Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR
830 PM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

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

PZZ300-271000-
830 PM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...OFFSHORE HIGH
PRESSURE AND A THERMAL TROUGH NEAR THE COAST IS BRINGING STRONG
NORTH WINDS AND STEEP TO VERY STEEP WIND WAVE DOMINATED SEAS TO
THE AREA...ESPECIALLY SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO. THIS PATTERN WILL
REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK...BUT THE TROUGH
WILL WEAKEN THROUGH SUNDAY...THEN REDEVELOP NEXT WEEK. THE WINDS
AND SEAS WILL ABATE AS THE TROUGH WEAKENS...THEN MAY INCREASE
AGAIN NEXT WEEK.

$$

PZZ350-271000-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
831 PM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
1 FT AT 10 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BACKING TO N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS...
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AT 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 1 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 1 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SAT...NE WIND 10 KT...BACKING TO N IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 1 FT AND SW 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 2 FT AND SW 1 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL W
2 FT AND SW 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXED
SWELL NW 1 FT AND SW 1 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE EVENING... THEN...SUBSIDING
TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXED SWELL NW 1 TO 2 FT AND SW 1 TO
2 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 KT...BACKING TO N IN THE EVENING...THEN...
VEERING TO NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 2 FT AND SW 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

PZZ356-271000-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
831 PM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...
BECOMING N 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXED SWELL NW 1 TO 2 FT AT
10 SECONDS AND SW 1 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 30 KT LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD...NW WIND 10 TO
20 KT...RISING TO 25 KT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 3 FT AT
10 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AT 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT...EASING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD...NW WIND 25 KT...BECOMING N
10 TO 20 KT IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WIND WAVES 6 TO
9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXED SWELL NW 1 FT
AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 1 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT EXCEPT NW 15 KT WITHIN 5 NM OF
BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 1 FT
AND SW 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD... NW WIND 15 TO
20 KT...VEERING TO N 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXED SWELL W 2 FT AND SW
1 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL W
2 FT AND SW 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. MIXED SWELL NW 1 FT AND SW 1 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
1 TO 2 FT AND SW 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 KT...EASING TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING...THEN...
VEERING TO NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 2 FT AND SW 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

PZZ370-271000-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
831 PM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
1 FT AT 10 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT AT
10 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AT 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 1 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND SW 1 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 1 FT
AND SW 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL W 2 FT AND SW 1 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL W 2 FT AND
SW 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL NW 1 FT AND SW 1 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT...RISING TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 6 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 1 TO 2 FT AND SW 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 5 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXED SWELL
NW 2 FT AND SW 2 TO 3 FT.

$$

PZZ376-271000-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
831 PM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND N 30 KT SOUTHERN
PORTION. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 1 TO 2 FT AT
10 SECONDS AND SW 1 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND N 25 KT SOUTHERN
PORTION. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS...
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AT 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND N 25 KT
SOUTHERN PORTION. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 1 FT AT
10 SECONDS AND SW 1 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WIND 15 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND N 25 KT SOUTHERN
PORTION. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 1 FT AND SW 1 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND N 20 TO 25 KT
SOUTHERN PORTION. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. MIXED SWELL W 2 FT AND SW
1 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND N 20 TO 25 KT
SOUTHERN PORTION. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. MIXED SWELL W 2 FT AND SW
1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NORTHERN PORTION...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. SOUTHERN
PORTION...N WIND 30 KT...EASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 1 FT AND SW 1 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 9 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 1 TO 2 FT AND SW 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT...EASING TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 7 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 2 FT AND SW 2 TO 3 FT.

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