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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Medford, OR
300 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

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

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300 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...A cold front
will bring increasing northerly winds into this evening. Winds
will be strongest south of Cape Blanco but at moderate strength
across the waters this afternoon and evening. Winds weaken
slightly overnight. High pressure offshore and a coastal thermal
trough will develop on Saturday. The result will be weakening
winds north of Cape Blanco but gusty north winds south of Cape
Blanco will be strongest south of Gold Beach into Sunday morning.

$$

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Coastal waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR out 10 nm-
300 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017


.TODAY...NE wind 10 kt...veering to E in the morning, then...
becoming N 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or
less...becoming 3 to 4 ft in the afternoon. Swell W 7 to 8 ft at
15 seconds...subsiding to W 6 ft at 14 seconds in the afternoon.
Rain likely.
.TONIGHT...N wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell
W 5 to 6 ft at 14 seconds and W 3 ft at 10 seconds. Slight chance
of showers.
.SAT...NE wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft in the morning...
becoming 2 ft or less. Swell W 5 ft at 13 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 5 kt...veering to SE after midnight. Cape
Arago southward, NE wind 10 kt...veering to E after midnight.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell W 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...E wind 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 3 to 4 ft...
shifting to the NW 5 ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 5 kt...backing to SW after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft.
.MON...E wind 5 kt...backing to NW in the evening, then...backing
to S after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft.
.TUE...S wind 10 kt...rising to 20 kt in the afternoon, then...
rising to 25 kt in the evening...becoming W 15 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 3 ft...building to 5 ft in the afternoon, then...
building to 7 ft in the evening...subsiding to 3 ft after
midnight. NW swell 9 ft...building to W 13 ft.

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Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm-
300 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 10 to 20 kt...rising to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, wind variable less
than 5 kt...becoming NW 5 kt in the morning, then...rising to
5 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 6 to
8 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 to 25 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt early in
the morning. Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, N wind 10 to
15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. Mixed swell W 5 to 6 ft at
14 seconds and W 3 ft at 10 seconds.
.SAT...N wind 15 to 20 kt except N 10 kt within 5 nm of Brookings
southward. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Swell W 5 ft at 13 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 20 to 25 kt...easing to 15 kt after midnight.
Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, N wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves
3 to 4 ft. Swell W 4 ft.
.SUN...N wind 10 to 15 kt except N 5 kt within 5 nm of Brookings
southward. Wind waves 3 ft. Swell W 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 6 to
7 ft.
.MON...N wind 10 kt...backing to NW in the evening, then...
becoming variable less than 5 kt after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft
or less. NW swell 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 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 9 ft... building to W 13 ft.

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Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm-
300 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM
PST EARLY THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...N wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less... becoming
3 to 5 ft. Swell W 7 to 9 ft at 15 seconds... subsiding to W 6 to
7 ft at 14 seconds in the afternoon. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...N wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell
W 5 to 6 ft at 14 seconds and W 3 ft at 10 seconds.
.SAT...N wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft in the morning...
becoming 2 ft or less. Swell W 5 ft at 13 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 5 to 10 kt...veering to SE after midnight.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell W 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...W wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 ft...
building to NW 5 to 7 ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
7 to 8 ft.
.MON...NW wind 10 kt...backing to SW in the afternoon, then...
veering to W in the evening...backing to SW after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 ft.
.TUE...S wind 15 kt...rising to 25 kt in the afternoon, then...
becoming SW in the evening...becoming NW 20 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 4 ft...building to 7 to 8 ft in the afternoon and
evening, then...subsiding to 4 ft after midnight. NW swell 9 ft...
building to W 13 ft.

$$

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Waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA from 10 to 60 nm-
300 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...Northern portion, N wind 10 to 15 kt...rising to 15 to
25 kt in the afternoon. Southern portion, N wind 15 to 20 kt...
rising to 20 to 25 kt late afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft...
building to 3 to 6 ft in the afternoon. Swell W 8 to 9 ft at
15 seconds...subsiding to W 7 ft at 15 seconds in the afternoon.
Slight chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...N wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. Mixed swell
W 5 to 6 ft at 14 seconds and W 3 ft at 10 seconds.
.SAT...N wind 15 to 20 kt northern portion and N 20 to 25 kt
southern portion. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Swell W 5 ft at
13 seconds.
.SAT NIGHT...Northern portion, N wind 15 kt...easing to 5 to
10 kt after midnight. Southern portion, N wind 25 kt...easing to
20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Swell W 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...N wind 5 to 10 kt northern portion and N 20 to 25 kt
southern portion. Wind waves 3 ft. W swell 3 ft...shifting to the
NW 4 to 5 ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...N wind 10 to 15 kt northern portion and N 20 to
25 kt southern portion. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 6 to 7 ft.
.MON...NW wind 15 kt...easing to 5 kt after midnight. Wind waves
3 ft...becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to 7 ft.
.TUE...S wind 10 kt...rising to 20 kt in the afternoon, then...
rising to 25 kt in the evening...becoming W after midnight. Wind
waves 3 ft...building to 4 to 5 ft. NW swell 9 ft...building to W
13 ft.

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