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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS56 KMFR

FZUS56 KMFR 202114
CWFMFR

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Medford, OR
213 PM PDT Tue Oct 20 2020

Coastal waters from Florence Oregon to Point St. George California
and westward 60 nm.

PZZ300-210400-
213 PM PDT Tue Oct 20 2020

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS

The thermal trough pattern will persist into Friday bringing
gusty north winds and steep to very steep seas. Winds and seas
will lower briefly this evening, then will then strengthen
Wednesday into Thursday, with gales likely south of Port Orford.
Conditions are expected to temporarily improve on Friday followed
by increased winds and seas this weekend.



PZZ370-210400-
Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm-
213 PM PDT Tue Oct 20 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
N wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft before dark...
becoming 2 ft or less, then...becoming 3 ft after midnight. NW
swell 4 ft at 9 seconds.

WED
N wind 15 to 20 kt...rising to 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. NW swell 2 to 3 ft at 8 seconds.

WED NIGHT
N wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. NW swell
2 to 3 ft at 8 seconds...building to N 4 to 5 ft at 9 seconds
after midnight.

THU
N wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft.

THU NIGHT
N wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. NW swell
4 to 5 ft.

FRI
N wind 10 to 20 kt...backing to SW 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft in the
afternoon. NW swell 4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
W wind 15 kt...veering to N 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft. Slight chance of
showers.

SAT
N wind 25 kt...rising to 30 kt after midnight. Wind waves
4 ft...building to 8 ft. NW swell 7 ft...subsiding to 5 ft.

SUN
NE wind 30 kt...easing to 25 kt. Wind waves 8 ft. NW swell
3 to 4 ft. 



PZZ376-210400-
Waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA from 10 to 60 nm-
213 PM PDT Tue Oct 20 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

TONIGHT
N wind 15 to 20 kt northern portion and N 20 to 25 kt
southern portion. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft... subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.

WED
Northern portion, N wind 20 kt...rising to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Southern portion, N wind 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft...
building to 6 to 8 ft in the afternoon. Mixed swell NW 2 ft at
8 seconds and SW 1 ft at 12 seconds.

WED NIGHT
Northern portion, N wind 25 kt. Southern portion, N
gales 35 kt...easing to 30 kt in the late evening and overnight.
Wind waves 7 to 10 ft. Mixed swell NW 1 to 3 ft at 9 seconds and
SW 1 ft at 12 seconds.

THU
N wind 25 kt northern portion and N gales 35 kt southern
portion. Wind waves 6 to 9 ft. N swell 4 to 5 ft.

THU NIGHT
N wind 30 kt northern portion and N gales 35 kt
southern portion. Wind waves 9 to 12 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft.

FRI
Northern portion, N wind 20 to 25 kt...easing to 5 to
10 kt in the afternoon. Southern portion, N wind 30 kt...easing
to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 7 to 10 ft...
subsiding to 5 to 7 ft in the afternoon. NW swell 3 to 4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
W wind 10 kt...veering to NW after midnight. Wind
waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft. Slight chance of showers.

SAT
N wind 25 kt...rising to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft...
building to 9 to 10 ft. NW swell 7 ft... subsiding to 5 ft.

SUN
N wind 30 kt. Wind waves 10 to 11 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft.



PZZ350-210400-
Coastal waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR out 10 nm-
213 PM PDT Tue Oct 20 2020

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft before dark...
becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 ft at 9 seconds.

WED
N wind 10 to 20 kt...rising to 15 to 25 kt late in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 2 to 3 ft at 8 seconds.

WED NIGHT
N wind 15 to 20 kt...veering to NE 10 kt early in
the morning. Cape Arago southward, N wind 20 to 25 kt...becoming
NE 15 to 20 kt early in the morning. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW
swell 1 to 3 ft at 8 seconds...building to 4 to 5 ft at 9 seconds
after midnight.

THU
NE wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to
6 ft.

THU NIGHT
N wind 15 to 25 kt...veering to NE 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft.

FRI
NE wind 5 kt...veering to S in the afternoon. Cape Arago
southward, NE wind 10 kt in the morning...becoming variable less
than 5 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 4 to 5 ft.

FRI NIGHT
SW wind 10 to 15 kt...veering to NW after midnight.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 to 5 ft. Chance of showers
through the night.

SAT
N wind 15 kt...veering to NE. Wind waves 3 ft...building
to 5 ft. NW swell 7 ft... subsiding to 5 ft.

SUN
NE wind 20 kt...backing to N in the evening, then...
becoming NE 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft...
subsiding to 4 ft after midnight. NW swell 3 to 4 ft. 



PZZ356-210400-
Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm-
213 PM PDT Tue Oct 20 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

TONIGHT
N wind 30 kt...easing to 20 to 25 kt after midnight.
Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, NW wind 10 to 15 kt...veering
to N 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft...subsiding to 3 to 4 ft
after midnight. NW swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds.

WED
N wind 20 to 25 kt...rising to 30 kt late in the
afternoon. Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, N wind 10 to
15 kt...rising to 20 kt late in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 to
5 ft...building to 4 to 7 ft in the afternoon. Mixed swell NW
2 ft at 9 seconds and SW 1 ft at 12 seconds.

WED NIGHT
N gales 35 kt...easing to 20 to 25 kt in the late
evening and overnight. Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, N wind
15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft. Mixed swell NW 1 to 3 ft at
9 seconds and SW 1 ft at 12 seconds.

THU
N wind 20 to 25 kt except N 15 kt within 5 nm of Brookings
southward. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. NW swell 3 to 5 ft.

THU NIGHT
N wind 30 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight.
Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, N wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind
waves 5 to 8 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft.

FRI
N wind 10 to 20 kt...becoming 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. NW swell 3 ft.

FRI NIGHT
Northern portion, W wind 5 kt...veering to NW after
midnight. Brookings southward, NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves
3 ft in the evening...becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 3 to 4 ft.
Chance of showers through the night.

SAT
N wind 20 kt...rising to 25 kt in the evening, then...
easing to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft...building
to 6 to 7 ft. NW swell 7 ft... subsiding to 5 ft.

SUN
N wind 25 kt...easing to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves
6 to 7 ft...building to 9 ft in the evening, then...subsiding to
6 ft after midnight. NW swell 3 to 4 ft.