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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KMFR 010959
CWFMFR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR
258 AM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

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

PZZ300-011600-
258 AM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS
HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDING INTO THE WATERS WILL CAUSE WINDS AND SEAS TO INCREASE
TODAY WITH WINDS PEAKING DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. GUSTY
NORTH WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY THEN GRADUALLY DECREASE
THURSDAY NIGHT. ON FRIDAY HIGH PRESSURE WILL WEAKEN AS A COLD FRONT
PASSES TO THE NORTH. THIS WILL CAUSE WINDS AND SEAS TO DIMINISH
SOME FRIDAY. THEN...SEAS INCREASE FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY DUE
TO BUILDING WESTERLY SWELL. GUSTY NORTH WINDS MAY RETURN TO THE
WATERS SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO THIS WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.



PZZ370-011600-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
258 AM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

TODAY
N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. SWELL NW 5 FT AT
9 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. SWELL NW 4 FT AT
10 SECONDS.

THU
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3 FT
AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 1 TO 2 FT AT 19 SECONDS.

THU NIGHT
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND
SW 2 TO 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.

FRI
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT... BUILDING TO
3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXED SWELL W 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND
SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
N WIND 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. MIXED SWELL W 5 FT AT
11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.

SAT
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. MIXED SWELL W 6 FT
AND SW 3 FT.

SUN
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. MIXED SWELL W 5 FT
AND S 2 TO 3 FT. 



PZZ350-011600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
258 AM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

TODAY
NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BACKING TO N 15 TO 20 KT LATE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 FT...BECOMING 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SWELL NW 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL NW 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

THU
N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT... SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL NW 3 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

THU NIGHT
N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXED SWELL NW 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS
AND SW 2 FT AT 18 SECONDS.

FRI
NE WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO N IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT. MIXED SWELL W 3 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 2 FT AT
17 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. SWELL W 5 FT AT
11 SECONDS.

SAT
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT... BUILDING TO 4 FT.
SWELL W 6 FT.

SUN
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 4 FT. 



PZZ376-011600-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
258 AM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

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

HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


TODAY
NORTHERN PORTION...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO
25 KT LATE AFTERNOON. SOUTHERN PORTION...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...
RISING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 7 FT. SWELL NW 5 FT
AT 9 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
N WIND 30 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 9 FT. SWELL NW 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

THU
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 2 FT
AT 14 SECONDS AND SW 2 FT AT 19 SECONDS.

THU NIGHT
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXED SWELL NW 2 FT AT 13 SECONDS
AND SW 3 FT AT 19 SECONDS.

FRI
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND N 10 TO 15 KT
SOUTHERN PORTION. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXED SWELL NW 3 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT
AT 17 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. MIXED SWELL W
4 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.

SAT
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT...
BUILDING TO 7 FT. MIXED SWELL W 5 FT AND SW 3 FT.

SUN
N WIND 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 FT...BUILDING TO 8 FT. MIXED
SWELL W 4 FT AND S 2 TO 3 FT. 



PZZ356-011600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
258 AM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

TODAY
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD...N WIND 10 TO
20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.

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
20 KT. WIND WAVES 7 FT. SWELL NW 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

THU
NORTHERN PORTION...NE WIND 15 TO 20 KT... BACKING TO N
15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD...N WIND 10 TO
15 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 2 FT AT 14 SECONDS AND SW
1 TO 2 FT AT 19 SECONDS.

THU NIGHT
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS
SOUTHWARD...N WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 5 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXED
SWELL NW 2 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND SW 2 FT AT 18 SECONDS.

FRI
NORTHERN PORTION...NE WIND 10 KT...BACKING TO N IN THE
AFTERNOON. BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD...NE WIND 5 KT IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING LESS THAN 2 FT. MIXED SWELL W 2 FT AT
12 SECONDS AND SW 2 TO 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.

FRI NIGHT
NORTHERN PORTION...N WIND 10 KT. BROOKINGS
SOUTHWARD...NW WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXED SWELL
W 4 FT AT 11 SECONDS AND SW 2 TO 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS.

SAT
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT... BUILDING TO 5 FT.
MIXED SWELL W 5 FT AND SW 3 FT.

SUN
NE WIND 15 KT...BACKING TO N. WIND WAVES 5 FT. MIXED SWELL
W 4 FT AND SW 2 FT.