Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR
300 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

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

PZZ300-191700-
300 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...
HEAVY WEST SWELL WILL BUILD TODAY...PEAKING AROUND 20 FEET AT 18
SECONDS FRIDAY EVENING. THE LONG PERIOD SWELL WILL REMAIN HEAVY
THROUGH SATURDAY AS ANOTHER ROUND OF GALE FORCE WINDS ARRIVES WITH
A STRONG WARM FRONT. SUNDAY INTO MONDAY THIS WARM FRONT WILL
LINGER ALONG THE COAST NORTH OF CAPE BLANCO AS SEAS SUBSIDE AND
WINDS GRADUALLY DIMINISH. THE NEXT FRONT IS EXPECTED TO ARRIVE
FROM THE NORTHWEST ON WEDNESDAY. MODERATE TO STRONG AND GUSTY
NORTH WINDS ARE EXPECTED BEHIND IT CHRISTMAS EVE INTO CHRISTMAS
DAY.

$$

PZZ350-191700-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
300 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM
PST THIS MORNING...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PST THIS MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SWELL W 10 FT AT
12 SECONDS AND S 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO W 4 TO 5 FT AT
20 SECONDS AND W 13 FT AT 13 SECONDS IN THE MORNING...THEN...
BUILDING TO W 12 TO 13 FT AT 19 SECONDS AND W 13 FT AT 13 SECONDS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS BEFORE SUNRISE. SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO
6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 19 TO 21 FT
AT 17 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SAT...S GALES 35 KT. WIND WAVES 9 TO 11 FT. SWELL W 16 TO 17 FT
AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 14 TO 16 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 6 FT. SWELL W 13 TO
14 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
11 TO 13 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.MON...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 12 FT...
SUBSIDING TO W 10 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 10 KT...VEERING TO W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 12 FT.

$$

PZZ356-191700-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
300 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM
PST THIS MORNING...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PST THIS MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SWELL W 8 TO
9 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 5 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO W
3 TO 4 FT AT 20 SECONDS AND W 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS IN THE
MORNING...THEN...BUILDING TO W 9 TO 11 FT AT 19 SECONDS AND W
12 FT AT 13 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
BEFORE SUNRISE. SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 30 KT EARLY IN THE
MORNING. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. SWELL W 17 TO 20 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
RAIN.
.SAT...S WIND 30 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 10 FT... BUILDING TO 9 TO
11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W 16 FT AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 14 TO 16 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL W 12 TO
13 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 11 TO 12 FT. RAIN
LIKELY.
.MON...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT...VEERING TO SW IN THE EVENING...THEN...
BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 11 TO
12 FT.

$$

PZZ370-191700-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
300 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM
PST THIS MORNING...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PST THIS MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. SWELL W 10 TO
12 FT AT 13 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO W 5 TO 7 FT AT 20 SECONDS AND
W 13 FT AT 13 SECONDS IN THE MORNING...THEN...BUILDING TO W 13 TO
15 FT AT 19 SECONDS AND W 13 FT AT 13 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS BEFORE SUNRISE. SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S GALES 35 KT. WIND
WAVES 6 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W
19 TO 21 FT AT 17 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SAT...SW GALES 35 KT. WIND WAVES 9 TO 12 FT. SWELL W 18 FT AT
16 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. WIND WAVES 8 TO 10 FT. SWELL W 15 TO
17 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 8 FT. SWELL W 14 TO
15 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 12 TO 14 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MON...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO W 10 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT...VEERING TO NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 12 FT.

$$

PZZ376-191700-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
300 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM
PST THIS MORNING...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PST THIS MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SWELL W 9 TO
11 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 5 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO W
4 TO 6 FT AT 20 SECONDS AND W 13 FT AT 13 SECONDS IN THE
MORNING...THEN...BUILDING TO W 12 TO 14 FT AT 19 SECONDS AND W
13 FT AT 13 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
BEFORE SUNRISE. SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BACKING TO S 30 KT. WIND WAVES
5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 18 TO
21 FT AT 17 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SAT...S GALES 35 KT...BECOMING SW 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 9 TO 11 FT. SWELL W 17 FT AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT...EASING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 14 TO
17 FT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. SWELL W 13 TO
14 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 11 TO
13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON...SW WIND 10 KT...VEERING TO W. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
SWELL W 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO W 10 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
12 FT.

$$



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