Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Medford, OR
831 AM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

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

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831 AM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...South winds
will increase to gale to storm force today ahead of a cold front
that will move onshore this evening. A very high and dangerous
westerly swell will follow the front tonight into Thursday. Seas
will remain elevated with weaker systems moving through Thursday
night into Friday. Another strong front will move through late
Saturday night into Sunday. Offshore high pressure will build
Monday.

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Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm-
831 AM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

...STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM
   PST THIS EVENING...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
   4 AM PST SATURDAY...

.TODAY...S gales 40 kt...becoming gales 45 kt. Wind waves 11 to
14 ft...building to 16 to 19 ft in the afternoon. W swell 11 to
12 ft at 13 seconds. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S gales 40 kt...becoming SW 30 kt in the late evening
and overnight. Wind waves 10 to 11 ft... subsiding to 7 ft after
midnight. W swell 13 to 15 ft at 16 seconds...building to 21 to
24 ft at 18 seconds after midnight. Rain.
.THU...SW wind 30 kt. Wind waves 7 to 9 ft. W swell 27 to 29 ft
at 17 seconds. Showers.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft. W swell
22 to 25 ft. Showers likely.
.FRI...W wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. W swell 19 to
21 ft. Showers likely.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. W swell
18 to 19 ft. Chance of showers.
.SAT...SW wind 15 kt...rising to 25 kt in the afternoon, then...
becoming S. Wind waves 4 ft...building to 9 to 10 ft. W swell
16 to 18 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 30 kt...easing to 15 kt. Wind waves 12 ft...
subsiding to 4 ft. W swell 17 to 18 ft.

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Coastal waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR out 10 nm-
Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm-
Waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA from 10 to 60 nm-
831 AM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM
   PST THIS EVENING...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
   4 AM PST SATURDAY...

.TODAY...S gales 40 kt with occasional gusts to 55 kt. Wind waves
8 to 11 ft...building to 12 to 15 ft in the afternoon. W swell
10 to 11 ft at 13 seconds. Rain.
.TONIGHT...S gales 35 kt...becoming SW 20 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 8 to 10 ft...subsiding to 6 to 7 ft after
midnight. W swell 13 to 15 ft at 16 seconds...building to 19 to
22 ft at 18 seconds after midnight. Rain.
.THU...SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. W swell 24 to
27 ft at 17 seconds. Showers.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell
21 to 24 ft. Showers.
.FRI...SW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 18 to
20 ft. Showers.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
16 to 19 ft. Showers likely.
.SAT...SW wind 15 kt...backing to S in the afternoon, then...
rising to 25 kt in the evening...rising to 30 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 4 to 5 ft...building to 8 to 9 ft. W swell 15 to
17 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 30 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 11 ft...
subsiding to 4 ft. W swell 17 to 18 ft.

$$



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