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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KMFR 260936
CWFMFR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR
236 AM PDT SUN OCT 26 2014

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

PZZ300-261600-
236 AM PDT SUN OCT 26 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS
A HEAVY WEST
SWELL CONTINUES THIS MORNING BUT WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE THROUGH
THE DAY TODAY. WINDS WILL ALSO DIMINISH TODAY AND THEN BECOME
RELATIVELY LIGHT TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING AS WEAK HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE WATERS. WINDS BECOME SOUTH LATER MONDAY
AND INCREASE TO NEAR GALE FORCE MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY AS
ANOTHER COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH. ACTIVE WEATHER IS EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE INTO NEXT WEEKEND.



PZZ370-261600-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
236 AM PDT SUN OCT 26 2014

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

TODAY
W WIND 10 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 10 KT LATE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...BECOMING 4 FT. W SWELL 16 FT AT
12 SECONDS...BECOMING NW 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED TSTMS
BEFORE SUNRISE. SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.

TONIGHT
W WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. SWELL NW 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

MON
S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. SWELL NW 6 FT AT
9 SECONDS.

MON NIGHT
S WIND 20 KT...RISING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 5 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 11 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL
NW 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. RAIN.

TUE
S GALES 35 KT...EASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 9 TO 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W
SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN.

TUE NIGHT
SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 11 FT AT
12 SECONDS. RAIN.

WED
SW WIND 10 KT...BACKING TO S. WIND WAVES 2 FT IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING LESS THAN 2 FT...THEN... BECOMING 4 FT. W
SWELL 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 FT.

THU
S WIND 25 KT...EASING TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING...THEN...
RISING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO
6 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN...BUILDING TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SWELL W 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO W 4 FT. 



PZZ350-261600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
236 AM PDT SUN OCT 26 2014

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

TODAY
W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT EARLY IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 16 FT AT 12 SECONDS...
BECOMING NW 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED TSTMS BEFORE SUNRISE.
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.

TONIGHT
SW WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
LESS THAN 2 FT. SWELL NW 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

MON
S WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT... BECOMING
2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL NW 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.

MON NIGHT
S WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SWELL NW 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS. RAIN.

TUE
S WIND 30 KT. WIND WAVES 8 FT. SWELL W 8 FT AT
11 SECONDS...BUILDING TO W 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN.

TUE NIGHT
SW WIND 20 KT...BACKING TO S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN.

WED
S WIND 10 KT...BACKING TO SE. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...
BECOMING 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 FT.

THU
S WIND 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. SWELL W 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO
W 4 FT. 



PZZ376-261600-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
236 AM PDT SUN OCT 26 2014

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

TODAY
W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 14 TO 16 FT AT 12 SECONDS...BECOMING NW
AT 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED TSTMS BEFORE SUNRISE. SHOWERS THROUGH THE
DAY.

TONIGHT
SW WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. SWELL NW
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

MON
NORTHERN PORTION...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. SOUTHERN PORTION...
WIND VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING W 5 KT IN THE MORNING...
THEN...BACKING TO S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...
BECOMING 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL NW 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.

MON NIGHT
NORTHERN PORTION...S WIND 15 KT...RISING TO 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOUTHERN PORTION...S WIND 10 KT...RISING TO 15 TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO
8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL NW 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.

TUE
S WIND 30 KT. WIND WAVES 8 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT
11 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN.

TUE NIGHT
NORTHERN PORTION...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. SOUTHERN
PORTION...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN.

WED
SW WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO S IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING...
THEN...RISING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN
2 FT...BECOMING 5 FT. W SWELL 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 FT.

THU
S WIND 20 KT...RISING TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 8 FT. SWELL W
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO W 4 FT. 



PZZ356-261600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
236 AM PDT SUN OCT 26 2014

...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

TODAY
S WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT BEFORE SUNRISE...
BECOMING LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 14 TO 15 FT AT 12 SECONDS...
BECOMING NW 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS. ISOLATED TSTMS BEFORE SUNRISE.
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.

TONIGHT
S WIND 5 KT UNTIL EARLY MORNING...BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. SWELL NW 7 FT AT
10 SECONDS.

MON
S WIND 10 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT
BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. SWELL NW 6 FT AT
9 SECONDS.

MON NIGHT
NORTHERN PORTION...S WIND 10 KT...RISING TO 15 TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD...SE WIND 10 KT. WIND
WAVES 4 FT. SWELL NW 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.

TUE
S WIND 25 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND SE 10 TO 20 KT BROOKINGS
SOUTHWARD. WIND WAVES 6 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS...BUILDING
TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.

TUE NIGHT
S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN.

WED
S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING
2 FT. SWELL W 8 FT.

THU
S WIND 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. SWELL W 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO
W 4 FT.