Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR
858 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

PZZ300-202300-
858 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...WINDS HAVE
DECREASED BELOW GALE THIS MORNING BUT HIGH AND VERY STEEP SEAS
WILL PERSIST OVER MUCH OF THE WATERS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. LONG
PERIOD WEST SWELL WILL BUILD SEAS TO A PEAK NEAR 30 FEET TONIGHT.
ANOTHER STRONG STORM IS LIKELY SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY WITH
STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE. VERY HIGH SEAS WILL PERSIST INTO
EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

PZZ350-202300-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
858 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SWELL W 16 TO
17 FT AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 20 FT AT 16 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 25 FT AT
17 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 20 KT LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. SWELL W 24 TO 26 FT AT
17 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S GALES 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 20 FT...SUBSIDING TO 15 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S GALES 35 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 50 KT. WIND WAVES
8 TO 11 FT. SWELL W 16 TO 17 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. OCCASIONAL GUSTS UP TO 45 KT IN THE
EVENING. WIND WAVES 7 TO 10 FT. SWELL W 19 TO 20 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...S WIND 20 KT...BACKING TO SE IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN...
BACKING TO NE. WIND WAVES 6 FT... BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
21 FT...SUBSIDING TO 17 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO N IN THE EVENING, THEN...
VEERING TO NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W
11 FT...SUBSIDING TO W 7 FT.

$$

PZZ356-202300-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
858 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND S 10 TO 20 KT
BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SWELL W 16 TO 17 FT AT
16 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH
THE DAY. SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...VEERING TO SW 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD, S WIND 15 KT. WIND
WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 20 FT AT 16 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 25 FT
AT 17 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BACKING TO S LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. SWELL W 24 TO 26 FT AT 17 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S GALES 40 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD, SE WIND 15 KT...
BECOMING S 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING
TO 9 TO 12 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 20 FT...SUBSIDING TO 15 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 30 KT EXCEPT S 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS
SOUTHWARD. WIND WAVES 7 TO 10 FT. SWELL W 16 TO 17 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...NORTHERN PORTION, S WIND 30 KT...EASING TO 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD, S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. SWELL W 19 TO 20 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...S WIND 25 KT...EASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN...
BECOMING NE 10 KT. WIND WAVES 7 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 21 FT...SUBSIDING TO 17 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 10 KT...VEERING TO NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 11 FT... SUBSIDING TO W 7 FT.

$$

PZZ370-202300-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
858 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. SWELL W 16 TO
17 FT AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 20 FT AT 16 SECONDS...
BUILDING TO 25 FT AT 17 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. SWELL W 24 TO
26 FT AT 17 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SAT NIGHT...S GALES 40 KT...EASING TO GALES 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 8 TO 11 FT. W SWELL 20 FT... SUBSIDING TO
15 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...S GALES 40 KT. WIND WAVES 10 TO 12 FT. SWELL W 16 TO
17 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...S GALES 35 KT. WIND WAVES 9 TO 11 FT. SWELL W 19 TO
20 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...S WIND 25 KT...BACKING TO SE IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN...
BECOMING NE. WIND WAVES 7 FT... SUBSIDING TO 4 FT. W SWELL
21 FT...SUBSIDING TO 17 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT...BECOMING 2 FT
OR LESS. SWELL W 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO W 7 FT.

$$

PZZ376-202300-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
858 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. SWELL W 16 TO
17 FT AT 16 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
THROUGH THE DAY. SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. W SWELL
20 FT AT 16 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 25 FT AT 17 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SAT...W WIND 30 KT...BACKING TO SW 20 TO 25 KT EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON, THEN...BACKING TO S LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
6 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W
24 TO 26 FT AT 17 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING.
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.
.SAT NIGHT...S GALES 45 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 60 KT...
EASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 12 TO 15 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 20 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 15 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SUN...SW GALES 35 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 50 KT. WIND WAVES
10 TO 12 FT. SWELL W 16 TO 17 FT. RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. WIND WAVES 9 TO 10 FT. SWELL W 19 TO
20 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WIND 25 KT...BACKING TO S IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN...
BACKING TO NE IN THE EVENING...EASING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 6 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL
21 FT...SUBSIDING TO 17 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO
3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 11 FT... SUBSIDING TO W 7 FT.

$$



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