Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR
230 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

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

PZZ300-290400-
230 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...NORTHWEST
WINDS AND STEEP SEAS WILL EASE FROM NORTH TO SOUTH THIS EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT AS OFFSHORE HIGH PRESSURE WEAKENS. A COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS LATE FRIDAY MORNING WITH ANOTHER ROUND OF
GUSTY NORTH WINDS FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. OFFSHORE HIGH
PRESSURE WILL REBUILD RAPIDLY FRIDAY NIGHT WITH A THERMAL TROUGH
SETTING UP ALONG THE COAST SATURDAY. THIS WILL RESULT IN THE
POTENTIAL FOR GALE FORCE WINDS AND HIGH, VERY STEEP SEAS SOUTH OF
CAPE BLANCO. WINDS AND SEAS GRADUALLY EASE SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.

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PZZ350-290400-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
230 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 8 TO 9 FT
AT 14 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WIND 5 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND SW EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. CAPE ARAGO
SOUTHWARD...N WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO E IN THE MORNING...THEN...
BECOMING NW 20 KT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL W
5 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO
4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...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. W SWELL 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL W 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
5 FT.
.MON...S WIND 10 KT...VEERING TO SW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...
BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN... BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 6 FT.
.TUE...WIND VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT.

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PZZ356-290400-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
230 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE
TONIGHT. WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD...NW WIND 15 TO
20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT EARLY IN THE EVENING... THEN...
BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO
7 FT AT 13 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT EXCEPT NW 10 TO 20 KT WITHIN 5 NM OF
BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT AT
13 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT EARLY IN
THE MORNING. WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD...NW WIND 15 TO
20 KT...VEERING TO N 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT EXCEPT N 10 TO 15 KT WITHIN 5 NM OF
BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO
7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...VEERING
TO NE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 4 FT.
.SUN...NORTHERN PORTION...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. BROOKINGS
SOUTHWARD...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL W 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
5 FT.
.MON...S WIND 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS. SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...WIND VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING...THEN...VEERING TO N AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT.

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PZZ370-290400-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
230 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
9 FT AT 14 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO W IN THE MORNING...THEN...RISING
TO 10 TO 20 KT EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...VEERING TO NW 20 KT LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. SWELL W 5 TO
6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 6 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 8 FT. SWELL W 4 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT... SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL W
5 FT AND S 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 10 KT...VEERING TO W. WIND WAVES 3 FT...BECOMING
2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT...RISING TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL W 6 FT AND S 3 FT.

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PZZ376-290400-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
230 PM PDT THU APR 28 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND N 20 TO 25 KT
SOUTHERN PORTION. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT
14 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NORTHERN PORTION...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO W EARLY
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SOUTHERN PORTION...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BACKING TO NW
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 7 FT. SWELL W
5 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT...NORTHERN PORTION...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 30 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SOUTHERN PORTION...N WIND 25 KT...RISING TO GALES
35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 6 TO 9 FT. W SWELL 6 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N GALES 35 KT. WIND WAVES 8 TO 11 FT. W SWELL 4 FT.
.SUN...NORTHERN PORTION...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. SOUTHERN PORTION...
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
7 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W
5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL W
4 TO 5 FT AND S 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 10 KT...EASING TO 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL W 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT...RISING TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS...BECOMING 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.

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