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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KMFR 212219
CWFMFR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR
218 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

PZZ300-220500-
218 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS
WEAK HIGH
PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE WATERS THROUGH TUESDAY RESULTING IN
RELATIVELY LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. HOWEVER... MODERATE WEST
SWELL WILL CONTINUE. A COLD FRONT WILL BRING A PERIOD OF STRONG
WINDS AND STEEP SEAS TO THE WATERS CHRISTMAS EVE INTO CHRISTMAS
DAY.



PZZ350-220500-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
219 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

TONIGHT
W WIND 5 TO 10 KT...VEERING TO E. CAPE ARAGO
SOUTHWARD...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 0 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
11 TO 13 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.

MON
SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 10 TO
12 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.

MON NIGHT
SW WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL
W 10 TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND W 5 TO 6 FT AT 19 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

TUE
NW WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO E IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 7 TO 8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUE NIGHT
NW WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

WED
SW WIND 10 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 4 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SWELL W 11 FT. RAIN.

WED NIGHT
NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 10 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THU
N WIND 10 KT...VEERING TO NE. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...
BECOMING 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT... SUBSIDING TO 8 FT.

FRI
NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING...THEN... BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT. 



PZZ356-220500-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
219 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

TONIGHT
NORTHERN PORTION...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. BROOKINGS
SOUTHWARD...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES
3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 11 TO 13 FT
AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.

MON
SW WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO W LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 10 TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
RAIN.

MON NIGHT
N WIND 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND W 5 TO 6 FT AT 19 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

TUE
N WIND 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 7 TO 8 FT.

TUE NIGHT
N WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 10 TO 11 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

WED
NORTHERN PORTION...S WIND 10 KT...RISING TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD...SE WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO S
10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING
3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W 10 TO 11 FT. RAIN.

WED NIGHT
W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...VEERING TO N 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 9 TO 10 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THU
NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 10 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 8 FT.

FRI
NE WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.
SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT. 



PZZ370-220500-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
219 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

TONIGHT
SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 0 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
12 TO 14 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.

MON
SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 11 TO
12 FT AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.

MON NIGHT
SW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
10 TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.

TUE
SW WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 7 TO 8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUE NIGHT
NW WIND 5 KT...BACKING TO SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 11 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.

WED
SW WIND 15 KT...RISING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 3 FT...BUILDING TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W 11 FT.
RAIN.

WED NIGHT
NW WIND 30 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 10 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THU
N WIND 15 KT...VEERING TO NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 FT.

FRI
NE WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL NW 5 TO
6 FT. 



PZZ376-220500-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
219 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

TONIGHT
W WIND 10 TO 20 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND W 5 TO 15 KT
SOUTHERN PORTION. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT
OR LESS. W SWELL 11 TO 14 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.

MON
W WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 10 TO 12 FT
AT 13 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN.

MON NIGHT
NW WIND 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL W
10 TO 11 FT AT 13 SECONDS AND W 5 TO 6 FT AT 19 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUE
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...VEERING TO N IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 7 TO 8 FT.

TUE NIGHT
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT...BACKING TO W AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 11 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

WED
SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 FT...BUILDING TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W
11 FT. RAIN.

WED NIGHT
NW WIND 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 10 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THU
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...VEERING TO NE 25 KT. WIND WAVES
4 FT...BUILDING TO 6 FT. W SWELL 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 FT.

FRI
NE WIND 25 KT...EASING TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL NW 5 TO 6 FT.