Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR
840 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

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

PZZ300-202300-
840 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...WINDS ARE NOW
DIMINISHING OVER THE WATERS...BUT SEAS WILL REMAIN HAZARDOUS DUE
TO HIGH WESTERLY SWELL MIXED WITH FRESH SWELL. SOUTHWEST TO SOUTH
SWELL WILL INCREASE TUESDAY BRINGING A CHAOTIC MIX OF SEAS THAT
WILL DECREASE AGAIN LATE TUESDAY EVENING. AN ACTIVE PATTERN WILL
PERSIST INTO THE WEEKEND.

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PZZ350-202300-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
840 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WIND 30 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 8 TO 11 FT...BUILDING TO 11 TO 14 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
W SWELL 14 FT AT 15 SECONDS... SUBSIDING TO 11 FT AT 15 SECONDS
IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BACKING TO NE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. MIXED SWELL W 7 TO 8 FT AT
13 SECONDS AND SW 6 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BACKING TO N 15 TO 25 KT IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN...BACKING TO NW 10 TO 20 KT
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO
7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW
5 FT AT 9 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO W 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 4 FT
AT 9 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...VEERING TO N 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 5 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 3 FT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W
4 TO 6 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
5 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NE WIND 5 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
5 KT, THEN...BECOMING NW 5 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 5 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. SWELL NW 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...WIND VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING, THEN...BACKING TO SE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 4 FT...BUILDING TO W 6 FT.

$$

PZZ356-202300-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
840 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WIND 30 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 12 TO 15 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SWELL W 12 TO 15 FT AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NORTHERN PORTION, S WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BACKING TO SE
5 TO 15 KT IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING, THEN...RISING
TO 15 TO 25 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING. BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD, SE WIND
10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT, THEN...
BECOMING S GALES 35 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING. WIND WAVES 3 TO
6 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 7 FT AT
13 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.TUE...SW GALES 40 KT...EASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WITHIN
5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD, SW GALES 35 KT...EASING TO 20 TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 8 TO 11 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT
AT 12 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY.
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...VEERING TO SE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 6 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NW
SWELL 4 TO 5 FT... SHIFTING TO THE W 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.WED...NORTHERN PORTION, NE WIND 5 TO 10 KT IN THE MORNING. WIND
N IN THE AFTERNOON. BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD, SE WIND 5 TO 10 KT IN
THE MORNING. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. SW SWELL 8 TO 9 FT...BECOMING W 6 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...
BECOMING 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...N WIND 5 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN
5 KT, THEN...BECOMING NW 5 KT IN THE EVENING...VEERING TO N. WIND
WAVES 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING,
THEN...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
SWELL W 4 FT...BUILDING TO W 6 FT.

$$

PZZ370-202300-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
840 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BACKING TO SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 9 TO 12 FT. W SWELL 14 TO 15 FT AT
15 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 11 FT AT 15 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BACKING TO NE IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. MIXED SWELL W 7 TO
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 6 TO 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BACKING TO N 30 KT IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT... BUILDING TO 8 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. MIXED SWELL W 4 TO 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 4 TO 5 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. MIXED SWELL NW 5 FT AND S 4 TO 5 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W
5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WIND 10 KT...BACKING TO NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
3 FT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 5 TO
6 FT AND SW 3 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
5 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT...BECOMING 2 FT
OR LESS. SWELL NW 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ376-202300-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
840 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BACKING TO S 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 12 TO 15 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SWELL W 11 TO 13 FT AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BACKING TO E LATE IN THE EVENING,
THEN...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT... VEERING TO SE
EARLY IN THE MORNING. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO
6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS...SUBSIDING
TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.TUE...NORTHERN PORTION, NE WIND 30 KT...BACKING TO NW IN THE
LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SOUTHERN PORTION, W WIND 30 KT...BECOMING
20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO
7 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND
SW 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO W 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S
4 FT AT 9 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT...VEERING TO NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXED SWELL
NW 5 FT AND S 5 FT... SHIFTING TO THE W 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. SW SWELL 8 TO 9 FT...
SHIFTING TO THE W 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT...EASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN...
BECOMING N 10 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT... BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO SW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 5 TO 6 FT.

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