Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR
226 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

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

PZZ300-301600-
226 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...A THERMAL
TROUGH WILL STRENGTHEN ALONG THE COAST THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
NORTH GALES ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING
SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO WITH VERY HEAVY AND STEEP SEAS OVER AREAS
SOUTH OF CAPE ARAGO. THE THERMAL TROUGH WILL WEAKEN SUNDAY INTO
MONDAY AND WINDS AND SEAS WILL SUBSIDE AS IT DOES SO. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS TUESDAY INTO TUESDAY NIGHT.

$$

PZZ350-301600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
226 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 6 TO 7 FT. SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT
11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT EARLY IN THE
MORNING. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SWELL NW 5 FT AT
13 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 10 KT...BACKING TO NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
5 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT...
BUILDING TO 6 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO NW IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN...
VEERING TO N. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL NW 5 FT.

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PZZ356-301600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
226 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 30 KT LATE AFTERNOON.
WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NW
SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS... SHIFTING TO THE W 6 FT AT
11 SECONDS IN THE MORNING...THEN... SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AT
11 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WITHIN 5 NM OF
BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD...N WIND 20 KT...VEERING TO NE 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WIND WAVES 8 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXED SWELL NW 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND
S 2 FT AT 19 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED
SWELL W 4 TO 5 FT AND S 2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W
6 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO NW IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING...
THEN...VEERING TO N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL NW 5 FT.

$$

PZZ370-301600-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
226 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 6 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 8 TO 9 FT... SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXED SWELL W 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND
NW 2 TO 3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SWELL NW 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL
W 5 FT AND S 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...RISING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. SWELL W 7 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO N 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 20 KT...RISING TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING...THEN...
EASING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 FT...BUILDING TO
6 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN...SUBSIDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ376-301600-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
226 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 30 KT LATE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 7 TO 10 FT. SWELL W 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N GALES 35 KT...EASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 9 TO 12 FT. MIXED SWELL W 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS AND NW 1 TO
3 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.SUN...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 7 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT...BACKING TO NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL W 4 TO 5 FT AND S
2 TO 3 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS... BECOMING
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT... BUILDING TO 7 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W
7 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 10 KT...VEERING TO N. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...
BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT AND S 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. SWELL NW 5 FT.

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