Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR
858 AM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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

PZZ300-012200-
858 AM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...A THERMAL
TROUGH WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AND STEEP TO VERY
STEEP SEAS THIS MORNING. THE STRONGEST WINDS AND VERY STEEP
HAZARDOUS SEAS ARE EXPECTED FROM CAPE ARAGO SOUTHWARD. THE
THERMAL TROUGH WILL WEAKEN TODAY INTO TONIGHT AND WINDS AND SEAS
WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE AS IT DOES SO. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
THROUGH THE WATERS TUESDAY INTO TUESDAY NIGHT. BEHIND THIS
FRONT...HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OFFSHORE AND AREAS OF MODERATE NORTH
WINDS AND STEEP SEAS MAY DEVELOP WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

$$

PZZ350-012200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
858 AM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BACKING TO NW 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN...BACKING TO SW EARLY IN THE MORNING. WIND WAVES
3 TO 4 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 4 TO
5 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W 6 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W
6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. SWELL W 4 TO 5 FT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL NW 5 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT.

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PZZ356-012200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
858 AM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W
4 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 6 TO
7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 6 TO
7 FT.
.TUE...WIND VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. SWELL W 4 TO
5 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. SWELL NW 5 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
3 TO 4 FT AND SW 2 FT.

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PZZ370-012200-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
858 AM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 5 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL
W 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 2 TO 3 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W 6 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W
7 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL W
5 FT AND S 2 TO 3 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 6 FT. SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4 FT AND SW
2 FT.

$$

PZZ376-012200-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
858 AM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 7 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BACKING TO W 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. MIXED SWELL W 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 2 TO 3 FT AT
18 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W 6 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...VEERING TO W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 7 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W 5 TO
6 FT AND S 3 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL W 5 FT AND S 2 TO 3 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WIND 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 7 FT. SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WIND 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 7 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4 FT
AND SW 2 FT.

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