National Weather Service Medford, OR
8:23 PM Thursday April 19.
.gale watch in effect from saturday afternoon through sunday evening, , hazardous seas watch in effect from saturday afternoon through sunday evening, , small craft advisory in effect until 11 pm this evening, tonight, north wind 10 to 15 knots northern portion and north 20 to 25 knots southern portion. wind waves 3 to 5 feet. northwest swell 6 feet at 11 seconds. friday, northwest wind 10 to 15 knots, easing to 5 to 10 knots late in the afternoon. wind waves 3 feet in the morning, becoming 2 feet or less. west swell 5 to 6 feet at 13 seconds. friday night, west wind 5 to 10 knots, veering to northwest early in the morning. wind waves 2 feet or less. northwest swell 7 feet at 15 seconds. slight chance of rain. saturday, north wind 10 to 20 knots, rising to 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon. wind waves 3 to 4 feet, building to 5 to 7 feet in the afternoon. northwest swell 8 to 9 feet. saturday night, northern portion, north wind 25 knots, rising to 30 knots after midnight. southern portion, north gales 35 knots. wind waves 7 to 10 feet. northwest swell 7 to 8 feet. sunday, northern portion, north wind 25 knots. southern portion, north wind 30 knots, rising to gales 35 knots in the afternoon. wind waves 8 to 11 feet. northwest swell 6 feet. sunday night, northern portion, north wind 25 knots. southern portion, northwest gales 35 knots, becoming north after midnight. wind waves 7 to 10 feet, building to 9 to 10 feet after midnight. northwest swell 5 to 6 feet. monday, north wind 25 knots, easing to 20 knots after midnight. wind waves 6 to 8 feet, subsiding to 5 feet after midnight. northwest swell 5 feet. tuesday, north wind 20 knots, rising to 25 knots after midnight. wind waves 5 feet, building to 9 feet. west swell 8 to 9 feet.