Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Medford, OR
301 AM PDT Thu May 24 2018

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

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301 AM PDT Thu May 24 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...Light northerly
winds with northwest swell are expected today. North winds will
strengthen tonight into Friday resulting in areas of gusty north
winds and steep wind-driven seas south of Cape Blanco. Winds and
seas lower briefly Friday night. Then a thermal trough develops
along the coast this weekend and north winds will gradually
increase becoming strong by Sunday. Gusty north winds and steep
seas will impact areas south of Cape Blanco this weekend. Winds
increase further late Sunday into early next week with strong
gusty winds and steep to very steep seas possible across the
waters.

$$

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Coastal waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR out 10 nm-
301 AM PDT Thu May 24 2018


.TODAY...N wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 to
6 ft at 11 seconds. Areas of fog early in the morning. Patchy
drizzle early in the morning.
.TONIGHT...N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 4 to
5 ft at 11 seconds.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. W swell 4 to 5 ft at
11 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 10 to 15 kt...veering to N 5 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Mixed swell W 4 ft and SW 2 ft.
Slight chance of showers.
.SAT...N wind 5 kt...backing to NW in the afternoon. Wind waves
2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 3 to 4 ft and SW 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. W swell 4 ft.
.SUN...N wind 10 to 15 kt...rising to 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves
3 to 4 ft...building to 4 to 5 ft. W swell 4 ft...building to NW
6 ft and SW 1 ft.
.MON...N wind 15 to 20 kt...rising to 25 kt in the evening,
then...easing to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft...
building to 5 to 6 ft. W swell 5 to 6 ft.

$$

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Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm-
301 AM PDT Thu May 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...Northern portion, N wind 5 to 10 kt...backing to NW
15 kt in the afternoon. Brookings southward, wind variable less
than 5 kt...becoming W 5 kt in the late morning and early
afternoon, then...backing to SW late afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft
or less. W swell 5 to 6 ft at 11 seconds. Areas of fog early in
the morning. Patchy drizzle early in the morning.
.TONIGHT...W wind 5 to 10 kt...veering to NW after midnight.
Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, SW wind 5 kt early in the
evening...becoming variable less than 5 kt, then...becoming W
5 kt after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Mixed swell W 4 to
5 ft at 11 seconds and SW 2 to 3 ft at 15 seconds. Isolated
showers.
.FRI...NW wind 10 to 15 kt...rising to 20 kt late in the
afternoon. Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, wind variable less
than 5 kt...becoming NW 5 to 15 kt in the late morning and
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell W 4 to 5 ft at
11 seconds and SW 2 to 3 ft at 15 seconds. Scattered showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 20 to 25 kt...becoming N 15 kt after
midnight. Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, NW wind 15 to
20 kt...easing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Wind waves 4 to
6 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft after midnight. Mixed swell W 4 ft
and SW 2 ft. Isolated showers.
.SAT...NW wind 10 to 20 kt. Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, N
wind 5 kt...becoming NW 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 to
4 ft. W swell 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed
swell W 3 ft and S 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...N wind 15 to 20 kt...backing to NW 25 kt in the evening,
then...becoming N after midnight. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft...building
to 8 ft in the evening, then...subsiding to 5 ft after midnight.
W swell 3 ft... building to NW 5 ft and SW 1 ft.
.MON...N wind 20 kt...rising to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 ft...building
to 6 to 8 ft. NW swell 5 ft.

$$

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Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm-
301 AM PDT Thu May 24 2018


.TODAY...N wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
W 5 to 6 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 16 seconds. Areas of fog
early in the morning. Patchy drizzle in the morning.
.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Mixed swell W 5 ft
at 11 seconds and S 2 to 3 ft at 15 seconds. Isolated showers.
.FRI...N wind 15 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. Mixed swell W 4 to 5 ft at
11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Mixed
swell W 4 ft and S 3 ft.
.SAT...NW wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W
3 to 4 ft and S 2 ft. Isolated showers.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Mixed
swell W 4 ft and S 2 ft.
.SUN...N wind 15 kt...rising to 25 kt in the evening, then...
easing to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 3 ft...building to
5 to 6 ft. W swell 4 ft...building to NW 6 ft and SW 1 ft.
.MON...N wind 20 kt...rising to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft...
building to 6 to 7 ft. W swell 5 to 6 ft.

$$

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Waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA from 10 to 60 nm-
301 AM PDT Thu May 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...Northern portion, N wind 5 to 15 kt. Southern portion, N
wind 5 kt...backing to NW in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or
less. Mixed swell W 5 to 6 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at
16 seconds. Areas of fog early in the morning. Patchy drizzle in
the morning.
.TONIGHT...N wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell
W 5 ft at 11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Isolated showers
through the night.
.FRI...N wind 20 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. Mixed swell W 5 ft at
11 seconds and S 3 ft at 15 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.FRI NIGHT...Northern portion, N wind 10 to 15 kt. Southern
portion, N wind 20 to 25 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell W 4 ft and S 3 ft.
Isolated showers.
.SAT...Northern portion, N wind 10 kt. Southern portion, N wind
15 to 20 kt...backing to NW 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. Mixed swell W 3 to 4 ft and S 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 15 kt northern portion and NW 25 kt southern
portion. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. Mixed swell W 3 to 4 ft and S
2 ft.
.SUN...N wind 25 kt...rising to 30 kt. Wind waves 7 to 8 ft...
building to 9 to 10 ft. W swell 3 ft... building to NW 6 ft and
SW 1 ft.
.MON...N wind 30 kt. Wind waves 9 to 11 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft.

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