Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR
854 AM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

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

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854 AM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...THE THERMAL
TROUGH WILL STRENGTHEN TODAY...WHICH WILL BRING STRONG NORTH WINDS
AND CHOPPY SEAS TO THE AREA. SEAS WILL BE STEEP TO VERY STEEP INTO
TONIGHT. NORTH GALE WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT SOUTH OF CAPE
BLANCO WITH GUSTY SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WINDS NORTH OF THE THE
CAPE. WINDS WILL DECREASE THURSDAY BUT THERE WILL STILL BE SOME
GALE FORCE WINDS SOUTH OF GOLD BEACH AND HAZARDOUS SEAS SOUTH OF
CAPE BLANCO. WINDS WILL SUBSIDE FURTHER LATE THURSDAY NIGHT, BUT
STEEP FRESH SWELL WILL PERSIST INTO FRIDAY SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO.

$$

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COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
854 AM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 10 FT. SWELL W 3 TO
4 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT EARLY IN
THE MORNING. WIND WAVES 8 TO 11 FT. SWELL W 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 2 FT AT
11 SECONDS...BUILDING TO NW 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. SWELL NW
8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL NW 6 TO
7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BACKING TO NW 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE EVENING... BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...WIND VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON, THEN...VEERING TO NW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL
NW 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AND SW 2 FT.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
854 AM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

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

.TODAY...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD, N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 9 TO 12 FT. SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N GALES 35 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD, N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING
TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 10 TO 13 FT. SWELL W 3 FT AT
11 SECONDS.
.THU...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT EXCEPT N 10 TO 15 KT WITHIN 5 NM OF
BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD. WIND WAVES 6 TO 9 FT. W SWELL 2 FT AT
11 SECONDS...BUILDING TO NW 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NORTHERN PORTION, N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. BROOKINGS
SOUTHWARD, NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. SWELL NW 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...NORTHERN PORTION, N WIND 10 KT. BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD, NE
WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT.
SWELL NW 6 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO SE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SAT...WIND VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING SW 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON, THEN...VEERING TO W IN THE EVENING... VEERING TO N
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL NW 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS... BECOMING
3 FT IN THE EVENING, THEN...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AND SW 2 FT.

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WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
854 AM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 8 TO 11 FT. SWELL W 3 TO
4 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 9 TO 12 FT. SWELL W 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. W SWELL 2 FT AT
11 SECONDS...BUILDING TO NW 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. SWELL NW
8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. SWELL NW 6 TO
7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT...BACKING TO NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 5 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS. SWELL NW 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS... BECOMING
3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AND SW 2 FT.

$$

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WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
854 AM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 30 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND N GALES 40 KT SOUTHERN
PORTION. WIND WAVES 12 TO 15 FT. SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHERN PORTION, N WIND 30 KT. SOUTHERN PORTION, N
GALES 40 KT...EASING TO GALES 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
12 TO 15 FT. SWELL W 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND N 30 KT SOUTHERN
PORTION. WIND WAVES 10 TO 13 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 2 FT AT 11 SECONDS...BUILDING TO NW 5 FT AT
11 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 8 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SWELL NW 8 TO 9 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND N 5 TO 15 KT
SOUTHERN PORTION. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT... SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL NW 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NORTHERN PORTION, N WIND 15 KT...EASING TO 5 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOUTHERN PORTION, NE WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO E
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO S IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN...
VEERING TO NW IN THE EVENING...VEERING TO N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL NW 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO
4 FT AND SW 2 FT.

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