Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Medford, OR
259 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

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

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259 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...South winds
will increase today across the waters ahead of a strong cold
front. Gales are expected from Cape Blanco northward tonight with
warning level seas most other places. Long period and large
northwest swells build into the waters late Thursday into Friday
behind the front, creating very high and steep seas, and dangerous
surf and bar conditions. Another round of potentially strong south
winds arrives Friday night along a warm front.

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Coastal waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR out 10 nm-
259 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S wind 20 to 25 kt...rising to 30 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 3 to 4 ft...building to 7 to 10 ft. W swell 5 to 6 ft
at 10 seconds...building to 8 to 9 ft at 10 seconds after
midnight. Rain.
.THU...S wind 30 kt. Wind waves 8 to 11 ft. W swell 10 to 11 ft
at 11 seconds...building to 13 to 14 ft at 13 seconds in the
afternoon. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 20 to 25 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft. Swell W 18 to 20 ft at
17 seconds. Showers and slight chance of TSTMs.
.FRI...SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. Swell W 17 to
18 ft. Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 15 kt...rising to 15 to 25 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. Swell W 13 to 16 ft. Showers.
.SAT...S wind 30 kt. Wind waves 7 to 10 ft. Swell W 9 to 10 ft.
Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 7 to 10 ft. W swell
10 ft...building to 12 ft after midnight. Rain likely.
.SUN...S wind 15 to 20 kt...easing to 10 kt after midnight. Wind
waves 8 ft...becoming 2 ft or less. W swell 12 to 13 ft.
.MON...E wind 5 kt...backing to NE in the afternoon, then...
becoming N 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 ft. Swell
W 11 ft.

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Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm-
259 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S wind 10 to 15 kt...rising to 20 kt late tonight.
Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, SE wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind
waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 to 6 ft. Swell NW 5 to 7 ft at
10 seconds. Chance of rain.
.THU...S wind 20 to 25 kt. Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, S
wind 15 to 20 kt...rising to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 6 to 9 ft. W swell 8 to 9 ft at 11 seconds...building to
11 to 13 ft at 12 seconds in the afternoon. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft...
subsiding to 4 to 5 ft after midnight. Swell W 17 to 19 ft at
17 seconds. Showers and slight chance of TSTMs.
.FRI...SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. Swell W 16 to
18 ft. Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 15 to 20 kt northern portion and S 10 kt
Brookings southward. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Swell W 13 to 16 ft.
Showers.
.SAT...S wind 20 to 25 kt northern portion and S 10 to 20 kt
Brookings southward. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft. Swell W 9 to 12 ft.
Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 20 to 25 kt northern portion and S 10 to
15 kt Brookings southward. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. W swell 10 to
11 ft...building to 12 ft after midnight. Rain likely.
.SUN...SE wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 6 ft... becoming 2 ft or
less. W swell 12 ft.
.MON...NE wind 5 kt...backing to N in the afternoon, then...
rising to 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 to
4 ft. Swell W 10 to 11 ft.

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Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm-
259 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...S wind 20 to 25 kt...rising to 30 kt in the late
evening and overnight. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft...building to 7 to
10 ft after midnight. W swell 6 to 7 ft at 10 seconds...building
to 9 to 10 ft at 10 seconds after midnight. Rain.
.THU...S wind 30 kt...veering to SW 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 8 to 11 ft. W swell 10 to 13 ft at 12 seconds...
building to 16 to 18 ft at 14 seconds in the afternoon. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft. Swell W
21 to 22 ft at 17 seconds. Showers and slight chance of TSTMs.
.FRI...W wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft. Swell W 19 to
20 ft. Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt...becoming S 30 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 4 ft...building to 6 to 7 ft after midnight. W swell
16 to 17 ft...subsiding to 14 ft after midnight. Showers.
.SAT...S gales 35 kt...easing to 30 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 10 to 13 ft. Swell W 10 to 12 ft. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 30 kt. Wind waves 8 to 11 ft. W swell 10 to
12 ft...building to 12 to 14 ft after midnight. Rain likely.
.SUN...S wind 15 to 20 kt...veering to SW 10 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 9 ft...becoming 2 ft or less. W swell 12 to 14 ft.
.MON...SE wind 5 kt...backing to NE in the afternoon, then...
becoming N 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less...becoming 4 ft.
Swell W 11 ft.

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Waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA from 10 to 60 nm-
259 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...Northern portion, S wind 20 kt...rising to 30 kt.
Southern portion, S wind 10 to 15 kt...rising to 20 to 25 kt
after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft...building to 4 to 7 ft
after midnight. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 10 seconds...building to W
7 to 8 ft at 10 seconds after midnight. Rain.
.THU...S wind 30 kt...becoming SW 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 6 to 9 ft. W swell 9 to 12 ft at 11 seconds...building
to 14 to 17 ft at 13 seconds in the afternoon. Rain.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. Swell W
20 to 21 ft at 17 seconds. Showers and slight chance of TSTMs.
.FRI...W wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. Swell W 19 to
20 ft. Showers likely.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 10 to 15 kt...rising to 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. W swell 17 ft...subsiding to
14 ft after midnight. Showers.
.SAT...S wind 30 kt...easing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 7 to 9 ft. W swell 10 to 13 ft... building to 12 to
14 ft in the afternoon. Rain.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft. Swell W
11 to 13 ft. Chance of rain.
.SUN...S wind 15 to 20 kt...easing to 10 kt after midnight. Wind
waves 6 ft...becoming 2 ft or less. W swell 12 to 13 ft.
.MON...N wind 5 kt...rising to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less...
becoming 6 to 7 ft. Swell W 10 to 11 ft.

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