Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Medford, OR
230 PM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

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

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230 PM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...Steep seas
will lower below advisory level conditions late this afternoon.
South to southwest winds will also ease during this time frame.
Relatively calm conditions are expected through Friday night.
Then, another frontal system will bring strengthening south winds
Saturday, with gales possible and very steep seas late Saturday
into Sunday. Seas will remain high and steep into early next
week.

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Coastal waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR out 10 nm-
230 PM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM
PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Swell SW
6 to 8 ft at 10 seconds. Rain before dark, then chance of
showers.
.FRI...S wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell SW 5 to
6 ft at 10 seconds and NW 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds...shifting to
the NW 6 ft at 11 seconds and SW 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds in the
afternoon. Slight chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 5 to 10 kt...backing to SE after midnight.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 5 ft at 9 seconds and SW
3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.
.SAT...SE wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell NW 5 to
6 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 30 kt...veering to S after midnight. Wind
waves 5 to 8 ft...building to 10 to 13 ft after midnight. W swell
8 to 9 ft...building to NW 10 to 11 ft after midnight. Rain.
.SUN...SW wind 15 to 20 kt...backing to S in the afternoon. Wind
waves 9 to 12 ft...subsiding to 6 to 7 ft in the afternoon. Swell
NW 12 to 13 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 10 to 15 kt...veering to SW 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. Swell NW 10 to 12 ft. Rain.
.MON...SW wind 10 kt...veering to NW in the afternoon, then...
backing to S. Wind waves 7 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft. W swell
11 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 5 kt...backing to NE in the afternoon, then...
backing to NW in the evening...veering to N after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. Swell W 8 ft.

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Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm-
230 PM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM
PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 5 to 10 kt...backing to E late tonight. Wind
waves 3 ft before dark...becoming 2 ft or less. Mixed swell SW
6 to 8 ft at 10 seconds and NW 3 to 4 ft at 11 seconds. Rain
before dark, then showers likely.
.FRI...SE wind 5 kt...veering to SW in the afternoon. Wind waves
2 ft or less. Swell SW 5 ft at 10 seconds and NW 4 ft at
11 seconds...shifting to the NW 5 to 6 ft at 11 seconds and SW
4 ft at 10 seconds in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 5 kt...backing to E in the late evening and
overnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 4 to 5 ft at
9 seconds and SW 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.
.SAT...E wind 5 kt...veering to SE 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell NW 5 to 6 ft. Rain likely.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 30 kt northern portion and S 20 to 25 kt
Brookings southward. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft... building to 9 to
12 ft after midnight. NW swell 6 to 8 ft...building to 9 to 11 ft
after midnight. Rain.
.SUN...SW wind 10 to 15 kt...backing to S in the afternoon. Wind
waves 7 to 10 ft...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft in the afternoon. Swell
NW 11 to 13 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 20 to 25 kt...becoming W 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, S wind 15 kt...
veering to W after midnight. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft. Swell NW 10 to
12 ft. Rain.
.MON...SW wind 10 kt...veering to NW in the afternoon, then...
backing to S in the evening...backing to E after midnight. Wind
waves 6 to 7 ft...becoming 2 ft or less. W swell 11 to 13 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 5 kt...backing to N in the afternoon, then...
backing to NW in the evening...veering to N after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. Swell W 8 ft.

$$

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Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm-
230 PM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM
PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Swell SW
8 ft at 10 seconds...subsiding to SW 6 to 7 ft at 10 seconds and
W 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds after midnight. Chance of rain before
dark, then slight chance of showers.
.FRI...S wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. Mixed swell W 6 ft at
11 seconds and SW 4 to 6 ft at 10 seconds. Slight chance of
showers through the day.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening...
becoming 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 5 ft at 9 seconds and SW
3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.
.SAT...SE wind 10 kt...rising to 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 to 6 ft in the afternoon.
Swell NW 6 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...S gales 40 kt...becoming SW 30 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 12 to 15 ft...building to 15 to 17 ft after midnight.
NW swell 9 to 10 ft... building to 12 ft after midnight. Rain.
.SUN...SW wind 20 to 25 kt...backing to S in the afternoon. Wind
waves 10 to 12 ft...subsiding to 7 to 8 ft in the afternoon.
Swell NW 13 to 14 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 20 kt...veering to W after midnight. Wind
waves 6 to 7 ft. Swell NW 11 to 12 ft. Rain.
.MON...W wind 20 kt...easing to 10 kt in the afternoon, then...
becoming S 20 kt. Wind waves 9 ft... subsiding to 7 ft in the
afternoon, then...subsiding to 3 ft in the evening...building to
5 ft after midnight. W swell 11 ft.
.TUE...S wind 10 kt...veering to W in the afternoon, then...
veering to NW in the evening...veering to N after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 ft after midnight. W swell 8 ft...
building to 10 ft.

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Waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA from 10 to 60 nm-
230 PM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM
PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...W wind 10 kt. Wind waves 3 ft before dark... becoming
2 ft or less. Swell SW 7 to 8 ft at 10 seconds...subsiding to SW
6 ft at 10 seconds and NW 4 ft at 11 seconds after midnight.
Chance of rain before dark, then chance of showers.
.FRI...Northern portion, S wind 5 to 10 kt. Southern portion, SW
wind 5 kt...backing to SE late in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft
or less. Swell SW 5 to 6 ft at 11 seconds...shifting to the NW
6 ft at 11 seconds and SW 4 to 5 ft at 9 seconds in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...Northern portion, SE wind 5 to 10 kt. Southern
portion, wind variable less than 5 kt...becoming E 5 kt in the
late evening and overnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 5 ft at 9 seconds and SW 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.
.SAT...SE wind 5 to 10 kt...rising to 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 to 6 ft in the
afternoon. Swell NW 5 to 6 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...S gales 40 kt...becoming SW 30 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 12 to 15 ft. NW swell 8 to 9 ft...building to 11 to
12 ft after midnight. Rain.
.SUN...SW wind 15 to 20 kt...backing to S 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 8 to 10 ft...subsiding to 5 to 7 ft in the
afternoon. Swell NW 13 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 20 to 25 kt...veering to W after midnight.
Wind waves 7 to 8 ft. Swell NW 12 ft. Rain.
.MON...W wind 20 kt...becoming NW 10 kt in the afternoon, then...
backing to S. Wind waves 8 to 9 ft... subsiding to 3 to 4 ft. W
swell 11 to 13 ft.
.TUE...S wind 5 kt...veering to N 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or
less...becoming 3 ft. Swell W 8 to 9 ft.

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