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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS56 KMFR

FZUS56 KMFR 312109
CWFMFR

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Medford, OR
209 PM PDT Fri Mar 31 2023

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

PZZ300-010400-
209 PM PDT Fri Mar 31 2023

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS
Southerly winds
have begun to increase and will build to gale force north of Cape
Blanco this afternoon ahead of a strong cold front. The pattern
is expected to remain active this weekend with high and steep
seas. Weak high pressure builds in briefly by Tuesday.



PZZ350-010400-
Coastal waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR out 10 nm-
209 PM PDT Fri Mar 31 2023

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT SATURDAY


TONIGHT
S wind 30 kt...rising to gales 35 kt after midnight,
then...becoming NW 10 kt late tonight. Cape Arago southward, S
wind 30 kt...rising to gales 35 kt in the late evening and early
morning, then...becoming SW 20 to 25 kt late tonight. Combined
seas 9 to 12 ft dominant period 9 seconds. Rain.

SAT
W wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft... subsiding to
4 to 5 ft in the afternoon. W swell 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds...
building to NW 4 to 5 ft at 8 seconds in the afternoon. Rain in
the morning, then showers in the afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
SW wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell
6 ft at 8 seconds...shifting to the W 7 to 8 ft at 10 seconds
after midnight. Showers and slight chance of tstms.

SUN
SW wind 15 to 20 kt...veering to W in the afternoon. Wind
waves 4 to 5 ft. Swell W 8 to 9 ft. Showers and slight chance of
tstms.

SUN NIGHT
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. Swell NW
8 to 9 ft. Showers and slight chance of tstms.

MON
NW wind 5 to 10 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Swell NW 8 to
10 ft. Slight chance of tstms in the morning. Showers through the
day.

MON NIGHT
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. Swell NW 9 to
10 ft. Showers.

TUE
NW wind 10 to 15 kt...backing to S after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. Swell NW 7 to 8 ft.

WED
SE wind 10 kt...veering to S in the afternoon, then...
backing to NE in the evening...veering to SE after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 ft...becoming NW 3 ft. 



PZZ356-010400-
Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm-
209 PM PDT Fri Mar 31 2023

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING


TONIGHT
S wind 20 to 25 kt...rising to 30 kt late tonight.
Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, S wind 15 to 20 kt...rising
to 20 to 25 kt late tonight. Wind waves 6 to 9 ft...building to
8 to 11 ft after midnight. NW swell 1 to 3 ft at 8 seconds. Swell
 and NW 2 ft after midnight. Rain.

SAT
Northern portion, W wind 5 to 10 kt...backing to SW late
in the afternoon. Brookings southward, S wind 20 to 25 kt...
becoming SW 5 to 10 kt in the morning, then...veering to W early
in the afternoon...becoming 5 to 10 kt late in the afternoon.
Wind waves 6 to 9 ft... subsiding to 3 to 4 ft in the afternoon.
NW swell 2 ft at 9 seconds...building to 3 to 4 ft at 8 seconds
in the afternoon. Rain in the morning, then showers likely in the
afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft. NW swell 4 to
5 ft at 8 seconds...building to W 6 to 7 ft at 10 seconds after
midnight. Showers.

SUN
SW wind 10 to 15 kt...veering to W in the afternoon. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. Swell W 7 to 8 ft. Showers through the day.
Slight chance of tstms in the afternoon.

SUN NIGHT
NW wind 10 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. Swell NW 7 to
9 ft. Showers and slight chance of tstms.

MON
NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. Swell NW 8 to
10 ft. Slight chance of tstms in the morning. Showers through the
day.

MON NIGHT
NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. Swell NW
8 to 10 ft. Showers likely.

TUE
NW wind 10 kt...veering to E after midnight. Wind waves
3 ft in the morning...becoming 2 ft or less, then...becoming 3 ft
in the evening...becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 9 ft...subsiding
to 7 ft.

WED
SE wind 10 kt...veering to S in the afternoon, then...
veering to SW in the evening...backing to SE after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 5 ft...subsiding to 3 ft. 



PZZ370-010400-
Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm-
209 PM PDT Fri Mar 31 2023

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT SATURDAY


TONIGHT
S wind 30 kt...veering to SW after midnight, then...
becoming W 10 to 15 kt late tonight. Wind waves 8 to 9 ft...
building to 9 to 12 ft. NW swell 2 to 4 ft at 8 seconds. Swell
and NW 2 ft after midnight. Rain.

SAT
W wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft... subsiding to
4 to 6 ft in the afternoon. W swell 3 to 4 ft at 9 seconds...
building to 5 ft at 8 seconds in the afternoon. Chance of rain in
the morning, then chance of showers in the afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
SW wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. W swell
6 to 8 ft at 8 seconds...building to 8 to 9 ft at 10 seconds
after midnight. Showers likely.

SUN
W wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. Swell W 8 to
10 ft. Showers and slight chance of tstms.

SUN NIGHT
NW wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. Swell NW
9 to 10 ft. Showers and slight chance of tstms.

MON
NW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. Swell NW 9 to
11 ft. Slight chance of tstms in the morning. Showers through the
day.

MON NIGHT
NW wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 to 5 ft. Swell NW
9 to 11 ft. Showers.

TUE
NW wind 10 to 15 kt...backing to SW after midnight. Wind
waves 3 ft...becoming 2 ft or less. Swell NW 8 to 9 ft.

WED
SE wind 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 ft...
subsiding to 4 ft. 



PZZ376-010400-
Waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA from 10 to 60 nm-
209 PM PDT Fri Mar 31 2023

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING


TONIGHT
Northern portion, S wind 25 kt...rising to 30 kt until
early morning, then...becoming W 10 to 15 kt late tonight.
Southern portion, S wind 25 kt...rising to 30 kt in the late
evening and early morning, then...easing to 25 kt late tonight.
Wind waves 6 to 9 ft...building to 8 to 10 ft after midnight.
Swell NW 3 ft at 8 seconds... subsiding to NW 1 to 2 ft at
9 seconds after midnight. Rain.

SAT
W wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft... subsiding to
3 to 5 ft in the afternoon. NW swell 2 to 3 ft at 9 seconds...
building to 4 to 5 ft at 8 seconds in the afternoon. Chance of
rain in the morning, then chance of showers in the afternoon.

SAT NIGHT
SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell
5 to 7 ft at 8 seconds...shifting to the W 7 to 8 ft at
10 seconds after midnight. Showers likely.

SUN
W wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. Swell NW 8 to
10 ft. Showers through the day. Slight chance of tstms in the
afternoon.

SUN NIGHT
NW wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. Swell NW
9 to 10 ft. Showers and slight chance of tstms.

MON
NW wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. Swell NW 10 to
11 ft. Slight chance of tstms in the morning. Showers through the
day.

MON NIGHT
NW wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft. Swell NW
10 to 11 ft. Showers likely.

TUE
NW wind 15 kt...veering to N after midnight. Wind waves
3 to 4 ft. Swell NW 8 to 9 ft.

WED
SE wind 15 kt...veering to S. Wind waves 3 ft in the
morning...becoming 2 ft or less, then... becoming 3 ft in the
evening...becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 ft...subsiding to
4 ft.