Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR
854 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

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

PZZ300-172300-
854 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...
GALES AND VERY STEEP SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE AREA
TODAY. STORM FORCE WINDS WILL DEVELOP LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO
TONIGHT AND THEN WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE WATERS ON WEDNESDAY.
SEAS WILL BECOME VERY HIGH AND VERY STEEP FOR ALL AREAS TONIGHT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY. SEAS WILL GRADUALLY LOWER WEDNESDAY NIGHT. SEAS
ARE FORECAST TO BECOME VERY HIGH AND VERY STEEP AGAIN THURSDAY
NIGHT THEN LONG PERIOD WEST SWELL OF 25 TO 30 FEET MAY BUILD INTO
THE WATERS FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY.

$$

PZZ350-172300-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
854 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 30 KT LATE AFTERNOON.
CAPE ARAGO SOUTHWARD...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT... RISING TO GALES
40 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 9 FT AT 16 SECONDS... BUILDING TO 11 FT AT
15 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S GALES 35 KT...RISING TO GALES 40 KT. CAPE ARAGO
SOUTHWARD...S GALES 40 KT...RISING TO GALES 45 KT EARLY IN THE
MORNING. OCCASIONAL GUSTS UP TO 60 KT. WIND WAVES 14 TO 17 FT...
BUILDING TO 17 TO 20 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 12 FT AT
13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...S GALES 45 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 60 KT...EASING TO
GALES 35 KT. WIND WAVES 15 TO 18 FT. SWELL W 12 TO 13 FT AT
13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 6 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 13 FT. RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. SWELL W 13 TO
14 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BACKING TO SE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
CAPE ARAGO SOUTHWARD...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 14 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 8 TO 9 FT. SWELL W 17 FT...
BUILDING TO W 26 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT...VEERING TO SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON
AND EVENING...THEN...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 25 FT...SUBSIDING TO
19 FT.

$$

PZZ356-172300-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
854 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 30 KT. WITHIN 5 NM OF
BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT... VEERING TO S 15 TO
25 KT LATE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO
12 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 16 SECONDS...
BUILDING TO 9 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S GALES 35 KT. WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD...S
WIND 20 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 30 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING. WIND
WAVES 10 TO 13 FT...BUILDING TO 14 TO 17 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL
W 11 TO 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...S GALES 45 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND S GALES 35 KT BROOKINGS
SOUTHWARD. WIND WAVES 15 TO 18 FT. SWELL W 12 TO 14 FT AT
13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 13 FT. RAIN IN THE EVENING...
THEN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL W 13 TO
14 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...NORTHERN PORTION...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT... RISING TO
30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...
RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 14 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 9 FT... SUBSIDING TO 7 FT.
SWELL W 18 FT...BUILDING TO W 26 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT...VEERING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN...
BACKING TO S. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT. W
SWELL 25 FT...SUBSIDING TO 19 FT.

$$

PZZ370-172300-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
854 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S GALES 40 KT...BECOMING S GALES 40 KT WITH OCCASIONAL
GUSTS TO 55 KT LATE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 8 TO 11 FT...BUILDING
TO 14 TO 17 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 9 TO 10 FT AT
16 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 11 TO 13 FT AT 14 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S GALES 45 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 60 KT. WIND
WAVES 19 TO 22 FT. SWELL W 12 TO 13 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...S GALES 45 KT...BECOMING SW 30 KT. WIND WAVES 19 TO
22 FT...SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 17 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W 12 TO
15 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 13 TO 14 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. SWELL W 14 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT...RISING TO GALES 40 KT WITH OCCASIONAL
GUSTS TO 55 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO
12 TO 15 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 14 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. WIND WAVES 11 TO 12 FT. SWELL W 20 FT...
BUILDING TO W 27 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT...VEERING TO W IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN...
BECOMING SW IN THE EVENING...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN...BUILDING
TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 25 FT...SUBSIDING TO 19 FT.

$$

PZZ376-172300-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
854 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHERN PORTION...S GALES 35 KT...RISING TO GALES 40 KT
LATE AFTERNOON. SOUTHERN PORTION...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...RISING TO
GALES 35 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 11 TO 14 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 16 SECONDS...BUILDING TO
10 TO 12 FT AT 15 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S GALES 40 KT...BECOMING GALES 45 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 14 TO 17 FT...BUILDING TO 17 TO 20 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SWELL W 12 TO 13 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...NORTHERN PORTION...S GALES 45 KT...BECOMING SW GALES
35 KT. SOUTHERN PORTION...S GALES 45 KT...EASING TO GALES 40 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 17 TO 20 FT...SUBSIDING TO 14 TO
17 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W 13 TO 15 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO
4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 13 TO 14 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. SWELL W 14 TO 15 FT.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT...RISING TO GALES 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 6 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 11 TO 13 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W
SWELL 14 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. WIND WAVES 9 TO 10 FT. SWELL W 21 FT...
BUILDING TO W 28 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT...VEERING TO W IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN...
BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE EVENING... BECOMING S 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 7 FT... SUBSIDING TO 4 FT IN THE EVENING...
THEN...BUILDING TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 25 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 19 FT.

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