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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Medford, OR
202 PM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

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

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202 PM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...Offshore high
pressure and a coastal thermal trough will support gusty north
winds south of Gold Beach into early Sunday morning. The trough
will weaken late Sunday into Monday, causing winds to diminish.
Winds will shift to southerly Monday night ahead of a cold front.
The front will sweep through the waters Tuesday into Tuesday
evening with high seas and advisory strength winds likely.
Moderate to heavy northwest swell will follow Tuesday night into
Wednesday night. A thermal trough will develop Thursday, bringing
moderate north winds.

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Coastal waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR out 10 nm-
202 PM PST Sat Dec 16 2017


.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt...veering to E in the late evening and
overnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 4 to 5 ft at
12 seconds and NW 4 ft at 7 seconds. Slight chance of showers
through the night. Slight chance of rain.
.SUN...E wind 5 kt...veering to S early in the afternoon, then...
veering to NW late in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 3 to 5 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 5 kt...veering to SE after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. Swell NW 6 to 7 ft at 11 seconds.
.MON...SE wind 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell W 6 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 5 kt...backing to S after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE...S wind 15 kt...rising to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 3 ft...building to 6 to 7 ft in the afternoon. W swell
8 to 9 ft...shifting to the NW 10 ft in the afternoon. Rain
likely.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt...veering to W after midnight. Wind
waves 6 to 7 ft...subsiding to 5 ft after midnight. Swell NW
10 to 11 ft. Showers.
.WED...NW wind 15 to 20 kt...veering to N 10 kt in the evening,
then...veering to NE after midnight. Wind waves 7 ft...becoming
2 ft or less. Swell NW 12 ft.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less... becoming 3 ft in
the afternoon and evening, then...becoming 2 ft or less after
midnight. Swell NW 10 ft... subsiding to NW 6 ft.

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Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm-
202 PM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 15 to 25 kt...easing to 10 to 20 kt in the late
evening and overnight. Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, NW
wind 15 to 25 kt...veering to N 10 to 20 kt in the evening,
then...easing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft
in the evening...becoming 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 4 to 5 ft
at 12 seconds and NW 4 ft at 7 seconds.
.SUN...NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, N
wind 5 kt...backing to NW in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or
less. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 10 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 10 to 15 kt except N 5 to 10 kt within 5 nm
of Brookings southward. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening...becoming
2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds...shifting to the
W 6 ft at 12 seconds after midnight.
.MON...N wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell W 5 to
6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW wind 5 kt...veering to SE after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE...Northern portion, S wind 10 kt...rising to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Brookings southward, SE wind 5 kt...veering to S 10 to
15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 to
4 ft in the afternoon. W swell 8 ft...building to NW 10 ft in the
afternoon. Chance of rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 10 to 15 kt...veering to W after midnight.
Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Swell NW 10 to 11 ft. Showers.
.WED...N wind 10 to 15 kt...veering to NE after midnight. Wind
waves 5 to 6 ft...subsiding to 3 ft after midnight. Swell NW
12 ft.
.THU...NE wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft... becoming 2 ft or
less. Swell NW 10 ft...subsiding to NW 6 ft.

$$

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Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm-
202 PM PST Sat Dec 16 2017


.TONIGHT...N wind 10 kt...veering to S in the late evening and
overnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 4 to 5 ft at
12 seconds and NW 4 ft at 7 seconds. Slight chance of showers
through the night. Slight chance of rain.
.SUN...S wind 5 to 10 kt...veering to W in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 ft at 11 seconds...shifting to the
NW 5 to 6 ft at 10 seconds in the afternoon. Slight chance of
rain.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 5 to 10 kt...backing to SW early in the
morning. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell W 7 to 8 ft at
12 seconds.
.MON...SW wind 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell W 6 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 5 kt...backing to S 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft.
.TUE...SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft...building to
6 to 7 ft in the afternoon. Swell NW 9 to 10 ft. Rain likely.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft. Swell NW 10 to
11 ft. Showers likely.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt...becoming N 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon
and evening, then...veering to NE after midnight. Wind waves
8 ft...subsiding to 3 ft. Swell NW 12 ft.
.THU...NE wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Swell NW
10 ft...subsiding to NW 6 ft.

$$

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Waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA from 10 to 60 nm-
202 PM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 5 to 15 kt northern portion and N 20 to 25 kt
southern portion. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Mixed swell W 4 to 5 ft
at 12 seconds and NW 4 ft at 7 seconds.
.SUN...NW wind 5 to 15 kt northern portion and NW 15 to 20 kt
southern portion. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 ft in the
afternoon. Mixed swell W 3 ft at 11 seconds and NW 3 ft at
7 seconds...shifting to the NW 4 to 5 ft at 10 seconds in the
afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 5 to 15 kt northern portion and N 15 to 20 kt
southern portion. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft at
11 seconds...shifting to the W 6 to 7 ft at 12 seconds after
midnight.
.MON...Northern portion, N wind 5 kt...backing to NW in the
afternoon. Southern portion, NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft
or less. Swell W 6 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Northern portion, W wind 5 kt...backing to S after
midnight. Southern portion, NW wind 10 kt in the evening...
becoming variable less than 5 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW
swell 6 ft.
.TUE...S wind 10 to 15 kt...rising to 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 4 to 5 ft in the
afternoon. W swell 8 to 9 ft...shifting to the NW 10 ft in the
afternoon. Chance of rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 20 kt...veering to NW after midnight.
Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. Swell NW 10 to 11 ft. Showers.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt...becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 6 to
7 ft...subsiding to 4 ft after midnight. Swell NW 12 ft.
.THU...N wind 20 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. Swell NW 10 ft...subsiding
to NW 6 ft.

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