Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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Coastal Waters Forecast...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Medford, OR
418 AM PST Tue Jan 16 2018

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

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418 AM PST Tue Jan 16 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...Conditions
today and tonight will be hazardous to small craft due to a steep
westerly swell. A strong front will move through the coastal
waters Wednesday with strong south gale to storm force winds. The
front will move onshore Wednesday evening, with a very high and
dangerous westerly swell to follow late Wednesday night into
Thursday. Seas will remain elevated with weaker systems moving
through Thursday night into Friday. Another strong front will
move through Saturday night into Sunday.

$$

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Coastal waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR out 10 nm-
Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm-
418 AM PST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM PST WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 7 PM PST WEDNESDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM WEDNESDAY TO 4 PM
PST SATURDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft... subsiding to
3 to 4 ft. W swell 12 to 14 ft at 14 seconds. Rain likely before
sunrise, then chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...S wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
12 to 13 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of rain through the
night.
.WED...S wind 15 to 25 kt...rising to gales 40 kt. Wind waves
5 to 8 ft...building to 10 to 13 ft in the afternoon. W swell
10 to 11 ft at 13 seconds. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 30 kt...easing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 7 to 9 ft...subsiding to 5 to 7 ft after midnight. SW
swell 12 to 15 ft...building to W 17 to 18 ft after midnight.
Rain.
.THU...SW wind 15 to 20 kt...rising to 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft...building to 5 to 7 ft in the
afternoon. W swell 24 to 27 ft. Showers.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt...becoming 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft after
midnight. W swell 21 to 24 ft. Showers and slight chance of
TSTMs.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt...becoming 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to
4 ft. W swell 21 to 22 ft.
.SAT...S wind 15 to 20 kt...rising to 25 kt after midnight. Wind
waves 3 ft...building to 8 ft. W swell 20 ft...subsiding to 15 ft
and N 1 ft.

$$

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Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm-
418 AM PST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM PST WEDNESDAY...
...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 7 PM PST WEDNESDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM WEDNESDAY TO 4 PM
PST SATURDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft... subsiding to
3 to 5 ft. W swell 12 to 14 ft at 14 seconds. Rain likely before
sunrise, then chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 to 20 kt...rising to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to
5 ft...building to 6 to 9 ft after midnight. W swell 13 ft at
14 seconds. Chance of rain.
.WED...S gales 40 kt...rising to gales 45 kt. Wind waves 11 to
14 ft...building to 14 to 17 ft in the afternoon. W swell 11 to
12 ft at 13 seconds. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Wind waves 8 to 10 ft. SW swell 18 to
20 ft...becoming W and... building to 21 to 24 ft after
midnight. Rain.
.THU...SW wind 25 kt...rising to 30 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 6 to 7 ft...building to 8 to 9 ft in the afternoon. W swell
29 to 32 ft. Showers.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 30 kt. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft. W swell 23 to
26 ft. Chance of showers and slight chance of TSTMs.
.FRI...SW wind 25 kt...becoming W. Wind waves 6 ft...subsiding to
4 to 5 ft. W swell 23 to 25 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 15 to 20 kt...becoming S 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to
5 ft...building to 8 to 9 ft. W swell 22 ft...subsiding to 15 ft
and N 1 ft.

$$

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Waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA from 10 to 60 nm-
418 AM PST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM PST WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 7 PM PST WEDNESDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM WEDNESDAY TO 4 PM
PST SATURDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 15 to 20 kt northern portion and S 5 to 15 kt
southern portion. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft... subsiding to 3 ft. W
swell 12 to 14 ft at 14 seconds. Rain likely before sunrise, then
slight chance of showers.
.TONIGHT...Northern portion, S wind 15 to 20 kt...rising to
30 kt. Southern portion, S wind 5 to 15 kt...rising to 20 to
25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft...building to 5 to 8 ft after
midnight. W swell 12 to 13 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of
rain.
.WED...S wind 30 kt...rising to gales 40 kt. Wind waves 9 to
12 ft...building to 12 to 15 ft in the afternoon. W swell 11 ft
at 13 seconds. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Wind waves 8 to 9 ft. S swell 14 to
17 ft...becoming W and...building to 21 to 24 ft after midnight.
Rain.
.THU...SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. W swell 27 to
30 ft. Showers.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. W swell
22 to 25 ft. Chance of showers and slight chance of TSTMs.
.FRI...W wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. W swell 22 to 24 ft.
.SAT...W wind 15 kt...backing to SW in the afternoon, then...
becoming S 25 kt in the evening...rising to 30 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 4 ft...building to 9 ft. W swell 21 ft...subsiding to
15 ft and N 1 ft.

$$



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