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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Medford, OR
831 PM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

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

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831 PM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...Offshore high
pressure and a trough near the coast will both weaken tonight into
Monday. A strong cold front will move through the area Tuesday
afternoon and evening. Winds will become southerly Monday evening
ahead of it, and will increase to advisory and gale force as the
front moves through. High and steep swell will follow Tuesday
night into Wednesday night. Winds will turn north Wednesday and
persist into the weekend...but will likely remain below advisory
levels until the weekend.

$$

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Coastal waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR out 10 nm-
831 PM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell
7 ft at 12 seconds.
.MON...SE wind 5 to 10 kt...veering to S in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. Swell W 6 to 7 ft at 11 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell W
7 to 8 ft at 14 seconds. Slight chance of rain.
.TUE...S wind 20 to 25 kt...rising to gales 35 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft...building to 8 to 11 ft in the
afternoon. Swell NW 8 to 10 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 20 to 25 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft...subsiding to 3 ft after
midnight. Mixed swell NW 8 to 9 ft and W 10 ft...building to W
11 ft after midnight. Showers.
.WED...NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. Swell NW 11 to
12 ft. Chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 10 kt...veering to NE after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 11 to 13 ft.
.THU...E wind 5 kt...backing to NE. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Swell NW 10 ft...subsiding to NW 7 ft.
.FRI...NE wind 5 kt...veering to SE in the afternoon, then...
backing to N in the evening...veering to NE after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. Swell NW 6 ft.

$$

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Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm-
831 PM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N wind 15 to 20 kt except N 5 to 15 kt within 5 nm of
Brookings southward. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 6 to 7 ft at
12 seconds.
.MON...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, N
wind 10 kt...backing to NW in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or
less. Swell NW 6 to 7 ft at 11 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...Northern portion, S wind 10 kt...rising to 10 to
15 kt after midnight. Brookings southward, W wind 5 kt...backing
to SE in the late evening and overnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Swell W 6 to 7 ft at 14 seconds.
.TUE...S wind 20 to 25 kt northern portion and S 10 to 20 kt
Brookings southward. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft... building to 5 to
8 ft in the afternoon. Swell NW 7 to 9 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...Northern portion, SW wind 15 kt... veering to W
after midnight. Brookings southward, S wind 20 to 25 kt...
becoming W 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Mixed
swell NW 7 to 8 ft and W 10 ft...building to W 11 ft after
midnight. Showers through the night. Slight chance of TSTMs after
midnight.
.WED...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. Swell NW 11 ft.
Chance of showers.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 10 kt...veering to NE after midnight. Wind
waves 3 ft in the evening...becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 11 to
12 ft.
.THU...NE wind 10 kt...backing to N. Wind waves 2 ft or less...
becoming 3 ft in the evening, then... becoming 2 ft or less after
midnight. Swell NW 10 ft... subsiding to NW 7 ft.
.FRI...N wind 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell NW 6 ft.

$$

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Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm-
831 PM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
7 to 8 ft at 12 seconds.
.MON...SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell W 6 to
7 ft at 11 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
7 to 8 ft at 14 seconds...building to 9 to 10 ft at 15 seconds
after midnight. Slight chance of rain.
.TUE...S wind 30 kt...rising to gales 40 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 7 to 9 ft...building to 12 to 13 ft in the afternoon.
Swell NW 9 to 10 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind 25 kt...easing to 20 kt after midnight. Wind
waves 6 ft...subsiding to 4 to 5 ft after midnight. Mixed swell
NW 9 ft and W 10 ft... building to W 11 ft after midnight.
Showers likely.
.WED...NW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. Swell NW 11 to
12 ft. Slight chance of showers through the day.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft in the
evening...becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 12 to 15 ft.
.THU...N wind 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less... becoming 3 ft.
Swell NW 10 ft...subsiding to NW 7 ft.
.FRI...N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. Swell NW 6 ft.

$$

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Waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA from 10 to 60 nm-
831 PM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...N wind 5 to 10 kt northern portion and N 10 to 20 kt
southern portion. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 7 ft at 12 seconds.
.MON...Northern portion, N wind 5 kt...veering to SE in the
morning, then...veering to SW in the afternoon. Southern portion,
NW wind 5 to 15 kt... backing to W 5 kt late in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell NW 6 to 7 ft at 11 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...Northern portion, S wind 5 to 15 kt. Southern
portion, W wind 5 kt...backing to S in the late evening and
overnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Swell W 7 to 8 ft at
14 seconds.
.TUE...S wind 20 to 25 kt...rising to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 4 to 6 ft...building to 7 to 10 ft in the afternoon.
Swell NW 8 to 9 ft. Rain.
.TUE NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 20 kt...veering to W after midnight.
Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW 8 ft and W 10 ft...building
to W 11 ft after midnight. Rain likely in the evening, then
chance of showers and slight chance of TSTMs after midnight.
.WED...NW wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. Swell NW 11 to
12 ft. Chance of showers through the day.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell
13 to 14 ft.
.THU...N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Swell NW 10 ft...
subsiding to NW 7 ft.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Swell NW 6 ft.

$$




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