Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR
256 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

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

PZZ300-181700-
256 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...
SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE THROUGH THIS EVENING. GALES AND
HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS NEARLY ALL
OF THE COASTAL WATERS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING. HEAVY
WEST SWELL WILL THEN BUILD ON FRIDAY, PEAKING AROUND 20 FEET AT
18 SECONDS LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THIS LONG PERIOD
SWELL WILL REMAIN VERY LARGE THROUGH SATURDAY AS ANOTHER ROUND OF
GALE FORCE WINDS ARRIVES WITH A STRONG WARM FRONT. SUNDAY INTO
MONDAY THIS WARM FRONT WILL LINGER IN NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE
AREA AND ALONG THE COAST AS SEAS BEGIN TO SUBSIDE AND WINDS
GRADUALLY DIMINISH.

$$

PZZ350-181700-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
256 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PST THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS EVENING...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PST THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT. W SWELL 9 TO 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS...
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S GALES 40 KT...VEERING TO SW LATE IN THE EVENING...
THEN...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 8 TO
11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 7 FT AT
13 SECONDS...BUILDING TO W 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 6 FT AT
8 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT
20 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 11 TO 12 FT AT 19 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SWELL W
19 TO 21 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...RISING TO GALES 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 11 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SWELL W 15 TO 17 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 9 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 16 TO 17 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT...EASING TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 8 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 5 FT. SWELL W 14 TO 15 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 15 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN...
VEERING TO NW IN THE EVENING...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 3 FT IN THE MORNING... BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W
13 FT...SUBSIDING TO W 10 FT.

$$

PZZ356-181700-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
256 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PST THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS EVENING...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PST THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT EXCEPT S 10 TO 20 KT WITHIN 5 NM OF
BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD. WIND WAVES 6 TO 9 FT. SWELL W 8 TO 10 FT AT
13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S GALES 35 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING.
WIND WAVES 7 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W
7 FT AT 13 SECONDS...BUILDING TO W 8 TO 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S
6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
4 FT AT 20 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FT AT 19 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT... BUILDING TO
4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 17 TO 20 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...NORTHERN PORTION...S WIND 25 KT...RISING TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO
20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO
7 TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W 15 TO 16 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 10 FT... SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 15 TO 17 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO
3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 13 TO 15 FT.
.MON...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W
13 FT...SUBSIDING TO W 10 FT.

$$

PZZ370-181700-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
256 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM
PST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PST THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS EVENING...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PST THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO GALES 35 KT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 12 FT. W SWELL 9 TO 10 FT AT
13 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SW GALES 35 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
7 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 7 FT
AT 13 SECONDS...BUILDING TO W 10 TO 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND S
6 FT AT 8 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT
20 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 12 TO 14 FT AT 19 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT...RISING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 19 TO
21 FT. RAIN.
.SAT...S GALES 35 KT. WIND WAVES 9 TO 12 FT. SWELL W 16 TO 17 FT.
RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT...EASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W
16 TO 17 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT...EASING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
7 TO 9 FT. SWELL W 14 TO 15 FT.
.MON...W WIND 15 KT...EASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN...
VEERING TO NW IN THE EVENING...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 4 FT IN THE MORNING... BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W
13 FT...SUBSIDING TO W 10 FT.

$$

PZZ376-181700-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
256 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM
PST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PST THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS EVENING...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PST THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...RISING TO GALES 35 KT. WIND WAVES
4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 11 FT. W SWELL 9 TO 10 FT AT
13 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S GALES 35 KT...VEERING TO SW LATE IN THE EVENING...
THEN...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 6 TO
9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 7 FT AT
13 SECONDS...BUILDING TO W 9 TO 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 6 FT AT
8 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 20 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 11 TO 13 FT AT 19 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 4 FT...BUILDING TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 18 TO
21 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SAT...S WIND 30 KT...RISING TO GALES 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 8 TO 11 FT. SWELL W 15 TO 17 FT. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 15 TO 16 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO
8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 13 TO 14 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...VEERING TO W 5 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT
IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 13 FT...SUBSIDING
TO W 10 FT.

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