Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Medford, OR
802 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

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

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802 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...South winds
are increeasing ahead of a strong cold front, with Gales expected
from Cape Blanco northward tonight and very steep and hazardous
seas most other places. Heavy, long period northwest swell will
build into the waters late Thursday into Friday behind the front,
creating very high and steep seas, and dangerous surf and bar
conditions. Another round of potentially strong south winds
arrives Friday night along a warm front.

$$

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Coastal waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR out 10 nm-
802 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S wind 20 to 25 kt...rising to 30 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 5 to 7 ft...building to 7 to 10 ft after midnight. W
swell 5 to 6 ft at 10 seconds...building to 8 to 9 ft at
10 seconds after midnight. Rain.
.THU...S wind 30 kt...easing to 20 to 25 kt late in the
afternoon. Wind waves 8 to 11 ft. W swell 10 to 11 ft at
11 seconds...building to 13 to 14 ft at 13 seconds in the
afternoon. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 10 to 20 kt after midnight. Wind S 20 to
25 kt in the evening. Cape Arago southward, W wind after
midnight...backing to SW. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft. Swell W 18 to
20 ft at 17 seconds. Showers and slight chance of TSTMs.
.FRI...SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. Swell W 17 to
18 ft. Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 15 kt...rising to 15 to 25 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. Swell W 13 to 16 ft. Showers.
.SAT...S gales 35 kt...becoming 30 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 7 to 10 ft. Swell W 9 to 10 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 7 to 10 ft. W swell
10 ft...building to 12 ft after midnight. Rain likely.
.SUN...S wind 15 to 20 kt...easing to 10 kt after midnight. Wind
waves 8 ft...becoming 2 ft or less. W swell 12 to 13 ft.
.MON...E wind 5 kt...backing to NE in the afternoon, then...
becoming N 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 ft. Swell
W 11 ft.

$$

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Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm-
802 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S wind 15 to 20 kt except SE 5 to 15 kt within 5 nm of
Brookings southward. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft...building to 3 to 6 ft
after midnight. Swell W 5 to 7 ft at 10 seconds. Chance of rain.
.THU...S wind 20 to 25 kt. Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, S
wind 15 to 20 kt...rising to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 6 to 9 ft. W swell 8 to 9 ft at 11 seconds...building to
11 to 13 ft at 12 seconds in the afternoon. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...Northern portion, S wind 20 to 25 kt... becoming SW
15 kt after midnight, then...easing to 10 kt early in the
morning. Brookings southward, S wind 10 to 20 kt...veering to SW
10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft...subsiding to 4 to
5 ft after midnight. Swell W 17 to 19 ft at 17 seconds. Showers
and slight chance of TSTMs.
.FRI...SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. Swell W 16 to
18 ft. Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 15 to 20 kt northern portion and S 10 kt
Brookings southward. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Swell W 13 to 16 ft.
Showers.
.SAT...S wind 20 to 25 kt except S 15 kt within 5 nm of Brookings
southward. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft. Swell W 9 to 12 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 20 to 25 kt northern portion and S 10 to
15 kt Brookings southward. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. W swell 10 to
11 ft...building to 12 ft after midnight. Rain likely.
.SUN...SE wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 6 ft... becoming 2 ft or
less. W swell 12 ft.
.MON...NE wind 5 kt...backing to N in the afternoon, then...
rising to 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 to
4 ft. Swell W 10 to 11 ft.

$$

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Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm-
802 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Wind waves 7 to 10 ft. W swell 6 to 7 ft
at 10 seconds...building to 9 to 10 ft at 10 seconds after
midnight. Rain.
.THU...S wind 30 kt...veering to SW 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 8 to 11 ft. W swell 10 to 13 ft at 12 seconds...
building to 16 to 18 ft at 14 seconds in the afternoon. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 20 to 25 kt...becoming W 15 to 20 kt in the
late evening and overnight. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft. Swell W 21 to
22 ft at 17 seconds. Showers and slight chance of TSTMs.
.FRI...W wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft. Swell W 19 to
20 ft. Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt...becoming S 30 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 4 ft...building to 6 to 7 ft after midnight. W swell
16 to 17 ft...subsiding to 14 ft after midnight. Showers.
.SAT...S gales 35 kt...becoming 30 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 10 to 13 ft. Swell W 10 to 12 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Wind waves 8 to 11 ft. W swell 10 to
12 ft...building to 12 to 14 ft after midnight. Rain likely.
.SUN...S wind 15 to 20 kt...veering to SW 10 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 9 ft...becoming 2 ft or less. W swell 12 to 14 ft.
.MON...SE wind 5 kt...backing to NE in the afternoon, then...
becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 4 ft.
Swell W 11 ft.

$$

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Waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA from 10 to 60 nm-
802 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...Northern portion, S wind 25 kt...rising to 30 kt late
tonight. Southern portion, S wind 15 to 20 kt...rising to 20 to
25 kt late tonight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft...building to 4 to 7 ft
after midnight. W swell 5 to 6 ft at 10 seconds...building to
7 to 8 ft at 10 seconds after midnight. Rain.
.THU...S wind 30 kt...becoming SW 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 6 to 9 ft. W swell 9 to 12 ft at 11 seconds...building
to 14 to 17 ft at 13 seconds in the afternoon. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 20 kt...veering to W in the late evening and
overnight. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. Swell W 20 to 21 ft at
17 seconds. Showers and slight chance of TSTMs.
.FRI...W wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. Swell W 19 to
20 ft. Showers likely.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 10 to 15 kt...rising to 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. W swell 17 ft...subsiding to
14 ft after midnight. Showers.
.SAT...S wind 30 kt...easing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 7 to 9 ft. W swell 10 to 13 ft... building to 12 to
14 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft. Swell W
11 to 13 ft. Chance of rain.
.SUN...S wind 15 to 20 kt...easing to 10 kt after midnight. Wind
waves 6 ft...becoming 2 ft or less. W swell 12 to 13 ft.
.MON...N wind 5 kt...rising to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less...
becoming 6 to 7 ft. Swell W 10 to 11 ft.

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