Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR
301 PM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

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

PZZ300-250400-
301 PM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...A STRONG
THERMAL IS OVER THE AREA AND BRINGING STRONG NORTH WINDS AND VERY
STEEP SEAS. SEAS WILL BE VERY STEEP ACROSS MUCH THE WATERS
THROUGH TONIGHT. NORTH GALES WILL CONTINUE FROM CAPE BLANCO
SOUTHWARD THROUGH TONIGHT WITH GUSTY SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WINDS
NORTH OF THE CAPE. WINDS WILL DECREASE SOME ON THURSDAY BUT THERE
WILL STILL BE SOME GALE FORCE WINDS SOUTH CAPE FERRELO AND
HAZARDOUS SEAS SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO. WINDS WILL SUBSIDE FURTHER
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT, BUT STEEP FRESH SWELL MAY PERSIST INTO FRIDAY
MORNING. SOUTHERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ALONG THE CURRY
COAST ON FRIDAY THEN SPREADING NORTH OF CAPE BLANCO FRIDAY
EVENING AND NIGHT, BRINGING LOW CLOUDS AND FOG.

$$

PZZ350-250400-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
301 PM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 8 TO
11 FT. SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. SWELL NW 7 FT AT
9 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL NW
7 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. SWELL NW 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL NW
5 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. SWELL NW 5 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL NW 4 TO
5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AND SW 2 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO
5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 2 FT AND SW 2 FT.

$$

PZZ356-250400-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
301 PM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N GALES 35 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT. WITHIN 5 NM OF
BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD, N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 10 TO 13 FT.
SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT EXCEPT NW 10 TO 20 KT WITHIN 5 NM OF
BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT
9 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND S EARLY IN THE MORNING. WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS
SOUTHWARD, NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT EARLY IN THE EVENING...EASING TO
10 KT, THEN... BACKING TO SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO
7 FT. SWELL NW 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...NORTHERN PORTION, N WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BACKING TO S 5 TO
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD, S WIND 5 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL NW 6 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 5 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.SAT...S WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. SWELL NW 5 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS... BECOMING
3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AND SW 2 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
2 FT AND SW 2 FT.

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PZZ370-250400-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
301 PM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE TONIGHT.
WIND WAVES 9 TO 12 FT. SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.THU...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. SWELL NW 6 TO 7 FT
AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. SWELL NW
7 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL NW 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BACKING TO W 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE EVENING... BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WIND 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL NW 5 FT.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL NW 4 TO
5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS... BECOMING
3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AND SW 2 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
2 FT AND SW 2 FT.

$$

PZZ376-250400-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
301 PM PDT WED MAY 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND N GALES 40 KT
SOUTHERN PORTION. WIND WAVES 12 TO 15 FT. SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT
11 SECONDS.
.THU...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND N 30 KT SOUTHERN
PORTION. WIND WAVES 8 TO 11 FT. SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL NW 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT...VEERING TO NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 5 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL
NW 6 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL NW 5 TO
6 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SE WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. SWELL NW 5 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS... BECOMING 4 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AND SW 2 FT.
.MON...N WIND 20 KT...RISING TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 6 FT.
MIXED SWELL NW 2 FT AND SW 2 FT.

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