Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR
312 AM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

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

PZZ300-231615-
312 AM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON A WATERS...A STRONG FRONT WILL
BRING WIDESPREAD GALES AND VERY STEEP SEAS THIS AFTERNOON INTO
FRIDAY MORNING. WINDS WILL DECREASE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO
SATURDAY...BUT SEAS SHOULD REMAIN STEEP. THE NEXT FRONT WILL
ARRIVE SUNDAY WITH ANOTHER ROUND OF VERY STEEP SEAS AND POSSIBLE
GALES.

$$

PZZ350-231615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
312 AM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 4 AM PDT
FRIDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 11 AM
PDT FRIDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE
AFTERNOON...WITH GALES 30 TO 40 KT NEAR CAPE BLANCO. WIND WAVES 2
FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 6 FT. MIXED SWELL W 4 TO 6 FT AT 11
SECONDS AND SW 1 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT...BECOMING GALES 35 KT LATE IN THE
EVENING, THEN...BECOMING 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT...EASING TO 20 TO
25 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING. WIND WAVES 9 TO 12 FT. SWELL W 3 TO
4 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 9 FT... SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL SW 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND W 4 FT
AT 13 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE W 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 6 FT
AT 9 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT...EASING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SWELL W 7 TO 9 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 7 TO 9 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 7 TO 8 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS... BECOMING 7 FT.
SWELL W 6 FT...SHIFTING TO THE SW 6 FT AND W 3 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. SWELL W 9 FT...
BUILDING TO W 11 FT.

$$

PZZ356-231615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
312 AM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 4 AM PDT
FRIDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 11 AM
PDT FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NORTHERN PORTION, S WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 30 KT
WITH GALES 30 TO 40 KT NEAR CAPE BLANCO. BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD, SE
WIND 5 TO 10 KT... BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXED
SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND W 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS...
SUBSIDING TO W 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD, S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 8 TO 11 FT. SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND S 10 TO 15 KT
BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL SW 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND W 4 FT AT
13 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE W 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 6 FT AT
9 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 7 FT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 FT... BUILDING TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 7 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS... BECOMING
6 TO 7 FT. SWELL W 6 FT...SHIFTING TO THE SW 6 FT AND W 3 FT.
.MON...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 9 FT...BUILDING TO W 11 FT.

$$

PZZ370-231615-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
312 AM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM PDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH NOON TODAY...
...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 4 AM PDT
FRIDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY
TO 11 AM PDT FRIDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO GALES 35 KT WITH
OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 50 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXED SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS
AND W 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO W 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS IN
THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S GALES 40 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
14 TO 17 FT...SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 13 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W
3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 9 FT... SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL SW 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND W 4 FT
AT 13 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE W 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 6 FT
AT 9 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT...VEERING TO W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 7 TO
9 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WIND 10 KT...EASING TO 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 8 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 8 TO 9 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT...RISING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON AND
EVENING, THEN...BECOMING SW 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
4 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 10 FT. SWELL W 6 FT...SHIFTING TO THE SW
6 FT AND W 4 FT.
.MON...W WIND 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 10 FT...BUILDING TO
12 FT.

$$

PZZ376-231615-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
312 AM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM PDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH NOON TODAY...
...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 4 AM PDT
FRIDAY...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO
11 AM PDT FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NORTHERN PORTION, S WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO GALES
35 KT. SOUTHERN PORTION, S WIND 5 KT...RISING TO 30 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXED
SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND W 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS...
SUBSIDING TO W 3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NORTHERN PORTION, S GALES 40 KT...EASING TO GALES
35 KT IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING, THEN... EASING TO
15 TO 20 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING. SOUTHERN PORTION, S GALES
40 KT...EASING TO 30 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING. WIND WAVES 12 TO
15 FT...SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT
AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL SW 7 TO 8 FT AT 9 SECONDS AND W 4 FT
AT 13 SECONDS...SHIFTING TO THE W 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 6 FT
AT 9 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...VEERING TO W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W
7 TO 8 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SAT...NW WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO 8 FT... BUILDING TO 9 TO 10 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 7 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 20 KT...RISING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN...
BECOMING SW IN THE EVENING...EASING TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 5 FT...BUILDING TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING,
THEN...SUBSIDING TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 6 FT...SHIFTING
TO THE SW 6 FT AND W 4 FT.
.MON...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 10 FT...
BUILDING TO 12 FT.

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