Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR
857 AM PDT TUE APR 21 2015

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

PZZ300-212200-
857 AM PDT TUE APR 21 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS...
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INLAND AND HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN
BEHIND IT THIS AFTERNOON. THIS WILL RESULT IN INCREASING NORTH
WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS. CLOUD DECKS WILL CONTINUE TO GENERALLY
RISE TODAY WITH SOME LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE AT TIMES. WINDS AND
SEAS WILL REACH WARNING LEVELS SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO THIS EVENING
AND WEDNESDAY EVENING. WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THE WEEKEND A
SERIES OF FRONTAL SYSTEMS IS LIKELY TO MOVE THROUGH WITH BUILDING
SWELL.

$$

PZZ350-212200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-
858 AM PDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. SWELL W 6 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE
MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. SWELL W 6 FT
AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. SWELL NW 6 TO 7 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N 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. NW SWELL 6 FT.
.THU...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 5 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 4 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL NW 10 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT...RISING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN...
RISING TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING...EASING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 6 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ356-212200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-
858 AM PDT TUE APR 21 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 KT...BECOMING NW 30 KT. WITHIN 5 NM OF
BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD...N WIND 5 KT... BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 6 TO 9 FT. SWELL W 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 30 KT LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD...N WIND 15 KT.
WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. SWELL NW 6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT...EASING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING
TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 6 FT.
.THU...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SWELL W 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL NW 6 FT...BUILDING TO NW 8 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS. SWELL NW 10 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ370-212200-
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
858 AM PDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. SWELL W 6 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE
MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 9 FT. SWELL W 6 FT AT
13 SECONDS.
.WED...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. SWELL NW 6 TO
7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT.
.THU...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 5 TO 6 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
NW SWELL 8 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING...
THEN...BACKING TO NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 FT...BECOMING
2 FT OR LESS. SWELL NW 10 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT...RISING TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT...BUILDING
TO 7 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ376-212200-
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
858 AM PDT TUE APR 21 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. SWELL W 6 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE
MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N GALES 35 KT. WIND WAVES 8 TO 11 FT. SWELL W 6 FT AT
13 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NORTHERN PORTION...N WIND 30 KT...EASING TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SOUTHERN PORTION...N GALES 35 KT. WIND WAVES 8 TO
11 FT. SWELL NW 6 TO 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NORTHERN PORTION...N WIND 25 KT. SOUTHERN PORTION...
N GALES 35 KT...EASING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 8 TO
11 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT.
.THU...NORTHERN PORTION...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SOUTHERN PORTION...N WIND 30 KT...EASING TO 25 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 7 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W 5 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND N 20 TO
25 KT SOUTHERN PORTION. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT... BUILDING TO 5 TO
6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 7 FT...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL NW 10 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 KT...BECOMING S 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN...
EASING TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT... BUILDING TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 7 FT.

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