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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KMFR 300926
CWFMFR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR
226 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

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

PZZ300-301600-
226 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS
A COLD FRONT
WILL SLOWLY MOVE TOWARDS THE COAST TODAY WITH SOUTH WINDS
INCREASING AHEAD OF IT IN THE NORTHERN WATERS. WINDS WILL DECREASE
AS THE FRONT MOVES INLAND THIS EVENING. A WEAK LOW PRESSURE
REMAINS OVER THE WATERS FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS SOUTHWEST OF THE WATERS SATURDAY. ANOTHER LONG PERIOD WEST
SWELL WILL MOVE INTO THE COASTAL WATERS FRIDAY NIGHT, THEN
DECREASE SATURDAY MORNING.



PZZ370-301600-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
226 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM
PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

TODAY
S WIND 10 TO 20 KT...VEERING TO SW LATE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. RAIN.

TONIGHT
W WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BACKING TO SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. SWELL W 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. RAIN.

FRI
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BACKING TO S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS... BUILDING TO 9 TO 10 FT
AT 14 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY. SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRI NIGHT
SW WIND 10 KT...VEERING TO W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LESS THAN 2 FT. SWELL W
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.

SAT
N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. SWELL W 7 FT AT
12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SAT NIGHT
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. SWELL W 6 FT AT
10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SUN
SW WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT...BUILDING
TO 8 FT.

MON
S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT...BUILDING TO 5 FT. W
SWELL 9 FT...BUILDING TO NW 11 FT. 



PZZ350-301600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
226 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM
PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

TODAY
S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT
AT 11 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. RAIN.

TONIGHT
SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS. RAIN.

FRI
W WIND 10 KT...BACKING TO S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS... BUILDING TO 9 FT AT
14 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRI NIGHT
S WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LESS THAN 2 FT. SWELL W 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

SAT
NW WIND 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. SWELL W 7 FT AT
12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SAT NIGHT
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LESS THAN 2 FT. SWELL W 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

SUN
S WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT... BECOMING
2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING...THEN...BECOMING LESS THAN
2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 6 FT...BUILDING TO 8 FT.

MON
S WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT... BECOMING 2 FT.
SWELL W 8 FT...BUILDING TO W 10 FT. 



PZZ376-301600-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
226 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014


TODAY
S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
11 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. RAIN.

TONIGHT
NORTHERN PORTION...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. SOUTHERN
PORTION...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...VEERING TO SW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. RAIN.

FRI
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BACKING TO S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 10 FT
AT 14 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS THROUGH THE DAY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRI NIGHT
S WIND 10 KT...VEERING TO NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LESS THAN 2 FT. SWELL W
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

SAT
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. SWELL W 8 FT AT
12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.

SAT NIGHT
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. SWELL W 6 FT
AT 10 SECONDS.

SUN
SW WIND 10 KT...BACKING TO S IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN...
VEERING TO W. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT...BUILDING
TO 7 FT.

MON
S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING
3 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT...BUILDING TO 11 FT. 



PZZ356-301600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
226 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014


TODAY
S WIND 15 TO 20 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND S 5 TO 15 KT
BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD. WIND WAVES 3 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 5 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO W
3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.

TONIGHT
S WIND 10 TO 20 KT...VEERING TO SW 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. SWELL W 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS. RAIN.

FRI
W WIND 10 KT...BACKING TO S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS... BUILDING TO 9 TO 10 FT
AT 14 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

FRI NIGHT
S WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LESS THAN 2 FT. SWELL W 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

SAT
N WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
7 FT AT 12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SAT NIGHT
NW WIND 10 KT...VEERING TO N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
7 FT AT 11 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

SUN
SE WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO E IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN...
BACKING TO NW IN THE EVENING...VEERING TO E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT...BUILDING TO 7 FT.

MON
SE WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO S. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...
BECOMING 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT...BUILDING TO 10 FT.