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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Medford, OR
815 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

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

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815 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...High pressure
building toward the coast will maintain north winds tonight
through Tuesday. Seas will be dominated by short period north to
northwest swell. Winds will switch to southerly Wednesday and
increase significantly ahead of strong cold front Wednesday night,
with gale force winds possible beyond 10nm from shore. The front
will move across the waters Thursday. Long period and large
northwest swells build into the waters late Thursday into Friday,
creating dangerous surf and bar conditions.

$$

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Coastal waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR out 10 nm-
815 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017


.TONIGHT...N wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft late in the
evening...becoming 2 ft or less. Swell NW 6 to 7 ft at
11 seconds.
.TUE...S wind in the late morning and afternoon. Wind N 5 kt
early in the morning. Cape Arago southward, variable less than
5 kt...becoming SE 5 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or
less. Swell NW 6 to 7 ft at 11 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...SE wind 5 kt...veering to S after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 7 to 8 ft at 11 seconds. Slight
chance of rain.
.WED...S wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming
3 to 4 ft in the afternoon. Swell NW 6 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 15 to 20 kt...rising to 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft...building to 6 to 8 ft after
midnight. Swell W 7 to 9 ft. Chance of rain.
.THU...S wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 6 to 9 ft. W swell 9 to
11 ft...building to 13 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Swell W 16 to
18 ft. Rain.
.FRI...SW wind 15 to 20 kt...easing to 10 kt in the evening,
then...backing to S after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft...
becoming 2 ft or less, then...becoming 3 ft after midnight. Swell
W 16 to 17 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 kt...becoming S 30 kt in the afternoon, then...
easing to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 ft... building to 9 ft in the
afternoon, then...subsiding to 6 to 7 ft. Swell W 12 to 13 ft.

$$

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Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm-
815 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017


.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt except variable less than 5 kt within
5 nm of Brookings southward. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Swell NW 5 to
6 ft at 11 seconds.
.TUE...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Within 5 nm of Brookings southward,
wind variable less than 5 kt...becoming NW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 ft in the morning...becoming 2 ft or
less. Swell NW 6 to 7 ft at 11 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...N wind 5 to 15 kt until early morning. Wind variable
less than 5 kt early in the morning. Within 5 nm of Brookings
southward, NW wind 5 to 10 kt...becoming variable less than 5 kt
in the late evening and early morning. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Swell NW 7 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED...Northern portion, S wind 5 kt...rising to 10 to 15 kt in
the afternoon. Brookings southward, wind variable less than
5 kt...becoming S 5 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Swell NW 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Northern portion, S wind 15 to 20 kt. Brookings
southward, S wind 5 kt...rising to 10 to 15 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Swell NW 7 to 8 ft. Slight chance of rain.
.THU...S wind 15 kt...rising to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, S wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind
waves 5 to 8 ft. W swell 8 to 9 ft... building to 12 to 13 ft in
the afternoon. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. Swell W 15 to
18 ft. Rain.
.FRI...SW wind 10 kt...backing to SE after midnight. Wind waves
3 ft in the morning...becoming 2 ft or less. Swell W 16 ft.
.SAT...SE wind 20 kt...rising to 25 kt in the afternoon and
evening, then...becoming S after midnight. Wind waves 4 ft...
building to 6 to 7 ft in the afternoon and evening, then...
subsiding to 5 ft after midnight. Swell W 12 to 13 ft.

$$

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Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm-
815 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell NW
6 to 7 ft at 11 seconds.
.TUE...NW wind 5 to 10 kt...backing to SW in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. Swell NW 7 to 8 ft at 11 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 5 to 10 kt...becoming 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell NW 8 ft at 11 seconds.
Slight chance of rain.
.WED...SW wind 15 kt...backing to S 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 3 ft...building to 4 to 5 ft in the afternoon. Swell
NW 6 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 20 to 25 kt...rising to 30 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 6 to 7 ft...building to 8 to 10 ft after midnight.
Swell W 7 to 9 ft. Rain.
.THU...S wind 30 kt...easing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 8 to 11 ft...subsiding to 6 to 9 ft in the afternoon.
W swell 10 ft...building to 14 to 15 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt...rising to 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. Swell W 18 to 20 ft. Rain.
.FRI...W wind 25 kt...becoming SW 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon
and evening, then...backing to S after midnight. Wind waves
7 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft. Swell W 16 to 17 ft.
.SAT...S wind 30 kt...rising to gales 40 kt in the afternoon,
then...easing to 30 kt in the evening...easing to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 10 ft...building to 13 ft in the afternoon,
then...subsiding to 7 to 8 ft. Swell W 13 to 14 ft.

$$

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Waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA from 10 to 60 nm-
815 PM PDT Mon Oct 16 2017


.TONIGHT...N wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Swell NW
6 ft at 11 seconds.
.TUE...NW wind 5 to 10 kt northern portion and N 10 to 15 kt
southern portion. Wind waves 3 ft in the morning...becoming 2 ft
or less. Swell NW 6 to 7 ft at 11 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...Northern portion, NW wind 5 kt... backing to SW
after midnight. Southern portion, NW wind 10 to 15 kt...easing to
5 kt early in the morning. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell NW 7 to
8 ft at 11 seconds. Slight chance of rain.
.WED...SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming
3 ft in the afternoon. Swell NW 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S wind 15 to 20 kt...rising to 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft...building to 4 to 6 ft after
midnight. Swell NW 7 to 8 ft.
.THU...S wind 30 kt. Wind waves 8 to 9 ft... subsiding to 6 to
9 ft in the afternoon. W swell 8 to 10 ft...building to 13 to
14 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Swell W
17 to 19 ft. Rain.
.FRI...SW wind 15 to 20 kt...backing to S 10 kt in the evening,
then...rising to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 5 ft...
subsiding to 3 ft in the afternoon, then...becoming 2 ft or less
in the evening... becoming 3 ft after midnight. Swell NW 16 to
17 ft.
.SAT...S wind 30 kt...easing to 25 kt. Wind waves 9 ft...
subsiding to 6 ft. Swell W 13 to 14 ft.

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