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FZUS56 KMFR 151521  
CWFMFR  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR  
821 AM PDT WED AUG 15 2018  
 
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE OREGON TO POINT ST. GEORGE CALIFORNIA  
AND WESTWARD 60 NM.  
 
PZZ300-152200-  
821 AM PDT WED AUG 15 2018  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS
 
 
BUILDING NORTHWEST SWELL IS EXPECTED TODAY, WITH COASTAL FOG AND  
LOW CLOUDS CONTINUING THROUGH TONIGHT. GUSTY NORTH WINDS AND  
STEEP SEAS ARE EXPECTED THURSDAY INTO THE WEEKEND, WITH AFTERNOON  
AND EVENING GALES POSSIBLE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY SOUTH OF CAPE  
BLANCO. CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO IMPROVE EARLY NEXT WEEK.  
 

 
 
PZZ350-370-152200-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-  
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-  
821 AM PDT WED AUG 15 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH  
SATURDAY EVENING...  
   
TODAY
 
NW WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL  
NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND NW 4 TO 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. PATCHY  
FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.    
TONIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS
 
BECOMING  
3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.    
THU
 
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT  
11 SECONDS.    
THU NIGHT
 
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL  
4 FT.    
FRI
 
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO  
4 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 7 FT. MIXED  
SWELL NW 3 TO 4 FT AND S 2 FT.    
SAT...N WIND 25 KT...EASING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN
 
 
RISING TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING...EASING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WIND WAVES 6 TO 7 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 4 FT AND S 2 FT.    
SUN
 
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 6 FT. MIXED SWELL NW  
4 FT AND S 2 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ356-376-152200-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-  
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-  
821 AM PDT WED AUG 15 2018  
 
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY  
EVENING...  
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH  
SATURDAY EVENING...  
   
TODAY...N WIND 5 KT
 
BACKING TO NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES  
2 FT OR LESS. MIXED SWELL NW 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS AND NW 3 TO 4 FT  
AT 14 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE  
MORNING.    
TONIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS
 
BECOMING  
3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.    
THU...NORTHERN PORTION, N WIND 15 KT
 
RISING TO 25 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD, NW WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO  
5 FT. NW SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WIND 15 KT. WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD,  
NW WIND 5 KT...VEERING TO N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT.  
NW SWELL 3 TO 4 FT.    
FRI...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT
 
BACKING TO NW 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD, N WIND 5 KT...BECOMING NW  
15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO  
10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. MIXED SWELL NW 3 FT AND S 2 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT EXCEPT NW 10 TO 15 KT WITHIN  
5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD. WIND WAVES 7 TO 10 FT. MIXED SWELL  
NW 2 FT AND S 2 FT.    
SAT...N WIND 30 KT
 
EASING TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES  
8 TO 10 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 2 TO 3 FT AND S 2 FT.    
SUN...N WIND 25 KT
 
EASING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES  
8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 7 FT. MIXED SWELL NW 3 FT AND S 2 FT.  
 

 
 
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