339  
FZUS56 KMFR 171000  
CWFMFR  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR  
300 AM PDT WED AUG 17 2022  
 
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE OREGON TO POINT ST. GEORGE CALIFORNIA  
AND WESTWARD 60 NM.  
 
PZZ300-171600-  
300 AM PDT WED AUG 17 2022  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS
 
A THERMAL  
TROUGH NEAR SHORE WILL WEAKEN WITH NORTH WINDS GRADUALLY  
DECREASING INTO TONIGHT. HOWEVER, SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN  
STEEP THROUGH THIS EVENING. THE LOWER WINDS WILL BE SHORT-LIVED,  
WITH STRONGER NORTH WINDS LIKELY TO RETURN FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY  
EVENING, ESPECIALLY SOUTH OF CAPE BLANCO.  
 

 
 
PZZ350-171600-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-  
300 AM PDT WED AUG 17 2022  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
 
 
   
TODAY
 
N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SWELL W 3 TO  
4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.    
TONIGHT
 
N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL W 3 FT  
AT 9 SECONDS.    
THU...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT
 
BACKING TO NW LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WIND WAVES 3 FT. SWELL W 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS.    
THU NIGHT...NW WIND 5 KT
 
VEERING TO N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND  
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS  
THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRI...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS
 
BECOMING  
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W 4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL W  
3 FT.    
SAT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT
 
BECOMING 2 FT OR  
LESS. SWELL W 2 TO 3 FT.    
SUN...N WIND 10 KT
 
BACKING TO NW IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING,  
THEN...VEERING TO NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE  
MORNING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 2 TO 3 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ356-171600-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-  
300 AM PDT WED AUG 17 2022  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
 
 
   
TODAY
 
N WIND 10 KT. WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD, WIND  
VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING E 5 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING,  
THEN...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND  
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. SWELL W 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS.    
TONIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 10 KT
 
BACKING TO S AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WITHIN 5 NM OF BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD, WIND VARIABLE LESS THAN  
5 KT...BECOMING S 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.  
SWELL W 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS.    
THU
 
NORTHERN PORTION, N WIND 5 TO 10 KT. BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD,  
S WIND 5 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN  
5 KT, THEN...BECOMING NW 5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 FT.  
SWELL W 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.    
THU NIGHT
 
N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL W  
3 TO 4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
FRI...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT
 
BUILDING TO  
4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SWELL W 3 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. SWELL W  
3 FT.    
SAT...N WIND 20 KT
 
EASING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES  
4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 2 TO 3 FT.    
SUN...N WIND 10 KT
 
BACKING TO NW IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING,  
THEN...VEERING TO N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN THE  
MORNING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 2 TO 3 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ370-171600-  
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-  
300 AM PDT WED AUG 17 2022  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
 
 
   
TODAY...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT
 
EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.    
TONIGHT
 
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. SWELL W 3 FT  
AT 9 SECONDS.    
THU
 
N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL W 3 FT AT  
9 SECONDS.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. SWELL W 3 TO  
4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
FRI
 
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT. SWELL W 4 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT. SWELL W 3 FT.    
SAT...N WIND 15 TO 20 KT
 
EASING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND  
WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL W 2 TO 3 FT.    
SUN...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT
 
EASING TO 5 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT IN  
THE MORNING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 2 TO 3 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ376-171600-  
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-  
300 AM PDT WED AUG 17 2022  
   
..GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING
 
 
   
TODAY...N WIND 20 TO 25 KT
 
RISING TO 30 KT IN THE MORNING,  
THEN...EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 6 TO  
9 FT. SWELL W 3 TO 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.    
TONIGHT
 
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. SWELL W 3 FT  
AT 9 SECONDS.    
THU
 
N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. SWELL W 3 FT AT  
9 SECONDS.    
THU NIGHT
 
N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SWELL W  
3 TO 4 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
FRI
 
N WIND 15 TO 20 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND N 15 TO 25 KT  
SOUTHERN PORTION. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. SWELL W 3 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
N WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. SWELL W  
3 FT.    
SAT...N WIND 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 7 FT
 
 
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FT. SWELL W 2 TO 3 FT.    
SUN...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 4 FT IN THE MORNING
 
 
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SWELL W 2 TO 3 FT.  
 

 
 
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