Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR
230 AM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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

PZZ300-231600-
230 AM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...THE THERMAL
TROUGH PATTERN WILL STRENGTHEN WITH STEEP SEAS BECOMING VERY STEEP
AND GALES DEVELOPING SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO LATER THIS MORNING. FOG
WILL CONTINUE TO BE AN INTERMITTENT CONCERN, MAINLY BEYOND A FEW
MILES FROM SHORE. GALES WILL SUBSIDE THURSDAY MORNING AS THE
THERMAL TROUGH PATTERN WEAKENS, BUT A STEEP FRESH SWELL WILL
LIKELY PERSIST INTO THURSDAY NIGHT.

$$

PZZ350-231600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
230 AM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SWELL W 3 TO
4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. SWELL W 4 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.WED...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING,
THEN...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 TO
7 FT. SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. SWELL W 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 3 FT...BUILDING TO 6 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL NW
6 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BACKING TO NW 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...WIND VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING SW 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON, THEN...VEERING TO NW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED
SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AND SW 2 FT.

$$

PZZ356-231600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
230 AM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...N WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO NE EARLY IN THE MORNING, THEN...
BACKING TO N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON...BACKING TO NW 20 KT LATE AFTERNOON. WITHIN 5 NM OF
BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD, WIND VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING NE
5 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING, THEN...BACKING TO NW IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO
7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD, N WIND 10 TO 15 KT.
WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. SWELL W 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 30 KT LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD, N WIND 15 TO
20 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 10 FT. SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N GALES 35 KT...EASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD, N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING
TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 9 TO 12 FT. SWELL W 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT EXCEPT N 10 TO 15 KT WITHIN 5 NM OF
BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT...
BUILDING TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NORTHERN PORTION, N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. BROOKINGS
SOUTHWARD, NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. SWELL NW 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 KT...BACKING TO NW IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN...
BACKING TO W IN THE EVENING...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 4 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...WIND VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING SW 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON, THEN...VEERING TO W IN THE EVENING... VEERING TO N
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT
AND SW 2 FT.

$$

PZZ370-231600-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
230 AM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. SWELL W 3 TO
4 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT... BUILDING
TO 7 TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 6 TO 9 FT. SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT
11 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 6 TO 9 FT. SWELL W 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT...BUILDING TO 6 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. SWELL NW
6 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BACKING TO NW 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 5 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AND SW 2 FT.

$$

PZZ376-231600-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
230 AM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 30 KT LATE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHERN PORTION, N WIND 25 KT...RISING TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SOUTHERN PORTION, N WIND 30 KT... RISING TO GALES 35 KT
IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WIND WAVES 9 TO 12 FT. SWELL W
4 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND N GALES 40 KT SOUTHERN
PORTION. WIND WAVES 11 TO 14 FT. SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NORTHERN PORTION, N WIND 30 KT. SOUTHERN PORTION, N
GALES 40 KT...EASING TO GALES 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
11 TO 14 FT. SWELL W 3 FT.
.THU...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND N 30 KT SOUTHERN
PORTION. WIND WAVES 9 TO 12 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 3 FT...BUILDING TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NORTHERN PORTION, N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. SOUTHERN
PORTION, N WIND 30 KT...EASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. SWELL NW 6 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 5 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO SE IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN...
VEERING TO NW IN THE EVENING...VEERING TO N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AND SW 2 FT.

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