Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Medford, OR
230 PM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

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

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230 PM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...Low pressure
located about 150 miles west of Coos Bay this afternoon will move
south to about 100 miles west of Brookings this evening. Seas are
expected to be steep at times overnight and into Wednesday as
fresh swell from this low moves in from the west. Another low
pressure will move inland over Coos Bay late Wednesday night
causing winds to ramp up in the outer waters Thursday.

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Coastal waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR out 10 nm-
Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm-
230 PM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt...easing to 10 to 20 kt late in the
evening, then...backing to SE after midnight... backing to NE
5 to 15 kt late tonight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW
4 to 5 ft at 9 seconds and NW 3 to 4 ft at 16 seconds. Rain
likely.
.WED...N wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Mixed swell NW
4 to 5 ft at 8 seconds and W 4 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of
rain.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 10 to 20 kt...veering to NE 5 to 10 kt after
midnight, then...veering to S early in the morning. Wind waves
3 to 4 ft in the evening... becoming 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW
4 to 6 ft at 8 seconds and W 2 to 3 ft at 14 seconds.
.THU...N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft... building to
4 to 6 ft in the afternoon. NW swell 3 to 4 ft. Rain likely.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 15 to 20 kt...veering to NE 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 2 to 5 ft...building to
5 to 6 ft and W 3 to 4 ft after midnight.
.FRI...NE wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft in the morning...
becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft...shifting to the W
6 ft in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 5 to 10 kt...backing to SW after midnight.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to 6 ft. Chance of rain.
.SAT...SW wind 10 kt...veering to W 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves
3 ft...building to 5 ft in the afternoon and evening, then...
subsiding to 3 ft after midnight. W swell 5 ft...building to NW.
.SUN...SW wind 15 kt...backing to S in the afternoon and evening,
then...veering to SW after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW
swell 12 to 13 ft.

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Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm-
Waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA from 10 to 60 nm-
230 PM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 10 to 20 kt...backing to NE after midnight.
Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW 4 to 5 ft at 9 seconds and
NW 4 ft at 16 seconds. Rain likely.
.WED...N wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW
4 to 5 ft at 8 seconds and W 4 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of
rain.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Mixed
swell NW 5 to 7 ft at 8 seconds and W 3 to 4 ft at 14 seconds.
Chance of rain.
.THU...N wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft. NW swell 3 to
5 ft. Chance of rain.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 20 to 25 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. W swell 3 ft...shifting to the NW
4 to 5 ft after midnight. Slight chance of rain.
.FRI...Northern portion, N wind 15 kt...becoming NE 5 kt in the
afternoon. Southern portion, N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to
5 ft. W swell 5 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 5 to 10 kt northern portion and NW 10 to
15 kt southern portion. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to
6 ft. Chance of rain.
.SAT...W wind 15 to 20 kt...rising to 25 kt in the evening,
then...easing to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 4 ft...building
to 6 to 7 ft in the afternoon and evening, then...subsiding to
5 ft after midnight. W swell 5 ft... building to NW.
.SUN...W wind 15 kt...backing to SW in the afternoon and evening,
then...veering to W after midnight. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. NW
swell 12 to 13 ft.

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