Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR
835 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

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

PZZ300-201100-
835 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...SOUTH WINDS
WILL INCREASE THIS EVENING AHEAD OF THE NEXT FRONT...REACHING
GALES TONIGHT THEN DIMINISHING SOME FRIDAY. HIGH AND VERY STEEP
SEAS ARE EXPECTED OVER MUCH OF THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THE WEEKEND. INCREASING LONG PERIOD WEST SWELL WILL BUILD SEAS TO
A PEAK FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING OF 25 TO 30 FEET.
ANOTHER STRONG STORM IS LIKELY SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY WITH
STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE AND HIGH TO VERY HIGH SEAS PERSISTING
INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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PZZ350-201100-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
835 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. SWELL W
13 TO 15 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING, THEN RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 15 TO 17 FT
AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
16 TO 17 FT AT 16 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 21 TO 22 FT AT 17 SECONDS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT. SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. SWELL W 22 TO
24 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS THROUGH THE
DAY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BACKING TO SE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 19 TO 20 FT...SUBSIDING TO 14 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT...VEERING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON. CAPE ARAGO
SOUTHWARD, S GALES 40 KT...BECOMING SW 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
OCCASIONAL GUSTS UP TO 55 KNOTS45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
11 TO 14 FT... SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL
14 TO 15 FT...BUILDING TO 17 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 17 TO 18 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WIND 25 KT...EASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN...
BACKING TO SE IN THE EVENING...BACKING TO NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 5 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL W 20 TO 22 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO N IN THE EVENING, THEN...
VEERING TO NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W
13 FT...SUBSIDING TO W 8 FT.

$$

PZZ356-201100-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
835 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD, SE WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 6 TO 9 FT. SWELL W 14 TO 15 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS LATE
IN THE EVENING, THEN RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 15 TO 17 FT
AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
17 TO 19 FT AT 16 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 22 TO 24 FT AT 17 SECONDS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT. SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL W 22 TO
25 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS THROUGH THE
DAY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 30 KT EXCEPT S 20 KT WITHIN 5 NM OF
BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD. WIND WAVES 7 TO 10 FT. W SWELL 19 TO 20 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 14 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SUN...NORTHERN PORTION, S GALES 40 KT...BECOMING SW 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD, S GALES 35 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO
25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 12 TO 15 FT...SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 14 TO 15 FT...BUILDING TO
17 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NORTHERN PORTION, S WIND 25 KT...EASING TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD, SW WIND 15 KT...BACKING TO S
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. SWELL W 17 TO 18 FT. RAIN
IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WIND 25 KT...EASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN...
BACKING TO SE IN THE EVENING...BACKING TO E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT. SWELL W 20 TO 22 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT...VEERING TO NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
3 FT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 13 FT...
SUBSIDING TO W 8 FT.

$$

PZZ370-201100-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
835 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...S GALES 35 KT...RISING TO GALES 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
OCCASIONAL GUSTS UP TO 55 KT. WIND WAVES 9 TO 12 FT. SWELL W
14 TO 16 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING, THEN RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WIND 30 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 16 TO 18 FT AT
16 SECONDS. RAIN THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 17 TO
19 FT AT 16 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 23 TO 25 FT AT 17 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT. SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 6 FT. SWELL W 24 TO
26 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT...RISING TO GALES 40 KT WITH OCCASIONAL
GUSTS TO 55 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 10 FT...BUILDING
TO 12 TO 15 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 21 FT...SUBSIDING TO 14 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SUN...S GALES 45 KT...BECOMING SW GALES 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 15 TO 16 FT...SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 11 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 15 FT...BUILDING TO 17 TO 18 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW GALES 35 KT...BECOMING S 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 9 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W
17 TO 19 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WIND 30 KT...EASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN...
BACKING TO SE IN THE EVENING...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 FT. SWELL W 20 TO 22 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT...BECOMING 2 FT
OR LESS. SWELL W 13 FT...SUBSIDING TO W 8 FT.

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PZZ376-201100-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
835 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...S GALES 40 KT. OCCASIONAL GUSTS UP TO 55 KT. WIND
WAVES 9 TO 12 FT. W SWELL 16 TO 17 FT AT 15 SECONDS... SUBSIDING
TO 14 FT AT 15 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LATE IN THE
EVENING, THEN RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 17 TO 18 FT
AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
20 TO 21 FT AT 16 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 25 TO 26 FT AT 17 SECONDS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT. SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. SWELL W 24 TO
27 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.SAT NIGHT...S GALES 35 KT...RISING TO GALES 45 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 11 TO 13 FT...BUILDING TO 14 TO 16 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 21 FT...SUBSIDING TO 14 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RAIN.
.SUN...NORTHERN PORTION, SW GALES 40 KT...EASING TO GALES 35 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SOUTHERN PORTION, SW GALES 35 KT...EASING TO
30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 14 TO 15 FT...SUBSIDING TO
8 TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 15 FT...BUILDING TO 17 TO
18 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...NORTHERN PORTION, SW WIND 30 KT... BECOMING S AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SOUTHERN PORTION, S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO
8 FT. SWELL W 17 TO 19 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING, THEN
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WIND 30 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN...
BACKING TO S IN THE EVENING...BACKING TO E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. SWELL W 20 TO 22 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL W 13 FT...
SUBSIDING TO W 8 FT.

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