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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KMFR 021718
CWFMFR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR
918 AM PST MON MAR 2 2015

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

PZZ300-022300-
918 AM PST MON MAR 2 2015

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS
A WEAK LOW OVER
THE AREA WILL MOVE SOUTH THIS AFTERNOON. THEN A THERMAL TROUGH
WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE COAST WITH HIGH PRESSURE OFFSHORE. THIS
PATTERN WILL PERSIST INTO MID WEEK. STEEP TO VERY STEEP SEAS ARE
EXPECTED TODAY DUE TO A MIX OF NORTHWEST SWELL AND WIND SEAS.
AREAS OF MODERATE NORTHERLY WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AND WILL BE STRONGEST DURING THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS AND IN
THE OUTER WATERS AND SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO WITH NORTHERLY CHOP. WINDS
ARE EXPECTED TO WEAKEN LATE IN THE WEEK AS THE HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS EASTWARD.



PZZ350-022300-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
918 AM PST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

TODAY
N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS... BECOMING
3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL NW 6 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT EARLY IN
THE MORNING. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT
OR LESS. SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS.

TUE
NE WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO N IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND NW 2 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.

TUE NIGHT
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...VEERING TO NE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL NW 4 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W
3 FT AND S 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WED
NE WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO N 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 3 FT AND S 2 TO 3 FT.

WED NIGHT
N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 3 FT AND S 3 FT.

THU
NE WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO N IN THE EVENING...THEN...
VEERING TO E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
W 4 FT AND S 3 FT.

FRI
WIND VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING NE 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN...BACKING TO NW IN THE EVENING...VEERING TO N
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 4 FT AND S
3 FT. 



PZZ356-022300-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
918 AM PST MON MAR 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

TODAY
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE
AFTERNOON. WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD...N WIND 5 TO
15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. SWELL NW 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD...N WIND 10 TO
15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS.

TUE
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW
4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND NW 2 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

TUE NIGHT
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD...N WIND 10 KT...VEERING TO NE
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. SWELL NW 4 FT...SHIFTING TO
THE W 3 FT AND S 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WED
NORTHERN PORTION...NE WIND 10 KT...BACKING TO N IN THE
AFTERNOON. BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD...NE WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO
NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 3 FT AND S 2 TO 3 FT.

WED NIGHT
NORTHERN PORTION...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. BROOKINGS
SOUTHWARD...NW WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 3 FT AND S 3 FT.

THU
E WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO W IN THE EVENING... THEN...
BACKING TO SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED
SWELL W 4 FT AND S 3 FT.

FRI
WIND VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING N 5 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 4 FT AND S 3 FT. 



PZZ370-022300-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
918 AM PST MON MAR 2 2015

HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

TODAY
N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. SWELL NW 7 FT
AT 8 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS... SUBSIDING TO 5 FT AT
8 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4 FT
AT 8 SECONDS AND NW 2 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

TUE NIGHT
NE WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SWELL NW
4 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 3 FT AND S 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WED
NE WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. MIXED SWELL W
2 TO 3 FT AND S 2 TO 3 FT.

WED NIGHT
N WIND 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 2 TO 3 FT AND S 3 FT.

THU
N WIND 10 KT...VEERING TO NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 4 FT AND S 3 FT.

FRI
SE WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO N. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL W 4 FT AND S 3 FT. 



PZZ376-022300-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
918 AM PST MON MAR 2 2015

HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

TODAY
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. SWELL NW 7 FT
AT 8 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.

TONIGHT
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT EARLY IN
THE MORNING. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS... SUBSIDING TO 5 FT AT
8 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
N WIND 15 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND N 20 TO 25 KT SOUTHERN
PORTION. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS
AND NW 2 FT AT 12 SECONDS.

TUE NIGHT
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. SWELL NW
4 FT...SHIFTING TO THE W 3 FT AND S 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WED
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 6 FT. MIXED SWELL W
2 TO 3 FT AND S 2 TO 3 FT.

WED NIGHT
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. MIXED
SWELL W 2 TO 3 FT AND S 3 FT.

THU
NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 KT IN THE EVENING...
THEN...VEERING TO SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
MIXED SWELL W 4 FT AND S 3 FT.

FRI
S WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO NE IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN...
BACKING TO N. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W 4 FT AND S
3 FT.