Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR
316 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

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

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316 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...THE THERMAL
TROUGH WILL STRENGTHEN TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY WITH STRONG WINDS
AND BUILDING SEAS. SEAS WILL BECOME VERY STEEP ACROSS MOST THE
WATERS BY THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT. NORTH
GALE FORCE WINDS ARE EXPECTED SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO THROUGH
WEDNESDAY NIGHT WITH GUSTY SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WINDS TO THE
NORTH. WINDS WILL DECREASE ON THURSDAY BUT EXPECT SOME CONTINUED
AREAS OF GALES SOUTH OF GOLD BEACH AND HAZARDOUS SEAS SOUTH OF
CAPE BLANCO. WINDS WILL SUBSIDE LATE THURSDAY NIGHT. HOWEVER,
STEEP FRESH SWELL WILL CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY FOR AREAS SOUTH OF
CAPE BLANCO.


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COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
316 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY
NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 10 FT. SWELL W
3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 9 FT. SWELL W 3 TO
4 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT EARLY IN
THE MORNING. WIND WAVES 7 TO 10 FT. SWELL W 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 6 FT...BUILDING TO 7 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL NW
7 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. SWELL NW 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BACKING TO NW 5 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE EVENING... BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. SWELL NW 5 FT.
.SAT...WIND VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON, THEN...VEERING TO NW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL
NW 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS... BECOMING
3 FT IN THE EVENING, THEN...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
316 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT EXCEPT N 10 TO 15 KT WITHIN 5 NM OF
BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD. WIND WAVES 7 TO 10 FT. SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.WED...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD, N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 8 TO 11 FT. SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N GALES 35 KT...EASING TO 20 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 AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT EXCEPT N 10 TO 15 KT WITHIN 5 NM OF
BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT...
BUILDING TO 6 TO 7 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 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NORTHERN PORTION, N WIND 10 KT. BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD, NE
WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT.
SWELL NW 6 FT. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO SE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL NW
5 FT. PATCHY FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.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. SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS... BECOMING
3 FT. SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT.

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WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
316 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY
NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 30 KT LATE TONIGHT.
WIND WAVES 7 TO 10 FT. SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED...N WIND 30 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 7 TO 10 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 8 TO 11 FT. SWELL W 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 6 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 7 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. SWELL NW
7 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL NW 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT...BACKING TO NW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. SWELL NW 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 5 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS. SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS... BECOMING
3 FT. SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT.

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WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
316 PM PDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHERN PORTION, N WIND 25 KT...RISING TO 30 KT IN
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SOUTHERN PORTION, N WIND 30 KT...
RISING TO GALES 35 KT. WIND WAVES 10 TO 13 FT. SWELL W 3 TO 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
12 TO 15 FT. SWELL W 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.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 4 TO 5 FT... BUILDING TO 6 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 6 TO 9 FT. SWELL NW 6 FT.
.FRI...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND N 5 TO 15 KT
SOUTHERN PORTION. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. SWELL NW 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NORTHERN PORTION, N WIND 15 KT...EASING TO 5 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOUTHERN PORTION, NE WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO E
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL NW 5 FT. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO S IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN...
VEERING TO NW IN THE EVENING...VEERING TO N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL NW 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WIND 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT.

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