Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Medford, OR
247 AM PDT Fri Jul 21 2017

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

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247 AM PDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...Winds and seas
will remain relatively calm through tonight as high pressure
builds to the west. The thermal trough will strengthen tonight
through the weekend, producing gusty north winds and steep seas,
likely reaching gale force as early as Saturday afternoon south
of Cape Blanco. A period of hazardous seas warning conditions is
also likely for portions of the area between Florence and Cape
Blanco Sunday morning through Monday morning. The thermal trough
will persist into early next week, though it will weaken Tuesday
and Wednesday.

$$

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Coastal waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR out 10 nm-
247 AM PDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...Wind variable less than 5 kt...becoming N 10 kt. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. SW swell 1 to 2 ft at 9 seconds...becoming
1 ft at 7 seconds in the afternoon. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TONIGHT...N wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed
swell SW 2 ft at 12 seconds and W 1 ft at 8 seconds.
.SAT...N wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less... becoming
3 ft in the afternoon. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 8 seconds and
SW 1 to 2 ft at 12 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Swell NW
2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog after midnight. Patchy drizzle after
midnight.
.SUN...N wind 15 to 20 kt...rising to 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. NW swell 2 to 3 ft...shifting to
the SW 1 to 2 ft in the afternoon. Patchy fog in the morning.
Patchy drizzle in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 20 to 25 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 6 to 9 ft. Swell NW 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft. Swell NW 2 to
3 ft.
.TUE...N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 4 ft... becoming 2 ft or
less. NW swell 6 ft...subsiding to 4 ft.

$$

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Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm-
247 AM PDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...N wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. S swell 2 ft
at 12 seconds...shifting to the W 1 to 2 ft at 8 seconds in the
morning, then...shifting to the S at 13 seconds in the afternoon.
Patchy fog in the morning.
.TONIGHT...N wind 10 to 15 kt. Within 5 nm of Brookings
southward, NW wind 10 to 15 kt...veering to N 5 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 ft. Mixed swell SW 2 ft at 12 seconds and
W 1 ft at 8 seconds.
.SAT...N wind 10 kt...becoming NW 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, NE wind 5 kt early in the
morning...becoming variable less than 5 kt, then...becoming NW
10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell W 2 to
3 ft at 8 seconds and SW 1 to 2 ft at 12 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 20 to 25 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, NW wind 10 to
15 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. Mixed swell NW 2 ft and S 1 ft.
Patchy fog after midnight.
.SUN...NW wind 15 to 20 kt. Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, N
wind 10 kt...backing to NW in the afternoon. Wind waves 6 to
9 ft. NW swell 2 ft... shifting to the SW 1 ft in the afternoon.
Patchy fog in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 20 to 25 kt...becoming N 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, NW wind 10 to
15 kt. Wind waves 8 to 11 ft. Swell NW 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...N wind 25 kt...easing to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves
9 to 10 ft. Swell NW 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. NW swell 6 ft...
subsiding to 4 ft.

$$

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Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm-
247 AM PDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 5 kt...backing to NW. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Mixed swell S 2 ft at 12 seconds and W 1 to 2 ft at 6 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell S
2 ft at 12 seconds and W 1 ft at 8 seconds.
.SAT...N wind 5 to 15 kt...rising to 15 to 20 kt late in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 ft in the
afternoon. Mixed swell W 2 to 3 ft at 8 seconds and S 2 ft at
12 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft...building
to 5 to 6 ft after midnight. Swell NW 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...N wind 30 kt. Wind waves 6 to 9 ft. Swell W 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 30 kt...easing to 25 kt after midnight. Wind
waves 8 to 10 ft. Swell NW 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...N wind 25 kt. Wind waves 7 to 8 ft. Swell NW 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 6 ft... subsiding to 4 ft.
Swell NW 4 to 5 ft.

$$

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Waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA from 10 to 60 nm-
247 AM PDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...N wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
S 2 ft at 12 seconds and W 1 to 2 ft at 6 seconds. Patchy fog in
the morning.
.TONIGHT...N wind 10 to 15 kt northern portion and N 15 to 20 kt
southern portion. Wind waves 2 ft or less... becoming 3 ft after
midnight. Mixed swell S 2 ft at 12 seconds and W 1 ft at
8 seconds.
.SAT...Northern portion, N wind 15 to 20 kt...rising to 20 to
25 kt late in the afternoon. Southern portion, N wind 20 to
25 kt...rising to 30 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. W
swell 2 ft at 8 seconds...shifting to the NW 3 to 4 ft at
8 seconds in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 20 to 25 kt northern portion and N gales
35 kt southern portion. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft... building to 7 to
10 ft after midnight. Mixed swell NW 2 ft and S 1 ft. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.SUN...N wind 30 kt northern portion and N gales 40 kt southern
portion. Wind waves 9 to 12 ft. NW swell 2 ft...shifting to the
SW 1 ft in the afternoon. Patchy fog in the morning.
.SUN NIGHT...Northern portion, N wind 30 kt. Southern portion, N
gales 40 kt...easing to gales 35 kt after midnight. Wind waves
11 to 14 ft. Swell NW 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...N wind 30 kt. Wind waves 11 to 12 ft. Swell NW 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE...N wind 25 kt. Wind waves 9 ft...subsiding to 6 to 7 ft.
Swell NW 4 to 5 ft.

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