Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Medford, OR
243 PM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

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

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243 PM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...South gales
and very steep seas will continue overnight as a cold front
moves through. The front is expected to move inland late tonight.
Winds will diminish to advisory strength on Wednesday but seas
will remain very steep and hazardous and build to another peak
Thursday evening. The next front will bring a slight chance of
thunderstorms Wednesday night through Thursday. Winds will
increase again ahead of the next strong front Friday evening.
The series of fronts is expected to move through the waters this
weekend into early next week.

$$

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Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm-
243 PM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S gales 40 kt...becoming SW gales 35 kt late tonight.
Wind waves 14 to 16 ft...building to 16 to 19 ft. W swell 6 to
9 ft at 10 seconds. Rain.
.WED...SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 7 to 10 ft. SW swell 7 ft
at 10 seconds...building to 10 ft at 10 seconds in the afternoon.
Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 20 to 25 kt...rising to 30 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 8 to 10 ft. W swell 12 to 13 ft at
10 seconds. Showers and slight chance of TSTMs.
.THU...SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 9 to 10 ft...subsiding to
7 to 8 ft in the afternoon. W swell 14 to 17 ft. Showers and
slight chance of TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft. W swell 16 to
18 ft. Showers likely.
.FRI...SW wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. W swell 13 to
15 ft. Chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 20 kt...rising to gales 40 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 4 to 5 ft...building to 12 to 14 ft after midnight. SW
swell 10 to 11 ft. Rain.
.SAT...S gales 35 kt...easing to 25 kt. Wind waves 14 to 16 ft...
subsiding to 8 to 9 ft. Mixed swell SW 9 ft and NW 5 ft...
building to 13 ft and NW 7 ft.
.SUN...S wind 30 kt...easing to 25 kt. Wind waves 9 ft...
subsiding to 6 to 7 ft. SW swell 13 ft.

$$

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Coastal waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR out 10 nm-
243 PM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 30 kt...rising to gales 40 kt early in the
evening, then...becoming S gales 40 kt in the late evening and
early morning...easing to 30 kt late tonight. Cape Arago
southward, S gales 35 kt...becoming gales 40 kt. Wind waves 10 to
13 ft...building to 14 to 17 ft. W swell 6 ft at 11 seconds...
building to 7 to 8 ft at 10 seconds and W 3 to 4 ft at
18 seconds. Rain.
.WED...SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 6 to 9 ft. SW swell 7 ft
at 10 seconds...building to 10 to 11 ft at 10 seconds in the
afternoon. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 6 to 9 ft. W swell
10 to 12 ft at 10 seconds. Showers and slight chance of TSTMs.
.THU...SW wind 20 to 25 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 6 to 9 ft. W swell 12 to 14 ft. Showers and
slight chance of TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. W swell
15 to 17 ft. Showers.
.FRI...SW wind 15 kt...becoming 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. W swell 12 to 14 ft. Showers likely.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 15 to 20 kt...rising to 30 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 4 ft...building to 6 to 8 ft after midnight. SW swell
10 to 11 ft. Rain.
.SAT...S wind 30 kt...easing to 20 kt in the afternoon, then...
rising to 25 kt in the evening...easing to 20 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 12 to 13 ft...subsiding to 6 ft. SW swell 11 ft.
.SUN...S wind 25 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 5 to
6 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft. W swell 11 ft.

$$

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Waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA from 10 to 60 nm-
243 PM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S gales 35 kt...rising to gales 40 kt in the evening,
then...easing to gales 35 kt after midnight...veering to SW late
tonight. Wind waves 11 to 14 ft...building to 13 to 16 ft. W
swell 6 to 7 ft at 11 seconds...building to 7 to 9 ft at
10 seconds and W 3 to 4 ft at 18 seconds. Rain.
.WED...SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 7 to 9 ft. SW swell 7 ft
at 10 seconds...building to 10 ft at 10 seconds in the afternoon.
Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 6 to 9 ft. W swell
12 to 13 ft at 10 seconds. Showers and slight chance of TSTMs.
.THU...SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 6 to 8 ft. W swell 14 to
17 ft. Showers and slight chance of TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. W swell
16 to 18 ft. Showers likely.
.FRI...W wind 15 kt...backing to SW in the afternoon. Wind waves
4 to 6 ft. W swell 13 to 15 ft. Chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...Northern portion, gales 40 kt after midnight. Wind S
20 kt in the evening. Southern portion, 30 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 4 ft...building to 10 to 12 ft after midnight. SW
swell 10 to 11 ft. Rain.
.SAT...S wind 30 kt...easing to 25 kt. Wind waves 14 ft...
subsiding to 7 ft. Mixed swell SW 10 ft and NW 5 ft...building to
12 ft and NW 7 ft.
.SUN...S wind 25 kt...easing to 20 kt. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft...
subsiding to 4 ft. W swell 11 to 12 ft.

$$

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Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm-
243 PM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S wind 30 kt...becoming gales 35 kt. Within 5 nm of
Brookings southward, S wind 15 to 25 kt...rising to 30 kt in the
evening, then...easing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight. Wind waves
8 to 11 ft...building to 12 to 15 ft. W swell 6 ft at
11 seconds...building to 7 to 8 ft at 10 seconds and W 2 to 4 ft
at 18 seconds. Rain.
.WED...S wind 30 kt...veering to SW 20 to 25 kt in the late
morning and afternoon. Wind waves 7 to 10 ft. SW swell 7 ft at
10 seconds...building to 10 to 11 ft at 10 seconds in the
afternoon. Rain.
.WED NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 20 kt...backing to S 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft. W swell 10 to 11 ft at
10 seconds. Showers through the night. Slight chance of TSTMs
after midnight.
.THU...SW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. W swell 12 to
14 ft. Showers and slight chance of TSTMs.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. W swell
15 to 17 ft. Showers.
.FRI...SW wind 10 kt...backing to S in the afternoon. Wind waves
4 to 5 ft. W swell 12 to 14 ft. Showers likely.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 15 kt...backing to SE 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, S wind 10 to 15 kt.
Wind waves 3 to 4 ft...building to 5 to 8 ft after midnight. SW
swell 10 to 11 ft. Rain.
.SAT...S wind 30 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 9 to
10 ft...subsiding to 5 to 6 ft. Mixed swell SW 10 to 11 ft and NW
5 to 6 ft.
.SUN...S wind 15 to 20 kt...backing to SE 10 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 3 to 4 ft...becoming 2 ft or less. W swell 10 ft.

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