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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KMFR 232133
CWFMFR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR
233 PM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

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

PZZ300-240400-
233 PM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS

SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING AHEAD OF A
COLD FRONT...WHICH WILL BRING PERIODS OF RAIN...STRONG WINDS...AND
HEAVY SEAS TO THE COASTAL WATERS. GALES AND VERY STEEP AND
HAZARDOUS SEAS ARE EXPECTED OVER MUCH OF THE COASTAL WATERS LATE
THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING. WINDS WILL
DIMINISH AND STEEP TO VERY STEEP WIND DRIVEN SEAS WILL SUBSIDE
LATE TONIGHT...BUT HEAVY WEST SWELL WILL BUILD ON WEDNESDAY
KEEPING SEAS STEEP INTO THURSDAY NIGHT. UNSETTLED WEATHER IS
LIKELY THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.



PZZ370-240400-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
233 PM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT WEDNESDAY

HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


TONIGHT
S GALES 35 KT...EASING TO 30 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS
TO 45 KT LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN... BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 10 FT... SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 8 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AT
16 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.

WED
S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 FT. SWELL W 14 FT AT
14 SECONDS. RAIN.

WED NIGHT
S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 FT. W SWELL 13 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.

THU
S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT... BUILDING TO
7 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS
LIKELY.

THU NIGHT
S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

FRI
S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT... SUBSIDING TO
2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS...BUILDING TO
9 TO 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRI NIGHT
SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...VEERING TO NW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT IN THE EVENING... BECOMING LESS THAN 2 FT. SWELL
NW 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

SAT
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING
3 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NW
SWELL 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 FT.

SUN
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BACKING TO W 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT...BUILDING TO 4 FT. SWELL W 4 FT. 



PZZ350-240400-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
233 PM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT WEDNESDAY

HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


TONIGHT
S WIND 30 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO
8 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT IN THE EVENING... THEN...SUBSIDING
TO 6 TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.

WED
S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. SWELL W 12 FT AT
14 SECONDS. RAIN.

WED NIGHT
S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 13 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.

THU
S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS
LIKELY.

THU NIGHT
S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

FRI
S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. SWELL W 8 FT AT
14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRI NIGHT
SW WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. SWELL NW 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

SAT
NE WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO N IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN...
RISING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 2 FT.
NW SWELL 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 FT.

SUN
N WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...BECOMING 3 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 4 FT. 



PZZ376-240400-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
233 PM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT WEDNESDAY

HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


TONIGHT
NORTHERN PORTION...S WIND 30 KT...EASING TO 20 TO
25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOUTHERN PORTION...S WIND 30 KT...EASING TO
15 KT LATE TONIGHT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 11 FT
IN THE EVENING...THEN... SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W
SWELL 3 FT AT 10 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AT 16 SECONDS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.

WED
S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT... BUILDING TO
5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 12 TO 13 FT AT 15 SECONDS...
BUILDING TO 15 TO 16 FT AT 14 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN.

WED NIGHT
S WIND 20 TO 25 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND S 15 TO
20 KT SOUTHERN PORTION. WIND WAVES 6 FT. SWELL W 14 TO 15 FT AT
14 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO W 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RAIN LIKELY.

THU
S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SWELL W 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THU NIGHT
S WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRI
S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. W SWELL 8 TO 9 FT AT
14 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRI NIGHT
W WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. SWELL NW 9 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

SAT
N WIND 15 KT...RISING TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING...THEN...
EASING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT...BUILDING TO
5 FT. NW SWELL 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 FT.

SUN
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT. SWELL W 4 FT. 



PZZ356-240400-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
233 PM PDT TUE SEP 23 2014

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT WEDNESDAY

HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


TONIGHT
S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE
TONIGHT. WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT.
WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 8 FT. SWELL W 3 FT AT
13 SECONDS. RAIN.

WED
S WIND 15 TO 20 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND S 5 TO 10 KT
BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 10 TO 12 FT AT
15 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 13 TO 14 FT AT 14 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN.

WED NIGHT
S WIND 15 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND SE 5 TO 10 KT
BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD. WIND WAVES 4 FT. W SWELL 13 FT AT
13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.

THU
S WIND 15 TO 20 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND S 5 TO 10 KT
BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT... BUILDING TO 2 TO
5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

THU NIGHT
NORTHERN PORTION...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. BROOKINGS
SOUTHWARD...S WIND 10 KT...BACKING TO SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 4 FT. SWELL W 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRI
SE WIND 5 TO 10 KT...VEERING TO S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LESS THAN 2 FT. SWELL W 8 FT
AT 14 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRI NIGHT
W WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. SWELL NW 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

SAT
N WIND 10 KT...RISING TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING...THEN...
BECOMING N 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT...
BECOMING 3 FT IN THE EVENING...THEN... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 8 FT... SUBSIDING TO 6 FT.

SUN
NE WIND 10 KT...BACKING TO N. WIND WAVES 2 FT IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING LESS THAN 2 FT...THEN... BECOMING 3 FT IN THE
EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT. SWELL W 4 FT.