight chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 5 kt...backing to E in the late evening and
overnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 4 to 5 ft at
9 seconds and SW 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.
.SAT...SE wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds and SW 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds. Rain
likely.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Wind waves 6 to 9 ft... building to
10 to 13 ft after midnight. NW swell 5 to 6 ft...building to 7 ft
after midnight. Rain.
.SUN...SW wind 10 to 15 kt...backing to S in the afternoon. Wind
waves 4 to 5 ft. NW swell 9 to 10 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft...building
to 5 ft after midnight. Mixed swell NW 9 to 10 ft and SW 6 ft.
Rain.
.MON...S wind 10 kt...veering to NW in the afternoon and evening,
then...veering to E after midnight. Wind waves 3 ft...becoming
2 ft or less. W swell 10 ft... subsiding to 8 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 5 kt...veering to NW in the evening, then...
veering to N after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell W
8 ft...building to NW 12 ft.

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Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm-
214 AM PST Fri Nov 24 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...S wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. Swell SW 6 to 7 ft
at 10 seconds and NW 4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds...shifting to the NW
6 ft at 10 seconds and SW 4 ft at 10 seconds in the afternoon.
Slight chance of showers through the day.
.TONIGHT...S wind 5 to 15 kt...backing to SE 5 to 10 kt early in
the morning. Wind waves 3 ft. Mixed swell NW 5 to 6 ft at
9 seconds and SW 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.
.SAT...SE wind 10 kt...rising to 15 to 25 kt in the late morning
and afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. Swell NW 5 to 6 ft at
10 seconds. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...S gales 40 kt...becoming SW gales 35 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 14 to 17 ft. NW swell 7 to 8 ft...building
to 9 to 10 ft after midnight. Rain.
.SUN...SW wind 20 to 25 kt...backing to S in the afternoon. Wind
waves 6 to 7 ft...subsiding to 5 ft in the afternoon. NW swell
10 to 12 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 15 to 20 kt...backing to E 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft...building to 4 to 7 ft after
midnight. Mixed swell NW 10 to 12 ft and SW 6 ft. Rain.
.MON...NW wind 10 to 15 kt...backing to W in the evening, then...
backing to S after midnight. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. NW swell
11 ft...becoming W 8 ft.
.TUE...S wind 15 kt...veering to NW. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Swell
W 9 ft...building to W 14 ft.

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Waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA from 10 to 60 nm-
214 AM PST Fri Nov 24 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...Northern portion, S wind 5 to 10 kt. Southern portion,
NW wind 5 kt...backing to S in the late morning and afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell SW 5 to 6 ft at 10 seconds and NW
4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds...shifting to the NW 6 ft at 11 seconds
and SW 4 ft at 9 seconds in the afternoon. Slight chance of
showers.
.TONIGHT...Northern portion, SE wind 5 to 10 kt. Southern
portion, wind variable less than 5 kt...becoming E 10 kt in the
late evening and overnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 5 ft at 9 seconds and SW 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.
.SAT...SE wind 5 to 10 kt...rising to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves
2 ft or less...becoming 3 to 6 ft in the afternoon. Swell NW 5 to
6 ft at 10 seconds. Rain likely.
.SAT NIGHT...S gales 40 kt...becoming SW gales 35 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 12 to 15 ft. NW swell 6 to 7 ft...building
to 7 to 9 ft after midnight. Rain.
.SUN...SW wind 15 to 20 kt...backing to S 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. NW swell 10 to 11 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. Mixed
swell NW 10 to 11 ft and SW 6 ft. Rain.
.MON...NW wind 20 kt...easing to 10 kt in the afternoon and
evening, then...backing to S after midnight. Wind waves 4 to
5 ft...subsiding to 3 ft. NW swell 10 ft...becoming W 8 ft.
.TUE...S wind 10 kt...veering to NW. Wind waves 2 ft or less...
becoming 3 ft. Swell W 9 ft...building to NW 13 ft.

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