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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Medford, OR
300 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

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

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300 AM 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, after which
the trough will weaken. The storm track will remain to the north
of the area through Monday, then winds shifts to southerly on
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 northwest swell will
follow Tuesday night into Wednesday night.

$$

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


.TODAY...N wind 5 to 15 kt early in the morning...veering to E
5 to 10 kt, then...veering to SE early in the afternoon...
becoming variable less than 5 kt. Cape Arago southward, NE wind
5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft early in the morning...becoming
2 ft or less. NW swell 5 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...E wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed
swell NW 4 ft at 12 seconds and NW 4 ft at 7 seconds. Slight
chance of rain through the night.
.SUN...SE wind 10 kt...veering to SW 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...backing to SW after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. Swell NW 6 to 7 ft.
.MON...NW wind 5 kt...veering to E in the afternoon. Wind waves
2 ft or less. Swell W 6 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W wind 5 kt...backing to SE after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 ft.
.TUE...S wind 10 kt...rising to 20 kt in the afternoon, then...
rising to 25 kt in the evening...becoming NW 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less... becoming 7 to 8 ft. NW swell
9 ft...building to 11 ft.
.WED...NW wind 10 to 15 kt...veering to NE 5 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 3 ft...becoming 2 ft or less. Swell NW 12 ft.

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

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

.TODAY...N wind 15 to 20 kt...rising to 20 to 25 kt late
afternoon. Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, N wind 10 to
15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 4 to 5 ft at 13 seconds.
.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, N wind
5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft in the evening...becoming 2 ft
or less. Mixed swell W 4 ft at 12 seconds and NW 4 ft at
7 seconds.
.SUN...N 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 20 kt except N 5 to 10 kt within 5 nm
of Brookings southward. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft...
building to W 7 ft 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 to 10 kt...veering to E after midnight.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft.
.TUE...S wind 10 to 15 kt...rising to 20 kt in the evening,
then...veering to SW after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less...
becoming 4 ft. NW swell 9 ft... building to 11 ft.
.WED...NW wind 10 to 15 kt...veering to NE after midnight. Wind
waves 3 ft...becoming 2 ft or less. Swell NW 12 ft.

$$

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


.TODAY...N wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft early in the
morning...becoming 2 ft or less. W swell 5 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N wind 5 kt...backing to S in the late evening and
overnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 4 ft at
12 seconds and NW 4 ft at 7 seconds. Slight chance of rain
through the night.
.SUN...SW wind 5 to 10 kt...veering to W in the late morning and
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 ft at 10 seconds...
shifting to the NW 5 to 6 ft at 10 seconds in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell W
7 to 8 ft.
.MON...W wind 5 kt...backing to S in the afternoon. Wind waves
2 ft or less. Swell W 6 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW wind 5 kt...backing to S after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft.
.TUE...S wind 15 kt...becoming SW 25 kt in the afternoon and
evening, then...becoming NW after midnight. Wind waves 3 ft...
building to 7 to 8 ft. NW swell 9 ft...building to 11 ft.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon and
evening, then...veering to N 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves
5 to 6 ft...subsiding to 3 ft after midnight. Swell NW 12 ft.

$$

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

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

.TODAY...N wind 10 to 20 kt northern portion and N 20 to 25 kt
southern portion. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft... subsiding to 3 to 4 ft
in the afternoon. W swell 5 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...Northern portion, N wind 5 to 15 kt. Southern portion,
N wind 20 to 25 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft in the evening...becoming 2 ft or less. Mixed
swell W 4 ft at 12 seconds and NW 4 ft at 7 seconds.
.SUN...NW wind 5 to 10 kt northern portion and N 15 to 20 kt
southern portion. Wind waves 2 ft or less. 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 10 kt northern portion and N 15 to 20 kt
southern portion. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 6 ft...building
to W 7 ft after midnight.
.MON...N wind 5 to 10 kt northern portion and N 15 kt southern
portion. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell W 6 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Northern portion, NW wind 5 kt... backing to S after
midnight. Southern portion, NW wind 10 to 15 kt...easing to 5 kt
after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 ft.
.TUE...S wind 10 kt...rising to 20 kt in the afternoon and
evening, then...veering to W after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or
less...becoming 4 to 5 ft. NW swell 9 ft...building to 11 ft.
.WED...NW wind 25 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt in the afternoon and
evening, then...veering to NE after midnight. Wind waves 4 to
5 ft. Swell NW 12 ft.

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