Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Medford, OR
830 PM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

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

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830 PM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...A weak low
will move onshore from the north/northwest late tonight. North
winds will increase over the waters behind the low Thursday to
just below gale force, and waves will become steep to very steep.
High pressure will build over the region Friday resulting in
lighter winds and calmer sea conditions that will last into
Saturday. A front will move onshore Sunday, and it will bring high
and steep northwest swell with it. Even heavier swell will move
in Monday.

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Coastal waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR out 10 nm-
Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm-
830 PM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM PST THURSDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...N wind 10 to 20 kt...backing to NW 5 to 15 kt after
midnight, then...rising to 15 to 25 kt late tonight. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW 4 to 6 ft at 8 seconds and W 2 to 3 ft
at 14 seconds. Rain.
.THU...N wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft at 8 seconds...building to 7 to 8 ft at 9 seconds in the
afternoon. Showers likely.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 15 to 25 kt...veering to NE 10 to 20 kt in
the late evening and early morning, then...easing to 5 to 10 kt
early in the morning. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft in the evening...
becoming 2 ft or less. Mixed swell NW 6 to 9 ft at 9 seconds and
W 3 to 5 ft at 17 seconds.
.FRI...E wind 5 kt...veering to SW in the afternoon. Wind waves
2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 6 ft. Slight chance of snow in the
afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft. Chance of rain.
.SAT...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 ft...
building to 6 to 7 ft in the afternoon. Chance of rain.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell
8 to 10 ft. Chance of showers.
.SUN...SW wind 10 to 15 kt...veering to W after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 11 ft...
subsiding to 9 ft.
.MON...NW wind 10 to 15 kt...becoming 10 kt after midnight. Wind
waves 3 ft...becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 13 ft...building to
16 ft and S 1 ft.

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Waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA from 10 to 60 nm-
830 PM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM PST THURSDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 10 to 20 kt...rising to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft...building to 3 to 6 ft after
midnight. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at 8 seconds. Chance of rain.
.THU...N wind 30 kt...becoming 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 5 to 7 ft...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft in the afternoon. NW
swell 7 to 9 ft at 7 seconds... building to 9 to 10 ft at
9 seconds in the afternoon. Chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 20 to 25 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 5 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft after
midnight. NW swell 9 to 10 ft at 9 seconds.
.FRI...N wind 10 to 15 kt...backing to NW 5 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 3 ft in the morning... becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell
7 to 8 ft...subsiding to 5 to 6 ft in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 3 to
4 ft. Slight chance of rain through the night.
.SAT...W wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 ft...
building to 6 to 7 ft in the afternoon. Slight chance of rain.
.SAT NIGHT...NW wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell
8 to 10 ft. Chance of showers.
.SUN...W wind 15 kt...backing to SW in the afternoon and evening,
then...veering to W after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW
swell 11 ft...subsiding to 9 ft.
.MON...NW wind 20 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. NW swell 14 ft...building
to 17 ft and S 1 ft.

$$

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Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm-
830 PM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM PST THURSDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NW wind 10 to 20 kt...rising to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight, then...rising to 30 kt late tonight. Wind waves 3 ft...
building to 5 to 7 ft after midnight. Mixed swell NW 4 to 6 ft at
8 seconds and W 3 ft at 14 seconds. Rain likely.
.THU...N wind 30 kt...easing to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft...
subsiding to 3 to 4 ft in the afternoon. NW swell 8 to 10 ft at
8 seconds. Chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Mixed
swell NW 7 to 9 ft at 8 seconds and W 4 to 6 ft at 17 seconds.
.FRI...N wind 5 to 10 kt...backing to SW in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 to 6 ft...subsiding to 4 ft in the
afternoon. Slight chance of showers in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to
5 ft. Slight chance of rain.
.SAT...W wind 20 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. NW swell 6 to 7 ft...
building to 8 to 9 ft in the afternoon. Chance of rain.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 20 to 25 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft...subsiding to 4 ft after
midnight. NW swell 10 to 11 ft. Chance of showers.
.SUN...W wind 15 kt...backing to SW in the afternoon, then...
veering to W in the evening...easing to 20 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. NW swell 11 ft.
.MON...NW wind 20 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. NW swell 15 to 17 ft.


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