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FZUS56 KMFR 211551  
CWFMFR  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD, OR  
850 AM PDT THU OCT 21 2021  
 
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE OREGON TO POINT ST. GEORGE CALIFORNIA  
AND WESTWARD 60 NM.  
 
PZZ300-212200-  
850 AM PDT THU OCT 21 2021  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN OREGON COASTAL WATERS
 
 
SOUTHERLY GALES IN THE OUTER WATERS EARLY THIS MORNING WILL SPREAD  
ACROSS THE WATERS TODAY WITH A STRONG COLD FRONT. A MIX OF FRESH  
SWELL AND LONGER PERIOD WEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE HIGH TO VERY HIGH  
AND VERY STEEP SEAS TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY. ANOTHER FRONT WILL FOLLOW  
FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY. THE ACTIVE WEATHER PATTERN WILL  
CONTINUE NEXT WEEK.  
 

 
 
PZZ370-212200-  
WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR FROM 10 TO 60 NM-  
850 AM PDT THU OCT 21 2021  
   
..GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON  
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...  
   
TODAY...S GALES 40 KT
 
BECOMING SW GALES 35 KT LATE AFTERNOON.  
WIND WAVES 15 TO 18 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.   
TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT
 
BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT IN THE LATE  
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WIND WAVES 11 TO 14 FT... SUBSIDING TO  
6 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXED SWELL W 8 TO 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS  
AND S 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS...BUILDING TO W 14 TO 17 FT AT 14 SECONDS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRI...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT
 
VEERING TO SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE LATE  
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO  
6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 15 TO 17 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE  
DAY.    
FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT
 
RISING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
SWELL W 14 TO 16 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN RAIN  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SAT...S WIND 30 KT
 
BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WIND WAVES 7 TO 10 FT. SWELL W 9 TO 11 FT. RAIN.   
SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT
 
BACKING TO S 15 TO 20 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 10 TO 11 FT. RAIN.   
SUN...S WIND 30 KT
 
RISING TO GALES 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON,  
THEN...BECOMING SW 30 KT IN THE EVENING... EASING TO 25 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 7 FT...BUILDING TO 13 TO 14 FT IN THE  
AFTERNOON AND EVENING, THEN...SUBSIDING TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W  
SWELL 12 FT...BUILDING TO 17 FT.    
MON
 
SW WIND 25 KT. WIND WAVES 8 FT. SWELL W 21 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ376-212200-  
WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA FROM 10 TO 60 NM-  
850 AM PDT THU OCT 21 2021  
   
..GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON  
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...  
   
TODAY...NORTHERN PORTION, S GALES 40 KT
 
EASING TO GALES 35 KT  
LATE AFTERNOON. SOUTHERN PORTION, S GALES 35 KT. WIND WAVES 12 TO  
15 FT. W SWELL 12 TO 15 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.   
TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 9 TO 12 FT
 
SUBSIDING  
TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXED SWELL W 9 TO 10 FT AT  
12 SECONDS AND S 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS...BUILDING TO W 13 TO 16 FT AT  
14 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.    
FRI
 
SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 15 TO  
17 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.    
FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT
 
RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SWELL W 14 TO 16 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE  
EVENING, THEN RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SAT...S WIND 30 KT
 
BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. W SWELL 11 FT...BECOMING 9 TO 12 FT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. RAIN.   
SAT NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT
 
SUBSIDING  
TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 10 TO 12 FT. RAIN.   
SUN...S WIND 30 KT
 
RISING TO GALES 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON,  
THEN...BECOMING SW 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 FT...BUILDING TO 13 FT IN  
THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING, THEN... SUBSIDING TO 8 FT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 11 FT...BUILDING TO 17 FT.    
MON
 
SW WIND 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 8 FT. SWELL W 20 TO 21 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ350-212200-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLORENCE TO CAPE BLANCO OR OUT 10 NM-  
850 AM PDT THU OCT 21 2021  
   
..GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON  
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...  
   
TODAY...SE WIND 15 KT
 
BECOMING S 25 KT LATE AFTERNOON. CAPE  
ARAGO SOUTHWARD, S WIND 30 KT. WIND WAVES 8 TO 11 FT...BUILDING  
TO 11 TO 14 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.  
RAIN.   
TONIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING 15 KT EARLY IN THE  
MORNING. WIND WAVES 10 TO 13 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. MIXED SWELL W 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 4 FT AT  
9 SECONDS...BUILDING TO W 11 TO 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. RAIN IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRI...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT
 
VEERING TO SW LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 14 TO 16 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.    
FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT
 
BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SWELL W 13 TO 15 FT. SHOWERS  
LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.   
SAT...S WIND 30 KT
 
BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W  
SWELL 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY.    
SAT NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT
 
SUBSIDING TO  
3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 9 TO 11 FT. RAIN.   
SUN...S WIND 30 KT
 
RISING TO GALES 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON,  
THEN...EASING TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT... BUILDING TO 8 TO  
10 FT. W SWELL 11 FT...BUILDING TO 15 FT.    
MON
 
S WIND 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 8 FT. SWELL W 19 FT.  
 

 
 
PZZ356-212200-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE BLANCO OR TO PT. ST. GEORGE CA OUT 10 NM-  
850 AM PDT THU OCT 21 2021  
   
..GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
...HAZARDOUS SEAS WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON  
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
NORTHERN PORTION, S GALES 35 KT. BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD, S  
GALES 35 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES  
6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 5 TO  
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.   
TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT
 
EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE LATE  
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WIND WAVES 8 TO 11 FT... SUBSIDING TO 4 TO  
5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. MIXED SWELL W 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS AND S 4 TO  
5 FT AT 9 SECONDS...BUILDING TO W 11 TO 12 FT AT 14 SECONDS AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. RAIN IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRI
 
S WIND 15 TO 20 KT NORTHERN PORTION AND S 10 TO 20 KT  
BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 14 TO 15 FT AT  
14 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS  
THROUGH THE DAY.    
FRI NIGHT...NORTHERN PORTION, S WIND 15 KT
 
RISING TO 20 TO  
25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD, S WIND 10 TO 20 KT.  
WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT. SWELL W 12 TO 15 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE  
EVENING, THEN RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SAT...NORTHERN PORTION, S WIND 25 KT
 
EASING TO 15 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. BROOKINGS SOUTHWARD, S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES  
4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 10 TO 11 FT... SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 9 FT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. RAIN.   
SAT NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT
 
SUBSIDING TO  
3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SWELL W 9 TO 10 FT. RAIN.   
SUN...S WIND 25 KT...RISING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN
 
 
EASING TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 5 FT... BUILDING TO 10 FT IN THE  
AFTERNOON AND EVENING, THEN... SUBSIDING TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
W SWELL 11 FT...BUILDING TO 15 FT.    
MON
 
S WIND 25 KT. WIND WAVES 7 TO 8 FT. SWELL W 19 FT.  
 

 
 
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