Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Medford, OR
209 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

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

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209 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...South gales
and very steep wind-driven seas are expected today as a cold
front moves through the waters. Winds will diminish after the
front passes late this evening, but seas will remain steep
through Friday due to building long-period west swell. Gusty north
winds are expected to develop early next week as a thermal trough
strengthens along the coastline.

$$

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Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm-
209 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...S wind 30 kt. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft...building to 9 to
12 ft. NW swell 4 ft at 10 seconds...building to W 6 to 7 ft at
12 seconds in the afternoon. Rain.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 20 to 25 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 9 to 12 ft...subsiding to 5 to 8 ft after
midnight. W swell 7 to 8 ft at 12 seconds...building to 12 to
14 ft at 15 seconds after midnight. Rain.
.THU...SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 14 to
15 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell
13 to 15 ft. Chance of showers.
.FRI...S wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. W swell 12 ft...
subsiding to 10 to 11 ft in the afternoon. Showers likely.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt...easing to 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft after
midnight. W swell 10 to 11 ft. Chance of showers through the
night.
.SAT...SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft... becoming 2 ft or
less. W swell 9 ft...subsiding to 7 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 5 kt...veering to N after midnight. Wind waves
2 ft or less...becoming 3 ft after midnight. W swell 8 ft.

$$

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Waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA from 10 to 60 nm-
209 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...S wind 20 to 25 kt...rising to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 4 to 7 ft...building to 6 to 9 ft in the afternoon. NW
swell 4 ft at 10 seconds...shifting to the W 5 to 6 ft at
13 seconds in the afternoon. Chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...Northern portion, S wind 30 kt...becoming SW 15 kt in
the late evening and overnight. Southern portion, S wind 25 kt...
becoming SW 15 kt after midnight, then...easing to 5 to 10 kt
early in the morning. Wind waves 7 to 10 ft...subsiding to 4 to
6 ft after midnight. W swell 6 to 8 ft at 12 seconds...building
to 10 to 13 ft at 16 seconds after midnight. Rain.
.THU...SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 14 to
15 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...Northern portion, S wind 10 to 15 kt. Southern
portion, SW wind 5 kt...backing to S after midnight. Wind waves
2 ft or less...becoming 3 ft after midnight. W swell 13 to 14 ft.
.FRI...S wind 15 to 20 kt northern portion and S 10 to 15 kt
southern portion. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 11 to 12 ft.
Chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 15 kt...veering to W 5 to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft in the evening... becoming 2 ft or
less. W swell 10 ft. Slight chance of showers.
.SAT...SW wind 5 to 10 kt...veering to NW after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 9 ft... subsiding to 7 ft.
.SUN...N wind 10 to 15 kt...rising to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 ft...
building to 5 to 6 ft. W swell 7 to 8 ft.

$$

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Coastal waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR out 10 nm-
209 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...S wind 15 to 20 kt...rising to 30 kt. Cape Arago
southward, S wind 25 kt...becoming 30 kt in the late morning and
afternoon. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft...building to 8 to 11 ft. W swell
4 to 5 ft at 11 seconds. Rain likely.
.TONIGHT...S gales 35 kt...becoming SW 10 to 20 kt in the late
evening and overnight. Wind waves 9 to 12 ft...subsiding to 5 to
7 ft after midnight. W swell 6 ft at 12 seconds...building to
7 to 10 ft at 16 seconds after midnight. Rain.
.THU...S wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 13 to
14 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...S wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell
13 to 14 ft. Chance of showers.
.FRI...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 10 to
12 ft. Showers likely.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 20 to 25 kt...becoming SW 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft after
midnight. W swell 10 ft. Chance of showers.
.SAT...S wind 10 kt...veering to SW in the evening, then...
backing to S after midnight. Wind waves 3 ft in the morning...
becoming 2 ft or less. W swell 9 ft...subsiding to 7 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 5 kt...veering to W in the afternoon, then...
veering to NW in the evening...veering to NE after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 8 ft.

$$

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Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm-
209 AM PDT Wed Sep 23 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...Northern portion, S wind 30 kt. Brookings southward, S
wind 10 to 20 kt...rising to 20 to 25 kt early in the afternoon,
then...easing to 15 to 20 kt late afternoon. Wind waves 3 to
5 ft...building to 5 to 8 ft. NW swell 4 ft at 11 seconds. Chance
of rain.
.TONIGHT...Northern portion, S wind 30 kt...becoming SW 10 kt.
Brookings southward, S wind 20 to 25 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt
after midnight, then... veering to SW 10 kt early in the morning.
Wind waves 6 to 9 ft...subsiding to 4 to 7 ft after midnight. W
swell 6 ft at 12 seconds...building to 8 to 9 ft at 16 seconds
after midnight. Rain.
.THU...Northern portion, S wind 10 kt. Brookings southward, S
wind 5 kt...veering to SW late in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 to
4 ft. W swell 12 to 14 ft at 15 seconds. Chance of showers.
.THU NIGHT...Northern portion, S wind 10 to 15 kt. Brookings
southward, NW wind 5 kt...backing to SE after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 12 to 14 ft.
.FRI...Northern portion, S wind 15 kt. Brookings southward, SE
wind 5 to 10 kt...veering to S in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 ft.
W swell 10 to 12 ft. Chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 10 to 15 kt northern portion and S 5 to 10 kt
Brookings southward. Wind waves 3 ft in the evening...becoming
2 ft or less. W swell 10 ft. Chance of showers through the night.
.SAT...SE wind 5 kt...veering to SW in the afternoon, then...
veering to W in the evening...veering to NE after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 9 ft...subsiding to 7 ft.
.SUN...N wind 10 kt...rising to 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or
less...becoming 4 to 5 ft. W swell 7 to 8 ft.

$$




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