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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Medford, OR
259 PM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

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

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259 PM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...A weak
thermal trough near the coast will strengthen Thursday...bringing
increasing north winds and steep seas to the area into the
weekend. Winds will increase to gale force south of Cape Blanco
Thursday into Saturday with small craft advisory winds over the
rest of the area. The trough will weaken early next week...and
winds and seas will diminish at that time.

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Coastal waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR out 10 nm-
259 PM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 5 to 10 kt...backing to NW after midnight,
then...veering to N late tonight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell
NW 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds. Areas of drizzle after midnight.
.THU...N wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Swell NW 5 to
6 ft at 12 seconds. Areas of drizzle in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Swell NW
5 ft at 11 seconds.
.FRI...N wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Swell NW 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 20 kt...easing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. Swell NW 4 ft... becoming S 1 ft after
midnight.
.SAT...N wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Swell S 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 15 to 25 kt...easing to 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft. Swell S 1 ft...building to NW
4 ft after midnight.
.SUN...N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less... becoming
3 ft in the evening, then...becoming 2 ft or less after midnight.
NW swell 3 ft...building to 6 ft.
.MON...N wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell NW 6 ft.


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Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm-
259 PM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 5 to 15 kt. Within 5 nm of Brookings southward,
NW wind 10 kt in the evening...becoming variable less than 5 kt,
then...becoming NW 5 kt late tonight. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Swell
NW 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.
.THU...N wind 10 to 20 kt...becoming NW 25 kt in the afternoon.
Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, wind variable less than
5 kt...becoming NW 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft...building to
5 to 8 ft in the afternoon. Swell NW 5 to 6 ft at 12 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 30 kt...easing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight.
Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind
waves 5 to 8 ft. Swell NW 5 ft at 11 seconds.
.FRI...N wind 15 to 20 kt...backing to NW 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, N wind 5 to
10 kt...backing to NW in the afternoon. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft.
Swell NW 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 20 to 25 kt...easing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, NW wind 10 kt...
veering to N after midnight. Wind waves 6 to 9 ft. Swell NW
4 ft...becoming S 1 ft after midnight.
.SAT...Northern portion, N wind 15 to 20 kt. Brookings southward,
N wind 5 to 10 kt...backing to NW in the afternoon. Wind waves
4 to 7 ft. Swell S 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...Northern portion, N wind 15 to 20 kt. Brookings
southward, NW wind 5 to 10 kt...veering to N after midnight. Wind
waves 5 to 8 ft. Swell S 1 ft...building to NW 4 ft after
midnight.
.SUN...N wind 10 kt...backing to NW in the afternoon and evening,
then...veering to N after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less...
becoming 3 ft in the evening, then...becoming 2 ft or less after
midnight. NW swell 3 ft...building to 6 ft.
.MON...N wind 5 kt...backing to NW in the afternoon and evening,
then...veering to N after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Swell NW 6 ft.

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Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm-
259 PM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less... becoming
3 ft after midnight. Swell NW 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds. Areas of
drizzle after midnight.
.THU...N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Swell NW 5 to
6 ft at 12 seconds. Areas of drizzle in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Swell NW
5 ft at 11 seconds.
.FRI...N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. Swell NW 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. Swell NW
4 ft...becoming S 1 ft after midnight.
.SAT...N wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. Swell S 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 25 kt. Wind waves 7 to 9 ft. Swell S 1 ft...
building to NW 4 ft after midnight.
.SUN...N wind 20 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 ft...
building to 6 ft.
.MON...N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 4 ft...becoming 2 ft or
less. Swell NW 6 ft.

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Waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA from 10 to 60 nm-
259 PM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N wind 10 to 15 kt northern portion and N 15 to 20 kt
southern portion. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Swell NW 3 to 4 ft at
9 seconds. Areas of drizzle after midnight.
.THU...Northern portion, N wind 20 kt. Southern portion, N wind
20 to 25 kt...rising to 30 kt late in the afternoon. Wind waves
4 to 5 ft...building to 4 to 7 ft in the afternoon. Swell NW 5 to
6 ft at 12 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 20 to 25 kt northern portion and N 30 kt
southern portion. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft. Swell NW 5 ft at
11 seconds.
.FRI...N wind 30 kt. Wind waves 6 to 9 ft. Swell NW 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Northern portion, N wind 25 kt. Southern portion, N
gales 35 kt...easing to 30 kt after midnight. Wind waves 7 to
10 ft. Swell NW 4 ft... becoming S 1 ft after midnight.
.SAT...N wind 30 kt. Wind waves 8 to 10 ft. Swell S 1 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Wind waves 9 to 10 ft. Swell S 1 ft...
building to NW 4 ft after midnight.
.SUN...N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 ft...
building to 6 ft.
.MON...N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft... becoming 2 ft
or less. Swell NW 6 ft.

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