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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Medford, OR
304 PM PDT Thu Jul 20 2017

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

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304 PM PDT Thu Jul 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...
Winds and seas will remain relatively calm through Friday morning
as surface high pressure builds to the west. The thermal trough
will strengthen late Friday through the weekend, producing gusty
north winds and steep seas, possibly reaching gale force as early
as Saturday afternoon south of Cape Blanco. The thermal trough
will then generally continue into early next week, though they may
weaken some Tuesday and Wednesday.

$$

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Coastal waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR out 10 nm-
304 PM PDT Thu Jul 20 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW wind 5 kt...veering to N after midnight. Wind waves
2 ft or less. Mixed swell S 1 to 2 ft at 13 seconds and W 2 ft at
6 seconds.
.FRI...N wind 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell SW 1 ft
at 12 seconds and W 2 ft at 6 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed
swell SW 2 ft at 12 seconds and W 1 ft at 8 seconds.
.SAT...N wind 5 to 10 kt...rising to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 ft in the afternoon. Mixed swell
W 2 to 3 ft and SW 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Swell NW
3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...N wind 15 to 20 kt...rising to 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. Swell NW 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 20 to 25 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 6 to 9 ft. Swell W 3 ft.
.MON...N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft... building to
7 ft in the evening, then...subsiding to 4 ft after midnight.
Swell W 3 ft.
.TUE...N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft... subsiding to
4 ft after midnight. Swell W 2 to 3 ft.

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Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm-
304 PM PDT Thu Jul 20 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...N wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed
swell S 1 to 2 ft at 13 seconds and W 2 ft at 6 seconds.
.FRI...N wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell SW
1 ft at 12 seconds and W 2 ft at 6 seconds. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 15 kt. Within 5 nm of Brookings southward,
NW wind 10 to 15 kt...easing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind
waves 3 ft. Mixed swell SW 2 ft at 12 seconds and W 1 ft at
8 seconds.
.SAT...N wind 15 kt...backing to NW 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind
waves 3 ft...building to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon. Mixed swell
W 2 to 3 ft and SW 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 30 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, NW wind 15 to
20 kt...veering to N 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft.
Swell NW 3 to 4 ft. Patchy fog after midnight.
.SUN...N wind 15 to 20 kt...backing to NW 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, NW wind 10 to
15 kt. Wind waves 7 to 10 ft. Swell NW 3 ft. Patchy fog in the
morning.
.SUN NIGHT...Northern portion, N wind 20 to 25 kt. Brookings
southward, NW wind 15 to 25 kt...veering to N 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 8 to 11 ft. Swell W 3 ft.
.MON...N wind 25 kt...easing to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves
8 to 9 ft...subsiding to 6 ft after midnight. Swell W 3 ft.
.TUE...N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft... subsiding to
5 ft after midnight. Swell W 2 to 3 ft.

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Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm-
304 PM PDT Thu Jul 20 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NW wind 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell S
2 ft at 13 seconds and W 2 ft at 6 seconds.
.FRI...N wind 5 kt...backing to NW. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Mixed swell S 1 to 2 ft at 12 seconds and W 2 ft at 6 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell S
2 ft at 12 seconds and W 1 ft at 8 seconds.
.SAT...N wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less... becoming
3 ft in the afternoon. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft and S 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. Swell NW
3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...N wind 30 kt. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft. Swell NW 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 30 kt...easing to 25 kt after midnight. Wind
waves 7 to 10 ft. Swell W 3 ft.
.MON...N wind 25 kt...easing to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves
7 to 8 ft...subsiding to 5 ft after midnight. Swell W 3 ft.
.TUE...N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 7 ft... subsiding to 5 ft
after midnight. Swell W 2 to 3 ft.

$$

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Waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA from 10 to 60 nm-
304 PM PDT Thu Jul 20 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...N wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed
swell S 2 ft at 13 seconds and W 2 ft at 6 seconds.
.FRI...N wind 5 to 10 kt northern portion and N 10 to 20 kt
southern portion. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell S 2 ft at
12 seconds and W 2 ft at 6 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...Northern portion, N wind 10 kt. Southern portion, N
wind 15 to 20 kt...rising to 20 to 25 kt early in the morning.
Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 ft after midnight. Mixed
swell S 2 ft at 12 seconds and W 1 ft at 8 seconds.
.SAT...Northern portion, N wind 10 to 15 kt...rising to 20 to
25 kt in the afternoon. Southern portion, N wind 25 kt...rising
to 30 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft...building to
4 to 7 ft in the afternoon. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft and S 1 to
2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 20 to 25 kt northern portion and N gales
35 kt southern portion. Wind waves 7 to 10 ft. Swell NW 3 to
4 ft.
.SUN...N wind 30 kt northern portion and N gales 40 kt southern
portion. Wind waves 10 to 13 ft. Swell NW 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 30 kt northern portion and N gales 40 kt
southern portion. Wind waves 11 to 14 ft. Swell W 3 ft.
.MON...N wind 30 kt. Wind waves 10 to 12 ft... subsiding to 7 ft
after midnight. Swell W 3 ft.
.TUE...N wind 25 kt...easing to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves
8 ft...subsiding to 6 ft after midnight. Swell W 2 to 3 ft.

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