Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR
306 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

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

PZZ300-190500-
306 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...STRONG SOUTH
WINDS WILL DIMINISH LATE THIS AFTERNOON FROM NORTHWEST TO
SOUTHEAST AS A FRONT MOVES ONSHORE. SEAS WILL TAKE LONGER TO
SUBSIDE AND THEY WILL REMAIN HAZARDOUS THROUGH THURSDAY. WINDS
WILL BE RELATIVELY LIGHT THURSDAY, BUT THE NEXT FRONT WILL BRING
ANOTHER PERIOD OF GALE TO OCCASIONALLY STORM FORCE WINDS AND VERY
STEEP SEAS THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING. BEHIND THIS FRONT,
LONG PERIOD VERY HIGH WEST SWELL OF 25 TO 30 FEET IS EXPECTED
LATE FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. A THIRD STRONG STORM IS POSSIBLE OVER
THE WEEKEND.

$$

PZZ350-190500-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
306 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
11 TO 14 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 13 FT AT
13 SECONDS. RAIN BEFORE DARK...THEN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.THU...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 13 TO
15 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BACKING TO SE 15 TO 25 KT IN
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 14 TO 16 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 9 TO 12 FT... SUBSIDING TO
7 TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W 15 TO 17 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. SWELL W
20 TO 23 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO
8 TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W 23 TO 25 FT. SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BACKING TO SE 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 10 FT. W SWELL 19 TO 20 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 15 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S GALES 35 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN...
EASING TO 25 KT. OCCASIONAL GUSTS UP TO 50 KT. WIND WAVES 15 TO
17 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 17 FT...BUILDING TO
21 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 25 KT...VEERING TO W IN THE EVENING...THEN...
BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 19 TO 20 FT.

$$

PZZ356-190500-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
306 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 45 KT...EASING
TO 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 10 TO 13 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT.
W SWELL 13 TO 14 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN BEFORE DARK...THEN
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.THU...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 13 TO 15 FT
AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BACKING TO SE 15 TO 25 KT IN
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS
SOUTHWARD...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING
TO 6 TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 15 TO 16 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 8 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SWELL W 15 TO 17 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. SWELL W
23 TO 25 FT. SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. SWELL W 24 TO
27 FT. SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BACKING TO SE 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 10 FT. W SWELL 19 TO 20 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 15 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SUN...S GALES 40 KT...BECOMING SW 15 KT. WIND WAVES 13 TO
15 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 17 FT...BUILDING TO
21 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 20 KT...VEERING TO W IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN...
RISING TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 4 FT...BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN...SUBSIDING
TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 19 TO 20 FT.

$$

PZZ370-190500-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
306 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
11 TO 14 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 13 TO 15 FT AT
13 SECONDS. RAIN BEFORE DARK...THEN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.THU...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 14 TO
16 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...RISING TO GALES 40 KT. WIND
WAVES 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 11 TO 14 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W
15 TO 17 FT AT 15 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 20 KT. WIND WAVES 15 TO 16 FT... SUBSIDING TO 9 TO
12 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W 16 TO 17 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 7 FT. SWELL W 22 TO
25 FT. SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT. WIND WAVES 10 TO 11 FT. SWELL W 25 TO
27 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT...RISING TO GALES 45 KT WITH OCCASIONAL
GUSTS TO 60 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 10 TO 11 FT...BUILDING
TO 14 TO 17 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 21 FT...SUBSIDING TO 15 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S GALES 40 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN...
EASING TO 30 KT. OCCASIONAL GUSTS UP TO 55 KT. WIND WAVES 20 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 10 FT. W SWELL 18 FT...BUILDING TO 22 FT.
.MON...W WIND 30 KT...BECOMING NW 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
OCCASIONAL GUSTS UP TO 45 KT. WIND WAVES 9 FT... SUBSIDING TO
5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 19 TO 20 FT.

$$

PZZ376-190500-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
306 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
10 TO 13 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 13 TO 15 FT AT
13 SECONDS. RAIN BEFORE DARK...THEN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.THU...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 14 TO 16 FT
AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...RISING TO GALES 40 KT WITH
OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 55 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO
12 TO 13 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 15 TO 18 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. WIND WAVES 13 TO 16 FT... SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W 16 TO 17 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. SWELL W 24 TO 27 FT. SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 9 TO 10 FT. W SWELL
28 FT...SUBSIDING TO 24 TO 25 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT...RISING TO STORM FORCE WINDS 50 KT
WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 65 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 9 TO
10 FT...BUILDING TO 14 TO 17 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 21 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 15 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW GALES 35 KT...EASING TO 25 KT. OCCASIONAL GUSTS UP TO
50 KT. WIND WAVES 19 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 FT. W SWELL 18 FT...
BUILDING TO 22 FT.
.MON...W WIND 25 KT...RISING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...THEN...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 7 TO
8 FT...BUILDING TO 9 FT IN THE EVENING... THEN...SUBSIDING TO
6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 19 TO 20 FT.

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