Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR
257 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

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

PZZ300-081700-
257 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...SOUTHEAST WINDS
BECOME SOUTH AND INCREASE TO GALES THIS MORNING AS A WARM FRONT
LIFTS NORTHWARD. GALES CONTINUE INTO THIS AFTERNOON, THEN WINDS
BECOME SOUTHWEST AND EASE BELOW GALES TONIGHT AS A COLD FRONT
PUSHES ONSHORE. STEEP TO VERY STEEP WIND DOMINATED SEAS CAN BE
EXPECTED TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY. A HIGH AND STEEP TO VERY STEEP
SWELL ARRIVES FRIDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUES INTO SATURDAY. CALMER
WEATHER IS EXPECTED SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

$$

PZZ350-081700-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
257 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM PST THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 TO 20 KT...VEERING TO S IN THE MORNING...
THEN...VEERING TO SW 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. CAPE ARAGO
SOUTHWARD...E WIND 10 KT...VEERING TO SE EARLY IN THE MORNING...
THEN...BECOMING S GALES 35 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON...VEERING TO SW 30 KT LATE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 FT...
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS
AND NW 2 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SHOWERS BEFORE SUNRISE...THEN RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4 FT
AT 15 SECONDS AND NW 2 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT
AT 14 SECONDS...BUILDING TO W 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. SWELL W
13 TO 16 FT. SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 TO 6 FT. SWELL W 14 TO 17 FT. SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. SWELL W 11 TO
12 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS...THEN...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 FT.
.MON...W WIND 10 KT...VEERING TO E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. SWELL NW 6 TO 7 FT.

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PZZ356-081700-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
257 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM PST THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 TO 20 KT...VEERING TO S 20 TO 25 KT EARLY IN
THE MORNING...THEN...RISING TO 30 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND
EARLY AFTERNOON...EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE AFTERNOON. WITHIN
5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD...SE WIND 5 TO 10 KT...RISING TO
10 TO 20 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING... THEN...VEERING TO S 15 TO
25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT IN THE MORNING...THEN...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND
NW 2 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SHOWERS BEFORE SUNRISE...THEN RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NORTHERN PORTION...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT... RISING TO
20 TO 25 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING. BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD...SW WIND
10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4 FT AT
15 SECONDS AND NW 2 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 14 SECONDS...BUILDING TO W 6 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND SW 10 TO
20 KT BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 10 TO
12 FT...BUILDING TO 12 TO 14 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND SW 10 KT
BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL W 12 TO 15 FT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL NW 9 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 KT...VEERING TO W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 FT... SUBSIDING TO 7 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 10 KT...VEERING TO E IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN...
BACKING TO NE IN THE EVENING...EASING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL NW 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ370-081700-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
257 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM PST THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 TO 20 KT...VEERING TO S 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
MORNING...THEN...BECOMING SW 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT
11 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4 FT
AT 15 SECONDS AND NW 2 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 9 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT
14 SECONDS...BUILDING TO W 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 9 FT. SWELL W 15 TO
17 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WIND 25 KT...EASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 6 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL
17 TO 18 FT...SUBSIDING TO 15 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL W 11 TO
13 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 7 FT.
.MON...W WIND 15 KT...VEERING TO NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL NW 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ376-081700-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
257 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHERN PORTION...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT... BECOMING S
30 KT IN THE MORNING...THEN...VEERING TO SW 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SOUTHERN PORTION... S WIND 30 KT...VEERING TO SW EARLY
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN...BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT LATE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT IN THE MORNING...
THEN...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 3 FT AT
10 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS BEFORE
SUNRISE...THEN RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND SW 15 TO
20 KT SOUTHERN PORTION. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4 FT
AT 15 SECONDS AND NW 2 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 14 SECONDS...BUILDING TO W 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 6 FT. W SWELL
11 TO 13 FT...BUILDING TO 14 TO 16 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SAT...NORTHERN PORTION...W WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SOUTHERN PORTION...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES
4 TO 5 FT. SWELL W 13 TO 16 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. SWELL NW 10 TO
11 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 10 KT...VEERING TO NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN...BECOMING
2 FT OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL NW 6 TO 7 FT.

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