Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR
234 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE OREGON TO POINT ST. GEORGE CALIFORNIA
AND WESTWARD 60 NM.

PZZ300-240400-
234 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON A WATERS...A STRONG FRONT WILL
BRING WIDESPREAD GALES AND VERY STEEP SEAS TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY
MORNING. WINDS WILL DECREASE FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY...BUT SEAS
SHOULD REMAIN STEEP DUE TO A COMBINATION OF MODERATE WESTERLY
SWELL AND FRESH SHORT PERIOD SOUTHWEST SWELL. THE NEXT FRONT WILL
ARRIVE SUNDAY WITH ANOTHER ROUND OF VERY STEEP SEAS AND POSSIBLE
GALES.

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PZZ350-240400-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
234 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. CAPE ARAGO SOUTHWARD, S WIND
25 KT...BECOMING 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT... BUILDING TO 9 TO
12 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS... SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT... SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL SW 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND W 4 FT
AT 13 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE W 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 6 FT
AT 9 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT...VEERING TO W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...W WIND 10 KT...BACKING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
3 FT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 TO 9 FT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 7 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS... BECOMING
3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT...VEERING TO SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 3 FT...BUILDING TO S 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN
IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BACKING TO SW 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 7 FT...
BUILDING TO W 10 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS. W SWELL 9 TO 10 FT.

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PZZ356-240400-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
234 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 30 KT. WITHIN 5 NM OF
BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD, S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT.
WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT. SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT
AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BACKING TO S IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SWELL SW 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND W 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS...
SHIFTING TO THE W 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...VEERING TO W 5 TO 10 KT EARLY
IN THE MORNING. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 7 TO 9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 7 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS... BECOMING
3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...VEERING TO SW 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD, S WIND 10 KT...
VEERING TO SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 3 FT...BUILDING TO S 6 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT... BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. SWELL W 8 FT...BUILDING TO W 10 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...VEERING TO NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 9 FT... BUILDING TO W 11 FT.

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PZZ370-240400-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
234 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S GALES 35 KT...RISING TO GALES 40 KT IN THE EVENING,
THEN...EASING TO GALES 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT... BECOMING SW 15 TO
25 KT LATE TONIGHT. WIND WAVES 10 TO 11 FT...BUILDING TO 14 TO
17 FT IN THE EVENING, THEN... SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 13 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 3 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. SWELL SW 7 FT
AT 9 SECONDS AND W 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE W 6 FT AT
12 SECONDS AND SW 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.SAT...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 TO 9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 8 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT...RISING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W
5 TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 9 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 7 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 3 FT...BUILDING TO S 5 TO 6 FT AND W 3 TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT. SWELL W 8 FT... BUILDING TO W 10 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 9 FT...BUILDING TO W 11 FT.

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PZZ376-240400-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
234 PM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTHERN PORTION, GALES 40 KT UNTIL EARLY MORNING...
BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. WIND S 30 KT BEFORE DARK. SOUTHERN
PORTION, GALES 35 KT EARLY IN THE EVENING... BECOMING GALES
40 KT, THEN...EASING TO 30 KT LATE TONIGHT. WIND WAVES 9 TO
10 FT...BUILDING TO 12 TO 15 FT IN THE EVENING, THEN...SUBSIDING
TO 9 TO 12 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS...
BUILDING TO W 4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL SW 7 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND W 4 FT
AT 13 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE W 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 6 FT
AT 9 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...W WIND 10 KT...EASING TO 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 7 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT...BECOMING W 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 9 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W
3 FT...BUILDING TO S 5 TO 6 FT AND W 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT... BECOMING 2 FT
OR LESS. SWELL W 8 FT...BUILDING TO W 11 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 10 TO 11 FT.

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