Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR
925 AM PDT TUE AUG 4 2015

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

PZZ300-042200-
925 AM PDT TUE AUG 4 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...A THERMAL
TROUGH ALONG THE COAST WILL STRENGTHEN INTO THURSDAY. NORTH WINDS
AND SEAS WILL BUILD TODAY AND REMAIN MODERATE ACROSS OUR
WATERS. THE SOUTHERN OUTER WATERS WILL BE CHARACTERIZED BY STEEP
WIND DOMINATED SEAS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT. WINDS AND
SEAS WILL STRENGTHEN FURTHER THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...POSSIBLY REACH GALE FORCE OVER THE SOUTHERN WATERS
THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE THERMAL TROUGH WILL WEAKEN
FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. NORTH WINDS AND SEAS WILL ABATE AT THAT
TIME.

$$

PZZ350-042200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
925 AM PDT TUE AUG 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM
PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS... SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AT
12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. MIXED SWELL NW 1 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 1 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.WED...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL W
1 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 1 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. MIXED
SWELL W 1 FT AND S 1 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
1 FT AND S 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 KT...EASING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
4 TO 5 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO W IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN...
VEERING TO NW IN THE EVENING...VEERING TO N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL NW 4 FT.

$$

PZZ356-042200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
925 AM PDT TUE AUG 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM
PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHERN PORTION...N WIND 15 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD...N WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO
NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT
AT 12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS
SOUTHWARD...NW WIND 5 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS
THAN 5 KT...THEN...BECOMING N 5 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING. WIND
WAVES 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXED
SWELL NW 1 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 1 FT AT 10 SECONDS. PATCHY
SMOKE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT EXCEPT NW 5 TO 15 KT WITHIN 5 NM OF
BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. MIXED SWELL W 1 FT AT
10 SECONDS AND S 1 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. MIXED SWELL W 1 FT AND S 1 FT.
HAZE AND PATCHY SMOKE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
1 FT AND S 1 FT. HAZE AND PATCHY SMOKE IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 5 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL NW 3 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 10 KT...BACKING TO NW IN THE AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...THEN...VEERING TO N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN
THE MORNING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS... THEN...BECOMING 3 FT IN
THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL NW 4 FT.

$$

PZZ370-042200-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
925 AM PDT TUE AUG 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM
PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS... SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AT
12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 KT EARLY IN THE
MORNING. WIND WAVES 6 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. MIXED SWELL NW 1 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 1 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.WED...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL W
1 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 1 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 6 FT. MIXED
SWELL W 1 FT AND S 1 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 6 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
1 FT AND S 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. SWELL NW
2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 5 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL NW 3 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS... BECOMING
3 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SWELL NW 4 FT.

$$

PZZ376-042200-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
925 AM PDT TUE AUG 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT
AT 15 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT AT 12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND N 30 KT
SOUTHERN PORTION. WIND WAVES 7 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXED SWELL NW 1 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND S 1 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.WED...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. MIXED SWELL W
1 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND S 1 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 9 FT. MIXED
SWELL W 1 FT AND S 1 FT. HAZE AND PATCHY SMOKE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 7 TO 10 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 1 FT AND S 1 FT. HAZE AND
PATCHY SMOKE IN THE MORNING.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. WIND WAVES 8 TO 11 FT. SWELL NW 2 TO
3 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT...EASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 FT. SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL NW 4 FT.

$$



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