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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS56 KMFR

FZUS56 KMFR 181005
CWFMFR

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Medford, OR
205 AM PST Mon Feb 18 2019

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

PZZ300-181700-
205 AM PST Mon Feb 18 2019

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS
Steep
northwest swell continues in all areas this morning, but it will
gradually subside below 10 feet over the northern waters by this
afternoon. Moderate north winds will keep choppy seas and small
craft advisory going over portions of the southern waters down
wind of Cape Blanco through Tuesday. Another front brings moderate
north winds, choppy wind seas, and a moderate northwest swell to
all areas Wednesday and Thursday.



PZZ370-181700-
Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm-
205 AM PST Mon Feb 18 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM
PST THIS MORNING...

TODAY
N wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 ft before sunrise...
becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 9 to 10 ft at 10 seconds...
subsiding to 7 ft at 10 seconds in the afternoon. Slight chance
of showers.

TONIGHT
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed
swell NW 5 ft at 15 seconds and NW 4 to 5 ft at 9 seconds. Slight
chance of showers.

TUE
NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell
NW 5 to 6 ft at 14 seconds and NW 3 ft at 8 seconds. Slight
chance of showers in the morning, then chance of rain in the
afternoon.

TUE NIGHT
NW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell
6 to 7 ft...subsiding to 5 ft after midnight. Rain likely.

WED
NW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. W swell 5 to
6 ft...building to NW 7 to 10 ft in the afternoon. Showers.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 7 to 9 ft. NW swell
9 to 12 ft...building to 11 to 12 ft and NW 3 ft after midnight.
Showers.

THU
N wind 25 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 8 ft...
subsiding to 5 to 6 ft. NW swell 11 ft...subsiding to 9 ft.

FRI
N wind 10 kt...backing to W in the afternoon and evening,
then...veering to NW 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves 3 ft in the
morning...becoming 2 ft or less, then...becoming 4 to 5 ft. NW
swell 6 to 7 ft. 



PZZ350-181700-
Coastal waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR out 10 nm-
205 AM PST Mon Feb 18 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM
PST THIS MORNING...

TODAY
NE wind 5 to 10 kt...backing to N 5 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 9 to 10 ft at
10 seconds...subsiding to 7 ft at 10 seconds in the afternoon.
Slight chance of showers through the day.

TONIGHT
NE wind 5 to 15 kt...becoming 5 to 10 kt early in the
morning. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 4 to 5 ft at
15 seconds and NW 4 to 5 ft at 9 seconds. Slight chance of
showers.

TUE
E wind 10 kt...backing to NW in the afternoon. Wind waves
2 ft or less. W swell 4 to 5 ft at 15 seconds...shifting to the
NW 6 ft at 14 seconds in the afternoon. Slight chance of showers
in the morning, then chance of rain in the afternoon.

TUE NIGHT
NW wind 5 kt...becoming W 15 kt after midnight. Cape
Arago southward, N wind 10 to 15 kt... backing to SW after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less... becoming 3 ft after
midnight. NW swell 5 to 6 ft. Rain.

WED
NW wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 5 ft. Mixed swell W 5 ft
and NW 4 to 6 ft...building to NW 6 to 9 ft and NW 5 ft in the
afternoon. Showers.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 6 to 7 ft. NW swell
8 to 11 ft...building to 10 to 12 ft and NW 2 to 3 ft after
midnight. Showers.

THU
N wind 10 to 15 kt...veering to NE after midnight. Wind
waves 5 to 6 ft...subsiding to 4 ft. NW swell 11 ft...subsiding
to 9 ft.

FRI
E wind 5 kt...veering to SE in the afternoon, then...
veering to W in the evening...veering to NW after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less...becoming 3 ft after midnight. NW swell 6 to
7 ft. 



PZZ356-181700-
Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm-
205 AM PST Mon Feb 18 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING


TODAY
N wind 10 to 20 kt...rising to 20 to 25 kt late
afternoon. Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, N wind 5 kt...
backing to NW 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
NW swell 9 to 10 ft at 10 seconds...subsiding to 7 ft at
10 seconds in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
N wind 15 to 25 kt...easing to 10 to 20 kt in the late
evening and overnight. Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, NE
wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Mixed swell NW 4 to 5 ft
at 15 seconds and NW 4 to 5 ft at 9 seconds.

TUE
N wind 10 to 15 kt...rising to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, NE wind 5 to
10 kt...backing to N in the morning, then... backing to NW 10 to
20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Mixed swell NW 4 to
5 ft at 14 seconds and NW 2 to 3 ft at 8 seconds. Slight chance
of showers.

TUE NIGHT
Northern portion, N wind 15 kt...easing to 5 kt
after midnight. Brookings southward, NW wind 20 to 25 kt...
becoming N 5 to 15 kt after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW
swell 5 to 6 ft. Rain likely.

WED
NW wind 10 to 15 kt except NW 5 to 10 kt within 5 nm of
Brookings southward. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft...
becoming N 3 ft and NW 5 ft in the afternoon. Showers.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft. NW swell
6 to 7 ft...building to 8 to 9 ft and NW 2 ft after midnight.
Showers.

THU
N wind 15 kt...becoming 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 5 to 6 ft.
NW swell 9 ft.

FRI
NE wind 5 to 10 kt...backing to W after midnight. Wind
waves 3 ft in the morning...becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 6 to
7 ft. 



PZZ376-181700-
Waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA from 10 to 60 nm-
205 AM PST Mon Feb 18 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING


TODAY
Northern portion, N wind 10 to 15 kt. Southern portion,
N wind 15 to 20 kt...rising to 20 to 25 kt in the late morning
and afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 9 to 10 ft at
10 seconds...subsiding to 7 ft at 10 seconds in the afternoon.
Slight chance of showers through the day.

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

TUE
N wind 10 to 15 kt northern portion and N 15 to 20 kt
southern portion. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft at
14 seconds. Slight chance of showers.

TUE NIGHT
Northern portion, N wind 15 kt...backing to W after
midnight. Southern portion, N wind 20 to 25 kt...easing to 15 kt
after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 5 to 6 ft. Chance
of rain.

WED
NW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 ft... building to 6 to
7 ft in the afternoon. Mixed swell NW 6 ft and N 2 to 4 ft...
becoming N 3 to 4 ft and NW 6 ft in the afternoon. Showers
likely.

WED NIGHT
NW wind 25 kt. Wind waves 8 to 9 ft. NW swell 7 to
8 ft...building to 9 to 11 ft and NW 3 ft after midnight.
Showers.

THU
N wind 25 kt...easing to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves
8 to 9 ft...subsiding to 6 ft. NW swell 9 to 10 ft.

FRI
N wind 10 to 15 kt...backing to NW. Wind waves 5 ft...
subsiding to 3 to 4 ft. NW swell 6 to 7 ft.