Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR
837 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

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

PZZ300-171100-
837 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...
SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE TONIGHT AS THE FIRST IN A SERIES OF
STRONG FRONTS APPROACHES. GALES AND RAPIDLY RISING SEAS ARE
EXPECTED TUESDAY. STORM FORCE WINDS WILL FOLLOW TUESDAY EVENING
INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING. SEAS WILL BECOME VERY HIGH AND VERY STEEP
TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY. SEAS ARE FORECAST TO BECOME VERY
HIGH AGAIN THURSDAY NIGHT THEN LONG PERIOD WEST SWELL ON FRIDAY
INTO SATURDAY COULD BE IN THE 25 TO 30 FOOT RANGE.

$$

PZZ350-171100-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
837 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 30 KT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
CAPE ARAGO SOUTHWARD...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT... RISING TO GALES
35 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 9 FT AT 16 SECONDS... BUILDING TO 11 FT AT
15 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S GALES 35 KT...RISING TO GALES 40 KT. CAPE ARAGO
SOUTHWARD...S GALES 40 KT. WIND WAVES 15 TO 18 FT. SWELL W 12 FT
AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...S GALES 45 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 60 KT...EASING TO
GALES 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 18 TO 21 FT. SWELL W
13 TO 14 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 9 TO 12 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 13 TO 14 FT. RAIN IN
THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. SWELL W 14 FT.
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 14 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 8 FT... SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 5 FT. SWELL W 23 FT...BUILDING TO W 28 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT...VEERING TO SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON
AND EVENING...THEN...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 24 FT...SUBSIDING TO
19 FT.

$$

PZZ356-171100-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
837 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NORTHERN PORTION...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO
20 TO 25 KT LATE TONIGHT. BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD...S WIND 5 TO
15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 30 KT LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD...SE WIND 10 TO
15 KT...VEERING TO S 15 TO 25 KT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 16 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 9 TO 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS IN
THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT EXCEPT S 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 5 NM OF
BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD. WIND WAVES 11 TO 14 FT. SWELL W 11 TO 12 FT
AT 14 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...S GALES 35 KT EXCEPT S WIND 30 KT WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS
SOUTHWARD. WIND WAVES 14 TO 17 FT. SWELL W 13 TO 14 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 9 TO 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL
13 TO 14 FT. RAIN IN THE EVENING... THEN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL W 14 FT.
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND S 15 TO
20 KT BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO
6 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 14 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 8 FT... SUBSIDING TO
4 FT. SWELL W 24 FT...BUILDING TO W 29 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 15 KT...VEERING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN...
BACKING TO S. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT. W
SWELL 24 FT...SUBSIDING TO 19 FT.

$$

PZZ370-171100-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
837 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WIND 30 KT...RISING TO GALES 40 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS
TO 55 KT. WIND WAVES 8 TO 11 FT...BUILDING TO 13 TO 16 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 9 TO 10 FT AT 16 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 11 TO
13 FT AT 14 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S GALES 45 KT. WIND WAVES 19 TO 22 FT. SWELL W 12 TO
13 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...S GALES 45 KT...EASING TO GALES 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 20 TO 23 FT. SWELL W 13 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 11 TO 13 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 13 TO 14 FT. RAIN IN
THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 TO 6 FT. SWELL W 14 FT. SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT...RISING TO GALES 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 7 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W
SWELL 14 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 30 KT. WIND WAVES 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 9 FT.
W SWELL 26 TO 29 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT...VEERING TO W IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN...
BECOMING SW IN THE EVENING...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN...BUILDING
TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 24 FT...SUBSIDING TO 19 FT.

$$

PZZ376-171100-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
837 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NORTHERN PORTION...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT... BECOMING
15 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOUTHERN PORTION...S WIND 10 TO
20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE...NORTHERN PORTION...S WIND 30 KT...RISING TO GALES 40 KT.
SOUTHERN PORTION...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT... RISING TO GALES 35 KT.
WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
W SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT 16 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 10 TO 12 FT AT
15 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S GALES 40 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 55 KT. WIND
WAVES 15 TO 18 FT. SWELL W 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.WED...NORTHERN PORTION...GALES 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. S GALES
45 KT IN THE MORNING. SOUTHERN PORTION...GALES 40 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 17 TO 20 FT. SWELL W 13 TO 15 FT. RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 10 TO 12 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 13 TO 14 FT. RAIN
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. SWELL W 14 FT.
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT...RISING TO GALES 35 KT WITH OCCASIONAL
GUSTS TO 50 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO
10 TO 12 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 14 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. WIND WAVES 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT.
W SWELL 27 TO 29 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT...VEERING TO W IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN...
BECOMING SW 15 KT IN THE EVENING... BECOMING S 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 7 FT... SUBSIDING TO 4 FT IN THE EVENING...
THEN...BUILDING TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 24 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 19 FT.

$$



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